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Monday 22 October 2012
Former New Zealand captain Sir Wilson Whineray has died in Auckland aged 77, the New Zealand Rugby Union has announced.
Sunday 21 October 2012
Australia 18 New Zealand 18
Saturday 20 October 2012
Richie McCaw, just about the finest player in the 17-year history of professional rugby union and a World Cup-winning captain to boot, has never been one to get ahead of himself – hence his understandable decision to concentrate body and soul on today's Bledisloe Cup game with Australia rather than cast his mind forward to the task of chasing down those titans from… wait for it… Lithuania.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Bryan Redpath, yet to win a Premiership game as head coach at Sale since making a deeply controversial switch from Gloucester at the end of last season, tacitly admitted yesterday that his role will be diluted if and when John Mitchell, one of the big hitters in world rugby, joins the club on a full-time basis.
Sunday 07 October 2012
It was party time at Exeter as the Chiefs marked their 50th Aviva Premiership match with a 42-28 victory over Harlequins that earned them a try-scoring bonus point and prevented the visitors from going back to the top of the table.
Sunday 19 August 2012
New Zealand opened their Rugby Championship campaign with a comfortable 27-19 victory over Australia in the inaugural southern-hemisphere four-nation tournament, extending their hold over their rivals.
Saturday 18 August 2012
The Australia coach, Robbie Deans, refused to take the bait after being accused by of lacking confidence in his World Cup side for today's opening game of the Rugby Championship against New Zealand in Sydney.
Friday 17 August 2012
Valerie Adams will be not just one of 11 London Olympic champions in action in the Stockholm Diamond League meeting tonight; the New Zealand shot putter will be the only one without the 2012 gold medal.
Sunday 05 August 2012
The London 2012 Olympic rowing regatta has been declared the best of all time by the sport's world governing body FISA.
Tuesday 26 June 2012
Bath have signed Argentina wing Horacio Agulla from Leicester in the belief the benefits of his international commitments will outweigh his lengthy absences.
Monday 25 June 2012
Sunday 24 June 2012
New Zealand 60 Ireland 0
Sunday 24 June 2012
Australia 20 Wales 19: Another cliff-hanger defeat for the Grand Slam champions Down Under
Saturday 23 June 2012
New Zealand posted a record-breaking 60-0 thrashing of Ireland in their third and final test match at Waikato Stadium this morning to complete a series sweep.
Thursday 21 June 2012
Ireland coach Declan Kidney has named his strongest possible team for the third Test against a New Zealand team weakened by the loss of Dan Carter.
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