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The battle between Beauden Barrett and Richie Mo'unga never really took off for the All Blacks - and it's come back to bite them.

Gregor Paul
11 Aug, 12:21

I’ll tell you a little story. When I was coach of the Springboks, after a particularly tough encounter against the All Blacks, I…

Jake White
11 Aug, 11:23

Perhaps the biggest story to come out of the All Blacks named to take on the Springboks in Johannesburg this weekend is the select…

Tom Vinicombe
11 Aug, 10:38

Emily Hamilton, founding co-chair of LGBTQ+ supporters association ‘Quins Pride’, was among a group staging a peaceful protest…

11 Aug, 10:35

A former long-serving Wasps employee has labelled the Gallagher Premiership club “an absolute binfire” in a bruising tweet pos…

Liam Heagney
11 Aug, 9:23

Despite sitting on four straight losses heading into this weekend's clash with the Springboks, All Blacks head coach Ian Foster ha…

Tom Vinicombe
11 Aug, 8:58

Michael Cheika has made four changes to his Argentina team for this Saturday’s Rugby Championship round two meeting with Austral…

Liam Heagney
11 Aug, 8:46

Title-winning hero Freddie Burns has had his wings clipped by ex-Leicester CEO Simon Cohen after the 2022 Gallagher Premiership fi…

Liam Heagney
11 Aug, 8:05

Exeter have announced that their Tomahawk Chop chant will no longer be played at games. The chant was a familiar sound on matchday…

Liam Heagney
11 Aug, 7:03

Springboks director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has tweeted his verdict on what All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett had to say about b…

Liam Heagney
11 Aug, 6:09

Ian Foster has named an All Blacks team for next Saturday’s rematch with the Springboks in Johannesburg showing four changes - t…

Liam Heagney
11 Aug, 5:45

Japan bound Matt Toomua is calling on Australian rugby chiefs to scrap the “murky” Giteau Law restrictions on the number of ov…

Chris Jones
11 Aug, 5:17

Ed Slater says he has been overwhelmed by the support from the rugby community after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

11 Aug, 4:27

All Blacks flyhalf Beauden Barrett feared the worst after landing head-first from a terrible mid-air challenge against South Afric…

10 Aug, 22:33

As the All Blacks prepare for a rematch with the Springboks at Ellis Park they are in desperate need of finding answers for a team…

Ben Smith
10 Aug, 22:20

Make no mistake – this is an All Blacks side lacking structure, strategy and confidence – but there’s good reason to believe…

Tom Vinicombe
10 Aug, 17:55

Recent All Blacks results have sparked an insecurity throughout New Zealand, the gravity of which hasn’t been felt in over a dec…

Ned Lester
10 Aug, 17:35

The infamous occasion when Leicester lost the 2007 Heineken European Cup final to Wasps at Twickenham and the riot police turned u…

Liam Heagney
10 Aug, 11:53

The IRFU have announced ahead of the forthcoming 2022/23 season that it is to ban transgender women from playing female contact ru…

Kim Ekin
10 Aug, 11:15

Former Springboks midfielder Grant Esterhuizen has taken to social media in an effort to track down two men who allegedly assaulte…

Liam Heagney
10 Aug, 8:20

Former All Blacks winger Julian Savea has jumped to the defence of Ian Foster, stating that he is ashamed of how the coach is curr…

Liam Heagney
10 Aug, 6:53

DMP Durham Sharks have been granted additional time to save their Allianz Premier 15s season following three "extraordinary" days …

10 Aug, 6:05

Ten weeks after Gloucester announced that one-time England prospect Jason Woodward was leaving them at the end of the 2021/22 seas…

Liam Heagney
10 Aug, 5:38

Back in June, the RFU outlined plans to professionalise the Premier 15s within the next ten years as part of a new strategy. Racha…

Rachael Burford
10 Aug, 5:15

Wasps CEO Stephen Vaughan has fired back at Coventry City following criticisms by the football club about the state of the Coventr…

Liam Heagney
10 Aug, 5:14

Jacques Nienaber’s Springboks have been forced into making a change to the starting XV to face the All Blacks next Saturday, rep…

Liam Heagney
10 Aug, 4:55

Two ex-internationals have called for changes to the All Blacks' back three as New Zealand prepare to redeem themselves against th…

Alex McLeod
10 Aug, 0:15

Hodge came off the bench early in the second half after Cooper ruptured his Achilles and says he's happy to again assume the utili…

09 Aug, 22:55

The All Blacks are down on wins with just one from their last six tests but captain Sam Cane doesn't believe they have reached the…

Ben Smith
09 Aug, 22:22

Los Pumas were one team in the opening forty minutes, another team in the following twenty and seemed to lose the plot in the fina…

Frankie Deges
09 Aug, 18:20

With Beauden and Jordie Barrett both leaving the field early against the Springboks on Saturday evening, the potential loss of ano…

Tom Vinicombe
09 Aug, 12:47

Former Leicester CEO Simon Cohen has revisited the infamous 2011 occasion when Manu Tuilagi ignited a media storm after wildly pun…

Liam Heagney
09 Aug, 12:43

Has the time come to make a big change in the All Blacks loose forwards?

Nick Bishop
09 Aug, 10:58

Hooker Youssef Saaidia has been sacked by Colomiers just weeks before the start of the new Pro D2 season in France. The 27-year-ol…

Liam Heagney
09 Aug, 10:57

Former All Blacks midfielder Ngani Laumape has ignited an online debate with his first Twitter message since suddenly exiting Stad…

Liam Heagney
09 Aug, 10:11

England boss Eddie Jones has been rebuked by the RFU for criticising the English game’s reliance on the private school system. T…

09 Aug, 9:40