Injured Ashton out of Wales clash with calf strain
England will be without Chris Ashton for their Six Nations clash against Wales on Saturday due to a minor calf injury, the RFU said on Sunday.
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Jonny May's hat-trick against France means he tops the point-scoring charts in ESPN Fantasy Rugby -- but who else joined the England winger in the best XV of Week 2?
Why Richie Mo'unga pressure is different in 2019
It was the talking point that dominated New Zealand rugby circles throughout 2018: Should Richie Mo'unga replace Beauden Barrett as the All Blacks No.10? The conversation recommences on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.
Australian conference Super Rugby preview
The Waratahs will again start favourites for the Australian Super Rugby conference, but with the Brumbies, Rebels and Reds all boasting improved squads, it promises to be a keenly fought division in 2019. Full preview here.
New Zealand conference Super Rugby preview
Will All Blacks' rest weeks derail the Crusaders' hopes of a Super Rugby three-peat? Is this the year the Blues get going? How much will the Chiefs miss Sam Cane? Your ultimate New Zealand conference preview is here.
Robertson extension leaves Foster as ABs tip
The All Blacks coaching field appears to have narrowed once more, after Crusaders coach Scott Robertson opted to re-sign with the two-time defending champions for a further two seasons.
Toulon boss asks for Savea DNA test
Former New Zealand winger Julian Savea is free to go and not welcome at Toulon anymore after his performance in a 19-10 defeat by Agen, the Top 14 club president said on Monday (AEDT).
Super Rugby Rebooted: Quade has flat Rebels firing
Welcome back, Quade Cooper. Having served his Super Rugby exile, the former Wallabies playmaker returned to set the Rebels in motion, hard at the line, in a first-up win in Canberra. Meanwhile, is there a more dynamic forward in rugby than Ardie Savea?
Folau happy to make backline shift for NSW
Israel Folau has declared he's more than happy to move from his preferred position of fullback, if it means the Waratahs can squeeze all of their attacking weapons into their starting backline.
New-ish venue, same old Tahs
The Waratahs returned to their old mixed bag of tricks, producing some moments of brilliance alongside their usual set piece issues to fall 19-20 in the dying minutes of their season opener against the Hurricanes.
How do the Wallabies pick up the pieces? What do the All Blacks actually need to work on? And what have been the key learnings from two Springboks-Pumas clashes? The Rugby Championship restarts this week.
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