Sport: Rugby

Dylan Hartley will face a Rugby Football Union (RFU) hearing on Sunday that could spell the end of his British and Irish Lions tour ambitions.
Defending champions Waikato Chiefs have all but secured the New Zealand conference title while the battle in the Australian and South African intra-leagues remains contestable.
The Stormers finally savoured a win after three consecutive defeats when they triumphed 20-15 against 2011 Super Rugby champions the Reds.
The ACT Brumbies built a 14-0 lead with a strong wind behind them in the first half then held with the gale in their faces to beat the Auckland-based Blues 20-13 in Super Rugby
The Melbourne Rebels put a big dent in the New South Wales Waratahs' Super 15 playoff hopes with a resilient 24-22 home victory.
Sharks flyhalf Patrick Lambie is expecting an aerial bombardment at Kings Park, in Durban, when they square up against the log-leading Bulls.
The Hamilton-based Chiefs beat the Crusaders 28-19 in Super Rugby on Friday, extending their New Zealand conference lead to nine points.
Two players who have yet to play Super Rugby have been named in the Stormers' 22-man match day squad to play the Reds at Newlands on Saturday.
A group of 38 players, including eight who were not part of the first camp, will assemble in Durban on Sunday for the second Springbok training camp of the season.
Flyhalf Dan Carter says New Zealand is developing a more attacking game plan for next season in the hope of confounding opponents' analysis and holding on to their ranking.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland on Monday insisted he won't ask Jonny Wilkinson to join the forthcoming tour to Australia unless his squad is hit by injuries.
Coach Robbie Deans has challenged playmaker Quade Cooper to assert himself in his tour game against the British and Irish Lions if he wants to play for the Wallabies.
A 27-13 victory against the Reds keeps the Cheetahs in the hunt for a playoff place. The victory means the Cheetahs complete a clean sweep against their Australian opposition.
The Bulls continued their march in the Vodacom Super Rugby competition with a 35-18 victory over the Highlanders at Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria.
The Melbourne Rebels beat the Stormers 30-21 in their Super Rugby tie on Friday.
Springbok Sevens coach Paul Treu is set to go on a recruiting drive ahead of the World Cup next month.
The Waikato Chiefs beat the Hurricanes 17-12 on Friday in their Super Rugby match at the Westpac Stadium.
Flyhalf Dan Carter has added his voice to calls for more rest time for top players, saying the International Rugby Board should take advice from players.
The Sharks will be desperate for a win when they take on the struggling Western Force in a Super Rugby tie.
The Hurricanes welcome the Waikato Chiefs to the Westpac Stadium on Friday in a titanic Super Rugby clash.
The Stormers have made seven changes to their team for the final match of their Super Rugby overseas tour against the Rebels on Friday.
Pierre Spies is set to play in his 100th match for the Bulls when they face the Highlanders on Saturday.
The Lions will face the Pumas in the Vodacom Cup final on Friday.
The Cape franchise has pleaded guilty to charges of misconduct in their match against the Hurricanes. would like to send you push notifications.
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