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Australia call up Speight

Australia call up Speight

Henry Speight named in Australia’s squad for the Rugby Championship even though he is ineligible for three fixtures.

Commonwealth chance for Habana

Commonwealth chance for Habana

Bryan Habana has an outside chance of competing in the Commonwealth Games after being granted a late release by Toulon.

England aim to take final step

England aim to take final step

England's women will draw on the pain of three near misses at the Rugby World Cup, says forward Alexandra Matthews.

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  • Sky Sports runs through the highlights of the last week of sport

    Good Week/Bad Week

    Sky Sports picks out our heroes and villains from another eventful last seven days in the world of sport.


  • Super Rugby: We take a look at the six in contention for the crown

    Six of the best

    Ahead of the Super Rugby Qualifying Finals, Sky Sports takes a look at the six teams in contention.


  • Factfile on England World Cup-winner Mike Tindall following his retirement

    Mike Tindall factfile

    A factfile on England World Cup-winner Mike Tindall, who has announced his retirement from professional rugby.

  • Good Week/Bad Week: Sky Sports picks out the heroes and villains from the past week of sport

    Good Week/Bad Week

    Seven days is a long time in the world of sport and the past week has offered up a gamut of emotions.


Experts & Columnists

  • Will Greenwood pays tribute to fellow World Cup winner Mike Tindall after his retirement

    Tindall a 'warrior'

    Will Greenwood heaped praise on fellow 2003 World Cup winner Mike Tindall following his retirement.


  • England, Wales and France handed World Cup wake-up call, says Stuart Barnes

    Wake-up call

    As England, France and Wales suffer, Stuart Barnes reviews the international lessons learnt.


  • New Zealand v England: Tourists must step up a level, says Will Greenwood

    Opportunities missed

    England must take their chances to match New Zealand’s level by the World Cup, says Will Greenwood.


  • Dewi Morris: England need a victory to back up their performances in New Zealand

    One last chance

    England have performed admirably in New Zealand but need a third Test win to lift spirits, says Dewi.

TV Shows

  • Sky Sports News HQ will launch on August 12 on the new channel of 401

    Sky Sports News HQ

    Sky Sports News will relaunch on channel 401 as Sky Sports News HQ from August 12.


  • England v New Zealand, Australia v France and South Africa v Wales - all live this Saturday

    Summer tours - live

    England v New Zealand, Australia v France and South Africa v Wales - all live this Saturday


  • Joe Schmidt is searching for Ireland's successor to Brian O'Driscoll

    Heir to O'Driscoll

    Joe Schmidt says Ireland will move swiftly into a new era when they travel to Argentina this summer.

  • Wales's Warren Gatland desperate to beat South Africa this summer

    Bok office

    Warren Gatland admits it is crucial for Wales to redress the greatest disappointment of his reign in South Africa

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