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Rugby -Wallabies' Cheika warned over angry outbursts

LONDON, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Rugby coach Michael Cheika has been warned about his future conduct by the game's global governing body but will not face sanction following a number of angry outbursts during Australia's 30-6 loss to England at Twickenham on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Brotherly love for All Blacks as Read ruled out against Wales

CARDIFF, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Lock Sam Whitelock will captain New Zealand against Wales on Saturday, taking over from injured number eight Kieran Read, who has been replaced in the side by Whitelock’s brother Luke.

Rugby-New Zealand team to face Wales on Saturday

Nov 23 (Reuters) - New Zealand coach Steve Hansen on Thursday named the following team to play Wales at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday.

All Blacks captain Read out of Wales game

Captain Kieran Read is out of the New Zealand team to play Wales in Cardiff on Saturday, with Sam Whitelock leading the team.

Rugby-Gatland says Wales have no fear ahead of New Zealand clash

CARDIFF, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Warren Gatland says the fear that once gripped Welsh sides when facing New Zealand will not be there at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday when his side aim to end a 64-year wait for success against the All Blacks.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Moore to end career with start against Scotland

EDINBURGH, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Stephen Moore will lead the team out for his 129th international and last game of rugby on Saturday after being named as the starting hooker in the team to face Scotland at Murrayfield.

Rugby- Injury rules out Henshaw as Ireland go for clean sweep

DUBLIN, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Centre Robbie Henshaw will miss Ireland's final November test series game against Argentina on Saturday with a hamstring injury, allowing Munster's Chris Farrell to keep his place after making his debut in last week's win over Fiji.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Lezana back to bolster Argentina pack against Ireland

DUBLIN, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Tomas Lezana has returned from a lightning trip home and is back in the Argentine test team for a match against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday, one of three changes announced by coach Daniel Hourcade on Thursday

Rugby-Australia team to play Scotland at Murrayfield

EDINBURGH, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Australia coach Michael Cheika on Thursday named the following team to face Scotland in Saturday’s test at Murrayfield:

Byrne to make Ireland debut as Henshaw ruled out

Leinster wing Adam Byrne will make his Ireland debut against Argentina on Saturday as injured Robbie Henshaw is ruled out.

UPDATE 1-Rugby-Boks lose strongman Marx for Italy showdown

Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Africa will be without injured hooker Malcolm Marx for their revenge mission against Italy in Padua on Saturday, handing a first test start to Bongi Mbonambi.

REFILE-Rugby-Trinh-Duc starts for reshaped France against Japan

Nov 23 (Reuters) - Scrumhalf Baptiste Serin and flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc will start France's final November test against Japan at the brand new U-Arena, among eight changes by coach Guy Noves after defeats against New Zealand and South Africa.

Rugby-South Africa team to face Italy on Saturday

Nov 23 (Reuters) - South Africa coach Allister Coetzee on Thursday named the following team to take on Italy in their test in Padua on Saturday:

Rugby-Argentina name team to play Ireland on Saturday

DUBLIN, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade on Thursday named the following team to play Ireland in a test in Dublin on Saturday:

Captain Hartley on England bench for first time under boss Jones

Captain Dylan Hartley is left out of England's starting XV for Saturday's match against Samoa at Twickenham.

Wales v New Zealand: Rhys Webb, Hallam Amos and Scott Williams start for Wales

Wales make three changes from the team beaten by Australia for Saturday's clash with the All Blacks in Cardiff on Saturday.

George North: Northampton wing a 'wasted commodity' says Lennie Newman

Ex-Northampton Saints team manager Lennie Newman says George North's decision to return to Wales is "not the end of the world".

'Historic' World Rugby reforms to aid development of women's game

Rugby union's world governing body announces reforms it says will "accelerate the global development of women" in the game.

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