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Jordan Uelese on overcoming injuries and cancer scare for Wallabies return
Uelese was called into his first Wallabies squad in 2017 after just 28 minutes of Super Rugby and was part of their 2019 Rugby Wor…
07 Apr, 1:51
Why Eddie Jones thinks the Wallabies need 'a number of captains'
Coach Eddie Jones has named his first Wallabies squad ahead of a training camp on the Gold Coast this month, but there’s one big…
Finn Morton
07 Apr, 1:44
The 'damaging' loose forwards staking their All Blacks claim
A question familiar to All Blacks fans in the Ian Foster era is that of the starting loose forward trio, balancing the explosive p…
Ned Lester
07 Apr, 1:21
McKenzie's challenge a welcomed reignition of the All Black No 10 debate
The All Black first five debate has yet again reared it's head, eight months after Richie Mo'unga seemingly settled the dust on Ia…
Ned Lester
06 Apr, 21:42
'Ready to go to war': McDermott looking to lift Reds after Wallabies omission
Tate McDermott has the perfect opportunity to respond to his Wallabies snubbing, battling one halfback ahead of him on the depth c…
06 Apr, 20:18
Scarlets band of brothers ready to topple French aristocrats, Clermont Auvergne
After dark clouds shrouded the first half of the season, since New Year Dwayne Peel's side have been one of the best sides in Euro…
Ross Harries
06 Apr, 12:48
Another New Zealander in disciplinary trouble at a Pro D2 club
A week after it emerged that ex-Super Rugby player Jonathan Ruru had reportedly played his last match for Provence in the Pro D2, …
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 12:23
What's gone wrong with Beauden Barrett?
Beauden Barrett's form has been trending downwards for the better part of a year.
06 Apr, 12:17
How South Africa has added a cutting edge to rugby in Europe
The arrival of the four sides from South Africa has proven to be a game-changer in Europe.
Nick Bishop
06 Apr, 11:50
Fijian legend Nemani Nadolo has confirmed his retirement date
Nemani Nadolo has taken to social media to confirm that 2023 will be his last year as a professional rugby player. The 35-year-old…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 10:32
EPCR statement: Champions Cup semi-finals venues
European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has announced the potential venues for the semi-finals, based on the clubs with the highes…
Ian Cameron
06 Apr, 10:29
Lewis Boyce and Michael Etete have left Bath with immediate effect
Forwards Lewis Boyce and Michael Etete have exited Bath for playing opportunities elsewhere. The 26-year-old prop Boyce has joined…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 9:10
Bristol Bears and the White Knight
English rugby is riven with financial strife, relying on its benevolent owners to prop clubs up, and in Steve Lansdown, Bristol Be…
Tom Bradshaw
06 Apr, 7:46
Leinster make 2 changes for Leicester Champions Cup clash
Garry Ringrose and Caelan Doris are set to return to the Leinster's lineup for their Champions Cup match against Leicester at the …
Ian Cameron
06 Apr, 7:37
New role for Freddie Steward in Dublin return 20 days after red card
Freddie Steward will occupy a very role different from his usual position as the Leicester full-back when he makes his return to D…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 7:24
Edinburgh statement: Signing of 'top prospect' Ewan Ashman confirmed
Edinburgh have confirmed the signing of Scotland international Ewan Ashman on a four-year deal. The hooker is currently starring f…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 6:24
Rosie Galligan column: Bed pans, morphine, and the rehab bandwagon
The last week has been quite tough in all honesty, not being able to drive and being stuck with a 60-degree angle on your leg is a…
Rosie Galligan
06 Apr, 6:05
Stormers' Deon Fourie has explained his 'scuffle' with Joe Marler
Veteran Stormers forward Deon Fourie has got Joe Marler off the hook following allegations of skullduggery by the out-of-favour En…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 5:55
The John Dobson visit to Exeter that Rob Baxter hasn't forgotten
Rob Baxter has paid tribute to the success that John Dobson has enjoyed at the Stormers, the South African franchise that will tak…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 5:01
Bernard Laporte tweets reply to claim he is joining Galthie's France
Ex-France coach Bernard Laporte has taken to Twitter following a claim that he was reportedly set to join Fabien Galthie’s staff…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 4:05
Luther Burrell on 'cut short' career, why he still won't name names
Ex-England international Luther Burrell has claimed his career has been cut short by the investigation into his racism allegations…
Liam Heagney
06 Apr, 3:29
How the All Blacks Sevens can qualify for Olympics this weekend
Fresh off a thrilling weekend in Hong Kong, the world’s 16 best men’s teams have arrived in Singapore.
