Kevin Skinner played key role in scrum development

It would be a great shame if All Black great Kevin Skinner, who died on Monday, aged 86, was to be remembered only for his 'policing' work during the 1956 series win over South Africa.
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Kevin Skinner

Last of the 2003 Rugby World Cup champions announces retirement

Former Gloucester Rugby centre, England captain and Rugby World Cup winner Mike Tindall has announced his retirement from the game.
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Mike Tindall

All Blacks tickets for The Investec Rugby Championship selling fast

Ticket are selling fast for The Investec Rugby Championship, with the three home matches for the World Champions in Auckland, Napier and Wellington tracking for potential sell-outs.
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The Rugby Championship

IRB confirms resumption of America's Rugby Cup

The IRB America’s Rugby Championship (ARC) is returning to the Canadian Centre of Excellence, in Langford, British Columbia in October.
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AIG Men’s Collegiate All-Americans

Maori All Blacks to play three-match Asian Series including historic Singapore clash

The Maori All Backs will play two matches in Japan, and in an historic match, will play in Singapore for the first time, New Zealand Rugby confirmed today.
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Maori All Blacks Japan

Could Kenya play the All Blacks at the World Cup?

Kenya star Humphrey Kayange says that qualifying for RWC 2015 in England and facing the All Blacks would be like a dream come true.
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Springboks lose Fourie du Preez for three months

Fourie du Preez will miss The Investec Rugby Championship following an ankle injury sustained by the Springbok scrumhalf in last Saturday’s 55-6 Test victory over Scotland in Port Elizabeth.
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Fourie du Preez

Anscombe to leave Ulster with immediate effect

Former New Zealand Under 20s and Auckland ITM Cup coach Mark Anscombe will depart Ulster after the Irish province announced a revamp of their coaching structures.
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Mark Anscombe

Springboks put half century on Scotland

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer on Saturday complimented his squad after a commanding performance against Scotland earlier in the day.
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Springboks Scotland

All Blacks launch first major Rugby World Cup broadside

While the World Champions will have to sail into hostile waters late next year, their early statement as they opened 2014 proceedings will have Richie McCaw and his 17-straight record setting men confident entering a difficult build up leading to the challenge in England next year, seeking to defend the Webb Ellis Cup.

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Haka 2014

Springboks name five new faces for Scotland

Junior Springbok captain Handré Pollard is one of five uncapped players who have been named in the Springboks’ match-23 for Saturday’s final encounter of the Incoming Series against Scotland in Port Elizabeth.

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Springboks 2014

All Blacks Top 10: Coming into The Investec Rugby Championship

The All Blacks, defending champions for the prestigious title, are seeking a remarkable 13th crown since the tournament began in 1996.
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All Blacks 2014

Julian and Jane lethal on the All Blacks flanks

Block-busting All Blacks wing Julian Savea has now scored 22 tries in 22 Tests with eight in four Tests against England.
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Julian Savea

England look forward to All Blacks rematch at Twickenham

A frustrated Marland Yarde says England were made to pay for a sluggish start in Hamilton as they were defeated 36-13 by New Zealand, but is also adamant that his side will be refreshed and ready to face the same opponents at Twickenham in November.
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England 2014

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