SYDNEY, Nov 1 - Kurtley Beale's contract should have been torn up after he sent an offensive text to an official before an independent disciplinary process took the matter out of the Australian Rugby Union's hands, said the ARU's chairman.
Oct 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Guinness PRO12 matches on Friday RESULTS Glasgow Warriors 17 Benetton Treviso 9 Leinster 33 Edinburgh Rugby 8 Ospreys 26 Connacht 11 STANDINGS P W D L F A B Pts 1. Ospreys 7 7 0 0 209 95 2 30 2. Glasgow Warriors 7 6 0 1 193 127 3 27 3. Ulster 6 4 1 1 156 76 4 22 4. Leinster 7 4 0 3 184 112 5 21 5. Munster
Oct 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Guinness PRO12 matches FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31 FIXTURES (GMT) Glasgow Warriors v Benetton Treviso (1935) Leinster v Edinburgh Rugby (1935) Ospreys v Connacht (1935) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 FIXTURES (GMT) Cardiff Blues v Munster (1715) Scarlets v Zebre (1800) Ulster v Newport Gwent Dragons (1935)
Oct 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixture from the Test Match match between U.S. and New Zealand on Friday in Chicago, IL, U.S. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1 FIXTURES (GMT) U.S. v New Zealand (1930)
MELBOURNE, Oct 31 - Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver has described the text message scandal that plunged the Wallabies into crisis as a "bump in the road" and remains determined to keep his job despite huge pressure over the body's handling of the case.
WELLINGTON, Oct 31 - The return of code-hopping centre Sonny Bill Williams and injured flyhalf Dan Carter will be what many rugby pundits will be watching when New Zealand play the United States in Chicago on Saturday.
WELLINGTON, Oct 31 - The All Blacks test against the United States in Chicago could provide the springboard rugby needs in the competitive American sports market and even prove a catalyst to bid for the 2023 World Cup, according to the chief executive of USA Rugby.
* Initial row led to investigation of more serious offences
MELBOURNE, Oct 31 - The Australian Rugby Union has fined utility back Kurtley Beale A$3,000 (US$2,645) for his altercation with team business manager Di Patston on a plane to South America.
LONDON, Oct 30 - Australia's new coach Michael Cheika has reunited dynamic halfback pair Quade Cooper and Will Genia for his first match in charge against the Barbarians at Twickenham on Saturday.
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