Kim Ekin
06 Apr, 1:56
'Willing to work hard': Blues welcome back two All Blacks for Rebels clash
Make no mistake, the Blues know they need to “get the points” against the Rebels at Melbourne’s AAMI Park on Saturday evenin…
Finn Morton
06 Apr, 1:46
Hurricanes welcome back Ardie Savea for Highlanders blockbuster
The return of world-class backrower Ardie Savea headlines a new-look Hurricanes side ahead of their highly anticipated clash with …
Finn Morton
06 Apr, 0:39
No Aaron Smith as Highlanders name team for Hurricanes clash
Super Rugby veteran Aaron Smith will not suit up for the Highlanders on Saturday night when they take on the high-flying Hurricane…
Finn Morton
06 Apr, 0:09
Don't expect Beauden Barrett to do it all himself
Players can’t be exceptional forever. Particularly the runners, as Blues first five-eighth Beauden Barrett predominantly was for…
Hamish Bidwell
05 Apr, 23:49
'First in the women's space': Sarah Hirini to take historic sabbatical
Black Ferns Sevens captain Sarah Hirini will take an historic sabbatical in Japan after this season's HSBC World Series.
Finn Morton
05 Apr, 23:38
'It's a privilege': Why Tate McDermott re-signed with Rugby Australia and QRU
Reds co-captain Tate McDermott has re-signed with Rugby Australia and the Queensland Rugby Union until the end of 2027.
Finn Morton
05 Apr, 21:40
Why the All Blacks will 'surprise a few people' at this year's RWC
Injured prop Angus Ta’avao is expecting the All Blacks to “surprise a few people” at this year’s Rugby World Cup in France…
Finn Morton
05 Apr, 20:09
'A quality team': Brumbies looking to snap Brisbane hoodoo against rivals Reds
The ACT Brumbies have been a class above their Australian rivals this Super Rugby Pacific season but they will need to snap a se…
05 Apr, 19:43
Noah Lolesio 'confused' over Wallabies status after axing
Wallabies great Stephen Larkham hopes another national team axing for Noah Lolesio won't shatter the young five-eighth's confidenc…
05 Apr, 19:35
'Eradicate this from our sport': Maro Itoje on racism in rugby after damning report
Maro Itoje says he has experienced moments that have been “below standard” as rugby confronts the findings of a damming report…
05 Apr, 19:15
How Dennis Rodman and Kobe Bryant fuelled new-look Glasgow's rise
Glasgow drew inspiration from basketball stars during a brutal pre-season programme to set them up for success
Jamie Lyall
05 Apr, 16:07
Ben Youngs: Why Springboks' Handre Pollard is thriving at Leicester
Long-serving scrum-half Ben Youngs has spoken about the silver lining of falling down the pecking order with England – getting t…
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 12:23
Georges-Henri Colombe banned for 'reckless act' versus Gloucester
La Rochelle prop Georges-Henri Colombe has been banned following his ugly yellow-carded clearout on Gloucester’s Ruan Ackermann …
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 11:09
No Zach Mercer ban as his red card at Exeter has been rescinded
England prospect Zach Mercer has had the controversial red card he picked up at Exeter last Sunday rescinded at a midweek discipli…
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 10:46
TikTok Women's Six Nations Top Picks: Round Two
Talking points from round 2 of the TikTok Women's Six Nations include England's pulsating back three running in tries for fun, Chl…
Kim Ekin
05 Apr, 10:41
Deal agreed for Alex Codling to become the new Newcastle boss
Newcastle Falcons have moved swiftly to replace Dave Walder with the appointment of Alex Codling as the club’s new head coach.
