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Rugby News

Warburton retires from rugby

Cardiff Blues, Wales and British and Irish Lions great Sam Warburton has announced his retirement from rugby at the age of 29.

Parra to skipper France

Morgan Parra will captain France in Saturday’s third Test against New Zealand after Mathieu Bastareaud was left out of the match-day squad.

Four new caps for All Blacks

New Zealand have named four uncapped players in their match-day squad for Saturday’s third and final Test against France, live on Sky Sports Action.

Barrett ruled out of third Test

Beauden Barrett has been ruled out of New Zealand’s third Test against France while Sonny Bill Williams could make his first appearance of the series.

Ireland ‘frustrated and upset’

Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony believes the Grand Slam winners will have to produce their best performance of a successful campaign to level their series with Australia on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action from 10.45am.

Ireland ‘frustrated and upset’

Ireland captain Peter O’Mahony believes the Grand Slam winners will have to produce their best performance of a successful campaign to level their series with Australia on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Action from 10.45am.

Shields relishing England chance

Brad Shields reflected on a “whirlwind” fortnight which has ended with his selection for England’s second Test against South Africa at the expense of Chris Robshaw.

Wales change five for Pumas

Warren Gatland says he is “looking at the bigger picture” after making five changes for Wales’ second Test against Argentina on Saturday.

Shields starts, Cipriani on bench

Joe Launchbury and Brad Shields come into the England starting line-up for Saturday’s second Test against South Africa, with Danny Cipriani named on the bench.

Ireland make eight changes

Ireland have made eight changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s second Test against Australia as Johnny Sexton returns at fly-half and Munster duo Niall Scannell and Andrew Conway start at hooker and right wing respectively.