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Scott Higginbotham issued Red Card

Scott Higginbotham of the Reds has received a Red Card for foul play during a Super Rugby match at the weekend.

Higginbotham is alleged to have contravened Law 9.13 - Dangerous Tackling when he made contact with Rebels #4 Matt Philip during the match between the Rebels and Reds at AAMI Park in Melbourne on 23 February 2018.


Roux pleased with productive Junior Bok training camp

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was pleased with the quality of the first SA Under-20 training camp, which concluded after four productive days of intense training in Stellenbosch on Friday.

The Junior Springbok training squad gathered on Tuesday, and they were put through their paces with a series of skills and high-tempo conditioning sessions, which set the tone for what lies ahead as they build toward the World Rugby U20 Championship in France from 30 May to 17 June.


Williams Appoints Doug McKiernan as Chief Engineer

Williams has announced that Doug McKiernan has today joined the Formula One technical team as Chief Engineer. In this new project-focused position, Doug will report to Chief Technical Officer, Paddy Lowe and will work alongside his colleagues in the senior technical team at Williams.

Doug began his Formula One career at McLaren in 1999 as an Aerodynamic Analyst. Over his time at McLaren he progressed to Chief Aerodynamicist, Head of Aerodynamics and finally Chief Engineer, before stepping down in 2015.


Lions roar to pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby win

The 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby season got off to an exciting start on Saturday afternoon when the Emirates Lions and the DHL Stormers both clinched home victories in the first round of matches.

The Emirates Lions showed their class with a thrilling 26-19 win over the Cell C Sharks in Johannesburg, while in Cape Town Springbok centre Damian de Allende scored the first try of the 2018 campaign for the DHL Stormers in their hard-earned 28-20 victory over the Jaguares.


Australian Rugby mourns the loss of the legendary Sir Nicholas Shehadie

The Australian Rugby community is in mourning today at the loss of one of its iconic figures, former Wallabies Captain Sir Nicholas Shehadie AC, OBE.

Sir Nicholas passed away peacefully in Sydney on Sunday night, surrounded by family including his wife the Honourable Dame Marie Bashir, and children Michael, Susan, and Alexandra. The legendary Wallaby and former Lord Mayor of Sydney was aged 91.


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