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Super Rugby Round Two team lists

In Super Rugby round two we see two trans-Tasman clashes as well as a New Zealand derby. Read for all of this week's team lists.

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RA keen to broadcast schoolboy rugby

Rugby Australia has approached Fox Sports to talk about televising Sydney and Brisbane GPS rugby matches, it has been reported.

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Beale's focus on Super return

Kurtley Beale would like to reclaim the NSW Waratahs' inside centre role in Super Rugby but recognises he face stiff competition from Karmichael Hunt.

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Folau happy to make backline shift for NSW

Israel Folau has declared he's more than happy to move from his preferred position of fullback, if it means the Waratahs can squeeze all of their attacking weapons into their starting backline.

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Waratah Foley to lift kicking consistency

NSW Waratahs five-eighth Bernard Foley will back himself to make the next kick he takes that's identical to the crucial one he missed in his side's opening round Super Rugby home loss to the Hurricanes.

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Hunt ready for Super Rugby return

NSW Waratahs recruit Karmichael Hunt says he's as ready as he'll ever be following a whirlwind preparation for his return to Super Rugby against benchmark side the Hurricanes in Sydney.

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'Next Israel Folau' opts for NRL over rugby

Rugby Australia has missed out on a rising star dubbed the "next Israel Folau" after boom schoolboy Joseph Suaalii opted to sign with South Sydney Rabbitohs.

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Australian conference Super Rugby preview

The Waratahs will again start favourites for the Australian Super Rugby conference, but with the Brumbies, Rebels and Reds all boasting improved squads, it promises to be a keenly fought division in 2019. Full preview here.


Mitchell calls for 'Giteau Law' rethink

The other benefactor of the Giteau Law has called on Wallabies coach Michael Cheika to consider tweaking it as he assembles his Rugby World Cup squad this year.

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Head knocks force Fainga'a retirement

Former Wallabies centre Anthony Fainga'a has quit rugby fearing for his long-term health after a series of heavy head knocks.

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RA looks overseas for Larkham replacement

Rugby Australia CEO Raelene Castle admits it may take up to two months to replace axed Wallabies attack coach Stephen Larkham, lending weight to speculation of a move for Scotland assistant Matt Taylor.

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Cheika a 'Mickey Mouse' Wallabies coach - Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has described Michael Cheika as a "Mickey Mouse" Wallabies coach and delivered a damning verdict on his emotional frailties.

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Larkham dumped as Wallabies attack coach

Stephen Larkham has paid the price for the Wallabies' woeful attack across a 4-9 Test season in 2018, losing his job as Australia's attack coach.

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Castle backs global Test rugby revamp

A touted annual global championship has the in-principle support of all 12 leading rugby nations according to Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle, who hopes the initiative doesn't lose steam amid the red tape to come.

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Australia fall short, Fiji defend sevens' title

"Gutted" coach Tim Walsh harbours hope Australia can repeat their heroics at this week's Sydney Sevens rugby tournament despite falling flat on the final day of the Hamilton round.

2018 RankingsRugby Championship

  • AUS4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st New Zealand : 33 Tries Scored
  • AUS4th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st New Zealand : 93 Points Difference