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The influence of the legendary Welsh coach has been seen after an upturn in fortunes for the beleaguered Welsh regions

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
23 Jan, 9:41

Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton has strongly disagreed with the RFU decision to limit the community game in England to waist-high ta…

Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 8:51

England skipper Owen Farrell has explained the biggest thing he has learned from his recent enrolment in the World Rugby tackle sc…

Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 7:59

The 37-year-old fly-half has undergone surgery on the cheekbone injury he suffered on New Year’s Day.

23 Jan, 7:39

Leicester Tigers have signed Bristol Bears scrumhalf Tom Whiteley after an early release was agreed by Pat Lam's side.

Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 7:18

Saracens No.8 Billy Vunipola has opened up about his attitude to the potential risks posed by concussion as a professional rugby u…

Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 6:54

Rookie Leinster second-row Charlie Ryan has been forced to retire at the age of 23 with 'immediate effect'.

Ian Cameron
23 Jan, 6:33

Byron McGuigan is preparing for a 5,387 mile journey from Manchester to Windhoek that will transform the Sale Sharks wing from a S…

Chris Jones
23 Jan, 5:21

Lawes has withdrawn from the squad that was due to begin preparations for the opener against Scotland.

23 Jan, 4:49

Veteran scrum-half Danny Care had recalled the middle-of-the-night police station calls that Conor O’Shea received about him dur…

Liam Heagney
23 Jan, 4:00

If anyone doubted the strength and quality of the competition in the United Rugby Championship, the pool phase that...

23 Jan, 3:49

James Haskell has recalled how former coach Martin Johnson's motivational methods went pear-shaped on two occasions against the A…

Kim Ekin
22 Jan, 23:21

The 55 Test prop, who became a Wallabies captain under the Kiwi coach, did not expect such a swift move and his first response was…

Kim Ekin
22 Jan, 22:25

Munster head coach Graham Rowntree was “gutted” not to have beaten Toulouse as they prepare to travel to face the Sharks.

22 Jan, 22:07

The 62-time Wallabies prop will continue playing his club rugby with the Brumbies, where he is captain and reigning player of the …

22 Jan, 21:25

The Welsh Rugby Union is facing allegations of sexism and discrimination after an investigation by BBC Wales.

22 Jan, 19:28

The All Blacks top two No 10s will be gone next year, presenting a major drop-off in available talent for whoever becomes the next…

Ben Smith
22 Jan, 19:19

England face Scotland on February 4.

22 Jan, 16:35

Edinburgh had to settle for a Heineken Champions Cup last-16 away tie at Leicester despite beating Saracens 20-14.

22 Jan, 15:34

The Highlanders have signed former England flyhalf Freddie Burns from Leicester Tigers, who have released the former England 10 mi…

Ian Cameron
22 Jan, 14:20

Montpellier coach Philippe Saint-Andre revealed he “screamed” at his team at half-time as he criticised their “apathetic” …

22 Jan, 13:57

La Rochelle boss Ronan O'Gara has carved out a reputation for saying exactly what he feels - be it as a pundit or as a coach.

Ian Cameron
22 Jan, 13:43

The boot of full-back Melvyn Jaminet steered Toulouse to a narrow victory that earned them a home draw in the Heineken Champions C…

22 Jan, 13:22

Lions fought off a second-half fightback from Dragons in Caerphilly to hold on to a 30-25 victory in the European Rugby Challenge …

22 Jan, 11:23

London Irish’s European campaign came to an end as reigning French Top 14 champions Montpellier came from 21 points down to forc…

22 Jan, 10:59

Former international rugby referee Nigel Owens has expressed concerns about the new tackle laws set to take effect in English rugb…

Ian Cameron
22 Jan, 10:40

In a shocking incident caught on camera, a rugby player has been filmed kneeing and kicking another player in the face during a ru…

Sam Smith
22 Jan, 10:13

George Skivington hailed his Gloucester side after they pulled off a famous 26-17 victory over Bordeaux-Begles at Stade Chaban-Del…

22 Jan, 7:15

Harlequins lineout and defence coach Jerry Flannery has reacted to Eben Etzebeth's opportunistic try against Harlequins at the Sto…

Ian Cameron
22 Jan, 6:44

He might not have achieved the desired result, but former Super Rugby player Chance Peni continues to show in Japan Rugby League O…

22 Jan, 5:47

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland was thrilled as his side ended their losing run to book a place in the Champions Cup last-16 by be…

Ian Cameron
22 Jan, 5:02

Daddy daycare duty didn’t go quite to plan last weekend for Will Skelton in La Rochelle with his fit-again wife Kate playing her…

Liam Heagney
22 Jan, 4:30

Second-half tries from Rob Herring and Duane Vermeulen put Ulster through to the European Champions Cup knockout stages...

22 Jan, 4:12

The Black Ferns Sevens have claimed gold at the World Series Sevens in Hamilton after crushing the USA.

Ben Smith
22 Jan, 2:28

Cooper revealed he 'shouldn't have even been on the field' when he last donned Wallaby colours in the June international window in…

Ben Smith
21 Jan, 21:05

The All Blacks Sevens have qualified for the semi-finals of the World Sevens Series in Hamilton after squeaking past Ireland. 

Ben Smith
21 Jan, 19:32