Tender process opens for 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup

Just months after a record-breaking Women’s Rugby World Cup in France, the tender process has now opened to host the event in 2017.
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Top two in the world cannot change this weekend

Australia have lost their last two matches, against France and Ireland, but victory over England at Twickenham on Saturday will be an important psychological one against a side they will face again at Rugby World Cup 2015.
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Big questions as the All Blacks close 2014

There will be no All Blacks in action again until the middle of 2015, as the current Test season concludes and the MyRepublic Northern Tour squad disband.
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Richie McCaw 2014

Farrell replaced by Twelvetrees

Billy Twelvetrees has been handed his first start of the 2014 Internationals against Australia at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Owen Farrell

2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards nominees

After a successful season where they retained their number one world ranking for the fifth consecutive year the All Blacks dominate the nominations for the 2014 Steinlager Rugby Awards.
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Springboks make eight changes for Wales

Tendai Mtawarira, Bismarck du Plessis, Willie le Roux, Cornal Hendricks and Lwazi Mvovo are back in the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday’s Test against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.

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Bismarck du Plessis

England keep 23-man squad intact for Wallabies

England have named an unchanged match 23 for Saturday’s International against Australia.

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Stuart Lancaster

Anscombe excited about new future in Wales

Cardiff Blues new recruit Gareth Anscombe is desperate to make an impact as a Blue before dreaming about playing in red.
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Gareth Anscombe

Hansen indicates perhaps “six spots” up for grabs

In August 2015 the World Champions will reveal their 31 player squad to travel to London to kick off their title defence.
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World Champions disband before ultimate quest

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, a guest of the Royal Air Force earlier this week when flying in a Typhoon fighter jet, is already enjoying his time away from rugby as the squad that toured the US and Europe slowly breaks up.
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All Blacks hold court, Wallabies fall to fifth

Australia’s 26-23 loss to Ireland on Saturday has seen the Wallabies slip another place to fifth - equalling their lowest ever position since the World Rugby Rankings were introduced in October 2003.
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Georgia defeats Japan

Georgia signed off their November programme in style with an impressive 35-24 win against a Japanese side that went into the weekend five places higher than them in the World Rugby Rankings.
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The Tight Five: What we learned about the All Blacks

And that, Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls, is a wrap on the 2014 Test season for the World Champions and number one ranked rugby team on the planet.
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Beauden Barrett

The Foreign Five: What the All Blacks learned about Europe

The ultimate reconnaissance mission has been completed, with New Zealand winning four from four on the MyRepublic Northern Tour in Chicago, London, Edinburgh and Cardiff.
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Richie McCaw 2014

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