2017 Women's Rugby World Cup Final, Kingspan Stadium, Belfast 26/8/2017
England vs New Zealand
New Zealand's Fiao'o Faamausili and head coach Glenn Moore celebrate winning the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup
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Eight newcomers included in Black Ferns squad for Tests against Australia

Squad will play two double headers with the All Blacks’ Bledisloe Cup matches in Sydney and Auckland.

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 15:  David Nofoaluma of the Tigers celebrates with teammates after scoring a try during the round 18 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Wests Tigers at UOW Jubilee Oval on July 15, 2018 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Jason McCawley/Getty Images)

Benji Marshall backing Robbie Farah to extend his NRL career at the Wests Tigers

Premiership duo combined to carve up Dragons last weekend.

Amanaki Mafi #8 of Melbourne Rebels passes the ball  during the Melbourne Rebels vs Queensland Reds in the Vodafone Super Rugby at AMMI Park, Melbourne, Australia on 23 February 2018. Picture by Martin Keep.

Rebels fine players involved in alleged Dunedin assault $16k each

Amanaki Mafi appeared in court after being charged over the altercation.

SYDNEY, NSW - MARCH 18: Waratahs player Israel Folau (14) looks towards the scoreboard at round 5 of the Super Rugby between Waratahs and Rebels at Allianz Stadium in Sydney on March 18, 2018. (Photo by Speed Media/Icon Sportswire)

'There's so many options' - Israel Folau refuses to rule out switch to Queensland Reds

The controversial superstar says he is "aware" of chat but calls it "white noise".

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 13:  Billy Slater of the Storm runs with the ball against the Newcastle Knights at AAMI Park on April 13, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Darrian Traynor/Getty Images)

Storm's five Origin stars return to face Warriors

Billy Slater headlines inclusions for second-placed Melbourne ahead of Mt Smart match.

Ken Maumalo.
Vodafone Warriors training session. Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland, New Zealand. NRL Rugby League. Tuesday 3 July 2018 © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Ken Maumalo replaces Peta Hiku in Warriors' side for Storm clash at Mt Smart

Prop James Gavet will bring up the 50-game milestone in Sunday's blockbuster NRL clash.

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Clark Laidlaw says it was important to find the balance when preparing his players for the Rugby World Cup Sevens.

All Blacks Sevens, Fiji enjoy contrasting preparations for World Cup

NZ coach says balance is important but admits time will tell whose approach was right.

The Warriors leave the arena after warm-up, Rabbitohs v Vodafone Warriors, NRL rugby league premiership. Optus Stadium, Perth, Western Australia. 10 March 2018. Copyright Image: Daniel Carson / www.photosport.nz

Time is right for Perth to get an NRL team, say Origin coaches

Expansion discussion raised as city prepares to host an Origin for the first time next year.

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The star halfback says the Highlanders are relishing playing the quarter-final against the Waratahs in Sydney where the expectation will be on the home team to produce.

Highlanders star Aaron Smith starts mind games ahead of playoffs clash with Waratahs - 'it's going to be a lot of pressure on them'

Smith said playing away could work for the Highlanders, with the pressure on the Waratahs to produce at home.

Gayle Broughton hugs try scorer Michaela Blyde.
New Zealand v Australia. Women's Final.
Rugby Sevens. Robina Stadium. Commonwealth Games, Gold Coast, Australia. Sunday 15 April 2018. © Copyright photo: Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.nz

Black Ferns Sevens want to keep foot on throat of Aussie rivals at Sevens World Cup

NZ has won 10 of the last 11 matches in one of rugby's great rivalries.

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Veronika Nikulshina and Olga Kuracheva ran on to Luzhniki Stadium pitch dressed as police officers.

Pussy Riot members who stormed field during World Cup final sentenced to 15 days' jail

Veronika Nikulshina and Olga Kuracheva ran on to Luzhniki Stadium pitch dressed as police officers.

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New Zealand’s women's and men's sevens teams have had a chance to see for themselves how much the game has grown.

All Blacks Sevens surprised to be recognised in San Francisco

“It’s crazy to be on the other side of the world and people know who you are," rookie Andrew Knewstubb said.

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Concept Architects' Ben Russell produced the virtual reality model as part of his Master of Architecture course work at Unitec.

Watch: Take a virtual fly through of student's amazing concept for new Christchurch multi-purpose stadium

Concept Architects' Ben Russell produced the virtual reality model as part of his Master of Architecture course work at Unitec.

Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 26/09/2016 - Rugby League - 2016 First Utility Super League Dream Team - Hotel Football, Manchester, England - RFL Rugby Director Kevin Sinfield.

England great hits out at Australia's four-year international league calendar

Kevin Sinfield wants England to face Kangaroos, Kiwis or Tonga ahead of 2021 World Cup.

Tim Cahill retires from international football

The 38-year old is Australia's all-time leading scorer.

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The Argentina legend begun his new role with Dynamo Brest in style.

Watch: Diego Maradona arrives at first day of new job in monster truck

The Argentina legend begun his new role with Dynamo Brest in style.

James Marshall kicks

Hurricanes re-sign utility back James Marshall, forwards duo Prinsep, Fidow

The trio have all committed to the Hurricanes after Jordie Barrett and Ardie Savea re-signed yesterday.

Usain Bolt's A-League move hinges on FFA funding

The Central Coast Mariners want to take the Olympic legend on a six-week trial.

Alex Twal held in the tackle of Reagan Campbell-Gillard during Australia's Rugby League World Cup match against Lebanon, RLWC, Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia, 11 November 2017. Copyright Image: David Neilson / www.photosport.nz

'We need meaningful fixtures' - Kangaroos accused of damaging international rugby league

A 2019 tour to the UK will scupper the return of the British Lions side.

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Playing for Worcestershire against Yorkshire, the Black Caps batsman pulled out a blinder in the field.

Watch: Martin Guptill combines with teammate for sublime one-handed catch in English T20 competition

Playing for Worcestershire against Yorkshire, the Black Caps batsman pulled out a blinder in the field.

He climbed over photographers to reach supporters in Jamaican colours before setting Rio alight with his striking pose.

Usain Bolt secures trial contract with A-League side Central Coast Mariners - report

The sprinting legend is attempting to become a professional footballer.

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Hasan Ali suffered a neck strain in his side's win over Zimbabwe.

Watch: Pakistan bowler injures himself in exuberant wicket celebration

Hasan Ali suffered a neck strain in his side's win over Zimbabwe.

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