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Six Nations chief backs struggling Italy and keeps door shut on South Africa
Ben Morel has also rejected the idea of promotion and relegation in the Six Nations

Luke McLaughlin

26, Jan, 2022 @5:32 PM

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Jaw-dropping sport moments of 2021: Rassie Erasmus and his video rant
The Lions series in South Africa ended up being memorable more for the antics of one man than the rugby that was played

Gerard Meagher

28, Dec, 2021 @8:00 PM

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England set to face New Zealand in ‘mini World Cup’ next autumn
England will face New Zealand for the first time since the 2019 World Cup semi-final next autumn as part of a bumper set of November internationals

Gerard Meagher

15, Dec, 2021 @10:47 AM

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Rassie Erasmus apologises to Lions referee Berry and withdraws ban appeal
Rassie Erasmus and South Africa Rugby have issued a brief apology to Nic Berry and the other match officials involved in the first British & Irish Lions Test, and also withdrawn their appeal against World Rugby’s sanctions

Gerard Meagher

25, Nov, 2021 @4:51 PM

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Marcus Smith keeps his cool in molten heat of classic to be England hero | Andy Bull
With the Twickenham crowd screaming at the end of a helter-skelter game, the England fly-half was the calmest man around to slot the match-winning penalty

Andy Bull at Twickenham

21, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Eddie Jones warns England hero Marcus Smith to avoid ‘poison’ from media
England’s Eddie Jones implored Marcus Smith to avoid listening to media ‘poison’ after the fly-half’s winning kick against South Africa

Gerard Meagher at Twickenham

20, Nov, 2021 @8:13 PM

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South Africa fail to turn clock back to Yokohama in England defeat | Daniel Gallan
The Springboks fought hard but were unable to dominate the contest in the way they did two years ago in the World Cup final

Daniel Gallan at Twickenham

20, Nov, 2021 @7:26 PM

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England 27-26 South Africa: autumn international player ratings
Henry Slade produced a man-of-the-match performance but it was a tough afternoon for Jonny May

Gerard Meagher at Twickenham

20, Nov, 2021 @6:24 PM

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England 27-26 South Africa: Autumn Nations Series – as it happened
Tries from Manu Tuilagi, Freddie Steward and Raffi Quirke and a late Marcus Smith penalty saw England squeeze past the world champions

Lee Calvert (the match) and Luke McLaughlin (reaction)

20, Nov, 2021 @6:04 PM

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Smith’s last-gasp kick gives England thrilling victory over South Africa
An 80th-minute penalty from Marcus Smith earned England a famous 27-26 victory over South Africa in a dramatic rerun of the 2019 Rugby World Cup final

Robert Kitson at Twickenham

20, Nov, 2021 @5:35 PM

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Where is the consistency from World Rugby over Rassie Erasmus ban? | Ugo Monye
The decision to punish South Africa’s director of rugby for his video rant during the Lions tour took far too long

Ugo Monye

19, Nov, 2021 @9:00 PM

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England must unearth plan for the future rather than seeking revenge | Robert Kitson
The World Cup final defeat is still raw but only a positive display against the Springboks will give Eddie Jones a platform

Robert Kitson

19, Nov, 2021 @4:54 PM

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