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Charles’ feel-good season ends in ruin

One injured Wallabies rake has been replaced with another as the Wallabies struggle to cope with their growing hooker crisis.

Australian coach Ewen McKenzie will be forced to select between his fourth-string and sixth-string hookers to start against South Africa next week after losing Nathan Charles for the season. 325 more words


Ewen McKenzie names 30-man squad for next two Rugby Championship matches

Australia head coach Ewen McKenzie has named a 30-man squad for their next two Rugby Championship matches and included Waratahs hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau.

The Wallabies will be without Western Force hooker Nathan Charles for the Test against the Springboks after he suffered a pectoral tear that has ruled him out for the rest of the season. 189 more words

Rugby Championship

Rugby Championship: Pumas Squad for New Zealand and Australia

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Los Pumas head coach Daniel Hourcade has named a twenty-eight man squad for the second phase of the 2014 Rugby Championship. Argentina will play away test matches against the All Blacks and Wallabies in New Zealand and Australia and will do so with three players included who are yet to play in the 2014 competition. 383 more words

New Zealand

More records tumble for McCaw

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw, who already holds plenty of records, notably the most capped New Zealand Test player and the most experienced international forward ever to play the game, has taken a couple more. 145 more words


XV of the Week: Rugby Championship

Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, Planet Rugby pick out the stand-out performers of Round Two in the Rugby Championship.

After putting a record score past the Wallabies, the All Blacks naturally dominate our selection this week. 744 more words

All Blacks

In with the old, out with the new for Springboks

Heyneke Meyer has announced his provisional squad to tour Australia and New Zealand in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship. And it is a case of in with the old and out with the new or younger players. 301 more words

Springbok Rugby

The Week to August 25


Round 24 kicked off on Thursday night with the Bulldogs continuing a month of misery for the severely understrength Wests Tigers, posting a convincing 30-10 victory at ANZ Stadium. 1,628 more words

Rugby League