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Reasons SBW won't return to NRL

Sign here, please: Sonny Bill Williams is in hot demand.

Sonny Bill Williams will not return to Sydney Roosters next season and is deciding between the Blues and Chiefs before finalising a three year deal with the NZRU that will enable him to box and play sevens in the lead up to the 2019 World Cup.

Saracens beat Exeter to win Premiership

Sweet success: Saracens players celebrate with the trophy after the Premiership final against Exeter Chiefs at ...

Holders Saracens became the first English club to do the European/domestic double since Wasps in 2004 when they withstood a battling second-half Exeter fightback to win the Premiership final 28-20 at Twickenham.

Lions beat Bulls for first time away

Diving over: Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg beats Bulls opponent Bjorn Basson to score.

Lions' powerful centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg gave a game-winning performance as they beat the Bulls for the first time away in Super Rugby by 56-20 on Saturday to consolidate their position atop the South African conference.

Stormers beat Cheetahs 31-24

Through the gap: Siya Kolisi makes a break for the Stormers during the Super Rugby clash with the Cheetahs at Newlands ...

The Stormers moved back into playoff contention in the South African conference after beating the Cheetahs 31-24 in an ill-tempered clash at Newlands with two fortunate tries proving the difference.

Kings edge out 12-man Jaguares

Shane Gates of the Southern Kings tackles Juan Manuel Leguizamon of the Jaguares.

Argentina could be without lock Tomas Lavanini and prop Ramiro Herrera for Test matches against Italy and France next month after they were sent off in the Jaguares' 29-22 Super Rugby loss to the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday.

Chiefs victory most important of season: Mumm

Blue patch: Waratahs skipper Michael Hooper on the way to scoring one of his two tries against the Chiefs.

Dean Mumm has labelled a surprise win against the Chiefs on Friday evening as the Waratahs most important of their season and says it shows that NSW can beat anyone on their day, and more importantly, New Zealand teams in general.