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Super Rugby Pacific: Trial fixtures, results

With the countdown to Super Rugby Pacific ticking down all 12 teams have been hitting the training paddock hard in preparation and will all feature in pre-season trial matches. Read on for the fixtures and results as they come to hand.

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Alaalatoa re-signs for Lions, '27 World Cup

The Wallabies and Brumbies have locked in experienced prop Allan Alaalatoa for another four years taking him to 2027 and a potential home World Cup appearance.

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Beale bailed after sexual assault charges

High-profile rugby union player Kurtley Beale has been granted bail by a Sydney court after being charged over an alleged sexual assault.

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NZ view: Dave Rennie deserved better from cold-blooded Rugby Australia

Axing a coach is never easy, yet Rugby Australia's dismissal of Dave Rennie could hardly have been worse. Hamish McLennan has signed Australian rugby up for the Eddie Jones sideshow that will have its rises, but so too its falls -- Liam Napier writes.

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Jones to take time on Wallabies fly-half, captain calls

Eddie Jones says he has not predetermined who will be his fly-half or captain for the Rugby World Cup, indicating he will "walk the floor" and take stock from the performances produced in Super Rugby Pacific before making the two key decisions.

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14dSam Bruce

Rennie: I had full support of Wallabies players

Sacked Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has resisted the temptation for a parting shot at Rugby Australia following his dismissal on Monday, but said he knew he had the full support of the playing group and coaching staff for the year ahead.

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15dSam Bruce

RA chairman wants 'mongrel' Wallabies under Eddie

Hamish McLennan says he wants Eddie Jones to restore the "slightly feral, slightly mongrel' Australian characteristics to the Wallabies, while the veteran coach is adamant he has enough time to change the team's course for this year's World Cup.

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Eddie back as Rennie sacked as Wallabies coach

Eddie Jones will make a stunning return to Australian rugby as Wallabies coach, with Dave Rennie sacked after a disappointing 2022 season when Australia won just five of 14 Tests.

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No timeline for Quade Cooper return

Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has revealed there is still no clear timeline for his return to the field five months after he ruptured his Achilles against Argentina in August.

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Rennie rules Jones out of World Cup role

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has poured cold water on the prospect of a World Cup union with Eddie Jones, while revealing his messages to two key squad omissions.

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Aussie women beat NZ in Dubai Sevens final

Australia's all-conquering rugby sevens women have crowned themselves "queens of the desert" after winning the Dubai Sevens for the third year in succession.

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HIA 'discrepancies' saw White play on in Dublin

Australia scrum half Nic White was allowed to continue playing after a head injury during his rugby team's recent defeat by Ireland due to "discrepancies" in process and communication, an independent review by the organisers said on Tuesday.

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64dSam Bruce

Rennie to lobby for expansion of Giteau Law

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has given the strongest indication yet he will push hard for an expansion of the Overseas Player Selection Policy - dubbed the Giteau Law - in a bid to have the strongest squad possible at next year's Rugby World Cup.

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Wallabies to start Donaldson in final Test

Waratahs youngster Langi Gleeson will make his first run-on start for the Wallabies alongside Tahs teammate Ben Donaldson who's been handed the starting flyhalf position over the more experienced Noah Lolesio.

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Fijiana Drua to take SuperW to Fiji in 2023

The Super W 2023 draw has been confirmed with the return of a five-round season, semifinals and final series, while Fijiana Drua will take games home to Fiji for the first time.

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