Israel Dagg and Cory Jane have not been named in New Zealand's 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup.
Sunday 30th August 2015
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Sam Stanley has become the first English professional rugby union player to publicly come out as gay.
Scotland finally injected some momentum into their World Cup preparations as they beat Italy 48-7 in Edinburgh.
Post-match reaction to Scotland's 48-7 victory over Italy.
Leigh Halfpenny kicked Wales to a 16-10 victory over Ireland at the Aviva Stadium in a high-octane encounter.
Post-match reaction to Wales' 16-10 victory over Ireland.
Sam Burgess insists he will deliver for England and is not content to "make up the numbers" at the World Cup.
Coach Andy Farrell has urged rugby league convert Sam Burgess to force his way into England's starting line-up.
Exeter forward Tomas Francis is on course to complete a staggering leap from university prop to World Cup tighthead.
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