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    Doncaster prop Williams dies at training

    English rugby prop Ian Williams has died aged 27 after collapsing while training with Doncaster Knights, the club has announced.

  • Cowboys ready to unleash wolf pack: Cooper
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    Cowboys ready to unleash wolf pack: Cooper

    Gavin Cooper says the arrival of Jordan McLean will strengthen North Queensland's forward pack further as the Cowboys chase a third grand final in four years.

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    Clubs set to vote for historic ARLC reform

    Club chairmen are expected to converge on NRL headquarters to vote on constitutional reform for the Australian Rugby League Commission.

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    Bennett the best man for England: Sinfield

    Former Golden Boot winner turned England official Kevin Sinfield says Wayne Bennett remains the best man to coach the Rugby League World Cup finalists.

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    Widnes' Houston cops ban for injuring ref

    Widnes have accepted co-captain Chris Houston's two-match ban for knocking over referee Phil Bentham during his Super League side's 18-10 defeat by Warrington.

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    NRL fightback gives bush footy shot in arm

    The NSW Country Rugby League this year will introduce two new competitions - the under-16s Andrew Johns Cup and under-18s Laurie Daley Cup.

  • Lealiifano happy after Ireland rugby stint
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    Lealiifano happy after Ireland rugby stint

    Brumbies co-captain Christian Lealiifano believes playing in Ireland was ideal preparation for the new Super Rugby season after a strong stint with Ulster.

  • Beattie can bring NRL together: Meninga
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    Beattie can bring NRL together: Meninga

    Peter Beattie is set to become the NRL's most powerful figure in what could be an historic shake-up at the NRL's annual general meeting on Wednesday.

  • Tahs Beale ready to pick his big moments
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    Tahs Beale ready to pick his big moments

    Wallabies star Kurtley Beale says he's a wiser player, ready to help manage the game better in his third stint with the NSW Waratahs.

  • Hodgson hopes for early Raiders NRL return
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    Hodgson hopes for early Raiders NRL return

    Star Canberra NRL hooker Josh Hodgson says being able to run earlier than expected in his recovery from knee surgery has provided him with a huge mental boost.

  • Eden Park in spotlight ahead of T20 final
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    Eden Park in spotlight ahead of T20 final

    New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has defended the suitability of Eden Park ahead of the Twenty20 tri-series final against Australia at the Auckland venue.

  • RLPA backs third-party transparency in NRL
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    RLPA backs third-party transparency in NRL

    The Rugby League Players Association is in favour of a proposal for the NRL to make public each club's third-party arrangements.

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    Macqueen's concern over new rugby laws

    Wallabies coaching great Rod Macqueen is concerned that new rugby laws may go too far in limiting the breakdown battle for possession.

  • Boost for Wales as Lions contingent return
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    Boost for Wales as Lions contingent return

    Wales have been bolstered by the return of Dan Biggar, Leigh Halfpenny, Taulupe Faletau and Liam Williams for their Six Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin.

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    Brisbane City backs Ballymore rebuild push

    A-League expansion contenders Brisbane City have backed a push for a redevelopment of Ballymore Stadium, their intended home ground.

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    Bennett says 'Yes' to England extension

    The Rugby Football League has announced Wayne Bennett has agreed a new two-year deal to remain as England head coach.

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    Knee sidelines Reds' Perese for six weeks

    Queensland Reds young gun Izaia Perese will miss the first six weeks of the Super Rugby season after suffering a partial tear to a knee ligament.

  • Hunt barred from training return with Reds
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    Hunt barred from training return with Reds

    Karmichael Hunt's playing future is in the hands of Rugby Australia after he avoided a conviction for drugs charges in court on Monday.

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    Merrin refuses to give up Origin dream

    Penrith could have at least seven players in contention for a NSW State of Origin spot if they get off to a good start this NRL season.

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    Simmons starting from scratch for Tahs

    NSW recruit Rob Simmons is the most experienced lock at the Waratahs but feels like a rookie going to their Super Rugby opener.

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    Croker ready to answer Manly halves crisis

    Less than a year ago Lachlan Croker was considering giving away rugby league, now he's set to be Manly's five-eighth.

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    Genia fit for Rebels Super clash with Reds

    Will Genia is poised to make his Super Rugby debut for the Melbourne Rebels against his former team on Friday night.

  • Genia fit for Super clash with Reds
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    Genia fit for Super clash with Reds

    Will Genia has recovered from a back injury and will make his Melbourne Rebels debut against his old club Queensland in their opening Super Rugby clash.

  • Hunt's future in the hands of Rugby Aust
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    Hunt's future in the hands of Rugby Aust

    Karmichael Hunt's Wallabies future is in the hands of Rugby Australia after he avoided a conviction for drugs charges in court on Monday.

  • Cocaine charge dropped against Hunt
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    Cocaine charge dropped against Hunt

    Rugby union international Karmichael Hunt has had a drugs charge dropped due to a lack of evidence but has been fined $600.