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Referee abuser Elliot Daly has been hit with a three-week ban.
The Pacific islands may yet get a taste of Super Rugby, with the Crusaders considering shifting their home match against the Hurricanes to Fiji next year.
England captain Chris Robshaw is in no doubt that England's November international series will be judged a failure if they lose to Australia.
BREAKING NEWS: Centre Jaque Fourie has joined fellow World Cup winner Bakkies Botha in the retirement village.
NEWS: Sean McMahon returns to the Australian starting XV in one of three changes ahead of their final year-end Test, against England on Saturday.
Andy Farrell has demanded England use dogged industry to stop them at the source and impose their own game during Saturday's game.
Springbok and Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar is edging closer to recovering from a knee injury.
Hosts Italy take on South Africa and current champions England play Japan on the first day of next year's Under-20 world championship, on June 2.
INTERVIEW: Patrick Lambie has a golden opportunity to steal a march on his main rivals in the race for the Springbok No.10 jersey at the World Cup.
The drums are beating for two discarded All Blacks to be recalled as the world's No.1 side remains bugged by a dearth of talent at scrumhalf.
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