Stormers, Chiefs keep up Super momentum as Reds finally break through

Published : 11:39 am  April 10, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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South Africa’s Western Stormers and two-time New Zealand winners Waikato Chiefs pushed their Super Rugby title claims this weekend as holders Otago Highlanders became the Queensland Reds first victims of the season.

Australia’s Pocock apologises after ban for foul play

Published : 10:07 am  April 7, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Wallabies flanker David Pocock has issued an open apology for the foul play that earned him a ban this week, admitting he had let down his team mates, and thanked rugby’s governing bodies for trying to make the game safer.

Marler gets two-game ban, fine for ‘gypsy boy’ comment

Published : 9:40 am  April 6, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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England prop Joe Marler has been suspended for two matches and fined 20,000 pounds ($28,310) by World Rugby for calling Wales counterpart Samson Lee a “gypsy boy” during last month’s Six Nations match at Twickenham.

I’m not a racist, says England prop Marler

Published : 9:28 am  April 5, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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England prop Joe Marler says he is not a racist despite calling Wales counterpart Samson Lee a “gypsy boy” during last month’s Six Nations match at Twickenham.

McKenzie smiles as Chiefs destroy Brumbies

Published : 10:43 am  April 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Damian McKenzie had plenty to smile about as he further pressed his All Blacks claims with a starring role in Waikato Chiefs 48-23 win over Australian leaders ACT Brumbies in this weekend’s Super Rugby.

Royal hold on to avoid late Wesley scare

Published : 1:40 am  April 3, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Royal College managed to brush off a late scare by Wesley College to record a 17-14 win in their Division 1 Singer Inter Schools Rugby League 2016 tie played at the CR & FC grounds on Saturday. The game proved to be a tense encounter till the last minute, with many nail-biting moments in between.

Toulon stars chase Euro places, Clermont want revenge in Top 14

Published : 10:43 am  April 2, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Revenge will be on the minds of Clermont as they travel to Marseille’s Velodrome to take on European champions Toulon in the Top 14 on Sunday.

Stormers repel Jaguares onslaught to claim another victory

Published : 10:38 am  March 28, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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South Africa’s Stormers defied strong Jaguares pressure in a scoreless second half to win 13-8 at Velez Sarsfield on Saturday and register a fourth victory in five Super Rugby matches.

Waratahs edge past arch-rivals Reds

Published : 3:14 pm  March 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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The New South Wales Waratahs edged past arch-rivals Queensland Reds 15-13 in a dour Super Rugby clash in Brisbane on Sunday.

Sharks unbeaten run ends as Crusaders keep 2002 record alive

Published : 2:58 pm  March 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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It has been 14 years since the Canterbury Crusaders became the last team to go through a Super season undefeated and their captain Kieran Read ensured it will be another year at least before that record is matched.

Kandy prevail as Cup Champions

Published : 1:59 am  March 27, 2016 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Kandy SC recorded a thrilling 31-28 win to clinch the Dialog Clifford Cup 2015/16 in grand style over rivals CR & FC at the Race Course Grounds yesterday. The victory increases Kandy’s overall Clifford Cup tally to 19.

Kandy-CR to lock horns in Clifford Cup final

Published : 10:22 pm  March 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Kandy SC will look for the perfect finish to the season when they face CR & FC in the final of the Dialog Clifford Cup 2016 at the Race Course grounds on Saturday.

Tier Two sides to face Scotland, Italy in June

Published : 10:32 am  March 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Tier Two rugby nations Japan, Canada and the United States will face top-tier opponents in a series of June tests announced by World Rugby on Wednesday.

Isipathana begin campaign with massive win

Published : 11:33 pm  March 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Isipathana began their Singer U20 inter-school rugby season with a massive win over Dharmaraja whom they crushed by 61 points to 15 in the match played at Longdon Place.

Wallabies winger Speight out for two months

Published : 9:44 pm  March 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Wallabies winger Henry Speight will be sidelined for up to two months due to a bone fracture above his eye socket, which could derail his chances of playing for Australia’s rugby sevens side at the Rio Olympics.

Grand slam win adds spice to England’s Australia tour

Published : 10:09 pm  March 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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No sooner had England locked up a first Six Nations grand slam in 13 years at the weekend than coach Eddie Jones was turning his mind to their next challenge, the three tests against Australia in June.

Kandy in Clifford Cup Final

Published : 4:20 pm  March 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Defending champions, Kandy Sports Club reached the Clifford Cup finals when they over-came a spirited Navy Sports Club by 37 points (6 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty) to 27 points (4 tries, 2 conversions, 1 penalty) in the second semi-final which was worked off at the Trinity College Rugby Stadium in Pallekele yesterday.

Hartley is a ‘likeable rogue’ says Jones

Published : 10:23 am  March 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Eddie Jones described captain Dylan Hartley as a ‘likeable rogue’ on Sunday as he reflected on England’s first Six Nations grand slam in 13 years.

England secure first grand slam in 13 years

Published : 3:25 pm  March 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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England ran in three tries to complete their first grand slam triumph since 2003 with a 31-21 Six Nations victory over arch-rivals France at the Stade de France on Saturday.

Ireland left with negative Six Nations feeling

Published : 1:58 pm  March 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Ireland ended their Six Nations campaign on a winning note against Scotland, but skipper Rory Best admitted they will view this year’s tournament in a negative light.

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