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  • Hurricanes to face strengthened Bulls side
    Not having met in Investec Super Rugby regular season play there was something of the unknown about the Bulls for the Hurricanes ahead of their quarterfinal in Wellington on Saturday.…
    - 1 min ago 20 Jun 19, 9:18pm -
  • Chiefs expecting early Jaguares onslaught
    Knowing they were facing a massive task against an in-form Jaguares on their home turf in Buenos Aires would see the Chiefs prepared for their Investec Super Rugby quarterfinal on Saturday morning (NZ…
    - 15 hours ago 20 Jun 19, 5:55am -
  • Referees confirmed for Super Rugby quarterfinals
    The match officials have been confirmed for the Investec Super Rugby quarterfinals this weekend. Read More…
    - 17 hours ago 20 Jun 19, 4:15am -
  • Crusaders' front row back to full strength
    Able to field their All Blacks front row for the first time during the Investec Super Rugby season, the Crusaders are expecting a tough battle up front against the Highlanders at Christchurch Stadium…
    - 23 hours ago 19 Jun 19, 9:49pm -
  • Crusaders respect Highlanders' threat
    Defending Investec Super Rugby champions the Crusaders have played their quarterfinal opponents, and neighbours, the Highlanders often enough to know just how dangerous they could be if given a chance…
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 9:17pm -
  • Smith's return latest boost for Highlanders
    Embracing their opportunity to be part of the Investec Super Rugby quarterfinals, the Highlanders are looking forward to taking on the Crusaders in Christchurch on Friday with close to a full-strength…
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 9:17pm -
  • Chiefs settle in for Jaguares challenge
    Wet conditions in Buenos Aires this week could have their effect on the Investec Super Rugby quarterfinal between the Jaguares and the Chiefs on Saturday morning (NZT).…
    - 2 days ago 19 Jun 19, 12:51am -
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    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 8:29pm -
  • Three replacements for Israel Folau as Australia’s fullback
    Problems just seem to keep mounting up for Michael Cheika, but the latest headache for Australia’s rugby union head coach is an issue off the field that could have a major impact on it. Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has seriously jeopardised and…
    - 65 days ago 17 Apr 19, 12:25am -
  • Bad Year Sees Wallabies Out to Big Price for Rugby World Cup
    Australia’s national rugby union side has not had the best of campaigns in 2018. The Wallabies enter a Rugby World Cup year off the back of nine defeats in their last dozen tests. That leaves the impression head coach Michael Cheika has it all to…
    - 16 Dec 18, 11:32pm -
  • Michael Cheika: The Stats Behind His 50 Tests in Charge of Wallabies So Far
    Michael Cheika racked up his 50th game as Australia’s national rugby union head coach with defeat to bitter rivals New Zealand in their fortress, Eden Park. The Wallabies have never beaten the All Blacks outside of Australia under their current bos…
    - 12 Sep 18, 12:00am -
  • Reds star Quade Cooper praised for professionalism
    Cooper has committed to playing rugby in Queensland.The post Reds star Quade Cooper praised for professionalism appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 13 Jul 18, 6:16am -
  • Can Australia Win The 2019 Rugby World Cup?
    With just over a year until the 2019 World Cup gets underway, the strongest rugby union nations in the business are starting to build momentum ahead of the sport’s showpiece competition. Australia, beaten finalists back in 2015, will be quietly con…
    - 21 Jun 18, 1:11am -
  • Wallabies coach seeking “swagger” from his team
    Michael Cheika wants to see a more confident Wallabies outfit when they run out to face Ireland in June.The post Wallabies coach seeking “swagger” from his team appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 22 May 18, 6:50am -
  • What Can We Expect from a World Cup in Japan?
    In 2019, the Rugby World Cup will head to Asia for the first time, with Japan hosting the tournament. It is a move that has followed football’s FIFA World Cup, taking the tournament to countries not typically associated with the sport. Indeed, the…
    - 8 Mar 18, 10:14pm -
  • Five classic England vs Australia encounters
    Relive five of the best encounters between England and Australia. The post Five classic England vs Australia encounters appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 14 Dec 17, 2:57am -
  • Pocock set to return to action with Brumbies in 2018
    David Pocock has returned to the ACT Brumies following a year long sabbatical.The post Pocock set to return to action with Brumbies in 2018 appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 1 Dec 17, 2:46am -
  • Was Brad Thorn right to dump Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt?
