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Eddie Jones challenges England to get fitter

Eddie Jones insists England's current level of fitness is adequate for the RBS 6 Nations but would be exposed on the summer tour to Australia unless improvements are made.

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Pocock set for study break as Gill moves on

Australia's back-row stocks have never been more plentiful than they were in 2015 but that embarrassment of riches is about change with the brilliant No.7s set for opposing career moves.

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Pollard out for nine months with knee injury

Handre Pollard is set to miss the Super Rugby season, South Africa's Test series against Ireland and the Rugby Championship after rupturing knee ligaments in training.

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Italy call up two ahead of England clash

Italy have called Robert Barbieri and the uncapped Andrea Buondonno into their squad as injury cover ahead of Sunday's RBS Six Nations match against England.

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Chiefs hit by Pulu's Sevens injury

The Chiefs are likely to be without the livewire No.9 for the opening weeks of Super Rugby after he suffered a broken arm during the Sydney 7s last weekend.

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Ireland, Wales set Six Nations standard

Given how much effort went into 80 minutes of bruising, brutal Test match rugby at the Aviva Stadium, it was no surprise both Ireland and Wales thought they had done enough to win.

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Jones tells England: Give Italy a good hiding

Eddie Jones' tenure got off to a winning start against Scotland on Saturday. But while it was a case of job done for England, Jones wants them to go up another gear in Rome.

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Vunipola brothers lead the way for recovering England

As with Stuart Lancaster's era, Eddie Jones' tenure starts with a win, under the lights, in Baltic conditions at Murrayfield. It wasn't pretty but they got the job done, writes Tom Hamilton.

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Highlanders in 'Barracuda' tribute for Buckman

The Highlanders' renowned club culture was on show at the weekend with Joe Wheeler leading an impromptu musical performance in the absence of their injured cult hero. Watch the video!

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Worcester sign Springbok Dewald Potgieter

Worcester Warriors have signed Springboks flanker Dewald Potgieter who will be available for Saturday's match against Bath.

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Hogg: Scotland have not regressed

Stuart Hogg is adamant Scotland are moving forward despite the setback of their Six Nations opening round defeat to England on Saturday.

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Vakatawa and Canna shine through Paris gloom

Two newcomers -- one for either side -- give France and Italy reason for optimism despite a Six Nations opener that failed to brighten the mood for northern hemisphere rugby.

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Sonny Bill advises Cooper to buy new lungs

"Sevens is very hard on the body so for me I'm just going to do as much fitness as I can and just prepare myself as well as possible," Quade Cooper says.

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Saracens battle back at Exeter to stay top

Aviva Premiership pacesetters Saracens stretched their lead at the top of the table after coming back from 11-0 down to beat second-placed Exeter Chiefs 14-11 at Sandy Park.

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