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news from Monday, May 27, 2019

- The Rebels have announced that powerful number eight Isi Naisarani has signed on with the Melbourne-based club for a further two years. After impressing in his debut year with the Rebels, the 24-year-old will extend his stay in Melbourne until the end of 2021. Naisaran...

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news from Saturday, May 25, 2019

- The Melbourne Rebels are in with a strong shout to claim a Super Rugby playoff spot after overcoming the Sunwolves 52-7 in Tokyo.  The Rebels are currently second in the Australian conference and failed to overtake the Brumbies who themselves recorded a win over the Bulls in Canberra this weekend. The Rebels take on rivals the Waratahs next weekend and a win there could propel them to the top of ...

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news from Friday, May 24, 2019

- Rebels lock Matt Philip has singled out former team-mate Amanaki Mafi as the man to stop if they are to beat the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday. Philip, who will team with the returning Adam Coleman in the second-row, believes halting his former teammate could be the key to s...

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news from Thursday, May 23, 2019

news from Sunday, May 19, 2019

- Wallabies scrum-half Will Genia admits that he feels sorry for Israel Folau in the aftermath of Rugby Australia's decision to terminate the 30-year-old's contract.  Folau shared a post on social media stating that “hell awaits” drunks, homosexuals, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and idolators. That social media post ultimately led to a hearing and the outcome of which resul...

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- It is time for Planet Rugby's Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the week's action. We kick off with two great tries from Denny Solomona and Cobus Reinach which saw them finish in joint top spot in the Premiership’...

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