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From The42 England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch Suspension

England forward Hughes given six-week ban for punch

England will be without Nathan Hughes for three of their November internationals after he was banned for six weeks.

From TheJournal.ie NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030 Testing Times

NCT contract worth €650 million up for grabs for ten years to 2030

Applus, the company which currently operates the test, made €6.5 million in profit last year, down 20% from 2016.

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From The42 'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban Retirement

'The anxiety I would get would manifest itself' - Joe Marler reaffirms he never tried to incur an England ban

Marler said that comments he recently made about looking for an “easy way out” of England duty were taken out of context.

From The42 'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby Retirement

'Now is the time to walk away' - England prop Joe Marler retires from international rugby

The Harlequins forward said it was “a very difficult decision” to end his England career at the age of 28.

From The42 Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina Rugby Championship

Mo'unga in for Barrett as All Blacks make seven changes for Argentina

A much-changed New Zealand line-up will take on Argentina in Nelson on Saturday.

From The42 Defiant Cheika unimpressed when questioned over Wallabies future Going Nowhere

Defiant Cheika unimpressed when questioned over Wallabies future

‘If you are naive enough to think that I’m worried about myself here, then you don’t know me at all.’

From The42 Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing Hammering

Hooper retains full belief in Cheika's Wallabies despite All Blacks drubbing

All Blacks captain Kieran Read insisted this morning’s 40-12 win did not come easily.

Cheika rubbishes Hansen's claim of disrespect to 100-cap Whitelock

“To say that we lack respect is a little bit of a stretch from Steve Hansen.”

From The42 'There's no one hurting more than me when I walk down the tunnel and see my two kids there crying' Under Pressure

'There's no one hurting more than me when I walk down the tunnel and see my two kids there crying'

Michael Cheika is building up to another crack at the All Blacks.

From The42 'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump Rugby Championship

'It's really disappointing, isn't it?': Cheika and Hooper frustrated by Australia's slump

The All Blacks pulled clear to record a 38-13 win in Sydney this morning.

From The42 All Blacks thump Wallabies during breathless Rugby Championship opener in Sydney Bledisloe Cup

All Blacks thump Wallabies during breathless Rugby Championship opener in Sydney

New Zealand turned on the style in the second half after Australia had defended superbly to lead at the break.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

From The42 England cricketer Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray after brawl outside nightclub Cleared

Beale backs Hodge to fill Wallabies' centre gap for All Blacks clash

Samu Kerevi, who played 13 through the June series with Ireland, will miss out through injury.

From The42 Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2018 World Cup?

Almost a week has passed since the tournament ended.

From The42 Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz Test

Know Your Sport? Take our weekly quiz

How closely have you paid attention to this week’s sporting headlines?

From The42 Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony Disciplined

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony

The Wallabies fullback faced a disciplinary hearing with World Rugby and is now set to miss the Waratahs’ Super Rugby clash against the Rebels.

From The42 Jones: England back on road to being world's best All Smiles Now

Jones: England back on road to being world's best

After ending his worst stretch as coach, Jones believes England are back on track to challenge at the World Cup.

From The42 Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win Great Scots

Scotland run riot in Argentina to end tour with record-breaking win

Daniel Hourcade’s final game in charge of Argentina ended in heavy defeat.

From The42 France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss C'est La Vie

France hard done by? I can squeal about that too, says All Blacks boss

Steve Hansen says it’s “pointless” to complain about refereeing decisions ahead of this weekend’s final Test.

Scotland make 8 changes for Pumas Test after defeat to USA

Captain Stuart McInally heads up the tourists as they meet an Argentina side sore after losing to Wales.

From The42 All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale Teamsheets

All Blacks ring the changes as France drop Bastareaud for series finale

After naming the same side for the first two Tests, Steve Hansen has shuffled his deck for Dunedin.

From The42 Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it' Pressure Drop

Struggling England under scrutiny but Eddie Jones is 'absolutely loving it'

The England head coach is under pressure after a dire run of results, but he sees success on the horizon.

From The42 Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision Free Fall

Fall's red card rescinded after World Rugby acknowledges 'wrong' decision

“Unlike the referee, we had the benefit of all the video footage, which showed various angles of the incident.”

From The42 All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card Leniency

All Blacks coach Hansen suggests rugby report system after Fall red card

Referee Angus Gardner sent the French fullback off in a decision which overshadowed this morning’s second Test.

From The42 England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell Losing Streak

England still have belief despite bruising South Africa defeat, says captain Farrell

England continue to believe in themselves ahead of their second Test against South Africa, according to their skipper.

From The42 'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture Injustice

'If we do the same thing, we French get punished': Grosso on double skull fracture

The winger was shocked that the referee did not take action against the All Black players who fractured his skull in the first Test.

From The42 Tadhg Beirne bringing 'good energy' as he gets set for Ireland debut Fresh Face

Tadhg Beirne bringing 'good energy' as he gets set for Ireland debut

The 26-year-old will be covering the second row and blindside flank on Saturday against the Wallabies.

From The42 Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup? Test

Quiz: How much do you know about the 2018 World Cup?

The much-anticipated competition in Russia gets underway on Thursday.

From The42 Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown Hooperman

Outstanding Hooper 'stoked' as Wallabies wreak havoc at the breakdown

The Australia captain played a key role in disrupting Irish ball alongside David Pocock.

From The42 Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy Eastern Promise

Second-half surge sees Japan beat Italy

An excellent second half helped Japan beat Italy in Oita, the Brave Blossoms taking a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.

From The42 Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa Team News

Kiwi forward Shields in line for England debut against South Africa

The 27-year-old has been named on the bench by Eddie Jones, with Joe Launchbury missing out through injury.

From The42 Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series Summer Tests

Springboks hit with double injury blow before England series

Bismarck du Plessis and Frans Steyn have both been ruled out.

From The42 Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat Bad Start

Erasmus: Pressure on the Springboks already after late Wales defeat

South Africa face England in a three-Test series, and Erasmus knows huge improvements will need to be made.

From The42 'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial Free The Nipple

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

From The42 Young Wasps star ruled out for up to a year after receiving first England call-up Jack And The Boks

Young Wasps star ruled out for up to a year after receiving first England call-up

Jack Willis sustained significant multi-ligament knee damage during Saturday’s defeat to Saracens.

Kiwi-born Shields ready to 'earn respect' after pledging allegiance to England

Eddie Jones this week named Brad Shields in his squad for the Test series against South Africa next month.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools? Holistic Education

Column: Do we really need mandatory standardised testing in primary schools?

Learning support teachers are more than capable of screening and diagnosing learning difficulties, writes Peter Gunning.

From The42 Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie Springback

Former captain Strauss open to Springboks return under Rassie

Adriaan Strauss says he would consider an offer to return to the South Africa national team seriously.