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'I value diversity and my team is reflective of that': Eddie Jones

'I value diversity and my team is reflective of that': Eddie Jones

England head coach Eddie Jones talks tackling racism, the future of the game and how lockdown has helped galvanise his hunger for more success.

  • by Oliver Brown

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'If we have to go it alone, we will': But O'Neill believes New Zealand and Australia need each other
New Zealand rugby

'If we have to go it alone, we will': But O'Neill believes New Zealand and Australia need each other

Australia's former rugby chief has shared his views on what provincial rugby in the southern hemisphere should look like next year.

  • by Tom Decent
Waratahs come to Rebels' aid with game swap as home fixtures confirmed
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Waratahs

Waratahs come to Rebels' aid with game swap as home fixtures confirmed

The NSW club won't play a match away from Sydney until August 14.

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O'Neill hits out at Hansen and sets the record straight over 2003 World Cup bid
New Zealand rugby

O'Neill hits out at Hansen and sets the record straight over 2003 World Cup bid

John O'Neill says New Zealand Rugby "shot themselves in the foot" 18 years ago and believes Australia shouldn't consider a joint bid with the Kiwis in 2027.

  • by Tom Decent
'It's a shame': Club rugby boss urges fans to do right thing after packed trial game at Easts
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'It's a shame': Club rugby boss urges fans to do right thing after packed trial game at Easts

Sydney rugby clubs are on high alert and enforcing strict COVID-19 protocols at Shute Shield games this weekend after police were called to Eastern Suburbs Rugby Club on Saturday.

  • by Tom Decent
'Cuffo, diesel, shoelaces': Toomua calls for end to slowing tactics
Super Rugby

'Cuffo, diesel, shoelaces': Toomua calls for end to slowing tactics

The Rebels playmaker wants the game to get faster and more entertaining, and says some of Super Rugby's new trial laws need further work.

  • by Georgina Robinson
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Australia dangles private equity carrot in trans-Tasman squabble
Super Rugby

Australia dangles private equity carrot in trans-Tasman squabble

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan appeals to Australia and New Zealand's shared history, and the Kiwis' back pocket.

  • by Georgina Robinson
New Zealand owes Australia nothing: Hansen fires up in Super Rugby debate
New Zealand rugby

New Zealand owes Australia nothing: Hansen fires up in Super Rugby debate

The former All Blacks coach says New Zealand Rugby has bent over backwards to help Australia in the past and it was time to put themselves first.

  • by Tom Decent
Waratahs run over top of Force to get back in winner's circle
Waratahs 23 Force 14
Waratahs

Waratahs run over top of Force to get back in winner's circle

The Western Force bombed a chance to pull off a fairytale victory over the Waratahs in their Super Rugby return by conceding 23 unanswered points after a fast start at the SCG.

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'Twiggy' warms to Australian rugby as Force exile ends
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Andrew Forrest

'Twiggy' warms to Australian rugby as Force exile ends

Andrew Forrest speaks to the Herald about the lessons he learnt from Global Rapid Rugby and why he's cautiously optimistic about Australian rugby's future.

  • by Georgina Robinson
Why Lachie Swinton could be Australia's wildest rugby player
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Why Lachie Swinton could be Australia's wildest rugby player

Whether it's getting tattoos of sponsors after grand finals, throwing punches or sticking it to opponents, the Waratahs No.6 is a player anyone would want on their team.

  • by Tom Decent