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Lancaster: Hartley's self-destructive streak cost him World Cup slot

The Northampton Saints hooker was removed from the squad following a four-week ban for illegal use of the head against Jamie George.

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Preview: Bath v Saracens

We preview the Aviva Premiership final which will see a fascinating match up between Maro Itoje and Sam Burgess

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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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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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3dTom Hamilton

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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