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# test - Friday 23 August, 2019

From The42 Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad Made The Cut

Uncapped teen sensation included as Cheika names Australia's World Cup squad

Jordan Petaia is among the 31 players who will be travelling to the tournament in Japan.

# test - Saturday 17 August, 2019

From The42 Dan Biggar makes his point against England as Wales go top of the world for the first time Top Of The World

Dan Biggar makes his point against England as Wales go top of the world for the first time

George North scored the only try in a 13-6 win over England.

# test - Monday 12 August, 2019

Kolisi poised for 'limited minutes' on South Africa return

The Springbok captain missed out on the Rugby Championship win due to a knee injury, but is on track to boost his side in Japan.

From The42 Jones takes aim at World Rugby over 'ridiculous' Barrett red card Blacks Shook

Jones takes aim at World Rugby over 'ridiculous' Barrett red card

England’s head coach took a swipe at the governing body over the tackle laws after their win against Wales.

# test - Sunday 4 August, 2019

From The42 Australia dominate England in Ashes opener Victory

Australia dominate England in Ashes opener

Matthew Wade marked his first Test for nearly two years with a fine 110.

# test - Friday 2 August, 2019

From The42 Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat The Ashes This post contains videos

Burns' unbeaten century puts England back in the driving seat

England ended day two of the first Ashes Test trailing Australia by just 17 runs.

# test - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

From The42 India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up Ahem

India youngster handed 8-month drugs ban after cough-syrup mix-up

Prithvi Shaw will be banned from cricket until mid-November, his suspension having been backdated to March.

From The42 All Blacks star Jordie Barrett commits to Hurricanes after Beauden's switch Super Rugby

All Blacks star Jordie Barrett commits to Hurricanes after Beauden's switch

The 22-year-old has renewed his contract with New Zealand Rugby ahead of the World Cup.

# test - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From The42 Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington Springboks

Rassie Erasmus satisfied after 'lucky' Springboks deny All Blacks in Wellington

South Africa’s director of rugby had mixed feelings after his side’s draw with New Zealand on Saturday.

# test - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

From The42 'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies Second Chance

'Tuesday nights, James was always out' - Genia backs newly mature O'Connor to shine for Wallabies

Will Genia believes James O’Connor will grasp his chance if a six-year Wallabies exile comes to an end when Australia face Argentina.

# test - Monday 22 July, 2019

From The42 Cipriani dropped from England training squad as uncapped Marchant called up RWC2019

Cipriani dropped from England training squad as uncapped Marchant called up

Eddie Jones’ side continue their World Cup preparations with a training camp in Italy.

# test - Saturday 20 July, 2019

From The42 Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks Boks

Two-try debutant Herschel Jantjies stars for Springboks

The Rugby Championship got underway in Johannesburg.

# test - Friday 19 July, 2019

From The42 Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know your sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you been paying attention to this week’s headlines?

# test - Friday 12 July, 2019

From The42 All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues Ins And Outs

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues

The 28-year-old will remain in New Zealand until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

From The42 Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup Big In Japan

Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup

The 29-year-old is set to move to Japan’s Top League.

# test - Thursday 4 July, 2019

From The42 Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer Comeback Kid

Former Ulster star earns Wallabies recall for first time in three years after overcoming cancer

Christian Lealiifano has been included in the 34-man squad for their Rugby Championship opener.

# test - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Scotland's most capped international announces retirement from rugby

Edinburgh hooker Ross Ford is to move into strength and conditioning coaching.

# test - Thursday 13 June, 2019

From The42 England defence coach a contender to succeed Jones as he signs new contract Pen To Paper

England defence coach a contender to succeed Jones as he signs new contract

John Mitchell has renewed terms with the RFU until 2021.

# test - Friday 17 May, 2019

From The42 Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments CONFIRMED

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

The fullback has 72 hours to appeal.

