Coach Steve Hansen was forced to ring the changes for Saturday’s match in Buenos Aires.
There are no shortage of interesting contenders for the Claret Jug this year.
But every Sunday, boys and girls aged five to 18 from Yangon’s North Dagon township can be seen playing touch rugby, an incongruous sight in a country where the sport is barely known. 
Rory McIlroy vies to recapture some glory, but two American stalwarts lurk.
Simon Taufel has an opinion that probably just rubs more salt into New Zealand’s wound.
The Kiwi skipper and his troops managed to tie both the main game and Super Over, but England prevailed.

World Cricket England claim first cricket World Cup title in crazy final

The two teams tie both the main game and Super Over, but it’s the hosts that walk away with the trophy.

World Tennis Djokovic prevails over Federer in epic Wimbledon final

The Serbian shows his fighting qualities to defend his title.

Pride of SA Impey win Tour stage nine

The veteran shows his mettle to finally clinch a triumph again after a four-year gap.

Formula 1 Hamilton wins record sixth British GP, extends F1 lead

The defending five-time world champion moves 39 points clear in the title race.

Serena has lost ‘intimidation’ factor, says Halep

‘It was an honour to play in front of her. I had the chance to meet her after the match. She’s very kind, very nice.’ 

World Tennis Ruthless Halep wins Wimbledon and stalls Serena

The evergreen American still has to wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.

World Cricket Three key battles in the cricket World Cup final

A new winner will be crowned on Sunday at the home of cricket, Lord’s. Will it be Eoin Morgan’s England or Kane Williamson’s New Zealand?

How the first week of the Tour de France unfolded

It’s been a thoroughly unpredictable and compelling week in the world’s most gruelling cycling race.

World Tennis ‘One of the best’: Federer downs Nadal to set up Djokovic Wimbledon title duel

Federer is the third oldest to play in a Grand Slam final after 39-year-old Ken Rosewall featured in the 1974 Wimbledon and US Open finals.

World Rugby Former Bulls bruiser in trouble in France

Hendre Stassen, part of former Bok coach Heyneke Meyer’s Stade Francais, suspended for doping, but his bigger headache is assault allegations at home.

World Tennis Flashback: Serena Williams’s seven Wimbledon titles

The evergreen tennis star is vying for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.

World Tennis Federer, Nadal braced for Wimbledon epic

Novak Djokovic, meanwhile, faces a semifinal ‘rookie’ in Roberto Bautista Agut.

World Tennis Forty-something Tiger burns bright in inspiring Serena

Williams, if she beats Simona Halep at Wimbledon on Saturday, will equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam singles haul of 24.

World Cricket Woakes hails ‘incredible’ England after hosts power into World Cup final

The Aussies though lament the tame way they surrendered their title.


 


 

 


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