Danny Cipriani

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Ex-Rebel Danny Cipriani hit by bus

Cipriani

Former Melbourne Rebels and England five-eighth Danny Cipriani has been hospitalised after being hit by a bus while on a night out in Leeds.

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Rugby Union

Rocky Melbourne Rebels to leave no stone unturned

Melbourne Rebels

Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels have been described in various ways since a consortium of business people, fronted by media buyer Harold Mitchell, was awarded Australia's fifth Super Rugby licence before the...

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Where is the northern hemisphere's answer to Cooper, Folau or Savea?

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Mick Cleary The November internationals whetted the appetite for the World Cup, particularly for fans of the southern giants.

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Rugby Union

Rebels opt to cut their ties with Beale

Departing: Wallabies playmaker Kurtley Beale.

Stathi Paxinos and Georgina Robinson Rebels cap extraordinary cleanout by cutting ties with Wallabies playmaker.

Rugby Union

Beale's exit paves way for Rebels to rebuild

Kurtley Beale.

Georgina Robinson, Stathi Paxinos The Melbourne Rebels capped one of the most extraordinary clean-outs in Australian rugby history with the news they had parted company with Wallabies playmaker Kurtley Beale on Saturday.

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Rugby Union

Past errors won't deter Rebel chase for Marshall

Benji Marshall.

Stathi Paxinos A series of high-profile recruiting failures would not deter the Melbourne Rebels from attempting to lure Benji Marshall to the club, chief executive Rob Clarke said on Wednesday.

Rugby

With amigos like these ...

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Andrew Webster SOMEONE had to say something.

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Kurtley Beale signs with Waratahs

Kurtley Beale

Georgina Robinson The Wallabies playmaker and former Rebel has signed a one-year deal with the Waratahs, returning to the club at which he made his Super Rugby debut six years ago.

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'I feel like I've been hit by a bus': Cipriani out of hospital after traffic accident

Cipriani

Former Melbourne Rebels and England five-eighth Danny Cipriani was released from hospital on Thursday with bruising to his ribs following his collision with a bus during a night out with team-mates...

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James O'Connor in hospital after injury

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Ben Horne Melbourne star James O'Connor is being treated for a rib injury, while Kurtley Beale is being considered for a move to No.10 at the Rebels.

Union

Mortlock's body and future on the line

Guy Hand As his long-awaited comeback looms, Melbourne Rebels captain Stirling Mortlock believes the next month will determine his rugby future.

Injuries and departures give Beale room to make his mark as playmaker

Kurtley Beale

Greg Growden THE push for Kurtley Beale to take over the Wallabies Test five-eighth spot next month will turn into a massive shove if he holds his own against Springboks No.

Underdogs turn in a display for the ages

Mitch Inman breaks through.

Michael Lynch The Rebels were rated at nearly 6-1 outsiders before they kicked off against the Bulls.

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Underdogs turn in a display for the ages

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Michael Lynch THE Rebels were rated at nearly 6-1 outsiders before they kicked off against the pretty-in-pink Bulls at AAMI Park last night — generous odds in a two-horse race, but a measure of the expected...

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Rebels put up a fight

Gareth Delve scores

Stathi Paxinos Melbourne Rebels show they would no longer be known as easybeats of competition.

Team of the week

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Each week, Greg Growden picks the form team from the Australian conference after the weekend's matches. Number of times

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Rebels are happy with Beale move

It's no coincidence the Melbourne Rebels took a huge step forward on the same night Kurtley Beale was switched to flyhalf.

Rugby

Fitting the Beale: Melbourne maestro takes to new spot at five-eighth

Kurtley Beale.

Stathi Paxinos KURTLEY BEALE'S Melbourne Rebels teammates do not doubt that the backline maestro could easily handle a switch to Test five-eighth after watching the difference he has made to the Super Rugby team.

Rebels v Crusaders

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Monday Maul

Reds' revival has repercussions far beyond win on scoresheet

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Greg Growden The local administrators are happy because the Australian conference can produce a match worth watching. Those pushing for Sunday afternoon football are delighted as it lures a 36,000-plus crowd.

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