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Rugby: French federation head Laporte held for questioning – judicial source

French Rugby Federation (FFR) President Bernard Laporte is being held for questioning over his ties with Montpellier owner Mohamed Altrad amid an investigation into...

Brumbies hang on to win Super Rugby AU title over Reds

The ACT Brumbies confirmed their domestic superiority in Australian rugby with a 28-23 victory over the Queensland Reds to clinch the Super Rugby AU...

Thorn looking to restore Queensland pride in latest crusade

It has been Brad Thorn’s way or the highway since the former All Blacks enforcer took the reins at the Queensland Reds three years...

Rugby-Georgian police arrest rugby official suspected of shooting player

Georgian police have arrested the vice president of the country’s rugby union, Merab Beselia, over the shooting of player Ramaz Kharazishvili, who was shot...

Suspended Farrell helping Saracens for Leinster test, says McCall

Owen Farrell is suspended for Saracens’ Champions Cup match against Leinster on Saturday but the 28-year-old is helping his team mates prepare by orchestrating...

Bok blow as Pollard set to miss Rugby Championship

South Africa flyhalf Handre Pollard faces “several months” on the sidelines after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligaments while playing for French Top14 side Montpellier...

Rugby-Wallabies’ Rennie says isolation protocols means no tests before Oct. 17

New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has warned New Zealand Rugby (NZR) that his side would not be playing any Bledisloe Cup tests before Oct....

Wallabies injured in playoff ahead of squad announcement

New Australia coach Dave Rennie might not have enjoyed watching the Super Rugby AU playoff on the eve of his first squad announcement on...

Rugby-Australia loosens Wallabies selection policy for 2020

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie will be able to select up to two overseas-based players this season even if they do not qualify under the...

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