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England's Eddie Jones pictured on November 10, 2018
Hughes set to make England return against Australia after completing ban
The Wasps forward has missed all three autumn internationals to date.
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Nathan Hughes during an England training session on November 16, 2018
Hughes set to make England return against Australia
The Wasps forward has been serving a six-week ban.
11:39
Ireland's Jacob Stockdale celebrates on November 17, 2018
Ireland ace Stockdale still trying to comprehend rapid rise
The Ulster wing scored the only try of the game as Ireland defeated world champions New Zealand.
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England's Eddie Jones pictured on November 10, 2018
Jones ready to renew acquaintances with Cheika in Wallabies showdown
Jones and Cheika’s friendship extends back many years.
22:00
Gareth Thomas pictured in 2012
Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas victim of homophobic assault in Cardiff
The former Wales captain was the victim of a hate crime, but the incident was dealt with by way of restorative justice.
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Gareth Thomas pictured in 2012
Former Wales captain Gareth Thomas victim of homophobic assault in Cardiff
The former Wales captain was the victim of a hate crime, but the incident was dealt with by way of restorative justice.
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Maro Itoje in action for England on November 10, 2018
Maro Itoje: England fightback driven by fear of Japan humbling
England took control through Mark Wilson’s touch down just before the final quarter arrived.
Nov 18, 12:00
Andy Farrell, the England backs coach looks on during the England training session held at West Park Leeds Rugby Club on October 23, 2013
Hansen surprised England ever let Andy Farrell leave
The defence coach masterminded Ireland’s rearguard action in Dublin.
Nov 18, 11:48
Steve Hansen the head coach of New Zealand acknowledges the fans ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015
Hansen’s next move could see Schmidt join New Zealand coaching set-up
The All Blacks head coach is to make an announcement before Christmas.
Nov 18, 11:14
Rory Best of Ulster is tackled by Romain Taofifenua of Toulon during the European Rugby Champions Cup Pool 3 game at the Kingspan stadium on October 25, 2014
Josh Van Der Flier: Ireland showed New Zealand they will not be bullied
Ireland toppled back-to-back world champions New Zealand 16-9 at the Aviva Stadium.
Nov 18, 10:12
Steve Hansen the head coach of New Zealand acknowledges the fans ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015
All Blacks boss Hansen calls Ireland World Cup favourites
He also said they are now number one team in the world.
Nov 17, 22:15
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Ireland’s greatest ever victories
Ireland beat New Zealand at home for the first time on Saturday.
Nov 17, 21:54
Greig Laidlaw of Scotland passes the ball during the international friendly match against Japan on June 18, 2016
Scotland are not far off world’s rugby elite – captain Greig Laidlaw
The skipper was left to curse missed opportunities as the Dark Blues were edged out 26-20.
Nov 17, 21:22
England's Eddie Jones pictured on November 10, 2018
Eddie Jones urges England players to learn from narrow Japan victory
The Red Rose were 15-10 behind at the interval but managed to fight back to beat the Brave Blossoms.
Nov 17, 18:42
Wales head coach Warren Gatland before the Six Nations match against Italy on  March 11, 2018
Wales coach Gatland hails squad strength after thrashing Tonga
The crushing win was Wales' biggest for more than eight years.
Nov 17, 18:40
Joe Cokanasiga celebrates scoring for England against Japan on November 17, 2018
England fight back to avoid upset against Japan
Joe Cokanasiga's late try eased nerves around Twickenham as Brave Blossoms were eventually beaten.
Nov 17, 17:09
Maro Itoje in action for England on November 10, 2018
Itoje hails Ford's rugby knowledge ahead of England's clash with Japan
Ford has been named captain for England.
Nov 16, 22:01
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RFU reeling as chief executive Steve Brown announces he will step down
Brown will leave after only 16 months in the role having replaced Ian Ritchie in September 2017.
Nov 16, 17:09
Neal Hatley in an England press conference on November 16, 2018
Japan have a point to prove, warns England coach
Brave Blossoms will be out to make life tough for Eddie Jones' men at Twickenham on Saturday.
Nov 16, 14:36
Dan Leavy pictured with the Ireland flag on March 13, 2018
Dan Leavy forced out of Ireland's All Blacks clash
Josh Van Der Flier comes in for the highly-anticipated Dublin encounter.
Nov 16, 14:13
Bundee Aki during an Ireland training session on March 18, 2018
Marmion warns All Blacks not to target Ireland team-mate Aki
The tourists have singled out the New Zealand-born centre ahead of the meting between the two sides in Dublin.
Nov 16, 10:21
Joe Cokanasiga in an England training session on November 6, 2018
Cokanasiga is 'something special' – England head coach Jones
The giant Bath wing is one of 11 changes for Saturday's penultimate Quilter International at Twickenham.
Nov 15, 15:33
Jonah Holmes in action for Leicester Tigers on February 18, 2018
Warren Gatland excited by potential of Jonah Holmes
Wales boss has made 14 changes for Saturday's Test match against Tonga.
Nov 15, 15:29
Bundee Aki during an Ireland training session on March 18, 2018
Ireland boss Schmidt defends Aki's commitment
The Connacht powerhouse Aki will face the All Blacks for the first time.
Nov 15, 15:18
Ireland's Devin Toner pictured in February 2017
Toner returns for Ireland's New Zealand Test
The lock has been restored to the line-up.
Nov 15, 14:17
Finn Russell in action for Scotland on March 10, 2018
Invigorated Russell ready to take challenge to Springboks
The 26-year-old swapped Glasgow for Paris in the summer.
Nov 15, 12:18
Joe Cokanasiga in an England training session on November 6, 2018
Cokanasiga to make England debut against Japan
The giant Fijian-born wing has been in destructive form for Bath this season.
Nov 15, 11:53
Kyle Sinckler during an England training session on November 2, 2018
Sinckler: Jones' Japan comments were music to my ears
England are looking to make it two wins from three in the autumn internationals.
Nov 14, 22:01
Manu Tuilagi during an England training session on November 7, 2018
Tuilagi earmarked for England comeback against Australia
The Leicester centre was due to feature against South Africa until he suffered a groin injury in training.
Nov 14, 15:12
Gregor Townsend in charge of Scotland on March 10, 2018
Gregor Townsend: Scalping South Africa would top Calcutta Cup triumph
The Dark Blues ended a decade-long wait for victory over the Auld Enemy in February.
Nov 14, 15:06
England's Eddie Jones pictured on November 10, 2018
Jones classes officials' meetings as 'waste of time' after Underhill's ruled-out try
England were denied victory over New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday.
Nov 13, 22:01
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Beauden Barrett expecting some surprises from Ireland
The All Blacks are wary of Schmidt's men after a 40-29 defeat in 2016.
Nov 13, 17:33
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Andy Farrell insists New Zealand still the world's best even if Ireland win
New Zealand will retain the world number-one ranking even if number two side Ireland win in Dublin.
Nov 13, 17:01
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Injury rules George Kruis out of England's remaining autumn internationals
Kruis was replaced by Charlie Ewels in the 66th minute of the 16-15 defeat at Twickenham.
Nov 13, 14:20
Stuart Hogg of Scotland during the Rugby World Cup game with Japan on September 23, 2015
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg to join Exeter Chiefs next summer
The Chiefs have announced the signing of the Scotland full-back on a two-year deal from next season.
Nov 13, 10:29
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Brian O'Driscoll and Tana Umaga bury hatchet over tackle on 2005 Lions tour
The All Blacks star and team-mate Keven Mealamu were criticised over the incident which left the former Ireland captain with a dislocated shoulder.
Nov 13, 00:02

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