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Nick Abendanon crowned European Player of the Year

Fullback wins award after an impressive campaign with the Champions Cup runners-up.

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World Rugby to review residency rules

CEO Brett Gosper: "I think there is a feeling that there has to be some steps taken to ensure that the profile of the national team has that integrity."

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Reds hopeful Quade Cooper will stay

It has been nearly two weeks since the big-spending French club prematurely announced they had secured Cooper's services but the Wallabies five-eighth is still to decide where his future lies.

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Tatafu Polota-Nau could quit if concussed again

Polota-Nau, who has a history of concussions, was forced off after copping a head knock in the opening of the Waratahs' Super Rugby win over the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday night.

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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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Kaino and Piutau miss remainder of Blues campaign

Kaino has sustained a compound fracture to the ring finger of his left hand sidelining him for eight weeks while Piutau has sustained a grade two medial cruciate tear that sees him out for six weeks.

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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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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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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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