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Serious ‘fightin’ words’ from the Melbourne Rebels on Friday evening leaves the Australian Rugby Union in a very precarious position in its quest to strengthen-by-contraction. And as a flow-on, it further erodes SANZAAR’s battle to stay relevant as an administrator of southern hemisphere rugby.
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No sooner had the Crusaders completed their 31-24 win over the Chiefs – a superb advertisement for both New Zealand and Super Rugby – Fox Sports front man Nick McArdle announced a new statement from the Melbourne Rebels regarding their continued presence in Super Rugby.
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Early last year, at the finish of the Randwick Rugby Club’s meeting to launch the new rugby season, I approached Bill Pulver, the chief executive of the ARU, to ask him an important question: “How much is the ARU paying David Pocock for not playing Super Rugby or for the Wallabies in 2017?”
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Western Force veteran Matt Hodgson has revealed some of his teammates have been left mentally shot by the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the franchise’s future, and says the situation is also ruining rugby in Australia.
Kurtley Beale should discover on Wednesday whether he will be fit for Saturday’s English Premiership final.
George Smith admits it feels “strange” that the Queensland Reds are still in Super Rugby finals contention despite a 3-8 win-loss record.
At long last, the Waratahs big three of Israel Folau, Bernard Foley and Michael Hooper clicked to beat the Rebels 50-23 at Allianz Stadium yesterday.
Hamilton will replace Wellington as the location of the annual New Zealand Sevens tournament from 2018 onwards.
England No.8 Billy Vunipola has withdrawn from the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand with a shoulder injury.
The Waratahs have bounced back from a string of poor performance with a big win over the Rebels, taking down the Melbourne side for the second time this year with a highly entertaining 50 to 23 win.
The Brumbies moved a step closer to clinching the Australian conference with a 19-10 Super Rugby comeback win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth.
Wallabies star Kurtley Beale may have played his final match for Wasps after limping off with a hamstring injury in his side’s 21-20 English premiership semi-final win against Leicester.
Winger Ruan Combrinck scored a brace of tries on his return from six months on the sidelines as the Lions mauled the Bulls 51-14 in Saturday’s Super Rugby clash at Ellis Park.
The Melbourne Rebels are safe – for now – with negotiations for a sale deal between owner Andrew Cox and the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) off the table.
The Force competed for 40 minutes against the Highlanders, but the gulf in class between the Australian and New Zealand conferences once again widened as the Highlanders piled on the points in the second half en route to a crushing win.
The Hurricanes blew away the Cheetahs 61-7 with a nine-try romp in Round 13 of Super Rugby at Westpac Stadium on Saturday night.
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Momentum is one of the most important factors in sport. Often, a player or team will be dominant for part of a match, and then totally outplayed at other times.
While Lions fans admit their squad is facing a momentous task, they’re quietly – or loudly, depending on the town and country – confident of a series win.
Each week we’ll be looking at the best of the best in Australian rugby and piecing together the top 15 players out of the Aussie Super Rugby sides from the round gone by.
Round 13 of Super Rugby, unlucky for some, has wrapped up with some exciting matches and staggering results and the race for the qualifying positions are in full swing.
Match result: The Waratahs have bounced back from a string of poor performance with a big win over the Rebels, taking down the Melbourne side for the second time this year with a highly entertaining 50 to 23 win.
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This Sunday morning game sees the Brumbies travelling to Port Elizabeth to play the Kings. Join The Roar from 3:30am (AEST) for all the live action as we cover this Round 13 match from South Africa.
This is a good news story. The solution to Australian rugby’s degeneration is within reach, and remarkably simple: leverage NZ’s player base by teaming up with the Kiwis and centrally contract all players.
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The Lions are on the hunt again in Round 13, looking to take down the Bulls on their path to top seeding for this year’s Super Rugby finals. Join The Roar for live scores from the match at Emirates Airlines Park starting from 1:15am AEST.
It’s 8th versus 18th when the Sharks battle the Sunwolves in Singapore tonight. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match, starting from 9:55pm AEST.
Match result: The Force competed for 40 minutes against the Highlanders, but the gulf in class between the Australian and New Zealand conferences once again widened as the Highlanders piled on the points in the second half en route to a crushing win.
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Match result: The Hurricanes blew away the Cheetahs 61-7 with a nine-try romp in Round 13 of Super Rugby at Westpac Stadium on Saturday night.
Goodness me, that heavyweight bout between the Crusaders and Chiefs was a game of almost absurd quality last night.
The Blues face a vital challenge to win on the road and keep themselves in the mix for a finals berth when they come up against the Stormers in Round 13. Join The Roar for live scores from the match at DHL Newlands, starting from 3am AEST.
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It’s only 15 days until the British and Irish Lions play their first match in New Zealand. Several leading All Blacks are injured presenting fringe contenders with a chance to push for a test place. Who will stand out in this top of the table clash in Suva?
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There has been a stench coming out of ARU headquarters for a while, and like a jerk that farts in a freefalling elevator, they are going to blame it on either the Rebels or Force.
Too many Kiwis seem to be basking in the downfall of Australian and South African rugby.
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