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The Wallabies have found all manner of ways to lose this year. They’ve descended into rampant indiscipline and tactical ineptitude (England in June). They’ve butchered a boatload of tries (Ireland).
The Canadian lock comes is put into the side after starting all three of his country’s autumn internationals against Romania, Ireland and Samoa, replacing the suspended Calum Green. Alex Tait’s positional switch to the wing sees Mike Delany coming into the side at full-back, Fred Burdon making his first Aviva Premiership start after impressing from the bench during last Friday’s 22-16 victory at Northampton. Mark Wilson once again captains the side, scrum-half Sonatane Takulua named on the bench after the Tongan slotted the winning penalty for his country in last weekend’s victory over Italy.
The trouble with New Zealand’s protests that they are being victimised following the rolling footage of head shots in last weekend’s second Ireland versus New Zealand Test in Dublin is that no-one believes them. The main reason for the credibility gap when New Zealand coaches like Steve Hansen attempt to present the All Blacks as […]
England face Australia on Saturday with both nations aiming to finish on a high in what will be their final match this year. England have had to make two forced changes, whereas Michael Cheika has made four changes to the Wallabies side that lost to Ireland last weekend. Nathan Hughes comes in for the injured Billy Vunipola at number eight, while Marland Yarde comes in for Elliot Daly, who is suspended after his tackle in the air last weekend againts Argentina
Ireland fullback Jared Payne is set to undergo a lengthy rehabilitation period following a kidney injury which might keep him out action for "at least three months".
NZ-born Ireland centre Jared Payne has suffered a kidney injury that could force him out of contention to play in the Six Nations.
The New Zealand women’s sevens team has made it three-from-three on the opening day at the Dubai Sevens, with convincing wins over Ireland, Fiji and France.
The first open trials for rugby players who live in England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, and qualify to play for Poland, will be held on the 17th December in Exeter. Trials will take the form of two sessions (commencing at 12:00 and 16:00) and will be held with the Poland Under 18 rugby team who […]
Toner signs new Leinster, Ireland contract
INJURY UPDATE: Ireland and Ulster centre Jared Payne will miss the opening rounds of the Six Nations.
Irish Rugby Football Union announced on Thursday that Ireland lock Devin Toner has signed a three-year contract extension that will keep him with the 2015 Six Nations champions until 2020.
The New Zealand women’s sevens team has made it two-from-two at the Dubai Sevens, with wins over Ireland and Fiji.
Six Nations: How would bonus points affect past tables?
Ireland and Ulster have suffered a setback after Jared Payne was ruled out for at least three months with a kidney injury suffered last week. The post Three months out for Payne appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
NEWS: The Irish Rugby Football Union and Leinster have signed lock Devin Toner on for another three years.
The New Zealand Women’s Sevens team has started off the Dubai Sevens with a statement victory, destroying Ireland with a 27-5 win.
The All Blacks may have lost their first ever test match to Ireland recently, but it didn’t stop Beauden Barrett and Israel Dagg singing a rendition of Ireland’s rugby anthem on Monday night.
CJ Stander was named the Rugby Writers of Ireland Player of the Year at their annual awards on Tuesday. The post Stander honoured with players award appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley admits watching video of the disappointing loss to Ireland was tough viewing but says victory over England on Saturday (Sunday NZ time) would erase some of the pain of June’s 3-0 series defeat.
OPINION: Blend the the best of England and Ireland, add some Welsh rarebit and save the Scots for the mid-week match mix.
With the November internationals now done and dusted for most teams, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. Next up, Ireland. The post State of the Nation: Ireland appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Wallabies forward Dean Mumm appeared before an independent disciplinary committee in London today, charged with committing a dangerous lifting tackle during the 27-24 loss to Ireland in Dublin. Mumm was cited for contravening Law 10.4(j). Mumm was yellow carded during the match but a citing followed, so he had to go through the disciplinary process today