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#Internationals

# internationals - Today’s News

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss

Steve Hansen says it’s “pointless” to complain about refereeing decisions ahead of this weekend’s final Test.

# internationals - Yesterday’s News

All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale

After naming the same side for the first two Tests, Steve Hansen has shuffled his deck for Dunedin.

# internationals - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'

The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.

# internationals - Saturday 9 June, 2018

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy

An excellent second half helped Japan beat Italy in Oita, the Brave Blossoms taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

# internationals - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa

The 27-year-old has been named on the bench by Eddie Jones, with Joe Launchbury missing out through injury.

# internationals - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series

Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn have both been ruled out.

# internationals - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Ben Te'o ruled out through injury as England make three changes for South Africa tour

Eddie Jones has been forced to bring in three replacements for the upcoming series against the Springboks.

# internationals - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

# internationals - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine

James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.

# internationals - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Young Wasps star ruled out for up to a year after receiving first England call-up

Jack Willis sustained significant multi-ligament knee damage during Saturday’s defeat to Saracens.

# internationals - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Kiwi-born Shields ready to 'earn respect' after pledging allegiance to England

Eddie Jones this week named Brad Shields in his squad for the Test series against South Africa next month.

# internationals - Monday 16 April, 2018

Israel Folau offered to quit but stands by homosexuality comments

The Australia and Waratahs full-back avoided punishment for the remarks.

# internationals - Monday 9 April, 2018

Wales to face Scotland for charity in rare all-northern November clash

Australia, Tonga and South Africa will also play Tests against Wales in November, the WRU has revealed.

# internationals - Tuesday 28 November, 2017

Australia's Kepu lands three-week ban for red card against Scotland

Australia succumbed to a chastening 53-24 loss against Scotland at Murrayfield, with Sekope Kepu’s dismissal proving costly for the visitors.

# internationals - Monday 20 November, 2017

Gatland: 'At some stage I'll probably be dressed up as a clown again this week'

The New Zealand media were not too favourable of Warren Gatland as Lions coach, but he will not rise to any future jibes.

# internationals - Friday 17 November, 2017

Cheika disrespected referee with England bully claims, insists Eddie Jones

The England head coach does not expect referee Ben O’Keeffe to be influenced by the former Leinster boss’s words.

# internationals - Monday 13 November, 2017

Jones apologises for foul-mouthed rant as he's called out by his 93-year-old mother

Eddie Jones’ frustration got the better off him at Twickenham on Saturday.

# internationals - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hansen: Sonny Bill didn't know the rules

The All Blacks star was unaware of the rule that led to his yellow card against France, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said.

# internationals - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Farrell and Itoje rested as Hartley captains England for visit of Argentina

Eddie Jones has stuck with Henry Slade and Sam Underhill in his side to face the Pumas, while Elliot Daly has been passed fit.

# internationals - Monday 6 November, 2017

Brian O'Driscoll anticipates 'very confrontational' Springboks

The Springboks struggled for consistency in the Rugby Championship but O’Driscoll knows they remain dangerous opponents for Ireland.

# internationals - Sunday 29 October, 2017

Howley accepts Sean O'Brien apology and plans to leave Wales role after World Cup

Coaching in the Premiership or France is on Rob Howley’s bucket list as he plans to leave his position with Wales after the 2019 World Cup.

Four uncapped players included in South Africa squad to face Ireland

Warrick Gelant, Lukhanyo Am, Dan du Preez and Louis Schreuder will hope to make their international debuts.

# internationals - Monday 23 October, 2017

England trio Hartley, Hughes and Marler facing bans after European citings

Indiscipline at club level could cost Eddie Jones three players for the November internationals.

# internationals - Saturday 21 October, 2017

After seven successive defeats Australia claim long-awaited win over All Blacks

New Zealand were denied a Bledisloe Cup clean sweep in Brisbane, where Australia outscored them by three tries to two.

# internationals - Monday 16 October, 2017

Wales have spoken to around 10 candidates to succeed Gatland after the World Cup

Wales have drawn up a shortlist in preparation for life after Gatland.

# internationals - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

England suffer another injury setback ahead of November internationals

England could be without Jack Nowell during their November internationals due to a fractured cheekbone and eye socket.

# internationals - Friday 22 September, 2017

Eddie Jones includes 18-year-old out-half in England training squad for November

Teenager Marcus Smith has been rewarded for some fine early season performances for Harlequins.

# internationals - Thursday 27 July, 2017

Wallabies captain Moore set to retire from international rugby

The 34-year-old came close to a move to Munster in the past.

# internationals - Monday 17 July, 2017

Ryan Crotty ignores interest from France to sign new All Blacks deal

The centre has signed a new contract for 2018.

# internationals - Saturday 24 June, 2017

No Ford fiesta as Scotland fail in Fiji a week after Wallabies win

Veteran hooker Ross Ford made history in Suva, becoming Scotland’s most capped player.

# internationals - Monday 19 June, 2017

Michael Cheika using angry fan's Facebook rant to motivate his Australia squad

Michael Cheika called an irate fan who was moved to write a lengthy critique of the Wallabies’ pride in the jersey after their loss to Scotland.

# internationals - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Robshaw and Ford to lead inexperienced England side against the Barbarians

Eddie Jones has opted to name the pair as co-captains for Sunday’s clash.

# internationals - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Richard Cockerill could be in line for England coaching job after Leicester sacking

Eddie Jones is open to the idea of bringing the 46-year-old on board.

# internationals - Thursday 29 December, 2016

Farrell: Six Nations bonus-point system will suit Ireland - and the Lions

There’s a big 2017 ahead for the Ireland and the Lions defence coach.

# internationals - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Best is yet to come from England after Wallabies win caps undefeated 2016

George Ford insists England were nowhere near their best despite a 16-point defeat of Australia.

# internationals - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Cheika hesitant to label England northern hemisphere's best

England’s gritty style is not one that the Australia coach is keen to replicate.

# internationals - Saturday 26 November, 2016

Dan Lydiate injury sours dominant Wales win over South Africa

Wales may be more concerned about a knee injury to their flanker than their routine win over a sorry South Africa in Cardiff.

Elliot Daly red doesn't prove costly as England punish the Pumas

Daly was sent off in the fifth minute but England coped manfully, extending their perfect run thanks to a 27-14 win.

# internationals - Monday 21 November, 2016

England head coach Jones believes Ford can be better than Barrett

“People rave about Beauden Barrett, but I don’t. I’ll leave it at that.”

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