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# test - Yesterday’s News

Pumas finish strongly to see off Italy

This was no work of art in Florence.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

# test - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Wallabies' impressive form continues as Gatland's Wales beaten again

Wales have not beaten Australia since 2008 and their miserable run against the Wallabies continued in Cardiff on Saturday.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

# test - Friday 20 October, 2017

Scotland suspend flanker Hardie, but give no explanation why

Scottish Rugby have offered no details as to why he is unavailable for selection.

# test - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Coles relishing one last battle with 'one of the greats' Stephen Moore

The Wallabies hooker is on his final lap of an impressive Test career.

Sopoaga earns first All Blacks start in two years as Beauden Barrett is ruled out with concussion

Lima Sopoaga will make his first All Blacks start for over two years in the absence of Beauden Barrett in Brisbane.

# test - 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.

# test - 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.

Irish out-half Ian McKinley gets his first call-up for Italy

The former Leinster player had retired from rugby in 2011 after losing the sight in his left eye.

# test - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Rhys Webb signs three-year deal with Toulon, but he'll still be available to play for Wales

The Lions scrum-half last week announced he was leaving Ospreys next season.

# test - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Out-of-favour Cooper will get the chance to impress Cheika when he faces the Wallabies

He’ll captain the Barbarians in Sydney next month.

# test - Saturday 30 September, 2017

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The prototype can fly for 30 minutes at a maximum speed of 100 kilometres per hour (62mph).

# test - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Kane Hames gets his first start as All Blacks make 7 changes for Springboks

New Zealand take on South Africa in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.

Wallabies star Folau 'respects all people' but 'will not support' same-sex marriage

Australia star Israel Folau’s refusal to support gay marriage led to a mixed reaction from the public on social media.

# test - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'It's not going to stop us' - Cheika defiant despite home hammering against All Blacks

The Wallabies capitulated in today’s first half against New Zealand.

# test - Monday 14 August, 2017

Barrett hails Lions wake-up call for All Blacks and brushes off kicking concerns

New Zealand drew with the British and Irish Lions, a result that Beauden Barrett believes was “just what we needed”.

# test - Friday 28 July, 2017

Sonny Bill appeals suspension in bid to face Australia in Rugby Championship opener

The All Blacks believe their shortened warm-up fixture against Counties Manukau and Taranaki should count in SBW’s ban.

# test - 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.

# test - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

All Blacks vice-captain Smith to take sabbatical

He will miss the majority of the Rugby Championship after exercising the option to take a career break.

# test - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Lions draw series after a stunning Test with All Blacks in Auckland

The All Blacks had many chances to put the tourists aways, but Warren Gatland’s men were gritty.

# test - Monday 3 July, 2017

'These are the ones you remember' - Aaron Smith is well up for this weekend's Lions decider

The fired-up All Blacks star “could play today”.

# test - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Huge scare in Castlebar but Mayo do just enough to see off gutsy Derry

Stephen Rochford’s side won by 11 points, but only after extra-time.

# test - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Rampant Springboks outscore France by four tries to complete whitewash

South Africa won the series 3-0.

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.

# test - Friday 23 June, 2017

Samoa run experimental Wales side close but fall just short

Two second-half scores from Steff Evans in only his second Test ensured Wales head home with two tour wins out of two.

'There's always a minority' - Rob Howley disappointed by Spencer incident with fan on Lions tour

Tour manager John Spencer was confronted at a restaurant.

# test - 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.

# test - Saturday 10 June, 2017

Another step in the right direction - Farrell positive after Lions win

He kicked all of the British and Irish Lions’ 12 points in their win over the Crusaders and Owen Farrell sees improvement in the tourists.

'A lot of people had written us off, there had been a lot of criticism'

After an unconvincing start to the tour, Warren Gatland was pleased to see the British and Irish Lions improve in defeating the Crusaders.

# test - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Lions schedule criticised by All Blacks coach Hansen

Warren Gatland’s side arrive in New Zealand tomorrow.

# test - 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.

# test - Wednesday 24 May, 2017

Australia second row Dean Mumm announces retirement to focus on charity work

The 33-year-old will retire from all rugby at the end of the year.

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