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Rugby Australia deny foul play over Rugby Championship schedule

Rugby Australia says they are not to blame for the Rugby Championship schedule that could leave the All Blacks locked away in hotel quarantine over Christmas. New Zealand are crying

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Wasps chief warns of deep cuts without government support

Stephen Vaughan has warned Premiership clubs will have to make drastic cuts in a struggle for survival unless the government agrees to a compensation proposal. The proposal is being drawn

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Michael Hooper a pragmatic choice as Wallabies captain in uncertain times

After much speculation about who would land the all important role of Wallabies captain, new coach Dave Rennie re-appointed the incumbent Michael Hooper, a duty the flanker has performed regularly

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From top to bottom, rugby union is now staring into the abyss

There is nothing quite like a pandemic for exposing hard, uncomfortable truths. And, give or take stand-up comedians, nightclub owners and first year university students, few face a bleaker midwinter

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Michael Hooper retained as Wallabies captain as Dave Rennie opts for status quo

Michael Hooper is poised to surpass George Gregan as the longest-serving Wallabies captain after new coach Dave Rennie resisted the urge to “change the furniture” and retain him in the

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Qantas ends 30-year Wallabies sponsorship deal in huge blow for Rugby Australia

Embattled Rugby Australia has been delivered another blow after major sponsor Qantas ended its 30-year partnership with the code. The Australian airline has also pulled its cash sponsorship deals with

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New lockdown measures could leave Saracens in limbo for next season

Saracens, who are preparing for a European Champions Cup semi-final against Racing 92 in Paris on Saturday, do not know when their new season will start after the government pressed

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