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9hTom Hamilton at Twickenham

Relentless Toulon reap their rewards

9hTom 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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13hPA Sport

Hayman adamant Toulon can defend title

Toulon hero says it will continue to get harder for champions to defend title but says team can continue their dominance.

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9hESPN Staff

CJ Stander favouring Ireland over Springboks

Stander will qualify for Ireland on November 1 and is keen to pursue his international aspirations with Joe Schmidt's side rather than his native South Africa.

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1dESPN Staff

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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13h

Cheetahs upset title-chasing Stormers

Cheetahs dent Super Rugby title hopes of fellow South Africans the Stormers with a gutsy 25-17 triumph in Bloemfontein.

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1dESPN Staff

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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1dESPN Staff

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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3dESPN Staff

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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3dMartin Gillingham

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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4dPA Sport

'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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4dESPN Staff

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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