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Coles scores four tries as All Blacks put down physical Fiji

Hooker Dane Coles scored four tries, three off the back of the rolling maul, to help New Zealand see off a spirited Fiji side 57-23 in an entertaining test under the roof of the Otago Regional Stadium in Dunedin on Saturday.

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Wallaroos name 40-woman PONI squad

The Wallaroos have named a 40 strong Player of National Interest squad following the completion of Super W 2021 as they prepare for a rescheduled Test series with Samoa and next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Waratahs down Reds to claim Super W title

The NSW Waratahs have been crowned Super W Champions for the fourth consecutive time after defeating the Queensland Reds 45-12 in Coffs Harbour.

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26dBrittany Mitchell

The two sides of Darren Coleman the Waratahs hope make him the right fit

Darren Coleman is both an "intense goal-driven" person on the paddock and someone prepared to reach out to everyone in a club just to "check in". That's how he took Gordon from last to first and why many are happy he finally has the Waratahs job.

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27dSam Bruce

Confirmed: Coleman inks three-year Waratahs deal

Darren Coleman will later this week be confirmed as the new coach of NSW Waratahs, the former two-time Shute Shield-winning boss set to take on the task of rebuilding the franchise following its worst ever season.

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48dSam Bruce

Power Rankings: The Highlanders' chilly challenge in Canberra

The Blues are so close to a home final they can touch it, but how will things pan out for the Crusaders and Highlanders this weekend? Our latest edition of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Power Rankings has the good oil.

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47dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 5 line-ups

After four exciting rounds of trans-Tasman rugby it's come down to the pointy end of the season as we enter the final round and discover who'll play off in next week's final. Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

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41dESPN Staff

Preview: Can the Highlanders spoil the Blues' Eden Park party?

We were always likely to get an all-New Zealand final for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman, but perhaps the combatants are not what we expected. The Blues are favoured to end their long title drought, but one should never write off the Highlanders.

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54dSam Bruce

Brad Thorn laments loss of NRC: 'A tough one'

Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn has lamented the loss of the National Rugby Championship as a means of player development, suggesting it has affected the fortunes of Australia's teams in Super Rugby Trans-Tasman.

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56dBrittany Mitchell

'No place I'd rather be': Donaldson wants to continue NSW rebuild

It hasn't exactly been an easy year to slot into the Waratahs, let alone lead the team around from fly-half. But Ben Donaldson has taken it all in his stride and he now wants to see the franchise's rebuild through, Brittany Mitchell reports.

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62dESPN Staff

Super W fixtures, location confirmed

A restructured Super W season has been announced with fixtures and locations confirmed after months of delays, with the tournament to be played across three weeks and three locations.

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Australia kicks off bid to stage 2027 RWC

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan says that hosting the 2027 World Cup would be a once-in-a-generation opportunity.

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69dBrittany Mitchell

Super Rugby TT Power Rankings: Blues rise as Reds fall

The opening round has been run and won, and there's been plenty of movement on the ladder after two close finishes and one blow out on Saturday. Read for every move the Power Rankings.

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Super Hooper could be back for Waratahs

The NSW Waratahs aren't ruling out sending an SOS for Wallabies captain Michael Hooper as they look to resuscitate their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman campaign.

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RA boss retains full faith in Wallabies

Rugby Australia chief Andy Marinos concedes there's a gulf in standard between Australian rugby and the might of New Zealand but remains "absolutely" confident the Wallabies will beat France in July's three-Test series.