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Highlights: Lions tamed! All Blacks take first blood in Test series

The All Blacks are just one win away from denying the British and Irish Lions another Test series triumph in New Zealand, downing them 30-15 in an absorbing opening Test at Eden Park.

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Highlights: Wallabies win 40-27, but it was hardly comfortable

The Wallabies have triumphed in a thrilling win over Italy 40-27 at Suncorp Stadium. There were some tense moments throughout for fans as handling errors and scrum penalties threatened to derail the Australians.

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VOTE: Wallabies DIY player ratings vs Italy

The Wallabies have gotten a 13-point win over Italy to close out the July international window, but Aussie fans wouldn’t be feeling too happy with the result.

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WATCH: Highlights from All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions First Test

New Zealand’s All Blacks have taken the first step towards winning their Test series against the British and Irish Lions with a 30-15 victory on Saturday night at Eden Park.

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WATCH: Highlights from Wallabies vs Australia

The Wallabies have wrapped up their June campaign with a 13-point win over Italy, but fans weren’t breathing easy during the match.

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Jack Quigley: Why I blasted the Wallabies on Facebook – and how Michael Cheika responded

Well. That certainly escalated quickly.

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Pressure on No. 10: Why Beauden Barrett’s performance may decide the Lions series

No – it’s not a reference to the heat growing on Theresa May at 10 Downing Street. No politics here. Far more important than that, it’s the topic of the forthcoming series between the British and Irish Lions and New Zealand.

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Ireland beat Japan in second rugby Test

Ireland have beaten Japan 35-13 in Tokyo to sweep the two-Test series between the 2019 Rugby World Cup group rivals.

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Fiji has held off a late Scotland fightback to secure a 27-22 victory in a rugby Test at Suva on Saturday, bringing the tourists down to earth after their upset of Australia last week.

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All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions live stream: How to watch the first Test online or on TV

The trial matches, the practice, the talk. The time for all of that is done with the first Test between the All Blacks and British and Irish Lions set to be played at Eden Park in Auckland. This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to watching and streaming the match.

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Wallabies vs Italy live stream: How to watch Australia’s final June international on TV or stream online

The Wallabies will be looking to bounce back from a loss in their final June international when they host Italy at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. This is The Roar‘s guide to watching and streaming the match.

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Wallabies vs Italy kick-off time: When does Australia’s final June international kick-off? Date, venue, squads, broadcast information

It’s the final June international for the Wallabies and they will be out to flip the script against Italy after a tough loss last time out. The match is scheduled to kick-off at 3pm (AEST) on Saturday, June 24.

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Horne making most of shock Test call-up

Rob Horne has admitted he thought his Wallabies days were done before his surprise call-up for Saturday’s Test against Italy at Suncorp Stadium.

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Cheika finalises Wallabies side, announces bench for Italy clash

Michael Cheika has revealed his eight-man bench for the Wallabies’ final June Test against Italy tomorrow, naming Jack Dempsey to make his international debut from the pine.

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Christian Lealiifano makes rugby comeback for Brumbies

Christian Lealiifano has made a remarkable comeback to rugby, playing for the Brumbies a little more than seven months after a bone marrow transplant to treat leukaemia.

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Quade Cooper wants Wallabies to be a protected species

Runaway at the mouth Quade Cooper has no respect for “keyboard warriors” who criticise the Wallabies.

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Wallabies coach Michael Cheika (left) and captain Stephen Moore

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Michael Cheika, Wallabies head coach stares in bemusement

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Julian Savea of New Zealand All Blacks scores a try

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Michael Hooper Wallabies

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British and Irish Lions 2017 Rugby Union

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Damian McKenzie Chiefs Super Rugby Union 2017

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CEO of Australian Rugby Union Bill Pulver

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Wallabies player James O'Connor during training in Brisbane, Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013. The Wallabies will clash with the Springboks in a must win game on Saturday at Suncorp Stadium. (AAP Image/Dan Peled) NO ARCHIVING

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British and Irish Lions 2017 Rugby Union

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All Blacks vs British and Irish Lions highlights: International rugby scores, blog

Match result: The All Blacks are just one win away from denying the British and Irish Lions another Test series triumph in New Zealand, downing them 30-15 in an absorbing opening Test at Eden Park.

