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David Pocock Given Three Week Ban For Neck Grab

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 02: David Pocock of the Brumbies looks dejected after dropping a pass during the round six Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Chiefs at GIO Stadium on April 2, 2016 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Brumbies and Australia flanker David Pocock has been hit with a three week ban, after he grabbed Michael Leitch by the neck during his side’s 48-23 loss to the Chiefs last weekend. He will miss the next two matches, as the Brumbies have a bye-week in this period. The incident occurred during the 74th minute of the game, as the …

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Footage Of David Pocock’s Vile Neck Grab Emerges

Super Rugby Rd 6 - Brumbies v Chiefs

David Pocock has been cited for holding an opponent by the neck. David Pocock could yet be hit with a lengthy ban, after being cited for grabbing Chiefs number eight, Michael Leitch, by the neck during the Brumbies 48-23 defeat. The incident occurred during the 74th minute of the game, as the Chiefs looked to maul the Brumbies down field. …

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Ben Smith Should Be Very Worried About Damian McKenzie

New Zealand fullback Ben Smith has very good reason to be worried about his place in the All Blacks starting XV given the undeniable form of Waikato Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie. Highlanders fullback Smith has been one of the most dependable and reliable players in New Zealand rugby over the last number of years but it’s hard to imagine he …

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Australian Superstar Cited For Foul Play

Brumbies flanker and Australian saviour David Pocock, has been cited for dangerous play during his side’s shattering loss at home to the Chiefs earlier on Saturday. The Chiefs completely dominated Pocock’s men leading to hostilities between the two teams. The incident took place in the 74th minute of the match when tensions were at their highest and the openside flanker’s …

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Video: All Blacks Have Found A Stunning Replacement For Ma’a Nonu

LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 31: Ma'a Nonu of New Zealand hands off Drew Mitchell of Australia on the way to score his team's second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)

New Zealand are looking to rebuild their squad following high profile international retirements and have just been given an almighty boost. With April nearly upon us already, the summer tours by northern hemisphere rugby nations is now only eight weeks away. Joe Schmidt’s Ireland head to South Africa, Wales to New Zealand while England head to Australia and Scotland travel …

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Potential England Squad For The Summer Tour Of Australia

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 10: Luke Cowan-Dickie looks on during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park on August 10, 2015 in Bagshot, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

England’s last ‘proper’ tour of the southern hemisphere was back in 2012 when they went to South Africa. The tour of New Zealand is discounted as – due to the farce over the Premiership final clashing with England’s tour – essentially two different squads were sent over. In 2013 England sent a Lionless squad to Argentina and so was not …

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If You Thought The Conor Murray – Mike Brown Incident Was Bad, Check Out What Happened To Sam Whitelock

Tawera Kerr-Barlow jumped on Sam Whitelock’s face. In the aftermath of yesterday’s game between England and Ireland, fans immediately began debating the incident that saw Conor Murray forced off the field. While fans throughout the northern hemisphere argued over whether or not Mike Brown should have been sin binned for stamping on Conor Murray, hours early, Sam Whitelock also suffered …

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Video: Cruden Sets Up Ridiculous Try & Kaino Gets Sent Off In Blues-Chiefs Game

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 19: Cheifs Aaron Cruden (R) steps past Blues Ihaia West (L) during the Super Rugby pre-season match between the Blues and the Chiefs at Pukekohe Stadium on February 19, 2016 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

The Blues and Chiefs’ final trial of the Super Rugby pre-season was surprisingly eventful with one All Black showing he’s recovered from a lengthy spell on the sidelines, while another looks set for some time off the field after receiving a straight red for striking another player. Pre-season trials count for little in the overall scheme of a Super Rugby season but …

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Henry Slade Will Return A Lot Sooner Than Expected

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 31: Henry Slade of England runs with the ball during the Rugby Union International match between England and the Barbarians at Twickenham Stadium on May 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

After a disastrous Rugby World Cup for England, head coach Stuart Lancaster parted ways with the Red Rose, and Eddie Jones assumed the top job. The Jones era was primed to be a fresh start, with the future of English rugby set to flourish over the next four years. Among the most exciting talents in the country at present is …

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Massive Sonny Bill Williams News Breaking In France

There has been much speculation over the future of Sonny Bill Williams. Earlier this month we reported that Sonny Bill Williams was unlikely to remain in New Zealand after the Olympic Games in Rio. At the time it was believed that the double World Cup winner would return to the NRL, after the Sydney Roosters released Michael Jennings from his contract. The …

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Sonny Bill Williams Chiefs Exit Moves A Step Closer

Speculation over the future of Sonny Bill Williams is mounting. Reports emanating from both Australia and New Zealand are suggesting that Sonny Bill Williams will make another return to rugby league after this summer’s Olympic Games. Yesterday, Australia’s Daily Telegraph reported that the Sydney Roosters released Michael Jennings from his contract in order to retain the services of Boyd Cordner, Jackson Hastings and Mitch Aubusson. While …

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Chiefs Name Co-Captains For 2016 Season

Super Rugby side, the Chiefs, have announced their co-captains for the coming season. The gig has been given to first five eight Aaron Cruden and openside flanker Sam Cane. Cruden, who is also one of the favourites to become the new All Blacks 10, has shared the captaincy with Liam Messam for the past two seasons. But with Liam Messam …

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Sonny Bill Williams Tweets Images Of Dead Children To Highlight Horrors Of Syrian Conflict

Sonny Bill Williams has controversially highlighted the plight of children fleeing the war in Syria. Although many of us have been over indulging this Christmas, the conflict in Syria continues to be remorselessly waged by numerous factions, alliances and international coalitions. While news reports bring the war into our living rooms, the horrors of the unrelenting conflict can often be forgotten …

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Big Sonny Bill Williams Set For Move Away From New Zealand

Sonny Bill Williams could leave the Chiefs after the 2016 Super Rugby season. Reports emerging from New Zealand suggest that World Cup winning centre, Sonny Bill Williams, could be about to return to the Sydney Roosters and the NRL. Stuff.co.nz reported that the Roosters could release a host of players including, Boyd Cordner, Michael Jennings and Sam Moa to comply with salary cap …

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