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Top 14 - River Cities 5 — 67 Red Dogs. Pocock has been battling a neck complaint while Folau has trained strongly after suffering an ankle injury in the opening Bledisloe Cup clash. For all the information on Rugby Australia's Indigenous programs including our Reconciliation Action Plan and Deadly 7s national school program. Sharks 28 — 14 Red Dogs. SELECT SIDE TOURNAMENT VENUES ANNOUNCED

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These smaller clusters will be provided a waiver and held to the eight-match, USAR requirement. In tandem with the enactment of the promotion and relegation policy, the competitions committee is capping the maximum number of clubs in each division to: In order to arrive at theses contained leagues and maximize competitions during a competitive cycle, the CR has adopted the following promotion and relegation format: A side shall be automatically promoted to the next highest available division if, at the end of the current competitive cycle: If a team refuses promotion, that team is ineligible for qualifying for championship matches at the same or lower level in the next immediate competitive cycle.

A side shall be automatically relegated to the next lowest available division if, at the end of the current season: If the relegation of a clubs A-side will result in that side being in the same division as their second-side, their second-side may also be relegated.

It is possible for more than one side in a given division to be promoted or relegated within the same year. Club sides that are not in good standing, e.

For example, if a club successfully appeals its promotion and then qualifies for promotion again the following year, then it will be promoted. A second appeal will not be allowed. The competitions committee will notify all clubs of the preliminary divisional alignments for the upcoming competitive cycle no later than 21 days after the completion of the USA Rugby Club Championships.

Each club shall then have 21 days in which to submit a written appeal regarding the division in which any of its sides have been placed. Check out our match photo gallery from Saturday's title decider. Isuzu Southern Kings v Ulster. Dan McFarland's Ulster squad landed in South Africa on Thursday with a clear determination to maintain the positive momentum built up from two opening home victories over the Scarlets and Edinburgh.

Check out galleries from both days and the match videos. The Ireland Men's Sevens team topped their pool once again in the fourth and final leg of the Rugby Europe Sevens Grand Prix Series in Lodz, Poland, as they moved within touching distance of a first ever series title.

Provincial Referee Development Manager - Munster. Clubs must register for the scheme before 5pm on Monday, September Springboks and Pumas dominate our latest team of the week after memorable wins for both sides in the Rugby Championship.

Wasps eventually broke Leicester's stubborn resistance to register a victory at the Ricoh Arena. Geordan Murphy declared rugby has "gone too PC" in response to the controversial red card shown to lock Will Spencer. Nolli Waterman talks exclusively to Sky Sports about her Test retirement, injury horrors and where the women's game must go from here The best moments from the third round of the Rugby Championship, including Shannon Frizell's impressive performance.

Stuart Barnes looks at the gloomy, the cheery, the deflating and the brilliant from another weekend of packed rugby action.