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  • Rugby becoming 'boring', says Hansen

    All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has expressed major concerns about the future of rugby, saying it lacks entertainment and is in desperate need of change.

    March 5, 2015, 4:07 pm
  • Crusaders visiting Canterbury schools

    Friday afternoon just got better for lots of school kids around Canterbury, who will tomorrow receive a visit from some of their Crusaders heroes and the chance to win some prizes thanks to Enable.

    March 5, 2015, 3:56 pm
  • Hunt fined after pleading guilty to drug charges

    MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Queensland Reds back Karmichael Hunt was fined A$2,500 ($1,955) by an Australian court on Thursday after pleading guilty to four charges of cocaine possession but will be allowe...

    March 5, 2015, 3:31 pm
  • Ben Smith playing while on baby watch

    Highlanders co-captain Ben Smith has been included in the Highlanders side to face the Chiefs tomorrow night in Hamilton, despite being on baby watch.

    March 5, 2015, 12:36 pm
  • Highlanders hunt for cutting edge

    The Highlanders will be seeking to be more clinical on attack when they face the unbeaten Chiefs on Friday.

    March 5, 2015, 12:19 pm
  • South Africa to bid for the 2023 World Cup - SARU

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa will bid to host the 2023 World Cup and hope to make it fourth time lucky after three unsuccessful attempts, the country's rugby union (SARU) said on Wednesday. ...

    March 5, 2015, 8:29 am
  • Fullback Brown nearing Six Nations return for England

    (Reuters) - England fullback Mike Brown looks set to return to the England side to face Scotland in the Six Nations on March 14 after an upbeat assessment from coach Stuart Lancaster on Wednesday. ...

    March 5, 2015, 5:35 am
  • SARU confirms interest in bidding for RWC 2023

    The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday confirmed its interest in bidding for the 2023 Rugby World Cup, following the announcement of the tender process by World Rugby.

    March 5, 2015, 4:49 am
  • England's Brown in line for Scotland return

    London (AFP) - England full-back Mike Brown is expected to be available to face Scotland in his side's penultimate Six Nations encounter after a concussion, head coach Stuart Lancaster revealed on Wednesday.

    March 5, 2015, 4:46 am

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7 Rebels 1 0 2 2 6
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