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14hTom Hamilton at Twickenham

Relentless Toulon reap their rewards

14hTom Hamilton at Twickenham

Relentless Toulon reap their rewards

Filled with World Cup winners and already with two European cups in the bag, Toulon could have been excused being outfought by Clermont at Twickenham. But that just is not in their make-up.

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Rebels upset Chiefs in controversial encounter

Melbourne Rebels claimed a dramatic, if controversial, one-point win over the Chiefs at AAMI Park on Saturday night, with the hosts beneficiaries of several fortunate decisions from referee Andrew Lees.

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Barrett injured as Hurricanes edge Crusaders

The Hurricanes have taken another step towards the New Zealand conference title in Super Rugby with a thrilling six-point victory over local rivals, the Crusaders, in Wellington.

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Ioane stars as Blues record second win

Rookie winger Melani Nanai grabbed two tries as the Blues beat Western Force 41-24 in Auckland in a clash between two Super Rugby strugglers.

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Leinster bring back Isa Nacewa

Former Leinster hero will return to the province in time for the start of next season.

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3dBrett McKay

The ongoing rugby education of Laurie Fisher

With his side amid preparations to take on Edinburgh in the European Challenge Cup final at The Stoop in London on Friday night, ESPN spoke to him this week to find out if he's experienced any massive differences having crossed the north-south divide.

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Clermont: Toulon's polar opposite

Martin Gillingham on the remarkable story of Clermont and why they pride themselves on being everything Toulon aren't.

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'Naive' England stars accused of copping-out

Toulon wing Drew Mitchell wants to see Steffon Armitage in England's World Cup squad and challenges them to break policy of ignoring overseas-based players.

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Positive-thinking Morgan 'ahead of schedule'

Gloucester number eight continuing rehabilitation after fracturing his ankle in January - but has England's World Cup warm-up games in sight.

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Twelvetrees targets European glory

Billy Twelvetrees acknowledges that Gloucester can end their season with "a huge bonus" after experiencing an erratic Aviva Premiership campaign.

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England should follow Australia's lead

Brock James believes players based abroad should be picked for international duty if they are good enough.

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Busy Welsh complete double signing

Former Wasps fly-half Joe Carlisle to arrive from Benetton Treviso as well as Plymouth Albion scrum-half Josh Davies.

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Glasgow Warriors announce double signing

Glasgow Warriors have boosted their squad for next season after signing Australian centre Sam Johnson and United States international Greg Peterson.

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