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Uncapped Nathan Harris named in All Blacks squad

Uncapped hooker Nathan Harris is almost certain to make his Test debut during New Zealand's final two Rugby Championship matches in Argentina and South Africa after being named in Steve Hansen's...

IRB ready to sniff out sevens "fraudsters"

Mitch Phillips Any 120kg prop hoping to disguise himself as a rugby sevens speedster in a bid to secure a switch of nationalities for the 15-man game should think again after the sport's governing body said on...

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Henry Speight focuses on Wallabies dream after family visas approved

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Chris Dutton ACT Brumbies cult hero Henry Speight has vowed to "give everything I've got" to make the Wallabies an international powerhouse after the Australian government ended years of heartache by granting his...

Wallabies must get set-piece fixed despite injuries, says Stephen Moore

Won and lost: Positive results start at the set piece.

Rupert Guinness For all the talk of the Wallabies needing to play running rugby, the spate of injuries in the hooking position that is poised to see the ninth ranked rake in the country called up again for their...

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Wycliff Palu ruled out of Rugby Championship

Wycliff Palu will miss the remaining Rugby Championship Tests against South Africa and Argentina.

Jim Morton The Wallabies must overcome the granite-like Springboks pack without chief enforcer Wycliff Palu due to lingering concussion concerns.

Wallabies crowd for Argentina clash the lowest this century

Wallabies coach Ewen McKenzie talks to captain Michael Hooper

Only 14,281 patrons turned out at Cbus Super Stadium to watch Australia survive a late Argentine onslaught and win 32-25 on Saturday night.

Wallabies survive late scare to down Pumas on the Gold Coast

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - SEPTEMBER 06:  Israel Folau of the Wallabies is tackled during The Rugby Championship match between the Australian Wallabies and the South African Springboks at Patersons Stadium on September 6, 2014 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

Georgina Robinson Australia survived a two-try second-half comeback from a spirited Argentina to keep a maiden Rugby Championship win beyond the Pumas' reach on Saturday.

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Tatafu Polota-Nau, Peter Betham in doubt for Wallabies' final two Tests

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies may have denied Argentina on the Gold Coast, but they could travel to South Africa without the man who helped make the 32-25 victory possible.

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Tatafu Polota-Nau may miss rest of the season for Wallabies

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies could be forced to head to Europe for their world cup dry run without experienced scrummager Tatafu Polota-Nau after scans revealed the 50-Test hooker would be out for up to two months...

Wallabies unable to pinpoint cause of shrinking interest

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Georgina Robinson The Wallabies have lost one game in 11 Tests, are unbeaten at home and are averaging close to three tries a Test match this year.

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Misfiring Wallabies keep tossing up more questions than answers

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Paul Cully There were question marks even after the win against South Africa, and they remain after Argentina.

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All Blacks accuse Boks of time-wasting

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Daniel Gilhooly The All Blacks say South Africa have returned to their time-wasting antics, at the same ground where they first accused them of feigning injuries eight years ago.

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Ash Gray Will the Wallabies build momentum with a win over the Pumas on the Gold Coast?

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ACT Brumbies hooler Josh Mann-Rea poised for another Wallabies jumper

Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea is third string for the Super Rugby side, but is getting his chance in gold due to injuries.

Chris Dutton Former coal miner Josh Mann-Rea is on the verge of another shock Wallabies call up after Australia's hooker crisis took another hit in the Test win against Argentina on Saturday night.

Ewen McKenzie sticks to his guns with Kurtley Beale

No wing and a prayer: Kurtley Beale won't be shifted to the wing despite the Wallabies' injury crisis.

Georgina Robinson Ewen McKenzie has ruled out using talented playmaker Kurtley Beale on the wing despite a fresh raft of injuries in the Wallabies' back line.

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All Black Nonu out for rest of season with broken arm

Out for the year: All Blacks inside centre Ma'a Nonu.

Ma'a Nonu has been ruled out for the rest of the season after having a plate inserted into his left forearm, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen told reporters on Sunday.

Richie McCaw's try gives All Blacks tense win over Springboks

Skipper's score: Richie McCaw scores the all-important five-pointer.

The All Blacks have a third successive Rugby Championship crown in their sights after beating South Africa 14-10 Saturday in a top-of-the-table clash involving the world's top ranked sides.

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Danny Cipriani and Freddie Burns stake World Cup claim

Danny Cipriani inspired Sale to take an early lead over Gloucester.

Julian Guyer Freddie Burns was praised by Richard Cockerill after guiding Leicester to a 24-20 English Premiership win at Exeter on Saturday but the Tigers boss insisted there was more to come from his young...

Sloppy Toulon slump at home, Clermont compound Toulouse woes

Champions Toulon slumped to a 28-24 defeat at home to Stade Francais on Saturday in a match where they paid a heavy price for squandering 20 points with the boot.

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ACT Brumbies to tap New York Giants and Eli Manning for secrets to Super Rugby success

Chris Dutton The ACT Brumbies hope to learn the winning secrets of four-time Super Bowl champions the New York Giants as they seek to break an 11-year Super Rugby title drought.