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Ex-All Blacks skipper Skinner dead at 86

Ex-All Blacks skipper Skinner dead at 86

Former All Blacks captain Kevin Skinner died on Monday at his home in Auckland aged 86, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) said..

International News  | Published: 21 Jul 2014 06:31

Bennett to return to Broncos as Griffin forced out

Bennett to return to Broncos as Griffin forced out

High-profile coach Wayne Bennett will return to the Brisbane Broncos next year to replace Anthony Griffin, the Australian National Rugby League club said Monday..

Rugby League News  | Published: 21 Jul 2014 05:46

Japan choice no-brainer for Super Rugby, says Jones

Japan choice no-brainer for Super Rugby, says Jones

Japan is the only logical choice for Super Rugby when the southern hemisphere's elite provincial tournament expands into Asia in 2016, the country's head coach Eddie Jones told AFP on Friday..

International News  | Published: 18 Jul 2014 08:46

Wallaby Beale linked in move to NRL - reports

Wallaby Beale linked in move to NRL - reports

NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika says negotiations to keep Kurtley Beale in rugby union are progressing well amid reports Friday linking the Wallaby star in a move to the National Rugby League..

International News  | Published: 18 Jul 2014 02:16

Brumbies, Sharks hold edge in Super 15 playoffs

Brumbies, Sharks hold edge in Super 15 playoffs

Waikato Chiefs have to reverse a thumping loss the last time they played the ACT Brumbies if they are to keep their Super Rugby title defence alive this weekend..

Rugby Union News  | Published: 17 Jul 2014 03:46

English tycoon eyes NRL team

English tycoon eyes NRL team

Wealthy English racehorse owner Marwan Koukash is in talks to take ownership of an Australian National Rugby League club amid speculation it is the Newcastle Knights, reports said Thursday..

Rugby League News  | Published: 17 Jul 2014 02:31

Japan, Singapore chase Asia licence in Super Rugby

Japan, Singapore chase Asia licence in Super Rugby

Super Rugby organisers SANZAR have confirmed their competition is set to expand into Asia with Japan and Singapore vying for the licence to run a team in 2016..

International News  | Published: 17 Jul 2014 00:31

Burns burning for do-or-die run-in with Hull KR

Burns burning for do-or-die run-in with Hull KR

Travis Burns saw his fellow-countryman and mentor sacked this month but it hasn't diminished his determination to force Hull KR into the Super League play-offs..

Rugby League News  | Published: 16 Jul 2014 00:31

Super 15 nomad Nonu back with Hurricanes

Super 15 nomad Nonu back with Hurricanes

Veteran All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu said Wednesday he was heading "home" to the Wellington Hurricanes next season, in his fourth change of Super 15 clubs in as many years..

Rugby League News  | Published: 16 Jul 2014 00:01