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Weekend review: Player of the weekend, flop & more

It is all about the playoffs as the Aviva Premiership, PRO14 and Top 14 edged even closer to the finish flag. The Champions Cup and Challenge Cup may take centre stage this week but there is still plenty at stake after the latest round of games.

Super Rugby Rebooted: Lam slaughters Chiefs

Round 9 Super Rugby action saw Ben Lam continue his emergence as a new All Blacks candidate with a huge performance against the Chiefs, while the Waratahs are still surging, and Warrick Gelant is shining for the Bulls.

Australia Rugby

Folau social post a Tahs "teaching tool"

Israel Folau's controversial social media posts have provided the NSW Waratahs with a "teaching tool" to educate players about online conduct, says coach Daryl Gibson.

Israel Folau escapes ban.

Australian Rugby player Israel Folau has not been disciplined for his divisive 'gays go to hell' social media post after a meeting with his rugby bosses.

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Folau admits flaws in social media use

Days after posting anti-gay comments on Instagram, Wallabies star Israel Folau has admitted his use of social media is flawed.

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International rugby

Hartley an injury doubt for England tour

Dylan Hartley faces a race against time to be fit for England's tour to South Africa after Northampton Saints expressed concern over his latest concussion.

Welsh Rugby Union to trial alcohol-free zone

Wales Rugby Union have announced they will trial "an alcohol free zone" and will have a 30 percent increase in disabled seating at the Principality Stadium when they host Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa during the 2018 autumn internationals.

Aviva Premiership

Te'o: I'll be a Worcester player next season

England centre Ben Te'o ended speculation linking him with a move away from Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors as he insisted he will be at Sixways next season.

Kingston set for Harlequins exit after 17 years

Director of rugby John Kingston will leave Harlequins at the end of the season by mutual agreement, the club have announced.

Commonwealth Games

Stannard: I am lucky to be back on my feet

James Stannard 'heartbroken' after assault

A team dinner farewelling the Australian men's rugby sevens coach has ended with the captain in hospital, ruled out of the Commonwealth Games with a fractured skull.

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