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Rennie's hit list revealed

Dave Rennie has been appointed Wallabies coach.

Rennie wants the Wallabies to play a "high-skill, high-speed" brand of rugby and his first priority is recruiting a team of Australians coaches.

Blues rookie ace forced to retire

Experts said a hit at the wrong angle could be fatal for Baden Wardlaw.

Tipped to be the fairytale story of 2020, Baden Wardlaw's rugby career is over due to a life-threatening injury.

England prop's bizarre interview

England prop Joe Marler hasn't lost his sense of humour despite the heartbreaking loss to South Africa in the World Cup ...

Joe Marler takes 'horsing around' to next level as he prepares to return from World Cup duty.

Water is thicker than blood for Rennies

Dave Rennie is headed to Australia to coach the Wallabies.

The Rennie family will support coach Dave when Australia plays England, but ...

Radradra eyes NRL return

Semi Radradra may be headed back to the NRL.

World Cup try-scoring star may switch codes again.

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England prop's bizarre interview

Joe Marler takes 'horsing around' to next level as he prepares to return from World Cup duty.

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How to be an international coach video

Former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is now in charge at the Wallabies.

ANALYSIS: If you can win a Super Rugby crown, you're virtually guaranteed a top job in world rugby.

Rennie bluster a smokescreen

New Wallabies head coach Dave Rennie.

OPINION: Raelene Castle got her man, but you'd be foolish to think anyone at New Zealand Rugby cares.

Castle and Rennie's big secret

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle has revealed her organisation began talking to Dave Rennie six months ago.

Michael Cheika was plotting a World Cup win to save his job but his Kiwi replacement was already being groomed.

Rennie knows he won't be popular

New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie will begin the role mid-way through 2020.

Australia's new Kiwi coach gets Wallabies fans disappointment but he has a simple message for them.

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Black Fern eyes rare double

Black Fern-turned-referee Selica Winiata, left, oversees a match at the recent Oceania Sevens in Suva, Fiji.

Selica Winiata aiming to achieve rare feat – reffing international rugby while still playing at the highest level.

Rugby Princess kicking up a storm

Auckland's Princess Elliot has scored six tries in this year's Farah Palmer Cup in her rugby 15s debut.

Teenager Princess Elliot left her small town for the city, to make her name in netball – now she's taking the rugby world by storm.

Black Ferns qualify for playoffs

Sarah Hirini scored twice as the Black Ferns sevens beat Japan. (File Photo).

The Black Ferns have begun the World Sevens Series with three big wins.

Shakira puts heart on the line

Black Ferns Sevens star Shakira Baker makes a break during the Sydney Sevens final against Australia.

Whenever the powerhouse prop runs out onto the rugby field, there’s a defibrillator on the sideline with her name on it.

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SBW is over the ABs' loss. So what?

Sonny Bill Williams and his daughter Imaan after winning the bronze medal match.

OPINION: Sonny Bill Williams cares about important things, just not rugby results so much, writes Kevin Norquay.

Scotland star lambasts SBW

Stuart Hogg played for Scotland at the Rugby World Cup but they failed to reach the quarterfinals.

Scottish rugby star attacks Sonny Bill Williams in extraordinary rant questioning the former All Black's attitude.

SBW got over loss in minutes

Sonny Bill Williams is consoled by England's Manu Tuilagi following their semifinal clash.

Sonny Bill Williams was quick to move on from New Zealand's World Cup defeat.

Razor's edge: Brendan Venter

Scott Robertson has guided the Crusaders to three consecutive Super Rugby crowns.

OPINION: Brendan Venter finds it odd that NZR would approach 26 All Blacks coaching candidates. In any case, one prospect stands out to him.

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Restaurant roasts Israel Folau

Israel Folau's contract with Rugby Australia was terminated in April.

Israel Folau unknowingly donates to LGBTQ organisation thanks to cheeky troll from Auckland restaurant.

Pivac to use NZ cop experience video

New Zealander Wayne Pivac is under no illusions about the pressures and expectations that come with coaching Wales.

"I saw the real-life result of bad performance at 3am on a Sunday," says former cop now in charge in rugby-mad Wales.

Rennie the right fit

New Wallabies head Coach Dave Rennie.

Australian rugby scribe sees Kiwi as the perfect appointment to lead rugby in that country into the future.

How to be an international coach video

Former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is now in charge at the Wallabies.

ANALYSIS: If you can win a Super Rugby crown, you're virtually guaranteed a top job in world rugby.

super rugby

How to be an international coach video

Former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is now in charge at the Wallabies.

ANALYSIS: If you can win a Super Rugby crown, you're virtually guaranteed a top job in world rugby.

Savea takes on troll

Ngani Laumape played for his home province after missing out on All Blacks selection for the Rugby World Cup.

Hurricanes team-mates have each other's back when online bullies strike.

Crusaders plan for life without Razor

Scott Robertson has guided the Crusaders to three consecutive Super Rugby crowns.

Crusaders bracing for unprecedented situation they might soon find themselves in.

Concussion hits another Chief

Liam Polwart is the latest Chiefs player to be battling long-term concussion effects.

His brother retired from rugby two years ago due to concussion, now promising hooker makes tough call to miss Super Rugby season for the same reason.

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More front row challenges for rugby boss

Taranaki Rugby is still in a good place despite challenges ahead, incoming chief executive Laurence Corlett says.

New CEO and former player Laurence Corlett is confident the Bulls will be back playing in front of big crowds "sooner or later".

Life ban for ref puncher

Crescent player Vaea Uelese assaulted a referee after being given a red card with just seconds left to go before the end ...

The South Otago player won't be allowed to play again, but avoided a conviction for assault.

'I could be dead'

Highlanders rugby player Manaaki Selby-Rickit in the Invercargill District Court on Friday.

Promising Highlanders player is convicted after man suffered two jaw fractures in violent assault.

Chiefs grab 'quicker' Naholo

Kini Naholo played alongside his older brother for Taranaki in the Mitre 10 Cup last season.

Past coaches believe Kini Naholo is indeed "very similar" to All Black brother Waisake but he could be better.

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Portia's still got it

It didn't take long for Portia Woodman to find the try line in her return to the Black Ferns.

Black Ferns flyer celebrates return with impressive solo try.

Sevens superstar returns

Portia Woodman jumps through a tackle in the match between New Zealand and Kenya during Rugby Sevens on day nine of the ...

Portia Woodman suffered an achilles injury, now she is expected in the Black Ferns Sevens at the Oceania Sevens in Fiji.

Sevens contract starts after exams

Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens, 18, has signed a contract to play with the All Black Sevens.

Jacob Ratumaitavuki-Kneepkens has a media studies exam to sit before beginning his professional rugby career.

Osei-Nketia joins sevens ID camp

Sprinter Edward Osei-Nketia is considering a future switch from athletics to rugby.

Sprinter takes another step towards rugby but may face another tough choice after next year's Olympics.

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