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Warren Gatland: British and Irish Lions coach says Steve Tandy’s legs were shaking when asked to join South Africa tour

Warren Gatland says Steve Tandy’s legs were shaking when the New Zealander phoned to appoint him Lions defence coach for the tour to South Africa. On Tuesday, Gatland named four assistant coaches for the summer tour to take on the world champion Springboks in their backyard, with Tandy’s boss in the Scotland camp, Gregor Townsend, named attack coach. Gatland also […]

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Match Report – Bordeaux-Beg 24 – 21 Racing

Bordeaux-Begles are through to the Heineken Champions Cup semi-finals, after Mathieu Jalibert’s 82nd-minute penalty from his own half secured a dramatic 24-21 victory over Racing 92. It was by no means a classic at Stade Chaban-Delmas, with error-strewn performances from both sides for the majority of the contest. But that will not matter to Bordeaux, who are through to the […]

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Out of their depth? The best XV at this week’s Wallabies camp

Dave Rennie’s 40-man Wallabies squad that will assemble in Coogee on Sunday for a three-day camp lacks depth. On paper, it certainly doesn’t feel like a fully fledged international squad and Rennie will know he has work ahead to build that depth. Shining lights: James O’Connor, Tom Banks and Hunter Paisami.Credit:Getty Sometimes you don’t know if players are good enough […]

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Late O’Connor penalty seals thrilling Reds comeback

A 77th-minute penalty from James O’Connor helped the Queensland Reds snatch a thrilling 24-22 victory over the Brumbies to secure a home grand final and make it seven wins on the trot. The Brumbies were tracking to reclaim top spot on the Super Rugby AU ladder until the Reds fought back from a 15-6 half-time deficit to secure their second […]

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