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Manu Tuilagi Turns Down Big Money Move To Racing 92

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England international, Manu Tuilagi has rejected an offer from French rugby powerhouse, Racing 92 in favour of signing a new deal with Leicester Tigers. The robust centre had been to France to discuss terms with the Parisians but has since decided to stay loyal to the club with whom he has spent his entire career. The 27-year-old said on Leicester’s …

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Crotty: Wounded All Blacks Out For Revenge Against Argentina

All Blacks centre Ryan Crotty has warned Argentina the world champions are still hurting after a rare Test defeat and want to make amends against the Pumas this Saturday. The New Zealanders succumbed to unfancied South Africa 36-34 in Wellington on September 15 in their first Rugby Championship defeat for three years. Crotty said the result did not sit well …

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Combined Rugby Championship Team Of The Tournament At Halfway Point

The Rugby Championship has passed the midway point and results have generally gone par for the course with the All Blacks far out in front, Australia and South Africa evenly matched and the Pumas petering out after a bright start.  So, who makes our Rugby Championship combined team so far? ________ 15. Israel Folau Folau might be causing controversy on …

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All Blacks Name Phenomenal XV For South Africa Clash

CARDIFF, WALES - OCTOBER 17: Nehe Milner-Skudder of the New Zealand All Blacks breaks through to score his team's second try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium on October 17, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

The All Blacks have named their team for Saturday’s clash against South Africa in Auckland on Saturday. Coach Steve Hansen has made six changes to the starting XV which beat a much-improved Argentina side 39-22 last weekend in New Plymouth. In the pack, three-times capped Kane Hames is handed his first start in place of the injured Joe Moody, who …

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New Zealand Vs Australia: A Combined Bledisloe Cup Form XV

The last two weeks have seen Australia and New Zealand play some high quality attacking rugby. Between the two, they’ve scored a combined 152 points.   The Wallabies will take a lot of positives from the 35-29 loss in Dunedin in the most recent contest after leaking 54 points in Sydney. So after an epic two games here is a …

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Crusaders Name Starting Team For Super Rugby Final

during the Super Rugby Semi Final match between the Crusaders and the Chiefs at AMI Stadium on July 29, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has named his starting XV for Saturday’s Super Rugby final against the Lions in Johannesburg. Robertson has named an unchanged starting fifteen and bench, meaning the seven-time champions go into their twelfth Super Rugby final with an unchanged match-day 23 for the third game in a row. Here is our team for the @SuperRugbyNZ Final against …

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Sonny Bill Williams Will Miss Rugby Championship Opener

New Zealand All Blacks player Sonny Bill Williams (R) takes part in a training session in Auckland on July 6, 2017. The New Zealand All Blacks will play the British and Irish Lions in the third and final Test in Auckland on July 8, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / PETER PARKS (Photo credit should read PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Two-time World Cup-winning All Black centre Sonny Bill Williams will miss his side’s opening Rugby Championship clash with Australia in Sydney on August 19, according to the New Zealand Herald. This is after a World Rugby hearing decided that the 28-year-old’s four-week ban for a reckless shoulder charge to Anthony Watson’s face during his side’s second Test against the British …

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All Blacks Star Ryan Crotty Extends Stay In New Zealand

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 24: Ryan Crotty of the All Blacks is tackled by Jonathan Davies of the Lions during the first test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park on June 24, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

New Zealand rugby has been given a boost with the news that centre Ryan Crotty has extended his stay there for one more year. Nelson-born Crotty has put pen to paper on a deal which will see him turn out for the All Blacks, Crusaders and Canterbury for another year. A clever footballer, the 28-year-old has earned 27 caps for …

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