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Wallabies playmaker says he feels vindicated after being cleared to from suspension following his text message saga.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 02:25:08 +1300
Hunt looms as Roos saviour (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25352289

Ben Hunt may be in his first year as an NRL playmaker but the Broncos half now looms as the Kangaroos' Four Nations saviour.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 02:15:10 +1300
Wallaby Beale feels 'vindicated' after text message scandal (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351866

Wallabies back Kurtley Beale has said he was "vindicated" by a hearing that fined him A$45,000 (24,597.83 pounds) for sending an offensive text message about a team staffer that triggered her resignation and brought down coach Ewen McKenzie.

Mon, 27 Oct 2014 01:46:51 +1300
Rugby: Beale not included in end-of-year Wallabies squad (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351865

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has decided against adding Kurtley Beale to his end-of-year tour squad for mental and physical reasons.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 23:45:55 +1300
Cooper to benefit from Beale's absence (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351264

Quade Cooper is set to make his Wallabies return against the Barbarians in London and new coach Michael Cheika is excited to work with the playmaker.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:23:06 +1300
ITM Cup: Taranaki wins first Premiership title (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351434

A new age of ITM Cup rugby has been ushered in, with Taranaki winning the Premiership title over Tasman.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:01:14 +1300
Cooper to benefit from Beale's absence (NZ Newswire) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351400

Quade Cooper is set to make his Wallabies return against the Barbarians in London and new coach Michael Cheika is excited to work with the playmaker.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 19:37:20 +1300
Toulon and Toulouse give French away day cheer (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351222

Paris (AFP) - Two-time defending European champions Toulon took a big step towards the European Champions Rugby Cup knockout stages with a solid 23-13 victory over 1999 winners Ulster in Belfast on Saturday.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 18:31:47 +1300
Ace goal-kicker Catrakilis gives Province Cup (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25351239

Cape Town (AFP) - Flawless goal-kicking by fly-half Demetri Catrakilis proved decisive as Western Province edged Golden Lions 19-16 Saturday to win the South African Currie Cup.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 17:50:19 +1300
Kurtley Beale told to take step back (AAP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/rugby/news/article/-/25344727

Concerns about Kurtley Beale's fitness and state of mind mean Wallabies coach Michael Cheika will wait before drafting the utility back into the national team.

Sun, 26 Oct 2014 09:29:09 +1300