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Super Rugby: Force unsettled ahead of Australian Rugby Union takeover

Fox Sports - ‎May 24, 2016‎
VETERAN halfback Alby Mathewson admits it's an unsettling period for the Western Force team ahead of the looming Australian Rugby Union takeover, especially for players who are coming out of contract. The ARU is poised to assume responsibility for the ...
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Seiko Extends Partnership with Australian Rugby Union

ARU Rugby - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Japanese watch manufacturer Seiko today announced it would extend and enhance its partnership with Australian Rugby for another two years.
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Former Australian Rugby League star Jarryd Hayne leaving NFL

Business Insider - ‎May 17, 2016‎
3, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers running back Jarryd Hayne (38) runs against the San Diego Chargers during the second half of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara, Calif. Former Australian Rugby League star Hayne's NFL experiment is ...
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Guided missile technology being used by Australian bowlers in preparation for Ashes

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
The new technology aims to enhance the monitoring of Australia's fast bowlers not only for injury prevention, but also enhancing performance.

Australian cricket team uses guided missile technology to improve bowling

Science Daily - ‎17 hours ago‎
McNamara said the university was already using its innovative technologies to help professional sporting teams around the world, including Australian cricket teams, and the Wales rugby union team who play the New Zealand All Blacks in a three Test ...
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Manu Tuilagi named in England squad for Australia tour despite hamstring injury

BBC Sport - ‎May 22, 2016‎
New Zealand-born centre Te'o, who will join Worcester from Leinster before the England party leaves for Australia, switched codes in 2014, having represented Samoa in the 2008 Rugby League World Cup and won a National Rugby League title with South ...
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Wallabies v England 2016 Test series: 10 new caps but no free rides, says Michael Cheika

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says he won't be handing out Test caps for free despite naming a 39-man preliminary squad with 10 uncapped players ahead of the England series next month. The major bolter is 22-year-old third-string Brumbies halfback ...
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Rio Olympics: Women's sevens team looks for world domination

The Australian - ‎May 23, 2016‎
What makes the journey of the sevens team - which now bases itself on Sydney's northern beaches courtesy of funding form the Australian Rugby Union and Australian Olympic Committee - all the more remarkable is that they were essentially thrown ...
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Ben Te'o and Ellis Genge named in Eddie Jones' England squad but Chris Ashton is left out - ‎May 22, 2016‎
Tuilagi's injury problems means that Te'o, who won an Australian National Rugby League title alongside Sam Burgess in 2014 before switching codes, could feature in that first Test, only a fortnight after becoming eligible by joining Worcester Warriors ...
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Details emerge of Melbourne man's arrest in Los Angeles on child sex charges - ‎6 hours ago‎
Michael Quinn, an avid rugby union player from Melbourne, embarked on a US adventure last week with some of his teammates. They began the trip with a stay at a Hollywood Hills home, then planned to travel to Nashville, Tennessee, for the Bingham Cup, ...

WestMAC welcomes Qld team to lift girls interest

The Queensland Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
"We've got the backing and the funding from the Australian Rugby Union and all the states are really pushing it,'' O'Connell said.
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Waratahs desperate to arrest slow Super Rugby starts as Chiefs come to Sydney for vital clash

Courier Mail - ‎53 minutes ago‎
The Rebels were among the teams to take advantage of the dozy Waratahs. While the Brumbies have a far more favourable draw leading into the finals race - and it increasingly appears that only one Australian team will feature in the playoffs - Gibson ...
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Brumbies captain Stephen Moore says tight finals contest good for Australian rugby

The Canberra Times - ‎May 14, 2016‎
Brumbies co-captain Stephen Moore said the intense competition within Australian Super Rugby would bode well for the Wallabies as three teams fight with each other for a spot in the finals. Brumbies skipper Stephen Moore warns of crucial games ahead.
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Horror Christchurch run continues for 'Tahs

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
"It [the No.7 spot] is one of the areas over the last four years that has been so good for Australian rugby. I actually didn't see [Dwyer's] comments [about Hooper] until about a week ago, but people can have their opinions.
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Stuart Barnes on England's squad for Australia

SkySports - ‎May 23, 2016‎
1. Food, drink, culture and horse racing, Galway has a lot going for it. Now it has a finalist in the PRO12 and a rugby team that seems to be here to stay. It wasn't much more than three years ago that the Irish Rugby Football Union thought its future ...
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BMW Australia U20s side named for Australian Barbarians clash

ARU Rugby - ‎May 22, 2016‎
The Australian Barbarians will have Club Rugby players from Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane to represent the historic touring club. The match will take place at Chatswood Oval in Sydney on Tuesday 24 May kicking off at 7.30pm AEST.
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ARU backs ACT Brumbies future in Canberra and moves to end fears of takeover plot

The Canberra Times - ‎May 18, 2016‎
The Australian Rugby Union has moved to allay fears of an ACT Brumbies takeover despite the club's off-field troubles, urging Canberra's rugby community to have "open minds" to ensuring a financially sustainable future.

Israel Folau's Japan move may be off after team relegated

The Australian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
My focus at the moment is on Super Rugby and what's coming ahead. “Obviously ... Meanwhile, Folau welcomed the selection of his former Brisbane Bronocs teammate Ben Te'o in Eddie Jones's England squad to tour Australia next month. “I'm quite happy ...
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Leroy Houston signs with St.George Queensland Reds until 2018 (press release) - ‎5 hours ago‎
He made his Super Rugby debut for the Reds in 2008 and played 46 games for Queensland overall. He was part of the Super Rugby title-winning squad in his final year with Queensland in 2011. He has also represented the Australian Under 19s, Under 21s ...
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Tevita Kuridrani and Israel Folau rivals for Wallabies spot

The Australian - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It's great for Australian rugby. We want our best players testing each other.” Kuridrani is enjoying a solid season for the Brumbies, carrying the ball 101 times for an average of 3.86m gained in 11 games.