Jon Newcombe
05 Apr, 9:53
SA tribute paid following death of ex-Springboks coach Ian McIntosh
SA Rugby have paid tribute to Ian McIntosh, the former Springboks coach and selector, following his death on Wednesday at the age …
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 8:27
Scott Steele seals a move taking him from the Premiership to URC
Scott Steele is excited about getting his first crack at playing professional rugby in Scotland after the Harlequins scrum-half ag…
05 Apr, 8:04
South African coach calls out 'not so kosher' Joe Marler incident
Out-of-favour England prop Joe Marler has been criticised by ex-Springboks assistant Swys de Bruin for some of his antics with Har…
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 7:39
Sale sign 'under-appreciated' Tom Ellis with immediate effect
Title-chasing Sale have signed Tom Ellis with immediate effect. The Bath forward had been on loan at Saracens, but he has now move…
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 6:23
Exeter address the question of Joe Hawkins' availability for Wales
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has explained that he signed Joe Hawkins with the expectation that the youngster wouldn’t be at Sandy Par…
Liam Heagney
05 Apr, 5:54
Nathan Cleary one of three NRL superstars on Eddie Jones' 'hit-list'
Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has set his sights on three Australian rugby league representatives as potential transfer targets, inc…
Finn Morton
05 Apr, 1:12
'Brave to come forward': Luther Burrell's allegations of racism at Newcastle upheld
The RFU said it ‘believes the investigation has fulfilled its objectives and does not intend to pursue a further disciplinary in…
05 Apr, 0:35
'A game for all': NZR launch 10-year plan to grow women's rugby
New Zealand Rugby has launched an ambitious 10-year plan to transform the women's game and tap into the explosion of interest sp…
04 Apr, 23:48
Richie Mo'unga set for milestone match against Moana Pasifika
Playmaker Richie Mo’unga will play his 100th match in Crusaders colours on Friday night when the defending Super Rugby Pacific c…
Finn Morton
04 Apr, 22:54
Reds axe Vunivalu, bench O'Connor for Brumbies
James O'Connor has been benched by the Queensland Reds in favour of third-choice playmaker Lawson Creighton, while Suliasi Vunival…
04 Apr, 22:21
'It doesn't just happen': Stacey Waaka reflects on historic 'first' in Hong Kong
World Series leaders New Zealand “wanted to make history” at the Cathy/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens last weekend, and that’s exactl…
Finn Morton
04 Apr, 22:09
'It's the pinnacle': Why Hong Kong title meant so much to AB 7s
The All Blacks Sevens made history on Sunday night as they ended nine years of heartbreak and disappointment with a Cup final triu…
Finn Morton
04 Apr, 20:24
The Semi Radradra verdict on Joseph Suaalii joining union from NRL
Fijian powerhouse Semi Radradra has given his verdict on the recent signing by Rugby Australia of Joseph Suaalii from the NRL.
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 11:34
Mick Cleary: 'There has been a lot of negativity over the exodus of English players to France. It is time to find a solution.'
