• Historical greats join Lockyer, Meninga on Immortals shortlist
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    Historical greats join Lockyer, Meninga on Immortals shortlist

    The NRL has announced a 10-man shortlist for the next induction of the Immortals later this year.

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    Let Tonga take on Australia: Taumalolo

    Tonga's Jason Taumalolo has called for the proposed Test with Australia to receive the green light.

  • Let Tonga take on Kangaroos: Taumalolo
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    Let Tonga take on Kangaroos: Taumalolo

    Tonga's Jason Taumalolo has called for the proposed rugby league Test with Australia to be given the green light.

  • Beale backs Wallabies to win in style
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    Beale backs Wallabies to win in style

    Kurtley Beale says the Wallabies must find a balance between kicking for Israel Folau and keeping ball in hand in Saturday's series decider against Ireland.

  • Adamson ready for Fiji coaching move
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    Adamson ready for Fiji coaching move

    Interim Fiji rugby league coach Matt Adamson says he will move countries if he is offered the full-time role.

  • Angry Force aim to vent against Crusaders
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    Angry Force aim to vent against Crusaders

    The Western Force will be aiming to bounce back from their recent loss to the Melbourne Rebels when they host the Crusaders in Perth.

  • Frizell in line for All Blacks Test debut
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    Frizell in line for All Blacks Test debut

    Shannon Frizell is poised to make his All Blacks debut against France, a day before older brother Tyson chases State of Origin glory with New South Wales.

  • Blues' Cleary could've been in Denver
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    Blues' Cleary could've been in Denver

    NSW star Nathan Cleary has revealed owning a New Zealand passport could've resulted in him playing for the Kiwis instead of the Blues on Sunday.

  • New Kiwi Isaako dampens Folau comparison
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    New Kiwi Isaako dampens Folau comparison

    Israel Folau's brilliance was a rugby league inspiration for Jamayne Isaako but the rookie New Zealand winger says comparisons are "crazy".

  • We'll be better, Ireland warns Wallabies
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    We'll be better, Ireland warns Wallabies

    Ireland are bracing for a strong response from the Wallabies in Saturday's rugby Test decider, but insist they will play better than in their win last week.

  • Sonny Bill moves on from Dunedin horror
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    Sonny Bill moves on from Dunedin horror

    A fit-again Sonny Bill Williams is poised to return to All Blacks rugby with a more measured perspective.

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    Brown defends angry response to rugby fan

    England fullback Mike Brown has defended his angry response to a fan who questioned his commitment after the loss to South Africa in Bloemfontein.

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    Bennett to name Connor for NZ league Test

    Wayne Bennett has revealed Hull utility back Jake Connor will earn his first England cap in Saturday's rugby league international against New Zealand in Denver.

  • Two England debutants for NZ Denver Test
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    Two England debutants for NZ Denver Test

    England rugby league coach Wayne Bennett has named Jake Connor and Tommy Makinson to debut in the Test against New Zealand in Denver, Colorado.

  • Irish have energy for one final rugby push
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    Irish have energy for one final rugby push

    Back-rower CJ Stander doesn't think fatigue will worry Ireland despite the deciding third Test against the Wallabies coming at the end of a massive season.

  • Phipps won't overplay against the Irish
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    Phipps won't overplay against the Irish

    Stand-in halfback Nick Phipps says there's enough talent in the Wallabies ranks to ensure he doesn't overplay his hand in Saturday's big Test against Ireland.

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    Zara Tindall gives birth to second child

    Zara Tindall, the Queen's granddaughter, and her husband Mike Tindall have announced the birth of their second child.

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    English pride drives Graham in Denver

    Dragons prop James Graham says the mid-season Test against New Zealand in Denver is an arduous assignment but national pride makes it worthwhile.

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    Ireland mull changes for rugby decider

    Ireland hope to have a full squad to choose from for Saturday's deciding rugby Test against Australia but may still make changes to the side that won last week.

  • Folau wants more from Wallabies' kickers
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    Folau wants more from Wallabies' kickers

    Champion fullback Israel Folau is demanding the Wallabies' kickers be more accurate in order to maximise his aerial threat in Saturday's Test against Ireland.

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    We can beat Crusaders, say Western Force

    The Crusaders will get their first taste of World Series Rugby when they take on the Western Force at nib Stadium.

  • Super Rugby at the crossroads, says Thrush
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    Super Rugby at the crossroads, says Thrush

    Former All Blacks lock Jeremy Thrush, who will make his Western Force debut on Friday night, believes Super Rugby needs to be freshened up.

  • Key factors to decide Origin II
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    Key factors to decide Origin II

    A look at the crucial points which will decide who will win State of Origin II in Sydney on Sunday.

  • Kiwis 'not guessing' over Denver Test preparations
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    Kiwis 'not guessing' over Denver Test preparations

    The Kiwis are "bouncing around" after touching down in Denver and have brushed aside any perceived problems about playing England at altitude.

  • Jarryd Hayne shares 'untapped' Pacific Test dream
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    Jarryd Hayne shares 'untapped' Pacific Test dream

    Jarryd Hayne wants more Pacific Tests as he prepares to run out for Fiji this weekend, and says the place to make them grow is the United States.