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Rodda hasn't spoken with Thorn over Reds exit

Wallabies lock Izack Rodda has no regrets about his decision to walk out on the Queensland Reds last year to play in France, and says he is still yet to speak to his former coach Brad Thorn since returning to Australia.

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Wallaroos name 40-woman PONI squad

The Wallaroos have named a 40 strong Player of National Interest squad following the completion of Super W 2021 as they prepare for a rescheduled Test series with Samoa and next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Waratahs down Reds to claim Super W title

The NSW Waratahs have been crowned Super W Champions for the fourth consecutive time after defeating the Queensland Reds 45-12 in Coffs Harbour.

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Power Rankings: The Highlanders' chilly challenge in Canberra

The Blues are so close to a home final they can touch it, but how will things pan out for the Crusaders and Highlanders this weekend? Our latest edition of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Power Rankings has the good oil.

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49dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 5 line-ups

After four exciting rounds of trans-Tasman rugby it's come down to the pointy end of the season as we enter the final round and discover who'll play off in next week's final. Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

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Preview: Can the Highlanders spoil the Blues' Eden Park party?

We were always likely to get an all-New Zealand final for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman, but perhaps the combatants are not what we expected. The Blues are favoured to end their long title drought, but one should never write off the Highlanders.

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56dSam Bruce

Brad Thorn laments loss of NRC: 'A tough one'

Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn has lamented the loss of the National Rugby Championship as a means of player development, suggesting it has affected the fortunes of Australia's teams in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman.

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O'Connor hits 100: 'Retirement played on my mind'

Thirteen years after becoming Super Rugby's youngest debutant at the age of 17, James O'Connor will savour his 100th cap in the provincial competition on Friday when the Queensland Reds face the rampaging Blues in Brisbane.

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Super W fixtures, location confirmed

A restructured Super W season has been announced with fixtures and locations confirmed after months of delays, with the tournament to be played across three weeks and three locations.

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Australia kicks off bid to stage 2027 RWC

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan says that hosting the 2027 World Cup would be a once-in-a-generation opportunity.

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71dBrittany Mitchell

Super Rugby TT Power Rankings: Blues rise as Reds fall

The opening round has been run and won, and there's been plenty of movement on the ladder after two close finishes and one blow out on Saturday. Read for every move the Power Rankings.

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RA boss retains full faith in Wallabies

Rugby Australia chief Andy Marinos concedes there's a gulf in standard between Australian rugby and the might of New Zealand but remains "absolutely" confident the Wallabies will beat France in July's three-Test series.

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78dESPN Staff

Wallabies announce Cadbury as principal partner

Rugby Australia have unveiled a new principal partner for the first time in 30-years with chocolate giant Cadbury partnering with the Wallabies and Wallaroos until 2026.

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79dESPN staff with AAP

McReight: Reds' Trans-Tasman odds 'white noise'

Reds star Fraser McReight says bookmaker odds that have his side at a longer price for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman are little more than white noise, but veteran Force winger and former All Black Richard Kahui believes Australia's teams are in for a shock.

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79dBrittany Mitchell

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Power Rankings Round 1

Across the five weeks, ESPN will rank all 10 teams, from top to bottom, taking into account which teams are playing the best rugby, injuries, each team's recent opponents, and which teams are looking most like title contenders.

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Super Rugby TT retains some law variations

Australia and New Zealand have agreed to retain replacements for red-carded players and goal-line drop-outs in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition after trialling the rule innovations in domestic seasons, organisers said on Monday.

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Reds win Super Rugby AU decider after dramatic O'Connor try

James O'Connor scored a try five minutes into injury time as the Queensland Reds finally found a way past a 13-man Brumbies outfit to seal a remarkable 19-16 Super Rugby AU final win at Suncorp Stadium.

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82dSam Bruce

Super AU success gives RA 'something to ponder'

Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos says the success of Super Rugby AU has given his board something to ponder in terms of competition structures for next season, admitting a fully united trans-Tasman competition is not yet a guarantee.