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  • Jack Goodhue to start for All Blacks
    Jack Goodhue and Waisake Naholo will start for the All Blacks when they take on the Wallabies at ANZ stadium in Sydney on Saturday.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:40pm -
  • Team Previews: Rugby Championship
    Ahead of the 2018 Rugby Championship, we preview each of the four teams who are battling for the much-coveted silverware.
    - 5 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:08pm -
  • Team Tracker: Currie Cup, Round One
    Your one-stop spot for all the Currie Cup starting line-ups as they come out.
    - 8 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 5:01pm -
  • Rudy Paige, Tian Schoeman to start for Cheetahs
    Rudy Paige and Tian Schoeman will face their old side when they start for the Free State Cheetahs against the Blue Bulls on Friday.
    - 8 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 4:30pm -
  • Hanro Liebenberg leads experienced Blue Bulls
    Blue Bulls head coach Pote Human named an experienced team for Friday night’s Currie Cup opener against the Free State in Bloemfontein.
    - 9 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 3:11pm -
  • Guy Mercer released from Bath contract
    Back-row Guy Mercer is leaving Bath ahead of the 2018/19 campaign after eight years at the club, having been released from his deal.
    - 9 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 3:10pm -
  • Match officials to August 19
    The match officials for this weekend have been confirmed, with Jaco Peyper taking charge of Australia’s clash with New Zealand in Sydney.
    - 10 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 2:39pm -
  • Hadleigh Parkes backs Wayne Pivac to shine
    Wales centre Hadleigh Parkes has backed Wayne Pivac to be a success when he takes over from Warren Gatland after the 2019 World Cup.
    - 11 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 2:05pm -
  • Lions announce mass extensions
    The Lions have announced that 12 players have inked new deals, following the re-signings of Elton Jantjies and Lionel Mapoe.
    - 11 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 1:17pm -
  • Aussie schoolboy star headed for Crusaders
    Crusaders' appeal has resulted in one of the top schoolboys players in Australia signing with the most successful Investec Super Rugby franchise. Read…
    - 4 days ago 11 Aug 18, 11:23pm -
  • Crusaders experience life-changing - O'Gara
    Former Ireland and British & Irish Lions first five-eighths Ronan O'Gara said his experience as an assistant coach with the Investec Super Rugby-winning Crusaders had 'entirely altered' his thought pr…
    - 7 days ago 8 Aug 18, 9:32pm -
  • 2018 Investec Super Rugby Form XV
    Competition for places in the New Zealand Investec Super Rugby XV is always going to be hot, especially after another season of dominance for New Zealand sides.
    - 8 days ago 8 Aug 18, 1:17am -
  • Lessons for SA rugby from Crusaders' win - Mallett
    Former South African rugby coach Nick Mallett said the Crusaders were the best team in Investec Super Rugby and they had shown that with their deserved 37-18 win in Saturday's final in Christchurch.…
    - 10 days ago 5 Aug 18, 9:49pm -
  • Crusaders deserved champions - reaction
    Reaction from around the rugby world has acknowledged the Crusaders' right to the Investec Super Rugby championship after their 37-18 win over the Lions in Christchurch on Saturday.…
    - 10 days ago 5 Aug 18, 9:12pm -
  • Super Rugby Review: Final
    Sam Whitelock's Crusaders didn't only win the Investec Super Rugby title on AMI Stadium on Saturday night when beating the Lions 37-18 – they also won it on the statistical calculator.…
    - 11 days ago 5 Aug 18, 1:25am -
  • Lions learn that defence wins finals
    In the wake of their game, but unsuccessful, quest to claim the Investec Super Rugby final after going down 37-18 to the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday, South Africa's Lions will continue to st…
    - 11 days ago 4 Aug 18, 9:57pm -
  • Feed does not exists
    Feed does not exists. It was deleted a long time ago. Or never existed at all.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 10:24pm -
  • 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.
    - 34 days ago 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…
    - 56 days ago 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.
    - 86 days ago 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 -
  • Wallabies slump to record loss to Scotland
    The Wallabies have failed to send veteran Stephen Moore out of the game a winner, slumping to an embarrassing 53-24 loss to Scotland in Edinburgh.The post Wallabies slump to record loss to Scotland appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 25 Nov 17, 10:34pm -
  • Autumn internationals offer Australia another opportunity to assess a World Cup rival
    Australia have tested themselves against New Zealand on three occasions since the All Blacks’ series draw with the British and Irish Lions, with Michael Cheika’s side tasting defeat on two occasions and picking up a memorable victory against thei…
    - 7 Nov 17, 5:35am -
  • Brad Thorn appointed new Reds coach
    The Queensland Reds have sacked head coach Nick Stiles and announced World Cup winning All Black, Brad Thorn, as his replacement.The post Brad Thorn appointed new Reds coach appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 5 Oct 17, 6:01am -
  • 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 -
  • Feed does not exists
    Feed does not exists. It was deleted a long time ago. Or never existed at all.
    - 2 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 10:24pm -
  • South Africa: State of play 2018
    South Africa kick off their Rugby Championship campaign against Argentina on Saturday - what can we expect from the Boks?
    - 85 days ago 8 Nov 18, 1:44pm -
  • Goodhue handed All Blacks start
    Jack Goodhue starts at centre for New Zealand in Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against Australia but Richie Mo'unga misses out.
    - 4 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 8:22pm -
  • Cipriani arrested in Jersey
    England fly-half Danny Cipriani has been charged with assaulting police during an incident at a Jersey nightclub.
    - 6 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 6:16pm -
  • Lynagh's Wallabies to watch
    Michael Lynagh picks out two players that could make the difference for the Wallabies in the upcoming Rugby Championship.
    - 8 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 4:19pm -
  • Lam targets Champions Cup spot
    Bristol head coach Pat Lam has targeted Champions Cup qualification as the club prepare for their Premiership return.
    - 8 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 4:19pm -
  • Michael Lynagh's Wallabies XV
    Michael Lynagh has selected his best Wallabies XV from the Tri-Nations and Rugby Championship era.
    - 10 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 2:17pm -
  • Te'o feared for rugby future
    England centre Ben Te'o admits his injury nightmare left him wondering about his future in rugby.
    - 10 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 2:17pm -
  • The Wallabies' key players
    Australia's last Rugby Championship title came in 2015. If they are to succeed, which players will be crucial to their chances?
    - 12 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 12:16pm -
  • Australia: State of play 2018
    Australia begin their Rugby Championship campaign by hosting defending champions New Zealand on August 18, live on Sky Sports.
    - 15 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 9:58am -
  • Wakefield look to add to Saints misery
    Wakefield will be out to pile more misery on St Helens when the Super League leaders visit the Mobile Rocket Stadium on Thursday.
    - 9 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 3:18pm -
  • Moon to leave Rhinos
    Leeds have confirmed that Australian centre or stand-off Joel Moon will leave the club at the end of the season.
    - 11 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 1:47pm -
  • Leeds swoop for McLelland
    Leeds have brought promising youngster Callum McLelland back from rugby union.
    - 18 hours ago 15 Aug 18, 7:01am -
  • Hall ruled out for the season
    England winger Ryan Hall has played his last match for Leeds and will miss the autumn internationals with a knee injury.
    - 2 days ago 14 Aug 18, 8:52am -