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07 December 2018 7:30 PM Garces, Gardner to ref biggest 6 Nations matches

Dublin - Jerome Garces and Angus Gardner will referee the most anticipated Six Nations matches after being involved in two of the biggest calls during the November rugby internationals. Garces will take charge of Ireland-England at Lansdowne Road on February 2 during the opening weekend of the championship. The French ref last month made the final call on England's 111

29 November 2018 8:09 PM Pumas name team to face Rassie's BaaBaas

Cape Town - Argentina have named their team to face the Barbarians at Twickenham on Saturday. Flanker Pablo Matera will lead Los Pumas, who have blown hot and cold in 2018. They beat the Springboks and the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship, but then lost all of their matches on their tour to the northern hemisphere. The Barbarians are taking on Argentina 39

28 November 2018 8:30 AM Marx working hard at improving lineout throwing

Cape Town - Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx says he is working hard at improving his lineout throwing. In an interview was Rugby Pass, Marx took the blame for the Springboks’ lineout woes in the 12-11 defeat to England at Twickenham earlier this month. South Africa lost four vital lineouts during the Test, with three of those coming off overthrows from Marx. “It’s tough 44

26 November 2018 11:12 AM Eddie Jones defends Owen Farrell tackle

Cape Town - England coach Eddie Jones has defended star playmaker Owen Farrell over his controversial tackle technique following the victory over Australia on Saturday. The Wallabies believe they should have been awarded a penalty try for Farrell's try-saving tackle on Izack Rodda, where the England number ten appeared to lead with his shoulder and not wrap his arms around 43

26 November 2018 4:33 AM Johnny Sexton named World Rugby Player of the Year

Paris - Ireland's Johnny Sexton was named World Rugby Player of the Year on Sunday for leading his nation to the Six Nations Grand Slam. Sexton beat All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett - the winner for the last two years - South Africa scrumhalf Faf de Klerk, New Zealand try machine Rieko Ioane and Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx. The 33-year-old Leinster 64

13 November 2018 7:25 AM Handre had no idea he passed Naas' record

Cape Town - Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard had no idea he was passing Naas Botha’s points tally against France in Paris over the weekend. Pollard contributed 19 points with the boot as the Springboks beat France 29-26 at the Stade de France. “I didn’t know it, but it’s really an honour. We all grew up dreaming to be like Naas. He’ll always be one of the greats 34

13 November 2018 6:03 AM Japan coach Joseph praying for good weather at Twickenham

London - Japan coach Jamie Joseph says his team of "amateurs" receives less than $18 a day on tour. Meanwhile, England's players will receive $32 000 each after taking on Japan on Saturday at Twickenham. "Our home-based players are amateurs, they are employees of companies, and receive 2 000 yen a day," Joseph said on Monday. "To be here and play a team like England 38

12 November 2018 7:14 AM Sonny Bill Williams ruled out of Ireland Test

Cape town - All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of Saturday's Test with Ireland in Dublin after sustaining a shoulder injury in the win over England at the weekend. Williams left the field after 36 minutes with a grade one AC joint injury in the world champions' 16-15 victory at Twickenham. Although he will miss the Test against 36

10 November 2018 8:31 PM England 'finished stronger' against All Blacks

Twickenham - England coach Eddie Jones insisted his side had "finished the stronger" after an agonising 16-15 loss to world champions New Zealand at a rainswept Twickenham on Saturday. England surged into a 15-0 lead midway through the first half following tries from right wing Chris Ashton and New Zealand-born hooker Dylan Hartley. But the All Blacks 61

10 November 2018 5:40 PM All Blacks stun England at Twickenham

London - World champions New Zealand came from 15-0 down to beat England 16-15 in a thrilling November Test at a rainswept Twickenham on Saturday. England, after letting slip a commanding lead, thought they had won the match with four minutes left when Sam Underhill crossed for a 'try' after Courtney Lawes charged down a kick by New Zealand replacement 64