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Simon Raiwalui announced as new Wallabies forwards coach

The Wallabies have announced Simon Raiwalui as Australia’s new forwards coach until the end of 2019. The former Fiji international will assume the role following the completion of his club duties with Biarritz in France.

The 43-year old will return to Australia for the first time in over 20 years, following an illustrious playing career that included stints with Sale, Newport (Wales) and Racing Metro (France) as well as captaining Saracens in the English Premiership.


Henry Speight re-signs with Rugby Australia and the Brumbies

Wallabies winger Henry Speight has signed a new deal with Rugby Australia and the Brumbies until the end of 2019. The 19-Test star has put to paper on a one-year extension to see him remain on Australian soil until at least the end of the Rugby World Cup in Japan.

The 29-year old made his debut on the 2014 Spring Tour against Ireland after several standout seasons for the Brumbies and was part of the Wallabies Rugby World Cup campaign in 2015.


Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Link Up with Thomas Cook Sport

Mercedes-AMG Petronas announced today a new agreement with Thomas Cook Sport, the UK's leading sports travel operator, which will offer Formula One fans around the world the chance to experience a unique concept at four Grands Prix this season.

The new relationship will see Thomas Cook Sport become an Official Team Supplier, expanding their presence in the world of Formula One where they currently create travel experiences to 14 races across the globe, and working with Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport to add value to fan experiences and interaction with the sport.


Jacques Vermeulen suspended for 2 weeks

The SANZAAR Foul Play Review Committee has accepted a guilty plea from Jacques Vermeulen of the Sharks for contravening Law 9.20 - dangerous play in a ruck or maul -after he was Cited during a Super Rugby Match at the Weekend.

Vermeulen has been suspended from all forms of the game for 2 weeks, up to and including Friday 6 April 2018.


NSW Women continue undefeated form while Queensland build momentum

Round three of Buildcorp Super W saw NSW Women continue their winning ways as they defeated the Brumbies Women in Sydney, while Queensland Women registered their second win from three games after a strong performance over Melbourne Rebels Women in Brisbane.

NSW Women 24 defeated Brumbies Women 5

NSW dominated on the scoreboard against the Brumbies but had patches where the play did not go all their own way.


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