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#Test

# test - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

From The42 Tuilagi on course to end 32-month England absence against the Wallabies Manu Mission

Tuilagi on course to end 32-month England absence against the Wallabies

The last of centre Tuilagi’s 26 England caps came against Wales at Twickenham in March 2016.

# test - Monday 12 November, 2018

From The42 Scotland call up Newcastle flanker who featured in England's Six Nations squad Dual Mandate

Scotland call up Newcastle flanker who featured in England's Six Nations squad

‘I’m Scottish through-and-through but England asked me first,’ explained Gary Graham.

# test - Monday 5 November, 2018

From The42 England hopeful over Tuilagi and Lawes for All Blacks clash 50/50

England hopeful over Tuilagi and Lawes for All Blacks clash

The pair missed England’s victory over South Africa, but could face the world champions this weekend.

# test - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From The42 Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing Out Of Jail

Defiant England coach Jones backs Farrell to avoid citing

Referee Angus Gardner’s decision to leave Farrell’s late hit go unpunished caused huge debate.

From The42 Davies scores on return as Wales beat sloppy Scotland in Cardiff November Tests

Davies scores on return as Wales beat sloppy Scotland in Cardiff

Warren Gatland’s side started their November international schedule with victory over their Six Nations rivals.

From The42 Laumape hat-trick helps All Blacks romp to victory in 100-point game with Japan Tries Galore This post contains videos

Laumape hat-trick helps All Blacks romp to victory in 100-point game with Japan

There was no shortage of action in Tokyo this morning as New Zealand won a contest that featured 15 tries.

# test - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From The42 Scotland without Laidlaw as Cardiff clash falls outside international window Team News

Scotland without Laidlaw as Cardiff clash falls outside international window

Gregor Townsend has effectively named an Edinburgh-Glasgow select side for Saturday’s game against Wales.

# test - Saturday 27 October, 2018

From The42 Brilliant Barrett steers ruthless All Blacks to Bledisloe Cup whitewash Clean Sweep This post contains videos

Brilliant Barrett steers ruthless All Blacks to Bledisloe Cup whitewash

New Zealand out-half Beauden Barrett scored his sixth try in three Tests against Australia this year.

# test - Friday 19 October, 2018

From The42 Quigley emerges victorious after serious scrap with veteran Hernandez Test

Quigley emerges victorious after serious scrap with veteran Hernandez

Jason Quigley was pushed to the edge of his collar by 39-year-old Freddy Hernandez.

# test - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From The42 England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch Suspension

England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch

England will be without Nathan Hughes for three of their November internationals after he was banned for six weeks.

# test - Monday 15 October, 2018

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030

Applus, the company which currently operates the test, made €6.5 million in profit last year, down 20% from 2016.

# test - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

From The42 Embedding podcast test Podcast

Embedding podcast test

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# test - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From The42 'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban Retirement

'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban

Marler said that comments he recently made about looking for an “easy way out” of England duty were taken out of context.

# test - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

From The42 'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby Retirement

'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby

The Harlequins forward said it was “a very difficult decision” to end his England career at the age of 28.

# test - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From The42 Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina Rugby Championship

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina

A much-changed New Zealand line-up will take on Argentina in Nelson on Saturday.

# test - Saturday 25 August, 2018

From The42 Defiant Cheika unimpressed when questioned over Wallabies future Going Nowhere

Defiant Cheika unimpressed when questioned over Wallabies future

‘If you are naive enough to think that I’m worried about myself here, then you don’t know me at all.’

From The42 Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing Hammering

Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing

All Blacks captain Kieran Read insisted this morning’s 40-12 win did not come easily.

# test - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Cheika rubbishes Hansen's claim of disrespect to 100-cap Whitelock

“To say that we lack respect is a little bit of a stretch from Steve Hansen.”

# test - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From The42 'There's no one hurting more than me when I walk down the tunnel and see my two kids there crying' Under Pressure

'There's no one hurting more than me when I walk down the tunnel and see my two kids there crying'

Michael Cheika is building up to another crack at the All Blacks.

# test - Saturday 18 August, 2018

From The42 'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump Rugby Championship

'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump

The All Blacks pulled clear to record a 38-13 win in Sydney this morning.

From The42 All Blacks thump Wallabies during breathless Rugby Championship opener in Sydney Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks thump Wallabies during breathless Rugby Championship opener in Sydney

New Zealand turned on the style in the second half after Australia had defended superbly to lead at the break.

# test - Friday 17 August, 2018

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

# test - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From The42 England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub Cleared

# test - Monday 13 August, 2018

Beale backs Hodge to fill Wallabies' centre gap for All Blacks clash

Samu Kerevi, who played 13 through the June series with Ireland, will miss out through injury.

# test - Sunday 22 July, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?

Almost a week has passed since the tournament ended.

# test - Friday 6 July, 2018

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

# test - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

From The42 Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony Disciplined

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony

The Wallabies fullback faced a disciplinary hearing with World Rugby and is now set to miss the Waratahs’ Super Rugby clash against the Rebels.

# test - Sunday 24 June, 2018

From The42 Jones: England back on road to being world's best All Smiles Now

Jones: England back on road to being world's best

After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.

From The42 Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win Great Scots

Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win

Daniel Hourcade’s final game in charge of Argentina ended in heavy defeat.

# test - Friday 22 June, 2018

From The42 France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss C'est La Vie

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss

Steve Hansen says it’s “pointless” to complain about refereeing decisions ahead of this weekend’s final Test.

# test - Thursday 21 June, 2018

Scotland make 8 changes for Pumas Test after defeat to USA

Captain Stuart McInally heads up the tourists as they meet an Argentina side sore after losing to Wales.

From The42 All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale Teamsheets

All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale

After naming the same side for the first two Tests, Steve Hansen has shuffled his deck for Dunedin.

# test - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

From The42 Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it' Pressure Drop

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'

The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.

# test - Monday 18 June, 2018

From The42 Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision Free Fall

Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision

“Unlike the referee, we had the benefit of all the video footage, which showed various angles of the incident.”

# test - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From The42 All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card Leniency

All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card

Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.

# test - Friday 15 June, 2018

From The42 England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell Losing Streak

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell

England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.

From The42 'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture Injustice

'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture

The winger was shocked that the referee did not take action against the All Black players who fractured his skull in the first Test.

# test - Thursday 14 June, 2018

From The42 Tadhg Beirne bringing 'good energy' as he gets set for Ireland debut Fresh Face

Tadhg Beirne bringing 'good energy' as he gets set for Ireland debut

The 26-year-old will be covering the second row and blindside flank on Saturday against the Wallabies.

# test - Monday 11 June, 2018

From The42 Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup?

The much-anticipated competition in Russia gets underway on Thursday.

# test - Saturday 9 June, 2018

From The42 Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown Hooperman

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

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