# test - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

From The42 How well will you do in our very difficult Premier League 2018-19 quiz? Test

How well will you do in our very difficult Premier League 2018-19 quiz?

We look back on a memorable campaign in the English top flight.

# test - Friday 10 May, 2019

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

A look back at a very memorable few days of sporting action.

# test - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Driving testers accused of being 'rude', 'condescending' and 'inappropriate' in complaints to RSA

Complaints include drivers being told to disregard speed limits and testers getting into shouting matches.

# test - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

From The42 Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

# test - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From The42 Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments Sacking

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments

The Wallabies star has requested a code of conduct hearing.

# test - Friday 12 April, 2019

From The42 Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts Support

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts

A statement from Saracens says that the England player’s post is ‘inconsistent’ with the club’s values, and they will be handling the matter internally.

# test - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

From The42 All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck Recovery

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck

The Chiefs say they will take no risks with the New Zealand flanker.

# test - Monday 1 April, 2019

From The42 'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?' Head First

'My head would be pounding from it... You were thinking: when is this going to end?'

Leigh Halfpenny was out for three months after suffering a head injury while playing for Wales in November.

# test - Thursday 21 March, 2019

From The42 Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England 6 Nations

Vunipola: Mental weakness not an issue for England

Eddie Jones says psychology has been an issue for England since the last World Cup, but Billy Vunipola sees it differently.

# test - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From The42 'One bad half and now everyone's questioning' - Vunipola defends captain Farrell Faith In Farrell

'One bad half and now everyone's questioning' - Vunipola defends captain Farrell

Owen Farrell has come in for criticism since the draw with Scotland, but Billy Vunipola says it’s unwarranted.

# test - Sunday 17 March, 2019

From The42 Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England Learning Curve

Jones sees Twickenham collapse as 'a great lesson' for England

The hosts squandered a 31-point lead and needed a last-gasp try to snatch a draw against Scotland.

# test - Saturday 16 March, 2019

O'Shea insists Italy will hurt 'more than ever' after France defeat

The Azzurri once again ended their Six Nations campaign without a win.

# test - Monday 4 March, 2019

From The42 Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash Mixed Bag

Russell back in contention for Scotland but Hogg ruled out of Wales clash

The Glasgow fullback is still recovering from a shoulder injury sustained in a challenge by Peter O’Mahony.

From The42 Itoje, Robshaw and Joseph return to England squad BIG GUNS

Itoje, Robshaw and Joseph return to England squad

Itoje has been missing since England’s big win over Ireland, while Robshaw has played just four matches since returning in January.

# test - Monday 25 February, 2019

From The42 Six Nations over for England lock Lawes Lock Out

Six Nations over for England lock Lawes

The Northampton second row will be out for four weeks with a calf injury.

# test - Monday 18 February, 2019

From The42 Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France Indisponible

Injury from O'Mahony challenge rules Hogg out of Scotland's trip to France

Gregor Townsend has added six players to his squad ahead of Saturday’s game in Paris.

From The42 Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes Taking Flight

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes

The back-row forward is off after the 2019 World Cup.

# test - Friday 15 February, 2019

From The42 Wales won't be fazed by Eddie Jones' mind games, insists Neil Jenkins Tidy

Wales won't be fazed by Eddie Jones' mind games, insists Neil Jenkins

It’s ramping up ahead of the game in Cardiff next weekend.

# test - Thursday 14 February, 2019

From The42 West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players Not Cricket

West Indies' Shannon Gabriel apologises to Joe Root and reveals what was said between players

The bowler has been banned for four games.

# test - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

From The42 Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm Cricket

Ban handed down for 'personal abuse of a player' after homophobic sledging storm

Shannon Gabriel admitted breaching the ICC Code of Conduct in an exchange with England captain Joe Root.

# test - Tuesday 12 February, 2019

From The42 Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident Verbals

Gabriel charged by ICC following Root sledging incident

Shannon Gabriel and Joe Root exchanged words on day three of the third Test.