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Huge Boost For The Wallabies As Samu Joins After New Zealand Agreement

Peter Samu will join the Wallabies squad ahead of this week’s opening Test against Ireland in Brisbane after New Zealand Rugby agreed to release the flanker, Rugby Australia said Sunday. “I want to thank New Zealand Rugby for their consideration in releasing Peter for international duties,” Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle said in a statement after a deal between …

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Australia Not Willing To Cough Up The Cash To NZ For Early Samu Release

Canterbury Crusaders flanker Pete Samu appeared to have lost his chance to play for Australia against Ireland this month after New Zealand Rugby said Saturday its demands for his release have not been met. In a trans-Tasman tug-of-war, neither country has officially revealed New Zealand’s stipulations to release Samu, but it is believed they sought NZ$50,000 (US$35,000) to release the …

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Watch: Richie Mo’unga Embarrassed About Three Stormers Defenders With Sublime Step

It was the Richie Mo’unga show in Christchurch this morning as the Crusaders ran out 45-28 winners over the Stormers.  Mo’unga was central to everything that was good about the defending champions’ performance as they further established their favourite’s tag for this year’s competition with a seven-try rout. Mo’unga kicked five conversions in addition to going over for his own …

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Ronan O’Gara On One Big Difference Between NZ And Northern Hemisphere Rugby

Ronan O’Gara will certainly be clocking up the air miles over the coming weeks.  The Corkman is currently getting to grips with his new role as assistant coach to Scott Robertson’s Crusaders in Christchurch but as preparations ramp up for the beginning of the new Super Rugby season, O’Gara will have to divide his time travelling between New Zealand and Ireland …

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