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Roosters edge closer to 1st place in National Rugby League

SYDNEY, Australia — Mitchell Pearce’s field goal in golden point extra time gave the Sydney Roosters a 25-24 win over Melbourne, moving the Roosters into second place in the National Rugby League, just two points behind the leading Storm. 273 more words

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SPRINGBOKS WHITEWASH THE FRENCH

CAPE TOWN South Africa secured a 3-0 series whitewash of France with a 35-12 victory at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday.

Springbok tries from Jesse Kriel, Eben Etzebeth, Malcolm 156 more words

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Rory Best to captain Lions against Hurricanes

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Ireland hooker Rory Best will captain the British and Irish Lions in their final midweek match on Tuesday against Super Rugby champions the Hurricanes. 436 more words

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Quentin Laulu-Togaga'e leads way with three tries as Wolfpack remain undefeated

TORONTO — Quentin Laulu-Togaga’e scored three second-half tries as the Toronto Wolfpack remained undefeated in their inaugural rugby league season with a 56-12 home win over Hunslet RLFC on Saturday. 206 more words

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Canada, US draw in 1st leg of Rugby World Cup qualifier

HAMILTON — Canada and the United States missed late kicks at the goalposts and finished 28-28 in the first leg of their 2019 Rugby World Cup qualifier on Saturday. 229 more words

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All Blacks, Lions look forward after thrilling 1st test

The All Blacks and British and Irish Lions allowed themselves only a little time to savour or regret the outcome of the first test at Eden Park on Saturday before turning their attention to the second test at Wellington on which the series now hangs. 709 more words

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Pumas beat Georgia to end 5-match losing run

SAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY, Argentina — Argentina ended a five-match losing run by beating Georgia 45-29 in a one-off rugby test on Saturday.

Left winger Ramiro Moyano redeemed himself for a yellow card in the first half by scoring a hat trick of tries to boost the Pumas from 26-8 up at halftime to 45-15 before the end of the third quarter. 149 more words

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