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5dESPN Staff

World Rugby announce simplified law book

World Rugby have announced they will release a new, more simplified law book from January 1, 2018 designed to make the laws easier to understand.

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9dESPN Staff

End-of-year Tests: Team-by-team review

The end-of-year Tests offered international coaches the chance to experiment but what did we learn? Our experts have their say.

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Aussie women run rampant in Dubai win

Australia have got their 2017/18 women's sevens campaign off to a flying start, winning the series opener after thrashing the United States 34-0 in Dubai.

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15dMartyn Thomas

Test review: Player of the week, flop & more

The All Blacks, England and Ireland rounded off a perfect autumn international period, while Australian and French woes continued with lacklustre performances.But who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?

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Wallabies return to Gold Coast in 2018

The Wallabies will open their 2018 Rugby Championship home campaign in Sydney in August against New Zealand, followed by two Tests in Queensland.

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17dTom Hamilton

'Phenomenal' Ioane is just getting started

"Phenomenal" and a player who "could go anywhere". Steve Hansen was magnanimous in his praise for Rieko Ioane after the All Blacks winger tied Wales' defence in knots.

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17dESPN Staff

November Tests: Who said what

Catch up on what was said following another busy Saturday of Test match action

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17dESPN Staff

Carter confirms Japanese switch

All Blacks legend Dan Carter has confirmed he will leave Racing 92 to join Japanese side Kobe Steelers at the end of the season.

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17dTom Hamilton

Wales' wait goes on against clinical All Blacks

The drought goes on. Valiant, as always, but ultimately Wales lacked composure at key moments and were made to pay in the second half as the All Blacks handed down a lesson in finishing.

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18dTom Hamilton

Family history not on Whitelock's side in Cardiff

Sam Whitelock will captain the All Blacks in Cardiff Saturday hoping to avoid the fate of his grandfather, who was in the team when New Zealand last lost to Wales 64 years ago.

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18dMartyn Thomas

Weekend predictions: November Tests

The end-of-year internationals return once again but who is set for a big Saturday night, which player will shine and who has a long weekend ahead?

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18dTom Hamilton

'It's about being positive and not afraid'

"When you're afraid you start second guessing yourself." All Blacks fullback Damian McKenzie on risk versus reward, his remarkable year and the transition from fullback to fly-half.

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19dSean Nevin

Preview: Wales vs. New Zealand

Wales have not beaten the All Blacks since 1953 -- all the more reason for the All Blacks to expect to end their autumn tour on a high.

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19dPA Sport

Hansen downplays Wales vs. All Blacks history

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has played down any significance of history ahead of the All Blacks meeting with Wales on Saturday in a fixture they haven't lost since 1953.

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20dPA Sport

Owens: Wales can't afford to switch off

Ken Owens says that Wales will need to be "alive for 80 minutes" when they tackle world champions New Zealand on Saturday.

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21dTom Hamilton

Communication key as Pivac thrives with Scarlets

"There were some players that wanted me out." Scarlets boss Wayne Pivac tells ESPN about the early struggles behind his success in West Wales.

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21dESPN Staff

All Blacks concern over Read, Savea

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has two fitness concerns ahead of New Zealand's clash with Wales in Cardiff after Kieran Read and Ardie Savea both sat out training Tuesday.

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21dESPN Staff

McFarland blasts 'cynical' Read

Scotland assistant coach Dan McFarland has criticised All Blacks captain Kieran Read for his "cynical" intervention during Saturday's 22-17 defeat at Murrayfield.

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22dMartyn Thomas

Test review: Player of the week, flop & more

Scotland came within a whisker of a famous win over New Zealand, while England outlasted Australia and Wales stuttered against Georgia, but who caught the eye and who had a weekend to forget?

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23dSam Bruce

Shields jumps ship to Wasps, potentially England

Hurricanes back-rower Brad Shields has confirmed the worst kept secret in New Zealand rugby, announcing his move to Wasps and, down the track, a potential Test call-up with England.

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