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As was the case with the player upheavals, the Golden Lions Rugby Union went through some rough times before finding the right coaching combination.
Wales captain Sam Warburton admits referee Alain Rolland was right to send him off in the World Cup semifinals loss to France for a tackle that was "uglier" than he first thought.
Springbok flank Schalk Burger was on Thursday named South African Rugby Player of the Year for the second time, while the Golden Lions picked up a hat trick of awards as their Currie Cup success was recognised at a glittering ceremony in Johannesburg.
Wales captain Sam Warburton admits that the tackle that saw him sent off in their World Cup defeat to France was "uglier" than he had thought.
Welsh side Ospreys have banned players from having spray tans and wearing coloured boots as the club attempts to shed its tag of being "Galacticos", it was reported on Thursday.
New Italian coach Jacques Brunel said his team must quickly reach a level that will enable them to compete for the Six Nations title.
The design of the new Springbok Sevens kit which was unveiled on Wednesday caused a bit of a stink, but SARU have moved swiftly to ensure that nobody's knickers get tied in any knots.
World Cup-winning All Black coach Graham Henry's vast reservoir of knowledge should be retained for the exclusive use of New Zealand teams.
Springbok lock Bakkies Botha arrived in Toulon on Monday where he is due to make a three-year contract official but first he has had to undergo medical tests.
Former vice-captain, Ed Jenkins, has been named captain of the Australian Sevens team for the Sevens World Series 2011/12 and will lead the team for the first time on home soil.
After no score in the first half, France beat England 14-5 in a Women's Test played in the rain at Stade Jean Bouin in Marseille on Wednesday evening, the first of two Tests between the two countries this week.
The first part in the cleanout operation at England's under-fire Rugby Football Union got underway on Wednesday.
The RFU's acting chief executive Martyn Thomas is to leave his post on December 16 following a board meeting at Twickenham.
The appearance of the World Cup-winning All Black team in Soweto and the process to appoint a new Springbok coach appear to be the main bullet points on the agenda this week.
England prepared for the IRB Sevens World Series by winning four of their five games in the warm-up tournament in Elche this week.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
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The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.