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Team of the Autumn Nations Series as an All Blacks midfield gets the nod : PlanetRugby

Following a captivating month of international rugby union that saw plenty of thrills and spills, we have now settled on our Team of the Autumn Nations Series. Planet Rugby features writer James While runs through those who made the side, which has a healthy mix of selections from the competing countries. However, there is no …

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Pakistan beat South Africa to keep semi-final hopes alive | Cricket

Whenever there’s an ICC tournament, the cliche about Pakistan cricket’s mercurial ways is banned about. Till the time that they endure results like they have in this tournament, that reputation is likely to stick. After losing to Zimbabwe to suffer one of the biggest upsets of the 2022 T20 World Cup in their second group …

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A legend departs, award winners and celebrating in style : PlanetRugby

It’s time for Planet Rugby’s Sunday Social, a recap of the main talking points on social media after the past week’s rugby union news and action. We begin in Scotland with the sad news of the passing of former Scotland and British and Irish Lions second-row Doddie Weir, who lost his six-year battle with motor …

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Cricket news 2022: Pheobe Litchfield and Kim Garth earn maiden Australian call-up, India tour squad

Sydney Thunder batting prodigy Phoebe Litchfield has earned her maiden call-up to the Australian team, named in a 15-player squad for December’s T20 tour of India. Australia will travel to the sub-continent next month for a five-match series against India as the Commonwealth Games champions begin preparations for the 2023 T20 World Cup in South …

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Alun Wyn Jones likened to Martin Johnson as lock makes remarkable comeback from injury to captain bold Lions team against South Africa featuring Daly, Hogg and Cowan-Dickie

Alun Wyn Jones will captain a bold British and Irish Lions side to play South Africa after completing his sensational comeback from injury. Less than four weeks ago, the Wales lock suffered a dislocated shoulder against Japan at Murrayfield and seemed set to miss the entire Tour. Getty Alun Wyn Jones has made a sensational …

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