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2hTom Hamilton

'I thought it was the Hogwarts of rugby'

The Bath No.8 on struggles in France, Harry Potter and getting goose bumps at the Rec.

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2mESPN Staff

Lancaster must resist picking France-based players

With England coach facing pressure to consider Toulon's Steffon Armitage and Clermont's Nick Abendanon for selection, Richard Cockerill warns it would be "hugely damaging" to the domestic game.

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1dESPN Staff

World Rugby to review residency rules

CEO Brett Gosper: "I think there is a feeling that there has to be some steps taken to ensure that the profile of the national team has that integrity."

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Tatafu Polota-Nau could quit if concussed again

Polota-Nau, who has a history of concussions, was forced off after copping a head knock in the opening of the Waratahs' Super Rugby win over the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday night.

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2dESPN Staff

CJ Stander favouring Ireland over Springboks

Stander will qualify for Ireland on November 1 and is keen to pursue his international aspirations with Joe Schmidt's side rather than his native South Africa.

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Kaino and Piutau miss remainder of Blues campaign

Kaino has sustained a compound fracture to the ring finger of his left hand sidelining him for eight weeks while Piutau has sustained a grade two medial cruciate tear that sees him out for six weeks.

2dPA Sport

Hayman adamant Toulon can defend title

Toulon hero says it will continue to get harder for champions to defend title but says team can continue their dominance.

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