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Cully: 'Fiji disgrace nearing end'

Eroni Vaster and the Fiji Drua are making an impact in Australian's NRC rugby union competition.

OPINION: Fiji close to fielding a pro side, and it's time World Rugby helped them, writes Paul Cully.

Aki in Ireland's sights

Bundee Aki, (R), pictured with coach Pat Lam after Connacht's Pro 12 rugby title victory, has taken part in a training ...

Could Bundee Aki be the lastest Kiwi to pull on Ireland's green jersey?

Rennie's team top of table

Former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has led his new club Glasgow Warriors to the top of the Pro 14 rugby standings.

Departed Chiefs coach "stoked" with his Glasgow Warriors as they go top in the Pro 14.

Milner-Skudder rapt to be back

Nehe Milner-Skudder

After a long absence, hot stepping All Blacks wing is ready to make the most of his run in No 14 jersey.

Hansen to give Havili ABs shot?

David Havili has reached a point where his coach feels he is now comfortable in the All Black environment.

All Blacks coach will consider whether it's time to throw another debutant into the test arena in Argentina.

Jones leaves four Lions out

Kyle Sinckler is one of four players that toured New Zealand with the British and Irish Lions to be left out of ...

No place in England training squad for four members of British and Irish Lions side.

Coaches get too much credit

Graham Henry shakes hands with Matt Dawson, while Austin Healey looks on, at the end of a torrid Lions tour in 2001.

OPINION: All I learned from Graham Henry's coaching is that I don't like Graham Henry.

Jones 'would have swept ABs'

England No 8 Billy Vunipola.

England forward claims the Lions would have whitewashed the All Blacks with Eddie Jones at the helm.

Storm call in McCaw

Melbourne Storm stalwart Cameron Smith meets All Black legend Richie McCaw.

Melbourne Storm enlist former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw ahead of grand final qualifier.

New format for Super Rugby

The Crusaders will defend their title in a new-look Super Rugby competition next year.

The 2018 Super Rugby draw brings a fresh format with no easy schedule loopholes.

Boks back recalled Louw

His ability at the breakdown has earned Francois Louw a recall to the Springboks squad.

Francois Louw recalled to South Africa squad for remaining two home Rugby Championship fixtures.

France's $275m World Cup bid

France, South Africa and Ireland have submitted formal bids for the 2023 tournament.

Cashed-up France willing to sweeten World Rugby offer in order to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Springbok legend dies in NZ

Springbok great Lionel Wilson died on Sunday. He played 27 tests between 1960 and 1965.

Lionel Wilson was South Africa's answer to Don Clarke, but not even his family knew how good he was.

ARU boss grilled over Rebels

Bill Pulver, CEO of Australian Rugby Union, faced some tough questions over the Force's axing from Super Rugby at a ...

In the past three years the ARU gave the Rebels A$8.3m and the Force A$4m.

Nonu's nasty head knock video

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Former All Black making a good recovery after suffering a nasty head knock in the French Top 14.

Nude man gives Vito award video

Victor Vito receives the Top 14 player of the year award from French TV personality Antoine de Caunes.

Top 14 player of the year award presented to former All Black by a naked French TV personality.

Injury trouble for Ireland

Ireland hooker Rory Best.

November test series in doubt for key Ireland forwards after going down injured in club rugby.

Cheika keen for Hunt return

Karmichael Hunt is coming back from ankle surgery.

Wallabies coach to find a way to get Karmichael Hunt back in his starting XV alongside Kurtley Beale.

Coetzee: No kneejerk changes video

South African head coach Allister Coetzee and Eben Etzebeth looking glum after the record 57-0 loss to the All Blacks.

Boks coach urges fans to "not only focus on the storms, but look at the rainbow as well."

Exploding dumpling scalds Cheika

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika looks on from the field during the test against the Pumas. Possibly looking out for rogue ...

As if the Wallabies coach didn't have enough woes, he's also been traumatised by a hot and steamy dumpling.

Cruden: 'Timing just felt right'

Aaron Cruden has no regrets about ending his All Blacks career with Montpellier top of the French Top 14 table with four ...

Former All Blacks playmaker is loving life at the top of the French rugby totem.

Hansen: I give ABs a B-plus video

Coach Steve Hansen is far from satisfied with his record-breaking All Blacks.

All Blacks remain short of their coach's A-standard, despite a record dismantling of the Boks.

Japan given hurry up for RWC

Rugby World Cup tournament director Alan Gilpin says Japan needs to get a move on, particularly in their selection of ...

Some operational things aren't tracking as quickly as expected ahead of the 2019 event.

Romano brains behind lineout raid

He wasn't even on the field, but Luke Romano shot the Springboks down to earth on Saturday night.

All Blacks pay credit to the role their non-playing team-mate played in bringing the Boks lineout down to earth.

Hansen ponders squad split video

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen and captain Kieran Read were all smiles after their record-breaking 57-0 demolition of ...

All Blacks coach hints he may look at two different squads for the looming two away Rugby Championship fixtures.

Leinster win without stranded Kiwis

Isa Nacewa missed a match in South Africa due to visa issues - but Leinster still beat the Southern Kings.

How Kiwis fared in European rugby.

Smithy: 'That was special'

Assistant coach Wayne Smith said the All Blacks were 'brutal on defence, and brutal on attack' against the Boks,

In his home farewell with the All Blacks, assistant coach Wayne Smith cajoled a defensive masterclass from his men.

Fitzy hails 'outstanding' ABs

Sean Fitzpatrick, pictured with Kiwi boxing champion Joseph Parker, has heaped praise on the All Blacks.

Former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick joined the chorus heaping praise on Steve Hansen's team after their 57-0 thrashing of the Springboks.

Boks slammed by former greats

South Africa's Bongi Mbonambi reacts after their loss to New Zealand.

Nick Mallett, Jean de Villiers and Bobby Skinstad expressed their woe over the record loss.

All Blacks demolish Boks

Rieko Ioane scores a try for the All Blacks against South Africa.

With an eight tries to nil dismantling of South Africa, Steve Hansen's men have taken a firm grip on another Rugby Championship.

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