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Salford coach Ian Watson may copy Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s touchline charge

Salford coach Ian Watson may copy Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp’s touchline charge

IAN Watson admits he may take a leaf out of Jurgen Klopp’s book by haring down the Anfield touchline – even though he is a big Manchester United fan. The Salford boss has taken to standing at pitch level during matches so he can feel more of them while many of his contemporaries sit up in the stands. Salford boss Ian Watson may take a leaf out of Jurgen

‘Proud’ Lealiifano one step closer to dream Wallabies recall

‘Proud’ Lealiifano one step closer to dream Wallabies recall

Lealiifano was invited into Wallabies camp this week for the first time since the 19-Test playmaker’s leukaemia diagnosis in August 2016. He underwent chemotherapy and had a bone-marrow transplant before making a return for the Brumbies less than 12 months later. The 31-year-old has returned to his best form this Super Rugby season, leading led the

Aussie ‘Quadzilla’ burns US star

Aussie ‘Quadzilla’ burns US star

Rugby: Some good news for Rugby Australia with Scott Sio re-signing until 2022. Williams, nicknamed Quadzilla, set his 100m personal best of 10.10 seconds at the 2018 Commonwealth Games trials and just 10 days after representing Australia at the world relays meet in Japan, the 22-year-old announced he was changing sports. The recruitment bombshell

‘Down to business’: Camp allows Wallabies to move on from Folau

‘Down to business’: Camp allows Wallabies to move on from Folau

Beale on Wednesday revealed fallout from Israel Folau’s sacking was formally addressed when coach Michael Cheika assembled a 41-man train-on squad in Brisbane at the start of the week. There had been concerns that Folau’s contract termination for his controversial social media posts could drive a wedge between the Wallabies, with the squad featuring

Rebel shows mates how to survive Tokyo

Rebel shows mates how to survive Tokyo

Israel Folau will not file an appeal after his $4 million contract was terminated over a controversial social media post in which he condemned gay people and adulterers. While he is not appealing the decision, the 30-year-old has confirmed he is considering taking legal action against Rugby Australia. Folau is reportedly considering filing for

Folau moves towards court showdown

Folau moves towards court showdown

According to a Fairfax report , Folau is keen to engage the Melbourne-based silk who has built a reputation for representing individuals in unlawful termination cases where free speech is a central issue. A Folau spokesman confirmed to Fairfax that Folau and Wood were in talks, but that the barrister had not yet been “engaged” by the embattled superstar

All Blacks pair cleared to play despite ongoing investigation

All Blacks pair cleared to play despite ongoing investigation

NZ Rugby has asked its independent complaint service to handle the allegations that emerged following separate late-night incidents in Cape Town this month. One of the accusations surrounds star five-eighth Mo’unga allegedly spitting at a woman while winger Bridge is accused of being part of a group fingered for making homophobic slurs and acting in