No Koroibete in Rebels Super starter

Injured Marika Koroibete has been left out of the Melbourne Rebels side for their Super Rugby season opener against the depleted Blues.

Reds name big gun recruits to face Sharks

Off-season recruits George Smith, Quade Cooper, Scott Higginbotham and Stephen Moore have all been named to start in Queensland's Super Rugby season opener.

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Dan Carter loses sponsorship deal

The fallout from Dan Carter's drink-driving charges in Paris has continued, with Land Rover pulling out of a sponsorship deal.

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ARU remaining vigilant on player welfare

ARU chief operating officer Rob Clarke says sporting administrators need to be vigilant as players transition into retirement after the death of Dan Vickerman.

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