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Gatland: I rejected All Blacks to coach the Lions

Warren Gatland has said he rejected the opportunity to apply for the New Zealand job in order to concentrate on the Waikato Chiefs and British and Irish Lions.

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Wales' Davies out of 2020 Six Nations with knee injury

Wales centre Jonathan Davies will miss 2020 Six Nations after knee surgery, while fly-half Rhys Patchell faces a race to be fit.

Barrett headlines NZ Super team unveilings

Beauden Barrett's name was up in lights as usual when New Zealand's Super Rugby teams unveiled their squads for 2020 but mystery still surrounds how much the Blues will see of the star playmaker.


Saracens docked 35 points, fined £5m

Saracens docked 35 points, fined £5m for breach

Saracens have been deducted 35 points and fined £5.3 million for salary cap breaches, Premiership Rugby announced on Tuesday.

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Robshaw, Baxter slam 'unfair' Saracens

Former England captain Chris Robshaw and Exeter Chiefs coach Rob Baxter were both heavily critical of Saracens.


Toronto sign Sonny Bill Williams for record $10m

With Toronto set to confirm Sonny Bill Williams' signing, the newly promoted UK Super League outfit reportedly have more stars in their sights.

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South Africa wins Rugby World Cup for third time

Tries by wingers Makazole Mapimpi and Cheslin Kolbe and the goalkicking of Handre Pollard earned South Africa their third Rugby World Cup title.

Springboks: 'Representing entire Rainbow Nation inspired us'

Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus underlined the importance of the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday by reminding his players before kick-off that they were not just playing for themselves but for the entire Rainbow Nation.

Prince Harry, Federer lead social media praise for Springboks

Tennis legend Roger Federer, whose mother is South African, led the charge on social media as the sports world congratulated the Springboks on winning the Rugby World Cup on Saturday.

Erasmus drove South Africa to 'places we've never been'


Jones: England only worried about having a few beers


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