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Springboks outplay England at Twickenham – england

REPORT: World champions South Africa ended 2022 with a 27-13 win over England in their concluding end-of-year international at Twickenham on Saturday. The Springboks outscored England two tries to one, wing Kurt-Lee Arendse and veteran lock Eben Etzebeth both crossing, with flyhalf Damian Willemse landing two drop-goals. South Africa, who overwhelmed England 32-12 in the …

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Coalitions, kingmakers and a Rugby World Cup: the calculations already influencing next year’s election

NZ First leader Winston Peters bets Newstalk ZB’s Mike Hosking that he will make it back into government in the 2023 election. Videos / Newstalk ZB OPINIONS: Sometimes it feels as if the election year has begun already. Winston Peters has declared New Zealand First won’t join a governing coalition with Labor after the 2023 …

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Australia end long, brutal autumn on a depressingly meaningless high | Australia rugby union team

five weeks ago, when Blair Kinghorn hoofed a ball high into the frosty Edinburgh air, five consecutive Tests in five different countries for Dave Rennie’s Wallabies seemed like a good idea. His team had blown hot and cold during the Rugby Championship and had shown glimpses of their potential in a 2-1 series loss to …

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Transfer Whispers, contracts, news, James Tedesco, Joseph Suaalii, Joseph Manu, Laurie Daley, Sydney Roosters, Manly Sea Eagles, Nathan Brown, Tigers

James Tedesco has made a huge play to extend his stay at the Roosters as the club faces an uphill battle to keep their young superstar. Meanwhile, the Sea Eagles are reportedly set to sign former NSW Blues coach Laurie Daley and the Tigers are plotting a move for Nathan Brown’s signature. Read below for …

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Eight years of Eddie – Would Jones have the patience to turn USA rugby around?

We happened to be in the US when John Mitchell was preparing to pack his bags with the Eagles in 2017, less than a year and a half into his coaching contract there. He had announced the decision a couple of weeks before his team were filled by Joe Schmidt’s virtual second string in Harrison, …

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Kevin Sinfield makes statement after the sad passing of Doddie Weir

Kevin Sinfield has been speaking following the sad passing of former Scotland and British Lions Rugby Union player Doddie Weir from Motor Neurone Disease. Weir, capped 61 times between 1990 and 2000, went on to raise millions through his My Name’5 Doddie foundation following his diagnosis in 2016. The lock was given an OBE in …

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