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Williams plans Welsh farewell

Wales wing Shane Williams says he plans to retire from international rugby after his country's next match against Australia in December.

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Aviva Premiership round-up: Brown puts down Exeter uprising as Quins remain unbeaten

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Huge rise in cases of pilots being targeted by lasers

Airlines and unions seek ban on 'weapons' that could blind air crew and cause mass fatalities

Talent Scout: Andy Polo, Universitario

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The Kiwi who missed the World Cup to put Quins top

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A rigged election? The latest chapter in Congo's sad history

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Briers: Wales can shock England

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