Reds centre Henry Taefu.

Red’s Henry Taefu among eight new caps in Manu Samoa’s June squad

Manu Samoa coach, Namualuulu Alama Ieremia, has announced his squad for the June July Internationals.

With Aaron Mauger named as his new Assistant Coach, the squad includes eight new players.

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England's Danny Care celebrates scoring his second try.

England beats Barbarians 28-14 in warmup for Argentina tour

England scored three tries as a weakened team containing eight uncapped players beat the Barbarians 28-14 on Sunday in a final workout before a rugby tour to Argentina next month.

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South Africa's Super Rugby teams now have a monthlong break for June internationals.

Even with 14 men, Lions beat Kings 54-10 in Super Rugby

The Lions responded to a first-half red card for their hooker by playing some of their best rugby of the season to beat the Southern Kings 54-10 on Sunday and close the gap on the Crusaders at the top of Super Rugby.

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Manasa Mataele runs with the ball, during Rebels v Crusaders, Round 14 of the 2017 Super Rugby season, AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia.

Crusaders cruise to 13th consecutive win in Super Rugby

Even 10 changes to their starting lineup couldn't prevent the Crusaders from extending their winning streak in Super Rugby to 13 games on Saturday.

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Dan Cole crashes through Will Skelton to score.

Cole: Lions devising formula to blunt All Blacks' threats

Tighthead prop Dan Cole says the British and Irish Lions can't take on the All Blacks at their own game.

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All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen.

All Blacks coach Hansen says he will likely retire in 2019

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen says he is unlikely to continue in the role after the 2019 World Cup in Japan.

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Blues halfback Augustine Pulu makes a break as Brodie Retallick attempts to hold on.

Blues, Chiefs draw 16-16 in Super Rugby

Johnny Fa'auli finished a counter-attacking move in the 68th minute which earned the Hamilton-based Chiefs a 16-16 draw with the Auckland-based Blues in Super Rugby on Friday.

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Waratahs' Ned Hanigan makes a pass during the Hurricanes vs Waratahs Super Rugby match at Westpac Stadium.

Brumbies, Waratahs in tight race for Super playoff spot

The remaining rounds of Super Rugby's regular season are likely to draw attention to an under-performing Australian conference in which the ACT Brumbies and New South Wales Waratahs are locked in a tight race for one playoff spot.

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New Zealand All Blacks players perform the traditional haka dance before play against the USA Eagles during the International Test Rugby Match in Chicago.

New Zealand's All Blacks win top Spanish sports prize

New Zealand's national rugby team has been awarded Spain's Princess of Asturias prize for sports in recognition of its success and for representing the values of solidarity and racial and cultural integration.

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All Blacks captain Kieran Read with the Bledisoe Cup.

Kieran Read re-signs with NZ Rugby to 2019

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through the 2019 World Cup in a deal which will likely make him New Zealand's first million-dollar player.

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South Africa's Warren Whiteley scores a try against Ireland during a rugby test match in Johannesburg.

No. 8 Warren Whiteley named new Springboks captain

No. 8 Warren Whiteley was named the new Springboks captain and coach Allister Coetzee included eight uncapped players in his squad on Tuesday to prepare for a three-test series against France next month.

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GO WITH THE NATION’S BLESSINGS: The Manu Samoa Under 20s team with the management of the S.R.U.

Confiscate phones at night, P.M. tells Baby Manu Samoa

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi sent off the Manu Samoa Under 20s with the nation’s blessings yesterday.

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Assistant coach Ian Foster during the All Blacks media conference.

All Blacks assistant coaches re-sign through 2019 RWC

All Blacks assistant coaches Ian Foster and Mike Cron have re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through the 2019 World Cup.

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WELLINGTON MEMORY: The 2007 HSBC Wellington Sevens will be lodged firmly in the minds of Samoa fans across the globe.

Sevens tournament moves from Wellington to Hamilton

The New Zealand leg of the Sevens World Series is moving from Wellington to Hamilton next year, Stuff has reported. Hamilton's hosting of the event was announced at FMG Stadium Waikato today.

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England's Ruaridh McConnochie is tackled England vs Samoa.

Four men’s teams qualify for RWC Sevens 2018

Scotland, Canada, Samoa and Argentina have booked their places in San Francisco next July by virtue of their finishing positions in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series.

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  Highlanders' Aaron Smith (R attempts to run in a try but is tackled by Hurricanes' Dane Coles Top) and Jordie Barrett (Bottom) during the Hurricanes vs Highlanders Super Rugby match.

Super Rugby: Hurricanes, Highlanders show New Zealand power

The Hurricanes overwhelmed the Cheetahs 61-7 and the Highlanders routed the Western Force 55-6 in strident displays of New Zealand teams' might in Super Rugby on the weekend.

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England's Dan Norton and Canada's Mike Fuailefau, left, on day two of the London Sevens at Twickenham, London, Sunday May 21, 2017.

Scotland retains London Sevens title beating England

Scotland successfully defended its London Sevens rugby title when it overcame home side England 12-7 in the final at Twickenham on Sunday.

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Hosts England and New Zealand are unbeaten after a thrilling day of action on the penultimate day of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in London.

New Zealand and England unbeaten on day one in London

Hosts England and New Zealand are unbeaten after a thrilling day of action on the penultimate day of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in London.

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Hurricanes' Vince Aso (R celebrates his try with team mates Julian Savead (Back) and Ardie Savea (L) uring the Hurricanes vs Cheetahs Super Rugby match at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington.

Records fall as Hurricanes beat Cheetahs 61-7 in Super Rugby

Center Vince Aso scored three tries to lift the Wellington, New Zealand-based Hurricanes to a 61-7 win over the Cheetahs in Super Rugby on Saturday, becoming the leading try scorer of the season by raising his tally to a club-record 13.

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PADDLING TRAINING: The Manu Samoa Under 20 team at the Pualele compound where they took on a different kind of training this week.

Final Baby Manu Samoa squad named

The Samoa Rugby Union has released the final list of the Manu Samoa Under 20 team for the Junior Rugby World Cup in Georgia.

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Boxing

Mundine has always been behind SBW's boxing career, both sharing the same faith and similar career paths.

Sonny Bill fights on streets of South Africa

If you think Sonny Bill Williams has forgotten about his boxing pedigree, think again!

NFL

Johnathan Thurston tackles Blake FergusonNSW v Qld State of Origin rugby league match at ANZ Stadium, Homebush Sydney Australia.

1st Origin match: Thurston won't play for Queensland vs NSW

Queensland playmaker Johnathan Thurston has been ruled out of next week's State of Origin rugby league opener against New South Wales due to a shoulder injury.

Football

Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo.

Ronaldo scores on return home as Portugal loses to Sweden

Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his emotional return home, but Portugal squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday.

Basketball

Kelsall hails from the villages of Fagalii, Letogo, and Vailele

Samoan basketball star ready for Oceania

Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall 

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