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  • Underdone Argentina postpone Waratahs game
    by AAP on October 23, 2020 at 7:04 am

    Argentina coach Mario Ledesma hopes his players’ lack of match practice will be nullified by their desire to lift the spirits of their coronavirus-torn country. Argentina’s build-up for the Rugby … The post Underdone Argentina postpone Waratahs game first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Force sign ex-Fiji coach John McKee
    by AAP on October 23, 2020 at 6:42 am

    The Western Force’s recruiting spree has spread to the coaching ranks, with former Fiji head coach John McKee joining the Perth-based franchise. McKee was coach of Fiji from 2014-2019, leading … The post Force sign ex-Fiji coach John McKee first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Rennie ready to make Wallabies changes
    by AAP on October 23, 2020 at 6:34 am

    Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has flagged fresh blood for next Saturday’s Sydney Test despite the Bledisloe Cup series on the line. The Australians need to win the third Test at … The post Rennie ready to make Wallabies changes first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Former Wallaby Pocock retires from rugby
    by AAP on October 23, 2020 at 5:18 am

    Former Wallabies captain David Pocock has called time on his professional rugby career after 15 years. The 32-year-old, who retired from international rugby after 78 Tests following the World Cup … The post Former Wallaby Pocock retires from rugby first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Wallabies decide not to take a knee
    by AAP on October 23, 2020 at 2:28 am

    The Wallabies have ruled out taking a knee during the national anthem in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in next Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney after a … The post Wallabies decide not to take a knee first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Real’s Jovic faces jail over COVID breach
    by AAP on October 22, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    Serbian prosecutors have filed charges against Real Madrid’s Luka Jovic for allegedly violating self-isolation during the coronavirus state of emergency in March. Meanwhile, on another day when reported COVID-19 protocol … The post Real's Jovic faces jail over COVID breach first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • England game in doubt after COVID breaches
    by AAP on October 22, 2020 at 7:02 pm

    England’s match against the Barbarians at Twickenham on Sunday has been left in doubt after some Baa-Baas players were reported to have breached coronavirus protocols by leaving their team hotel … The post England game in doubt after COVID breaches first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Jones set to equal McCaw’s world record
    by AAP on October 22, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    Alun Wyn Jones has been hailed for “a fabulous achievement” after earning another selection for Wales which will see him equal the world Test match appearance record when he captains … The post Jones set to equal McCaw's world record first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • ‘Don’t do it’: Farr-Jones warns Wallabies
    by AAP on October 22, 2020 at 1:18 am

    World Cup-winning captain Nick Farr-Jones has warned the Wallabies that fans will tune out if they take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Fullback Dane Haylett-Petty … The post 'Don't do it': Farr-Jones warns Wallabies first appeared on Sports News Australia.

  • Lions’ rare home game to be at Murrayfield
    by AAP on October 21, 2020 at 1:22 pm

    The British and Irish Lions will play Japan at Murrayfield next summer in a curtain-raiser Test match for their 2021 South Africa tour. The Lions have confirmed June 26 for … The post Lions' rare home game to be at Murrayfield first appeared on Sports News Australia.

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