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Wallabies vs Italy highlights: International rugby live scores, blog

Match result: A try from Bernard Foley in the 76th minute has sealed a win for the Wallabies over Italy, but it was a long way from being a convincing victory.

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Australian rugby must go back to the future

It seems to me that the ARU has lost sight of commercial reality.

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Not so Super Rugby

By Alex James, Today New author!
Not so Super Rugby

Rugby in Australia is in a mess. There is no hiding from it.

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Irresistible force versus immovable object? Nah, not going to happen

As we move towards the first Test at the Garden of Eden, global rugby is abuzz with the pending clash of styles between the rush/press defence of Warrenball versus the wide running and unstructured play of Hansen’s All Blacks.

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Roar and Against: Watching rugby union on TV is better than being at the ground

They say rugby’s the game they play in heaven. But where do they watch it from?

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All Blacks vs Lions: Contrasting styles, but now it’s time for substance to matter

I can’t remember being this excited since the time I discovered my local Sydney supermarket had a Kiwi lollies section.

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Can the Lions beat New Zealand?

By DECLAN MURPHY, 23 Jun 2017
Can the Lions beat New Zealand?

Peter O’Mahony will captain the British and Irish Lions in the first match of the Test series against New Zealand, this Saturday, 24th June.

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The High Five: Chiefs vs British and Irish Lions

The Chiefs have succumbed to the British and Irish Lions in Hamilton, comfortably beaten by 34 points to 6 by their more experienced and composed opposition, with the Lions defence again proving too difficult to overcome.

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Have patience, Wallabies supporters, things will click

After the loss to Scotland and the tragedy of a year that’s befallen Aussie Super Rugby sides, it’s easy to dwell on the negatives. We all do it. It’s our default position when we get touched up by more than we think we should or by someone we think we shouldn’t.

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The All Blacks are ready and waiting

By Harry Jones, 21 Jun 2017
The All Blacks are ready and waiting

Bring your dead-eyed metronomes in red tunics. Run on your slope-shouldered beasts from the sodden North.

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Probable Lions squad for first All Blacks Test

By DECLAN MURPHY, 21 Jun 2017
Probable Lions squad for first All Blacks Test

The British and Irish Lions scored a decisive win against the Maori All Blacks, 32-10, on Saturday. And now it looks like the majority of the 23 will feature in the first Test.

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Chiefs vs British and Irish Lions highlights: International rugby, live scores, blog

It’s the Chiefs’ turn to host the British and Irish Lions, as the tour hits its sixth match. Join The Roar for live scores and coverage from 5:35pm (AEST).

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Australia must go back to the future to save rugby union

Rugby was a far more simple game in the Southern Hemisphere in 1986.

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If the Glastonbury Festival line-up were rugby nations

Amidst the recriminations, hand-wringing, blow-ups, hopelessness and Jack Quigley-ness of the past few days, some good news has emerged – I’m heading off to Glastonbury on Wednesday.

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Blueprint: All Blacks vs the Lions

By Jokerman, 20 Jun 2017
Blueprint: All Blacks vs the Lions

The Lions came into New Zealand without a roar and more like a cat sound.

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Michael Hooper Wallabies Australia Rugby Union 2017

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Wales' head coach Warren Gatland

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Quade Cooper after the Wallabies loss to Scotland

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Michael Hooper Wallabies

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Owen Farrell British and Irish Lions Rugby Union 2017

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Stephen Moore Wallabies Australia Rugby Union Test Rugby Bledisloe Cup 2016

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Owen Farrell British and Irish Lions Rugby Union 2017

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