    It was a good opening weekend for the new, four-team Australian Super Rugby structure. Three of the franchises won, and the only one to lose, the Reds, lost to another Aussie side. But the Queenslanders are a concern. Yes, it’s only Round 2 of the…
    - 27 Feb 18, 5:40pm -
  • Scotland poked the bear, now England will punish the rest of us
    While most are rejoicing at seeing Scotland dish it out to England, it may turn out to be the catalyst the Poms need to inject some serious life into their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign. One of the negative outcomes of a mainly unbeaten run is that…
    - 27 Feb 18, 3:42pm -
  • Reds look for positives from opening Super Rugby loss
    Not even the Queensland Reds know what to make of their false start to the Super Rugby season in Melbourne. But strike weapon Samu Kerevi insists there were genuine positives to emerge from their chaotic defeat last week. The Reds were reduced to 14…
    - 26 Feb 18, 10:26pm -
  • Short memories: High tackle cards are not the refs’ fault
    If you’re still looking for someone to shake your fist at after what might have felt like a sudden spate of high tackle cards over the first full weekend of Super Rugby, the men in the middle brandishing said cards should be well down the bottom. T…
    - 26 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Cards rule Round 1 of Super Rugby
    The alarming proliferation of cards in Super Rugby is showing no signs of abating. There were 49 more cards in Super Rugby last year than in 2016. In the first full round of 2018, there were ten cards in seven games and in four of those games the car…
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:43pm -
  • Aaron Mauger wins the midfield tactical battle over Tana Umaga
    Aaron Mauger has quickly stamped his authority on this Highlanders side. He promised tweaks to the traditional southern gameplan as both attack and head coach, and started off by providing a structure that the Blues midfield simply could not get to g…
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:38pm -
  • The advantage rule is killing Super Rugby
    In rugby union, ‘advantage’ is awarded to the non-offending side in two instances: a knock-on and a penalty. When a knock-on occurs, the ruling is possession (via a scrum feed) to the non-offending side. When a penalty occurs, the ruling is an op…
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:33pm -
  • Reds must fix discipline issues: Kerevi
    Samu Kerevi admits the Queensland Reds have discipline issues after captain Scott Higginbotham was banned for three weeks, while Lukhan Tui is also in the sights of the Super Rugby judiciary. Higginbotham was red-carded after just nine minutes in Fri…
    - 26 Feb 18, 2:12pm -
  • Sonny Bill hoses down NRL return rumours
    Sonny Bill Williams has shut down speculation he could make an NRL return this year, declaring he’s committed to New Zealand rugby and the quest for a record third consecutive World Cup triumph with the All Blacks next year. Rumours of a Williams c…
    - 26 Feb 18, 2:07pm -
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    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 8:31pm -
  • Folau sets up GoFundMe page for legal fees
    Israel Folau has launched a bid to raise £1.63m from the public to fight his legal case against Rugby Australia.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Jun 19, 5:38pm -
  • Will Greenwood's England views
    Sky Sports rugby union expert Will Greenwood gives his views on the omissions and call-ups for England's initial squad.
    - 7 hours ago 20 Jun 19, 2:34pm -
  • England omit experienced trio
    Dylan Hartley, Danny Care and Chris Robshaw have all been left out of England's World Cup training squad.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Jun 19, 12:08pm -
  • Hartley to be left out of World Cup squad
    Eddie Jones is set to leave Dylan Hartley out of England's World Cup training squad, according to Sky sources.
    - 23 hours ago 19 Jun 19, 9:51pm -
  • World Rugby scrap Nations Championship plans
    World Rugby have abandoned plans to create a Nations Championship after failing to gain the support from their unions.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 8:31pm -
  • Nowell undergoes ankle surgery
    Exeter say England back Jack Nowell has undergone ankle surgery but should be fit in time for the Rugby World Cup.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 3:59pm -
  • Leicester to face Cardiff, Pau
    Leicester Tigers have been drawn with former winners Cardiff Blues and Pau in next season's European Challenge Cup.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 1:57pm -
  • Champions Cup: Saracens draw Munster
    Saracens will face Munster, Racing 92 and the Ospreys in next season's Champions Cup while Stuart Hogg returns to Glasgow.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 1:57pm -
  • RFU discuss relegation play-off
    A 13-team Premiership and play-off with the Championship winners is being discussed, confirms the RFU's chief executive.
    - 1 day ago 19 Jun 19, 12:24pm -
  • Salford ride on Evalds hat-trick
    Niall Evalds scored a hat-trick to inspire Salford to a 44-20 win over Wakefield at the AJ Bell Stadium.
    - 11 hours ago 20 Jun 19, 9:56am -
  • Super League review
    Tony Smith makes winning start with Hull KR, London Broncos in fine away win - all in a review of Saturday's action in the Betfred Super League.
    - 4 days ago 16 Jun 19, 5:54pm -
  • Makinson makes his mark for Saints
    Tommy Makinson marked his 200th club appearance for St Helens with a hat-trick as Saints restored their six-point lead at the top of Super League with a dominant 38-2 win over Huddersfield.
    - 5 days ago 15 Jun 19, 7:56pm -
  • Super League briefing
    Team news and statistics ahead of the weekend's action in the Betfred Super League as Leeds entertain Wigan.
    - 7 days ago 13 Jun 19, 11:05pm -