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Less is more for Mitchell when rugby resumes post virus

Former New Zealand head coach and current England defence chief John Mitchell believes some good may come for rugby union from the coronavirus if...

Aussie Super Rugby eyes early July return

Australia's Super Rugby competition is planning for an early July return, a spokesman said Saturday, after the coronavirus outbreak derailed the season and sparked...

NRL backs down on compulsory flu shots before season restart

Australia's National Rugby League backed down Thursday on a demand that players undergo compulsory flu vaccinations before playing in a resumed competition, clearing another...

Cane’s weight of history: Five great All Blacks captains

Flanker Sam Cane was named New Zealand rugby captain this week to succeed the retiring Kieran Read. Coach Ian Foster said he was confident Cane's...

SANZAAR slams ‘misleading’ reports on trans-Tasman rugby

Southern hemisphere rugby body SANZAAR shot down reports that Australia and New Zealand would shift to organising trans-Tasman games after the coronavirus crisis, criticising...

New Zealand tell Beaumont: ‘Rugby for all, not few’

Former England captain Bill Beaumont was re-elected as World Rugby chairman on Saturday and immediately came under pressure to have the "courage" to make...

‘Defriended’ Webb ‘sour’ after Toulon exit

Wales scrum-half Rhys Webb said on Thursday he was frozen out by Toulon's hierarchy, leaving him feeling bitter about his departure from the French...

French rugby clubs meet to decide whether to end season

French rugby clubs were poised to declare their season over as they met on Wednesday to discuss their response to the country's latest coronavirus...

Beaumont v Pichot as World Rugby chairman election kicks off

Voting for World Rugby's next chairman opened on Monday with incumbent 68-year-old former England captain Bill Beaumont facing competition from ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot. Beaumont...

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