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Super Saracens take Premiership crown

A commanding performance from Owen Farrell helped steer Saracens to a 28-16 victory over Bath at Twickenham and avenged their Aviva Premiership Final heartbreak of 12 months ago.

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Four-try Crusaders down Hurricanes

Bouncing back from a disappointing showing in Sydney last weekend, the Crusaders returned to their best form to shock the Super Rugby leaders with a four-try bonus point win.

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Farrell and George shine for Sarries

Driven by the heartbreak of last year's twin final defeats, Saracens won the key battles all over the field against Bath. They are worthy Premiership champions, writes Tom Hamilton at Twickenham

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Dallaglio: Itoje and Burgess can lay World Cup marker

The Aviva Premiership final will see two England hopefuls in a battle of the blindsides, with former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio backing both young stars to have an impact.

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Fresh twist in Quade Cooper-Toulon saga

Tim Horan says Cooper iss eeking funds from both the national and state Unions to allow him to backflip on what is believed to be a letter of intent to join Toulon.

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Brumbies keep their playoff hopes alive

The Brumbies secured a tight six-point victory over the Bulls keeping their finals hopes alive as they move to the top of the Australian conference.

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Fiji unveil World Cup training squad

Extended squad will compete in Pacific Nations Cup and features a number of Aviva Premiership and Top 14 stars.

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Leo retires from Samoa national side

The former London Irish second-row previously claimed clubs were pressurising Pacific Islanders to quit international rugby.

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Saints confirm list of departures

Toulon-bound Samu Manoa and Salesi Ma'afu among 10 players leaving Franklin's Gardens this summer.

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The Barbarians: Wrestling with legacy

Coach Robbie Deans talks the Barbarians' legacy and finding the balancing act between expansive rugby and taking the points.

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