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The Wrap: Test success marks another win for Super Rugby

A common refrain in recent years is that Super Rugby form is not transferable to the Test arena. As such, pundits lined up before this weekend’s matches to make the point that Australia in particular, was vulnerable to a Test match hardened Ireland team enjoying a 12-match winning streak.

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Ireland needs to show more respect to the Wallabies and to Super Rugby

The scoreline of Wallabies 18, Ireland 9 might seem tight but the victory at Brisbane has massive implications for the national side in the series, this year’s campaigns and, ultimately, during the 2019 Rugby World Cup tournament in Japan.

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VOTE: Wallabies DIY player ratings vs Ireland first Test

The Wallabies have come out of their first Test of the year with an 18-9 win over World No.2 Ireland. Hooray!

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David Pocock’s blinder sees the Wallabies home over Ireland

The last time David Pocock pulled on a gold jersey was against England at Twickenham, in December 2016.

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Cheika instills a ‘no excuses mentality’

It was the refereeing controversy which had Wallabies players bewildered and fans livid but coach Michael Cheika could only praise his team for getting on with the job.

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Wallabies win! Aussie underdogs upset Irish 18-9

David Pocock has shown his immense worth to Australian rugby with a heroic Wallabies return at Suncorp Stadium to help end a 15-month Irish unbeaten streak.

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All Blacks thrash France 52-11

The All Blacks have beaten the French at Eden Park 52-11 to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series in a game that really was sadly too strongly impacted by a few key refereeing decisions.

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How to watch the Wallabies on TV or online: Australia vs Ireland, first Test live stream

The Wallabies will play the world No.2 Ireland in their June International window, with a three-Test series. This is The Roar’s guide to live streaming the first Test online or watching it on TV.

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How to watch All Blacks vs France online or on TV in Australia: New Zealand France live stream, start time, date, venue, key information

The All Blacks will look to uphold their mantle as the world’s best team when they take on France in three Tests. The first of those is set to be played at Eden Park in Auckland, with kick-off set for 5:35pm (AEST) on Saturday, June 9.

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Wallabies vs Ireland first Test start time: When is Australia vs Ireland? Date, venue, key information

The world No.2 Ireland will tour Australia for three Tests against the Wallabies during the June International window. The first Test will be played at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, with kick-off scheduled for 8pm (AEST) on Saturday, June 9.

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Christian Lealiifano to play in Japan

The Brumbies’ Christian Lealiifano is heading to Japan.

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Dave Wessels happy to see Force thriving

Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels hopes the Western Force will continue to thrive in World Series Rugby, but there’s no place he’d rather be than in Super Rugby.

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Bernard Foley, Jonathan Sexton, and Marius van der Westhuizen hold the key to rugby Test

There were only five penalties in rugby league’s Origin 1 on Wednesday night, but buckle up for 25-30 penalties at Suncorp tomorrow night through the whistle of Marius van der Westhuizen.

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Two debutants for Wallabies as Cheika names team to play Ireland

The Wallabies have named a mostly experienced line-up for the first Test against Ireland although, with two debutants named on the field and another on the bench, it could be a fresh look for the Australian national side on Saturday.

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The June Tests panel: What are we hoping to see from our national sides?

It’s perhaps the greatest unknown for a southern hemisphere rugby fan going into the first Tests of the year.

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Wallabies name replacement for injured Uelese

Michael Cheika has added another player to the Wallabies squad to replace injured Jordan Uelese.

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Israel Folau celebrates

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Michael Hooper addresses a Wallabies huddle

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Israel Dagg All Blacks New Zealand Test Rugby Union Rugby Championship 2016

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Will Genia Australia Rugby Union Championship Bledisloe Cup Wallabies 2017

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Israel Folau celebrates

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David Pocock

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Israel Folau Australia Rugby Union Wallabies 2017

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika

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Eddie Jones smiles and is happy

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Tales from north-west corner of Suncorp Stadium

I was getting off the escalator heading into the Myer Centre in Brisbane on Friday night, when I saw Nick Phipps and Rob Simmons walking in the other direction.

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Let’s get engaged with Australian rugby’s future

As an Australian rugby fan, it seems that these days the focus is on the blight of the game at the professional level, the inept performances of our domestic sides, and our inability to compete with league, football and Aussie rules.

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The forgotten Rebels

By Peter Taylor, 5 Jun 2018
The forgotten Rebels

The Melbourne Rebels have had an up and down year but their weekend win against the Blues in Auckland will go down as a definite high point.

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Seven talking points from Super Rugby Round 16

By Oliver Matthews, 3 Jun 2018
Seven talking points from Super Rugby Round 16

While there have been fewer matches this week with none of the South African conference playing, there have still been some great games and plenty to talk about.

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Brumbies vs Sunwolves: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: Australian Super Rugby teams have enjoyed their best collective weekend in almost three months as the Brumbies kept a pulse going on their finals prospects.

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Reds vs Waratahs: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: Bernard Foley pulled the strings and Israel Folau scored twice for the NSW Waratahs in a record 52-41 defeat of Queensland featuring 15 tries.

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Chiefs vs Crusaders: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: The Crusaders have beaten the Chiefs 32-20 in a solid performance in Hamilton.

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Blues vs Rebels: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Match result: It may have taken more than 1000 days but it was worth the wait for the Melbourne Rebels as they stopped the Blues 20-10 in Auckland to keep their Super Rugby finals hopes on track.

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Ireland can play, but can they tour?

By Nick Turnbull, 2 Jun 2018
Ireland can play, but can they tour?

There is a certain nervous wringing of hands and gnashing of teeth by Australian fans who can’t stomach the idea of a repeat of 2016 with the much-anticipated series between the Wallabies and European champions, Ireland, approaching.

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Who Super Rugby fans should support at the FIFA World Cup

I’ve been called a lot of things in my time – a sundry, a ham-fisted lover, a glam rock apologist – but, proudly, I’ve never been dubbed a hypocrite. And I’m not keen for it to start.

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Highlanders vs Hurricanes: Super Rugby live scores, blog

The Highlanders host the Hurricanes as both sides look to solidify their finals spots before the international break. Join The Roar for live scores and a blog of the match from 5:35pm (AEST).

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How do the All Blacks keep winning? Vice-captain Ben Smith shares some of New Zealand’s secrets

In just over a week, teams from the north descend upon southern shores and there are many questions being asked. Can the Argentinians regain their form of 2015? Can Eddie Jones get his England ship back on course in South Africa?

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Winners and losers from the Wallabies squad to face Ireland

With the Ireland Test series just around the corner, excitement is building.

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In defence of Ned, the scapegoat for our frustrations

Utter the name Ned Hanigan in the company of Australian rugby fans and instantly the mood shifts, with music screeching to a halt, birds fleeing their nests and otherwise well-adjusted people whipping themselves in to an irascible rage.

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The Waratahs and Reds must be Aussie rugby’s premium product

In one of The Roar’s comment threads the other day, I referred to the ‘main’ rugby states as being Queensland and New South Wales – and someone took offence.

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Is rugby’s Boer War over now?

By Harry Jones, 30 May 2018
Is rugby’s Boer War over now?

Since the Boer War, savagery has permeated the rugby rivalry between England and South Africa.

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Wallabies 2018 jersey.

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Semi Radradra

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Israel Folau celebrates

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Billy Harmon

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Semi Radradra

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Ben Lam

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Eddie Jones smiles and is happy

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JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - JULY 29: Lionel Mapoe of Lions in action during the Super Rugby, Semi Final match between Emirates Lions and Hurricanes at Emirates Airline Park on July 29, 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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Burger Odendaal

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