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Super Rugby – June break matches

Are there any Ferners, who are planning to go to these warm-up matches and could provide some commentary after the game (assuming these games won’t be broadcasted on tv or radio, or livestreamed online)? Thursday 23 June: Highlanders v Crusaders, kick-off 3.00pm (NZT), Whitestone Contracting Stadium, Oamaru () Rebels v Hurricanes, kick-off 8.00pm (NZT) / 6.00pm (AEST), Harlequins Rugby Club, Ashwood () Friday 24 June: Blues v Northland Barbarians, kick-off 6.30pm (NZT), Toll Stadium, Whangarei () Chiefs?

Jaguares turn into Argentina to beat Italy in once off Test

Argentina beat Italy for the sixth time in succession as they held on for a 30-24 win in a once off Test in Santa Fe on Saturday. It was new Italian coach Conor O’Shea’s first match in charge, but he opted to rest regular captain Sergio Parisse. The former Harlequins coach replaced Jacques Brunel on a four-year deal and had to contend with a strong Argentina team, fresh from Super Rugby and featuring exclusively Jaguares players

Singha Premiership Sevens ticket bookings in the thousands

It may be the off-season, but hunger for rugby is still here in the East Midlands with 2,500 tickets having been booked already for the Northampton leg of the Singha Premiership Rugby Sevens Series. The annual season curtain-raiser returns to Franklin’s Gardens on Friday, July 29th with the Saints taking on Harlequins (2015 Sevens Series finalists), Gloucester (two-time Sevens Series winners) and

Falcons pair named in Opta Team of the Season

Vickers, the loose-head prop who this season celebrated his 200th appearance for the club, earns his place in the side after a season in which he dotted down five league tries, more than any other tight-five forward in the division. Wilson takes his place in the team after a stellar season in which he made 230 tackles, more than any other Premiership player. Opta team of the season: Alex Goode (Saracens), Jack Nowell (Exeter), Peter Betham (Leicester), Ollie Devoto (Bath), Telusa Veainu (Leicester), Jimmy Gopperth (Wasps), Will Chudley (Exeter); Rob Vickers (Newcastle Falcons), 2 Tommy Taylor (Sale), Jake Cooper-Woolley (Wasps), Mark Wilson (Newcastle Falcons), James Horwill (Harlequins), Don Armand (Exeter), George Smith (Wasps), Nathan Hughes (Wasps).

Rebels to play Hurricanes in exhibition game

Melbourne Super Rugby franchise the Rebels have announced that they will play the Hurricanes in an exhibition match at Harlequins Rugby Club, Melbourne, on Thursday 23 June 2016 from 6.00pm (AEST). The game will see last year’s Super Rugby finalists return to Melbourne for the second time this season after the Wellington-based outfit claimed victory […] The post Rebels to play Hurricanes in exhibition game appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

Super Rugby winner Reddish to join Harlequins

Super Rugby winning second rower Mark Reddish will leave New Zealand to play for English Premiership club Harlequins after the ITM Cup season completes. Twenty-nine-year-old Reddish made his Super Rugby debut for the Hurricanes against the Highlanders in 2011 and then joined the Dunedin based franchise in 2015. In his first season with the Highlanders, he […] The post Super Rugby winner Reddish to join Harlequins appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

39 Man Wallaby Squad Announced for England Series

The initial 39 man Wallabies squad for the England series has been announced and there’s a few eye-brow raisers in it. Cheika has called on four internationally-based players for the initial camp, including former Qantas Wallabies skipper James Horwill (Harlequins, UK), Queensland Reds signee Leroy Houston (Bath, UK), France-based prop Sekope Kepu (Bordeaux) and newly re-signed NSW Waratahs flyer Taqele Naiyaravoro (Glasgow).