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The Rugby Championship news, Kurtley Beale, squad, Bernard Foley, Australia vs South Africa Springboks, teams,

As the Wallabies attempt to work out who their best fullback is, Kurtley Beale is expected to meet with the Wallabies’ medical staff on Tuesday to determine his Rugby Championship fate. The Wallabies have used five fullbacks in six Tests, with injury and form playing a role in the revolving door in the position. Tom …

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World Rugby chief suggests lawsuit number smaller than 200

World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin has revealed his surprise to see the increased number of ex-players involved in a concussion lawsuit. The public figure has risen to almost 200, which includes former Wales skipper Ryan Jones and England’s 2003 World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson. However, with the players’ lawyers suing World Rugby, the Rugby …

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Wallabies vs Argentina, Lalakai Foketi, Giteau Law, World Cup, LIV golf, video

Amid golfer Cameron Smith’s rumored decision to take the money and run to LIV, Lalakai Foketi – the relatively unknown Test center – showed that there are still some things in professional sport that money can’t buy. In his case, a Wallabies jersey. The question, however, is for how long, particularly with chatter that Rugby …

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Rugby and TV star Gareth Thomas sued over claims he gave ex-partner HIV

F ormer Wales captain and international rugby star turned LGBT campaigner Gareth Thomas has been accused of “deceptively” transmitting HIV to an ex-partner. The 48-year-old is being sued in the High Court by his former boyfriend Ian Baum for allegedly hiding his HIV status and “failing to take reasonable care” not to pass the infection …

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The Northern Hemisphere bounces back and rugby’s inclusivity

It is time for Planet Rugby’s Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from last week’s action. Firstly, the Northern Hemisphere sides claimed a full house of wins against their Southern counterparts, flipping the narrative and setting up series deciders across the board. Stunning effort and a big …

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Women’s Boxing Eccles puts challenging four years behind her to win boxing gold for Wales

FOUR years of bad luck melted away for Rosie Eccles at the NEC in Birmingham today as the Pontypool 26-year-old served up an emphatic second-round stoppage of Australia’s Kaye Scott, to claim Commonwealth Games gold in the women’s light-middleweight division. Eccles had endured a controversial split-decision defeat to England’s Sandy Ryan in the Gold Coast …

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Gareth Williams leaves Wales coaching role to join URC outfit

Scarlets have announced that Gareth Williams has joined the region’s senior coaching team as their new defense coach. The 40-year-old will take over the position from Hugh Hogan, who leaves the United Rugby Championship outfit after one season. Williams arrives at Scarlets having been the contact area specialist with the Wales national team and previously …

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