Rugby Friendlies

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Since taking over as French rugy president, Bernard Laporte implemented a vote to limit a president to two four-year terms

Since taking over as French rugy president, Bernard Laporte implemented a vote to limit a president to two four-year terms (AFP Photo/ADRIAN DENNIS)

Former South African Sevens player Vuyo Zangqa, seen in 2009, who coaches Germany's Sevens team, has been drafted in to quickly prepare a make-shift side for the international

Former South African Sevens player Vuyo Zangqa, seen in 2009, who coaches Germany's Sevens team, has been drafted in to quickly prepare a make-shift side for the international (AFP Photo/MARWAN NAAMANI)

Northampton's centre George North is tackled during the European Rugby Champions Cup match against Racing Metro January 24, 2015

Northampton's centre George North is tackled during the European Rugby Champions Cup match against Racing Metro January 24, 2015 (AFP Photo/ADRIAN DENNIS)

Rugby World Cup 2023 host country candidates press conference

Cyril Ramaphosa, Deputy President of South Africa during the press conference. Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs

RC Toulon's president Mourad Boudjellal looks on prior to the French Top 14 rugby union match against Agen November 4, 2017

RC Toulon's president Mourad Boudjellal looks on prior to the French Top 14 rugby union match against Agen November 4, 2017 (AFP Photo/NICOLAS TUCAT)

Scotland rugby union coach Gregor Townsend speaks during a press conference at the team announcement in Sydney on June 15, 2017

Scotland rugby union coach Gregor Townsend speaks during a press conference at the team announcement in Sydney on June 15, 2017 Scotland plays Australia in a Test match in Sydney on June 17. (AFP Photo/WILLIAM WEST)

George North to leave Northampton Saints to return to Wales after signing national dual contract

George North to leave Northampton Saints to return to Wales after signing national dual contract

George North to leave Northampton Saints to return to Wales after signing national dual contract

Australia kicked off training pitch in Edinburgh due to university match ahead of clash with Scotland

Australia kicked off training pitch in Edinburgh due to university match ahead of clash with Scotland

Australia kicked off training pitch in Edinburgh due to university match ahead of clash with Scotland

England players decide not to give match fees to cash-strapped Samoa ahead of autumn international

England players decide not to give match fees to cash-strapped Samoa ahead of autumn international

Saracens counting the cost as Eddie Jones looks to Alex Lozowski

Saracens counting the cost as Eddie Jones looks to Alex Lozowski

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England Women thrash Canada to mark captain Sarah Hunter's 100th Test appearance with eight-try demolition

England vs Samoa: Nathan Hughes ruled out with knee injury as Sam Simmonds prepares to make first start

England vs Samoa: Nathan Hughes ruled out with knee injury as Sam Simmonds prepares to make first start

England's number 8 Nathan Hughes off-loads the ball during the international rugby union test match between against November 18, 2017

England's number 8 Nathan Hughes off-loads the ball during the international rugby union test match between against November 18, 2017 (AFP Photo/OLLY GREENWOOD)

Australia's coach Michael Cheika checks out the conditions ahead of the international rugby union test match against England November 18, 2017

Australia's coach Michael Cheika checks out the conditions ahead of the international rugby union test match against England November 18, 2017 (AFP Photo/Ben STANSALL)

New Zealand All Blacks player Ardie Savea, who is in isolation after contracting the mumps, was "fully vaccinated as a kid," according to assistant coach Ian Foster

New Zealand All Blacks player Ardie Savea, who is in isolation after contracting the mumps, was "fully vaccinated as a kid," according to assistant coach Ian Foster (AFP Photo/FRANCK FIFE)

Racing 92's scrum-half from Wales Mike Phillips (C) is tackled by Northampton flankers Jamie Gibson (L) and Sam Dickinson during the European Rugby Champions Cup match December 18, 2015

Racing 92's scrum-half from Wales Mike Phillips (C) is tackled by Northampton flankers Jamie Gibson (L) and Sam Dickinson during the European Rugby Champions Cup match December 18, 2015 (AFP Photo/BEN STANSALL)

Wales could turn to Jamie Roberts against All Blacks as Liam Williams joins growing injury list

Wales could turn to Jamie Roberts against All Blacks as Liam Williams joins growing injury list

Wales could turn to Jamie Roberts against All Blacks as Liam Williams joins growing injury list

Wales could turn to Jamie Roberts against All Blacks as Liam Williams joins growing injury list

Wales could turn to Jamie Roberts against All Blacks as Liam Williams joins growing injury list

Eddie Jones leads defence for 'underappreciated' England star Mike Brown

Eddie Jones leads defence for 'underappreciated' England star Mike Brown

Eddie Jones leads defence for 'underappreciated' England star Mike Brown

Eddie Jones leads defence for 'underappreciated' England star Mike Brown

Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi delivers a speech during the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change at Le Bourget, France in November 2015

Samoa's Prime Minister Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi delivers a speech during the COP 21 United Nations conference on climate change at Le Bourget, France in November 2015 (AFP Photo/BERTRAND GUAY)

Samoa players win the lineup against Scotland on November 11, 2017

Samoa players win the lineup against Scotland on November 11, 2017 (AFP Photo/ANDY BUCHANAN )

England vs Samoa: Sam Underhill ruled out with concussion to leave Eddie Jones with openside flanker shortage

England vs Samoa: Sam Underhill ruled out with concussion to leave Eddie Jones with openside flanker shortage

England vs Samoa: Sam Underhill ruled out with concussion to leave Eddie Jones with openside flanker shortage

England vs Samoa: Sam Underhill ruled out with concussion to leave Eddie Jones with openside flanker shortage

Australia head coach Michael Cheika could face disciplinary action after Twickenham outburst

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