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Americas to launch new international competition from 2016

Executive members of the top-6 ranked rugby nations spanning North and South America met in Miami, FL this week to discuss the creation of a new annual International Championship set to begin in 2016.
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USA 2015

Fiji make one change as All Blacks Sevens assemble

Fiji head coach Ben Ryan has made one change for the final two rounds of the HSBC Sevens World Series in Glasgow and London.
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Fiji Sevens

No change in New Zealand's overseas player policy

New Zealand Rugby will continue its policy of not selecting overseas players and will not be moved from that choice even after Australia decided to loosen its method.
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Steve Tew

60-Tests and Seven years could result in overseas Wallabies selection

The Australian Rugby Union today announced changes to its Player Contracting Policy by allowing an elite group of overseas-based players to be eligible for Wallabies selection.
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All Blacks Wallabies

Cruden faces six months out of rugby

All Blacks and Chiefs first five-eighths Aaron Cruden said he felt as if he had been hit by a sniper when rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament in Friday's Investec Super Rugby game against the Crusaders in Christchurch.
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Aaron Cruden

Sevens Sisters secure Olympic berth with Canada win

New Zealand secured their Olympic Games qualifying place when taking out the Canadian leg of the Women's World Sevens by beating Russia 29-10 in the final on Monday.
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Portia Woodman

Hayman, Williams, Masoe make Euro final

Former All Black lock Ali Williams was sent to the sin bin in extra time but his Toulon team still managed to ensure another European Champions Cup final for skipper and New Zealand team-mate Carl Hayman.
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Ali Williams

1,000 All Blacks Tour RWC2015 packages still available

Time is running out with roughly 4,000 tour packages for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in the United Kingdom this year already sold.
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All Blacks Tours

Rio de Janiero beckons for NZ Women's Sevens

Sitting on top of the Women's World Rugby Sevens series, New Zealand head to Canada for the latest round knowing a top-two finish will qualify them for next year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero.
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Carla Hohepa

Preview: 2015 Langford (Canada) Sevens

The fourth leg of the 2014/2015 World Rugby Women’s Sevens Series kicks off this weekend in Canada at Westhills Stadium in Langford, as New Zealand looks to extend their lead, 12 competition points ahead of Australia and Canada.
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Canada Sevens 2015

Ali Williams worried for Test rugby future

Former All Blacks lock Ali Williams is concerned about the future of Test rugby if the southern hemisphere player drain continues.
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Ali Williams

Richie and Kieran talk about life after rugby

World Rugby has released a revealing video about the challenges facing rugby players when embarking on what is a finite career, with All Blacks Richie McCaw and Kieran Read taking centre stage.
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Richie McCaw video

Surplus sets base for exciting future

Having just announced a $373,000 profit for 2014, New Zealand Rugby's Chief Executive Steve Tew said the financial outlook was even brighter as the sport contemplates an exciting future.
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Steve Tew

Luatua prefers challenges at home

All Blacks and Blues player Steven Luatua says New Zealand is where he wants to be for the next two years, even if the quality of loose forwards will make it a challenge to play at the top level.
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Steven Luatua

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