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Australia recall Scott Sio for Rugby World Cup final

Scott Sio returns for Australia ahead of the World Cup final - PA Sport

Australia have made one change for Saturday’s World Cup final against New Zealand after Scott Sio completed his recovery from an elbow injury. Sio is restored at loosehead prop, with James Slipper dropping down to the bench for the climax to England 2015 at Twickenham. Australia have one survivor from …

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Nigel Owens to referee Rugby World Cup final at Twickenham

Nigel Owens will referee World Cup final

Nigel Owens has been appointed to referee Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham. Owen, 44, will emulate fellow Welsh official Derek Bevan, who controlled the 1991 final – also at Twickenham – when Australia beat England. It will be Owens’ 68th Test match in …

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Australian Government to Review Bitcoin Regulation Powers

The Australian government has committed to reviewing how the country’s central bank and top securities regulator oversee bitcoin and other emerging payment systems. Earlier today the Australian government released its response to the Murray Review, otherwise known as the Financial System Inquiry, a wide-ranging report published last December as part …

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Scotland appeal World Cup suspensions

Richie and Jonny Gray tackle Jack Lam during Scotland win over Samoa

Scotland will hope to have forwards Jonny Gray and Ross Ford in their team to face Australia in the World Cup quarter-final after confirming they are appealing the three-week ban handed to the pair. Hooker Ford and lock Gray were punished after being found guilty of dumping Samoa’s Jack Lam …

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Rugby World Cup 2015: Australia 15-6 Wales

Australia: (9) 15 Pens: Foley 5 Wales: (6) 6 Pens: Biggar 2 Australia weathered a Welsh storm to win World Cup Pool A with a 15-6 victory at Twickenham. Wales paid a high price for failing to make their extra numbers count when the Wallabies were reduced to 13 men …

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Australia PM Malcolm Turnbull defends use of private email server

Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull is known for his enthusiasm for communications technology /EPA

The office of Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has defended his use of a private email server for government business. Mr Turnbull’s spokesman said many officials used such private systems for their convenience and functionality. It comes after the The Australian newspaper revealed the PM was using a private email …

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Rugby World Cup 2015: George North at centre for Wales

Rugby World Cup: Australia v Wales Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 10 October Kick-off: 16:45 BST Coverage: Live on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Wales and BBC Radio 5 live, plus live text commentary on the BBC Sport website. Wales wing George North has been switched to centre to face Australia …

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