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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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Jaguares Continue Incredible Season With Victory Over The Chiefs In New Zealand

Argentina’s Jaguares upset the Waikato Chiefs to claim their fourth straight away win as the defending champions Canterbury Crusaders went on a second-half rampage in Melbourne on Friday. The Jaguares claimed their second New Zealand scalp in as many weeks with a 23-19 win over the Chiefs in Rotorua. It was an unprecedented fourth consecutive win for Mario Ledesma’s men, …

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Five Talking Points From Another Weekend Of Super Rugby

A former All Black’s motivating influence, a missing penalty try and an injury curse are among five talking points from the weekend’s Super Rugby action. – Reds’ Thorn in side of Lions – Former All Blacks lock Brad Thorn is making his mark on the Queensland Reds, highlighted by their gritty 27-22 win over South Africa’s table-topping Golden Lions in …

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