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1dTom Hamilton

Louw calls on current Bath vintage to write their own history

Springboks flanker wants to end losing run of finals on personal note and backs Bath's midfield trio for England.

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16hESPN Staff

Hartley faces another disciplinary hearing

Dylan Hartley's participation in the World Cup could be in doubt with the England and Northampton hooker facing a Rugby Football Union disciplinary hearing on Wednesday.

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19hESPN Staff

Cheika puts the pressure on England

Australia head coach says hosts are 'raging favourites' for Rugby World Cup Pool A clash at Twickenham.

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20hTom Hamilton

Robbie Deans denies Leinster contact

Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans is not in discussions with Leinster over their vacant head coach post.

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2dESPN Staff

Wasps complete Smith signing

Smith, capped 111 times by his country, will join the Coventry club in time for the new season from his current club Lyon.

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1dESPN Staff

Brad Thorn added to Barbarians squad

Retiring lock Brad Thorn will add to a healthy New Zealand contingent in the Barbarians team finalised to play international games Ireland and an England XV this week.

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3dESPN Staff

England name squad to face Baa Baas

Danny Cipriani, Elliot Daly, Henry Slade and Christian Wade all named in 24-man squad for Twickenham clash.

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4dESPN Staff

Top 14: Bayonne relegated on dramatic day

Bayonne join Lyon and Biarritz in suffering the drop, while former Toulouse star Lionel Beauxis misses last-minute conversion to earn play-off spot for Bordeaux-Begles.

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