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MLR: Inside rugby's latest attempt to crack America

As Major League Rugby (MLR) gets underway on Saturday there is an air of optimism the game may have found a formula rooted in sustainability, development and promise.

All you need to know about MLR

As the Houston SaberCats and NOLA Gold prepare to kick-off Major League Rugby at Dyer Stadium Saturday, ESPN takes a closer look at the sport's newest competition.

Super Rugby

Crusaders survive Sunwolves rugby scare

The Crusaders have held off a plucky Sunwolves outfit to win their Super Rugby in Christchurch.

Frizell stars as Highlanders beat Blues

Flanker Shannon Frizell has announced himself to Super Rugby with a hat-trick of tries for the Highlanders who have outclassed the Blues 34-16 in Auckland.

Beaten Tahs held scoreless by Super Lions

The Waratahs received a sobering Super Rugby reality check with a thumping home loss to top South African side the Lions on a history-making night.

Super Rugby

The 'truth' Folau doesn't want to hear

Rugby Australia's weak-kneed approach in not sanctioning Israel Folau won't see an enormous problem go away. Folau has deeply upset people- and his intentions must be questioned by continuing to comment on the issue, Greg Growden writes.

Foley supports Folau despite beliefs.

Waratahs vice captain Bernard Foley believes there is more to Israel Folau than his religious beliefs.

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Aviva Premiership

Te'o: I'll be a Worcester player next season

England centre Ben Te'o ended speculation linking him with a move away from Aviva Premiership side Worcester Warriors as he insisted he will be at Sixways next season.

Kingston set for Harlequins exit after 17 years

Director of rugby John Kingston will leave Harlequins at the end of the season by mutual agreement, the club have announced.

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    Rugby Australia's weak-kneed approach in not sanctioning Israel Folau won't see an enormous problem go away. Folau has deeply upset people- and his intentions must be questioned by continuing to comment on the issue, Greg Growden writes.

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