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Swiss ready for first World Cup bid

How did you become the coach of the Swiss team? I have been in Switzerland for two  years, l moved from Australia to here with my wife and three kids. I come from a rugby league background, having played and coached professionally in NRL clubs in Sydney and also coaching in the super league in England

Match officials to October 2

The match officials for this weekend’s action have been confirmed, with Wayne Barnes taking charge of the South Africa v Australia game. The post Match officials to October 2 appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Boks ‘release’ Marx

NEWS: Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx, centre Damian de Allende and wing Lwazi Mvovo will play no part in the Test match against Australia at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.

Lambie fit to face Australia

Pat Lambie has been cleared to play for the Springboks and will be considered for the Test against Australia on Saturday. The post Lambie fit to face Australia appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Foley expects Boks to come good

Australia centre Bernard Foley believes South African rugby supporters should be patient with their players on the international stage. The post Foley expects Boks to come good appeared first on Planetrugby.com.

Stadium inspires – Howley

Wales’ Under Armour Series fixtures are at more than 60-per-cent of Principality Stadium capacity already, with clashes against Australia and Japan proving to be the most popular matches with fans so far.

NZRU disappointed with Sanzaar vote on Super Rugby finals

New Zealand Rugby Union Chief Executive Steve Tew says that they were disappointed that they did not get support from their partners for the Super Rugby finals format. The NZRU lobbied for a change to the way teams qualify for the Super Rugby finals but did not get support from Australia and South Africa so […] The post NZRU disappointed with Sanzaar vote on Super Rugby finals appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Western Force snap up Gaffney for Super Rugby

Perth based Super Rugby franchise the Western Force have signed experienced coach Alan Gaffney as Attack Specialist for the 2017 Super Rugby season. Yesterday the Force announced that current Ulster Rugby Assistant Coach, Joe Barakat, will be joining the West Australian club next season.

Day’s back stands between him and East Lake glory

World number one Jason Day is hesitant about his chances of winning the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club this week after back issues continued to plague the Australian star. ‘I’m just trying to ease my way into it, but the back isn’t an issue right now.

Quade Cooper sinbinned for off the ball shoulder on Nicolas Sanchez

Mercurial Australian flyhalf Quade Cooper was yellow-carded in Saturday’s clash against Argentina, as it was deemed his shoulder charge on Nicolas Sanchez was illegal, with neither arms nor ball in the tackle. It looked as if Sanchez was preparing to recieve a pass when prop Enrique Pieretto stepped in front and took it himself. Cooper likely also expected Sanchez to recieve the pass so followed through with the hit, albeit in an illegal and potentially dangerous way.

Thorn back at the age of 41

Brad Thorn is expected to make his return to top-class rugby at the age of 41 this weekend after being named in the Queensland squad to play in Australia’s National Rugby Championship.

Evergreen Thorn set for comeback

Former All Blacks lock Brad Thorn is set to make his comeback for Queensland Country in Australia’s National Rugby Championship. The post Evergreen Thorn set for comeback appeared first on Planetrugby.com.