Sydney win would boost Australian Cup hopes

Australian rugby legend John Eales believes a win for the Wallabies over the All Blacks next week in Sydney would be a significant boost for their World Cup hopes.
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John Eales

Wales better prepared than in 2011

Four years on from New Zealand in 2011, Wales coach Warren Gatland believes his side will go into this year's tournament, starting next month, well ahead of where they were at the same time in 2011.
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Warren Gatland

Habana says his game has changed

Springbok scoring ace Bryan Habana believes his game has changed from that he played in the winning 2007 Rugby World Cup side, and in 2011 in New Zealand.
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Bryan Habana

It is Samoa versus Fiji in the Pacific Nations Cup Final

Samoa and Fiji will meet again in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2015 final after both maintained their unbeaten records with tight victories over hosts Canada and Japan in Toronto on Wednesday.
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Samoa Fiji

Wallabies reveal squad to play All Blacks in Sydney showdown

Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has made three changes to the Wallabies squad that triumphed over Argentina.
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Matt Giteau

England and Wales survive "savage" and "gruesome" training camps

While the Southern Hemisphere's big guns are in action with The Investec Rugby Championship currently being played, the North are finalising their squads with some tough training sessions that have been described by the participants as some of the most arduous they have ever been part of.

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England 2015

Pacific Nations Cup reaches exciting climax

Five of the six teams in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2015 go into the final round of pool matches on Wednesday with a chance of making the final next week.
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Pacific Nations Cup

Nonu says Bok pair were toughest

All Blacks second five-eighths Ma'a Nonu rates South African midfield rivals Jean de Villiers and Jaque Fourie as the toughest combination he has faced.
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Ma'a Nonu and Jean de Villiers

Full house signs could go up at World Cup

England's Rugby World Cup is close to a sell out.
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Webb Ellis Trophy

Injury research needs to be ongoing

On-going research is vital to player welfare in rugby an Auckland-based rugby health study has shown.
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Luke Braid

All Blacks winning the clutch moments

Making their own luck is what gets the All Blacks home in tight Test matches like that won over South Africa 27-20 in Johannesburg at the weekend.
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Keiran Read, Bryan Habana

Rankings lift for All Blacks

Not only have the All Blacks extended their lead in the World Rugby rankings after their 27-20 Investec Rugby Championship win over South Africa but British betting agency Ladbrokes has maintained their favouritism to win the Rugby World Cup.
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Richie McCaw

All Blacks' innovation is the difference

New Zealand's innovation has been praised by former Springboks coach Nick Mallett.
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Richie McCaw

Cheika hands favouritism to All Blacks

Australian coach Michael Cheika has quickly moved to shift the favouritism heavily onto the All Blacks ahead of the Sydney decider of the Investec Rugby Championship next week.
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Dane Coles

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