The parlous finances in Premiership rugby has forced players to head to France to earn a living but should that stunt their Englan…
Mick Cleary
04 Apr, 10:23
The lessons Jimmy Gopperth gave a 14-year-old Charlie Atkinson
Jimmy Gopperth has shed light on his strong rapport with Leicester teammate Charlie Atkinson – despite their 18-year difference …
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 10:14
The Nic Dolly injury update that will enthuse Leicester and England
Leicester boss Richard Wigglesworth has reported that Nic Dolly is on the verge of a playing comeback just 11 months following the…
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 9:01
Travel headaches complicate Sharks and Stormers' quarter-final prep
Former France international hooker Yannick Bru has revealed the Sharks players and staff will travel economy class on two differen…
Chris Jones
04 Apr, 7:11
Aaron Morris confirms 'heavy heart' retirement at the age of 28
Aaron Morris is to call it quits at the end of the current campaign at the age of just 28 after injuries restricted him to just si…
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 6:46
Ugly La Rochelle clearout on Ruan Ackermann has resulted in citing
Last Saturday’s ugly-looking breakdown clearout on Gloucester’s Ruan Ackerman will have a disciplinary hearing sequel as La Ro…
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 6:26
Ben Youngs: The 'main England difference' between Borthwick, Jones
Centurion Test scrum-half Ben Youngs has revealed what he claims to be the main England difference now that Steve Borthwick has su…
Liam Heagney
04 Apr, 5:40
Ex-Ireland back-rower Jordi Murphy announces his retirement
Ireland international forward Jordi Murphy has announced that he will retire from rugby at the end of this season. Capped 30 times…
04 Apr, 4:28
Analysis: How fly-half Holly Aitchison has unlocked England's attack this Six Nations
This Six Nations, in the middle of the action is fly-half Holly Aitchison. She hasn’t grabbed many headlines, but the scorelines…
Will Owen
04 Apr, 3:54
Ethan de Groot confirms future in New Zealand beyond World Cup
All Blacks prop Ethan de Groot has signed a new contract with New Zealand Rugby that will keep him in New Zealand until the end of…
Kim Ekin
03 Apr, 21:29
Rising Reds star Lynagh locked in until 2025
The 19-year-old has played himself onto the Wallabies radar with four strong Super Rugby Pacific performances after debuting in ro…
03 Apr, 21:02
Wales' Joe Hawkins World Cup in doubt following Prem switch
The Ospreys centre has made a major impact for his country.
03 Apr, 12:20
Exeter sign three more players after capturing Wales centre
Exeter Chiefs have been busy in the transfer market, announcing the signings of three new players following on from the signing of…
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 12:13
Champions Cup: 22 standout players from the Round of 16
The Heineken Champions Cup Round of 16 featured some impressive individual performances, with several players standing out in key …
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 10:38
Is Jed Holloway the man to fix Australia's lineout woes?
One of Eddie Jones' first tasks will be righting the Wallabies lineout.
Nick Bishop
03 Apr, 10:14
Wales rookie Joe Hawkins joins Exeter Chiefs
Rookie Wales international Joe Hawkins is set to be unveiled as one of a number of signings by Exeter Chiefs in the coming days, <…
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 9:38
Heineken Cup nears the business end as the elite show their class
Domestic rugby's premier competition has been whittled down to the final eight and there are some tantalising fixtures in store
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
03 Apr, 8:36
Pieter Steph du Toit Toulon deal dead in the water
Springbok loose forward Pieter-Steph du Toit's move to French rugby club Toulon has reportedly fallen through due to his high pric…
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 7:40
Eddie Jones had some choice words for Australia's highest paid player
Wallabies head coach Eddie Jones has left out veteran lock Rory Arnold from his 33-player squad and took a dig at the player for h…
Ian Cameron
03 Apr, 5:19
'It was just on me' - Rhys Webb cops dire blunder on chin
Ospreys scrumhalf Rhys Webb has taken responsibility for a botched quick lineout that all but sealed a Saracens victory in the two…
03 Apr, 4:56
Eddie Jones' 'bricks**thouse' bolter eager for first contact
Affectionately dubbed a "brick s**thouse" by Eddie Jones, new Wallabies squad member Blake Schoupp has pledged to keep working to …
03 Apr, 4:20
'I'm not going to lure myself into any discussions regarding that'
Glasgow coach Franco Smith refused to engage in talk of his side going on to win the Challenge Cup after their record-breaking las…
03 Apr, 3:03
Abby Dow scores four tries as England run in 12 to thump Italy
England returned to the top of the Six Nations table.
