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RFU 'comfortable' with Eddie Jones advising Beau Barrett at Suntory

Rugby Apr 28, 2021

RFU 'comfortable' with Eddie Jones advising Beau Barrett at Suntory

The Rugby Football Union said on Tuesday it was "comfortable" with England head coach Eddie Jones continuing to act as a consultant to Beauden Barrett's Suntory Sungoliath. New Zealand fly-half Barrett is on a sabbatical to play with the Japanese club but the two-time world ...

Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations

Rugby Apr 21, 2021

Rugby Football Union backs Eddie Jones after poor Six Nations

The Rugby Football Union gave its backing to England head coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday following the team's fifth-placed finish in the Six Nations championship but made a series of recommendations to improve performance. England delivered a poor defense of the title won in the ...

New Zealand gives Pacific teams green light for Super Rugby

Rugby Apr 14, 2021

New Zealand gives Pacific teams green light for Super Rugby

Pacific islands teams Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua have been granted conditional licences to join a proposed Super Rugby competition next year, New Zealand Rugby said on Wednesday. The NZR board's decision is a major step toward the teams joining New Zealand and Australian Super ...

All Blacks skipper Sam Cane upbeat after successful surgery

Rugby Apr 13, 2021

All Blacks skipper Sam Cane upbeat after successful surgery

Sam Cane is looking forward to "coming back stronger" after successful surgery on his torn pectoral muscle, the All Blacks captain said on social media. Cane will miss most of the test season while sidelined for up to six months after suffering the injury during ...