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Scotland runs over Georgia in Six Nations warmup

Rugby Oct 24, 2020

Scotland runs over Georgia in Six Nations warmup

Scotland warmed up for its Six Nations finale by pushing around Georgia in a 48-7 rout in an empty Murrayfield on Friday. The first test in the northern hemisphere since March saw Scotland score eight tries, three of them off lineout drives. The set-piece and ...

New Zealand given top seed for women's Rugby World Cup draw

Rugby Oct 20, 2020

New Zealand given top seed for women's Rugby World Cup draw

New Zealand, England and Canada were confirmed as the top three seeds for the women's 2021 Rugby World Cup after the game's governing body opted to use rankings from the start of the year with southern hemisphere teams unable to play due to COVID-19 ...

All Blacks scrumhalf TJ Perenara to join Red Hurricanes

Rugby Oct 20, 2020

All Blacks scrumhalf TJ Perenara to join Red Hurricanes

All Blacks scrumhalf TJ Perenara will join Osaka-based NTT Docomo Red Hurricanes in the Japan Top League from early 2021 in a move which may foreshadow the end of his international career. The 28-year-old Perenara announced his decision on Monday, following New Zealand teammates Beauden ...

Springboks given 48 hours to decide on Rugby Championship

Rugby Oct 14, 2020

Springboks given 48 hours to decide on Rugby Championship

Rugby Championship organizers SANZAAR have given World Cup champion South Africa an additional 48 hours to decide whether they will compete in the four-nation tournament in Australia from next month. Australia, Argentina and New Zealand are locked in but the participation of the Springboks, the ...

New Zealand expecting 47,000-strong crowd for second Bledisloe test

Rugby Oct 13, 2020

New Zealand expecting 47,000-strong crowd for second Bledisloe test

New Zealand Rugby is expecting a "near-capacity" crowd of some 47,000 to pack into Auckland's Eden Park for the second Bledisloe Cup international against Australia on Sunday. Pictures of 31,000 fans without masks cheering on the three-time world champions in the first test in Wellington ...