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Wales star George North to sit out Ireland Test

Wales reluctant to rush star winger back and are hopeful Liam Williams will be fit for the Rugby World Cup.

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Moriarty set for Wales debut against Ireland

Mike Phillips will be given a chance to stake his claim for the Wales scrum-half berth when Warren Gatland's men face Ireland in their first World Cup warm-up at the Millennium Stadium.

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Cipriani re-bailed and available for RWC

A police spokesman confirmed on Tuesday that Cipriani, 27, had been re-bailed to a date in mid-November pending further inquiries.

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Springboks sweat on Handre Pollard

Pollard suffered a head knock against New Zealand and is still going through the return-to-play protocols.

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Kiwis shuffle squad as pressure mounts on Jane

"Cory's problem is he's just been repeatedly injured this year, and the World Cup is a tournament that you don't really want to be taking high-risk athletes to because once you lose them they're gone for the competition."

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Doing the double

Which clubs have topped the Premiership table AND gone on to win the title since the play-offs began? ESPN's resident experts have the answer.

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Bath a step closer to new stadium

Bath's ambitious plans to turn their Rec home into a 16,500-capacity stadium are back on after a court ruling in the club's favour.

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Douglas aims to crack World Cup squad

Kane Douglas has barely touched a ball since March but is backing himself in as he prepares to make a late bid to be included in the Wallabies' World Cup squad.

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Pocock named Brett Robinson's Players' Player

David Pocock has been rewarded for his stellar return season with three awards at the Brumbies Awards night, including Brumbies' Players' Player award.

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Quade Cooper may yet be Toulon bound

The Queensland Reds playmaker is far from assured of his place in Australia's Rugby World Cup squad, writes Greg Growden.

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Michael Cheika makes three Wallabies changes

New Zealand-educated Toby Smith is in line to make his Test debut against the All Blacks after being named as one of three changes to the Wallabies squad for the first Bledisloe Cup Test.

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