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Jonah Lomu, the powerful New Zealand wing who revealed in January that he was dropping out of the game for at least six months because he is suffering from nephritic syndrome, which causes kidney damage, is not likely to make his comeback until September. Phil Kingsley-Jones, his manager, told The Dominion newspaper in Wellington that "we don't know yet how long it'll take the powerful steroid drugs he's taking to pass through his system. He can only return when there is absolute confidence he can pass any [drug] test."

The Italian federation announced yesterday that Serie A clubs would be allowed two foreign players in the domestic championship instead of only one under the present rules.

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