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Rugby World Cup Sevens Blitzboks looking to rely on Dewald Human touch

Dewald Human will again have to take control of matters for the Springboks Sevens side in the continued absence of Cecil Afrika and Branco Du Preez at the Rugby World Cup Sevens.Cecil Afrika and Branco du Preez are established...

Rob Horne reveals extent of shoulder injury, testimonial match announced

Former Wallabies centre Rob Horne is still coming to terms with life with a paralysed arm after a tackle ended his career while playing in the UK three months ago.The 28-year-old says he has full paralysis of his right...

Wales British Lions captain Sam Warburton world changed but rugby cannot afford to lose...

Sam Warburton's career was far too short but as he draws a line under a bruising nine-year spell, his legacy in the game rivals any in the northern hemisphere and in the British & Irish Lions' fine history.Aged 29,...

Sam Warburton – Former Wales and Lions captain to retire at age of 29

Sam Warburton has retired from professional rugby at the age of 29.The former Wales and British and Irish Lions captain hasn't played since the third Lions Test against New Zealand in June 2017 and had been recovering from neck...

Waratahs, Highlanders highly wary of each other

He may be causing havoc as Israel Folau's aerial accomplice, but NSW Waratahs forward Ned Hanigan is wary of the Highlanders "organised chaos" style heading into their Super Rugby quarter-final.Fullback Folau is an established aerial threat and Wallabies flanker...

Rugby World Cup Sevens Springboks Women Sevens

While the Blitzboks are one of the favourites to win the Rugby World Cup Sevens Men's Championship Cup in San Francisco this weekend, the South African Women's Sevens team are not expected to fight for a place on the...

Rugby World Cup Sevens New Zealand Black Ferns Kelly Brazier interview

New Zealand sevens veteran Kelly Brazier believes the women's game may only be scratching the surface in terms of its potential as she prepares for a whole new level of "crazy" when the Rugby World Cup Sevens gets underway...

Super Rugby Round 19 Waratahs are finals fraudsters, no stopping the Crusaders

Super Rugby's regular season is done for 2018, after a final round that produced a couple of upsets and ensured the final make-up of the top eight remained unknown until the hooter sounded in Durban.The Sharks' victory over the...

Under-fire SANZAAR to review TMO rules

SANZAAR will launch a review into television match official (TMO) interventions, admitting current rules are "clearly not working" after a string of recent controversies in Super Rugby and Tests.The review comes after widespread uproar over a red card to...

Ed Quirk cops two-week ban for ‘love tap’

Sunwolves flanker Ed Quirk has been issued with a two-week ban for the "love tap" that saw him controversially red-carded in Friday night's Super Rugby clash against the Queensland Reds.Reds back-rower Caleb Timu has also copped a two-week suspension...

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