02 Apr, 12:53
Toulouse swat aside Bulls to reach Champions Cup quarter-finals
Toulouse turned on the style in the second half to beat Bulls 33-9 and reach the quarter-finals of the Champions Cup.
02 Apr, 12:44
Ospreys blunder gifts Saracens Champions Cup quarter-final spot
Saracens pounced on a terrible blunder by the Ospreys to clinch a 35-20 victory at StoneX Stadium that secured their place in the …
02 Apr, 12:30
Quick lineout goes horribly wrong for Ospreys' Rhys Webb
In a nightmare moment for Wales international Rhys Webb, Ospreys handed Saracens five easy points after a quick lineout back-fired…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 12:21
Sam Simmonds 'looked almost impossible to handle'
Exeter boss Rob Baxter hailed Sam Simmonds as a player “almost impossible to handle” following the Chiefs’ dramatic Heineken…
02 Apr, 11:52
New Zealand claim second Sevens double in Hong Kong
New Zealand teams claimed victory in both the women's and men's finals of the Cathay/HSBC Hong Kong Sevens, further strengthening …
Kim Ekin
02 Apr, 11:28
Nick Abendanon linked to Top14 coaching role
Former England fullback Nick Abendanon has been linked to a potential move into coaching with French club Bayonne, according to re…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 11:06
Exeter reach last 8 on countback after incident packed Montpellier draw
Exeter reached the Heineken Champions Cup quarter-finals on try count after extra-time following a dramatic 33-33 draw with Montpe…
02 Apr, 10:48
Zach Mercer red 'wrecks' Champions Cup thriller
Montpellier's Zach Mercer was shown a red card by referee Andrew Brace for a tackle on Exeter Chiefs' forward Christ Tshiunza in t…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 9:28
Watch Eddie Jones' full, no-holds-barred Wallabies squad video conference
Wallabies head coach Eddie Jones has named a 33-man squad for the team's first training camp of the year, with six uncapped player…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 8:42
Eddie Jones ends Wallabies speculation on Emmanuel Meafou
Wallabies head coach Eddie Jones has ended speculation around the Test future of Toulouse's giant, Australian second row Emmanuel …
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 8:34
Bok pair among star players Sharks are sweating over
The Sharks could be forced to make some big changes for their Champions Cup quarterfinal next weekend.
02 Apr, 7:39
Why the AB 7s were 'emotional' after thrilling semi-final win
The All Blacks Sevens are off to the big dance in Hong Kong after beating fierce rivals France 12-7 in a thrilling semi-final on S…
Finn Morton
02 Apr, 6:59
Pat Lam hits back at 'personal' Andy Goode remarks on Genge and Bristol
Bristol Bears director of rugby Pat Lam has hit back at comments made by former England flyhalf Andy Goode on The Rugby Pod sugges…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 6:24
'Absolutely gutting' - Gloucester devastated by cruel Champions Cup loss
Gloucester head coach George Skivington described his side’s dramatic 29-26 Heineken Champions Cup last-16 loss at La Rochelle a…
02 Apr, 5:57
'Just taking care of the old man body': USA 7s star Perry Baker not done yet
Speedster Perry Baker is one of the greatest players to have ever donned the red, white and blue of the USA on the rugby sevens fi…
Finn Morton
02 Apr, 5:35
Newcastle Falcons statement: RFU investigation
Newcastle Falcons has announced the findings of the investigation conducted by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) into allegations of …
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 5:33
Springboks Nigel Owens deal on verge of completion - report
South Africa's Director of Rugby Rassie Erasmus has revealed that he is on the verge of securing retired Welsh referee Nigel Owens…
Ian Cameron
02 Apr, 5:04
Black Ferns 7s primed for 'battle' with Australia in HK final
World Series leaders New Zealand are on the cusp of an historic first in Hong Kong, but their arch rivals Australia stand in their…
Finn Morton
02 Apr, 4:51
Johnny Matthews sets try-scoring record no hooker likely to break
Johnny Matthews ran in five tries as Glasgow hammered Dragons 73-33 at Scotstoun Stadium. The hooker was in irrepressible form as …
02 Apr, 4:41
Wales make it two wins from two with pulsating victory over Scotland
Sisilia Tuipulotu and Gwenllian Pyrs scored two tries apiece as Wales triumphed 34-22 against Scotland in Edinburgh and went top o…
02 Apr, 4:02
Surprise omissions as Eddie Jones names his first Wallabies squad
Eddie Jones has caught Formula 1 fever, likening his first Wallabies training squad to the motor sport pre-season.
