Reds turn attention to Cooper

Quade Cooper is expected to sign for the Queensland Reds within days after the side locked in Nick Stiles as their new head coach.

Reds can win Aussie conference

Newly-installed Queensland Reds coach Nick Stiles is hopeful they can go from a three-win Super Rugby season to Australian conference champions next year.

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Aust ref Gardner gets Super Rugby semi

Australian referee Angus Gardner has been appointed to handle one of the Super Rugby semi-finals depsite crticism from Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham.

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Hansen eyes higher rugby mountains

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through until the 2019 Rugby World Cup, saying there are more mountains to climb.

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Burger puts Saracens before Springboks

South Africa flanker Schalk Burger has opted to focus on playing for English club Saracens and not join the Springboks for this year's Rugby Championship.

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