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7dSam Bruce

Re-ranking world rugby's top 10 two years out from the World Cup

The halfway point between Rugby World Cups has been reached, with the countdown now on to France 2023. After a fascinating few weeks of cross-hemisphere play, where does the pecking order sit for the game's elite nations?

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14dReuters

England's Itoje nominated for player of the year

England's Maro Itoje will challenge Australia captain Michael Hooper and teammate Samu Kerevi for the men's player of the year while scrum-half Antoine Dupont became the first Frenchman to be shortlisted for the award since 2012.

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16dESPN staff

All you need to know for the weekend's rugby Tests

After an enthralling opening weekend of the November Test window, the action goes up a gear with huge clashes in London, Dublin and Edinburgh. Read up on all you need to know here.

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23dESPN staff

All you need to know for the weekend's rugby Tests

The November Test window officially begins this weekend, the opening round of matches highlighted by the Springboks' trip to Cardiff and Scotland's Murrayfield clash with the Wallabies. Read up on all you need to know here.

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33dSam Bruce and Tom Hamilton

What's new for rugby's top 10 nations this November series?

After two years apart, the elite rugby nations of the northern and southern hemispheres will reunite throughout November, providing a valuable marker two years out from the next global showpiece. Here's what you need to know.

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Rennie accuses French captain of milking red card

Dave Rennie has unloaded on France for milking penalties after Australia played one man down for 75 minutes to beat Les Bleus 33-30 and claim their Test rugby series 2-1.

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Galthie shakes up France for Australia decider

Fly-half Antoine Hastoy will make his debut when France face Australia in the series-deciding third test in Brisbane after coach Fabien Galthie made seven changes to his starting lineup on Thursday.

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137dESPN staff

McDermott to start as Rennie shakes up Wallabies

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has made seven changes for the decisive third Test against France, the biggest of which sees Tate McDermott promoted to the starting side in place of Jake Gordon.

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Rennie forecasts changes for French decider

Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has forecast changes to his line-up for the deciding Test in Brisbane on Saturday after France equalised with a gripping second Test victory in Melbourne.

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France stun Wallabies with late Test win

France have taken their turn to taste victory with a late penalty securing a 28-26 win over the Wallabies in the second Test in Melbourne.

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141dAAP

Tupou to start second Test vs. France

Dave Rennie has made just one change to the Wallabies' team for the second Test against France, with Taniela Tupou to start in the place of Allan Alaalatoa.

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143dSam Bruce

Wallabies get out of jail: The good, the bad and the ugly

The Wallabies earned their second win under Dave Rennie, thanks largely to a horror French mistake in the match's dying seconds. But there was plenty to take out of the 80 minutes prior, that will have both pleased and disappointed the Aussie coach.

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Wallabies win Test after French blunder

The Wallabies have stolen the most remarkable Test victory over France 23-21, Noah Lolesio kicking a penalty after the visitors had failed to kick the ball into touch to seal the win.

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145dSam Bruce

Rennie names untried halves combo for first Test

The Wallabies have named a rookie halves combination for the first Test against France with Brumbies fly-half Noah Lolesio set for just his second run-on start, this time alongside Waratahs No. 9 Jake Gordon.

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France name seven uncapped players for Wallabies test

France hooker Gaetan Barlot and fullback Melvyn Jaminet will make their debuts when they take on Australia in the first test in Brisbane after coach Fabien Galthie named seven uncapped players in the 23-man squad on Saturday.

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155dESPN Staff

Wallabies' French opener shifted to Brisbane

Rugby Australia [RA] are set to confirm Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane for the new location of the opening Wallabies' Test against France on Wednesday Jul. 7.

2021 RankingsSix Nations

  • FRA2nd
    Tries Scored 1st Wales : 20 Tries Scored
    WALES1st
    18
    20
  • FRA4th
    Points Difference 1st Wales : 61 Points Difference
    WALES1st
    37
    61