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BaaBaas to square off with Pumas

The Barbarians will round off their 125th anniversary year by tackling Argentina at Twickenham in November 2015, organisers announced on Tuesday.

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Book Review: First of the Pumas

Do you know who gave the Argentinian national rugby team its nickname, which has stuck even though it was inaccurate?

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All Blacks are still the yardstick

New Zealand remained the team to beat less than a year out from the World Cup in England after another successful November campaign.
 
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England claim psychological edge

MATCH REPORT: A try in both halves from Ben Morgan helped England claim a well-deserved 26-17 victory over Australia at Twickenham.

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Sánchez drops in for Puma win

Argentina added another French scalp to their list, the Pumas winning 18-13 in dramatic fashion at the Stade de France, in Paris, on Saturday.

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France keeping feet on the ground

France remain vigilant ahead of Saturday's clash with Argentina despite victories over Fiji and Australia, captain Thierry Dusautoir said on Friday.

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Preview: France v Argentina

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre might finally have found his pair of halfbacks in Sebastien Tillous-Borde and Camille Lopez.

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Sanchez returns for Argentina

Argentinean head coach Daniel Hourcade has made four changes to his starting XV for their final November Test against France in Paris on Saturday.

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Japan get the Super rubber stamp

SANZAR's Executive Committee has formally approved the inclusion of Japanese and Argentinean Unions into Super Rugby from 2016.

Truant Thomas gets the boot

Rising star Teddy Thomas has been dropped for Saturday's Test against Argentina in Paris for missing a training session.

Saint-Andre tinkers, just a little

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre finally seems to have settled on a halfback combination, but he continues to tinker elsewhere in his team.

Try-scoring Teddy v Argentine Imhoff

Juan Imhoff says he is looking forward to lining up opposite club teammate Teddy Thomas when his country tackles France in Paris.

Imhoff: We lost our heads

Argentina lost their way following last month's historic 21-17 victory over Australia in the Rugby Championship, wing Juan Imhoff admitted.

Saint-Andre: We were better

France coach Philippe Saint-Andre insisted the best side won after their 29-26 victory over Australia on Saturday.
 

Boks to face recharged Azzurri

Italy captain Sergio Parisse said that his side hope to take advantage of their extra day of rest ahead of the clash with the Springboks.

Pumas hang on for tight win

Argentina battled back in the second half to claim a tight 20-18 victory over Italy in Genova on Friday.

Preview: Italy v Argentina

Heavy rains in recent days in the flood-hit city of Genoa have forced the rescheduling of the Test between Italy and Argentina.

Captaincy blow for Pumas

Argentina will be without their captain Agustín Creevy for the clash with Italy after the hooker sustained a thigh injury.