02 Apr, 3:46
'One of my goals': Debutant realises AB 7s 'dream' in Hong Kong
Rising star Codemeru Vai realised a childhood dream on Friday as he made his international debut for the All Blacks Sevens in Hong…
Finn Morton
02 Apr, 2:26
Why French sevens hero is 'happy' to play NZ in HK semis
Sevens World Series heavyweights France survived an almighty scare on Sunday morning after going to extra time in their men’s qu…
Finn Morton
02 Apr, 0:42
'Johnny Sexton is now selling tickets for the game next week'
Leinster boss Leo Cullen has quipped that the unavailable Johnny Sexton has taken on the new role of ticket seller in an effort to…
Liam Heagney
01 Apr, 16:21
Late La Rochelle try denies Gloucester huge Champions Cup upset
Gloucester were knocked out of the Heineken Champions Cup after holders La Rochelle snatched a dramatic 29-26 victory with a late …
01 Apr, 15:18
Forwards-dominated all-Irish contest goes the way of Leinster
Leinster are the last Irish province standing in the Heineken Champions Cup after handing Ulster a 30-15 last-16 defeat at the Avi…
01 Apr, 15:13
Leinster player ratings vs Ulster | 2023 Champions Cup round-of-16
Leinster player ratings live from Aviva Stadium: From green to blue with another visiting team beaten in Dublin – life is rather…
Liam Heagney
01 Apr, 14:35
Stormers try questioned as Quins' European season branded a 'failure'
Harlequins head coach Tabai Matson admitted his team’s season is in danger of fizzling out after they left it too late to salvag…
01 Apr, 14:30
Former All Black leads Lyon to Challenge Cup win over Stade
Former All Blacks flyhalf Lima Sopoaga lead Lyon to an impressive 41-24 Challenge Cup Round of 16 match victory over Stade França…
Ian Cameron
01 Apr, 14:13
TV comments after Ireland Women's mauling branded 'condescending'
Irish television commentators have been accused of being condescending towards the Ireland Women's team following their painful 53…
Ian Cameron
01 Apr, 13:20
Harlequins knocked out of Champions Cup by Stormers
Harlequins crashed out of the Heineken European Champions Cup despite an attempted late fightback against the Stormers in Cape Tow…
01 Apr, 12:52
14-woman France tot up ugly scoreline against Ireland
Ireland suffered a second straight Six Nations defeat after being thrashed 53-3 by France.
01 Apr, 12:42
Dan Biggar's Toulon put the Cheetahs to the sword
RC Toulon secured a comfortable 36-21 victory over the Toyota Cheetahs in their Challenge Cup encounter at the Stade Mayol.
Ian Cameron
01 Apr, 11:17
The two areas that 'pleased' Graham Rowntree despite Munster exit
Munster head coach Graham Rowntree claimed he was pleased with certain aspects of his team's performance in their loss at the Shar…
01 Apr, 11:05
GB hero Rhona Lloyd reflects on 'incredible' match-winner in HK
Great Britain needed a hero to stand up during their women’s quarter-final in Hong Kong, and replacement Rhona Lloyd answered th…
Finn Morton
01 Apr, 10:56
'Worst Munster team in living memory' - Irish fans react to Sharks loss
Irish rugby fans have been left to bemoan a worrying Munster capitulation in the Heineken Champions Cup, after they shipped a 50-p…
Ian Cameron
01 Apr, 10:54
'Pretty disappointed': Star left 'gutted' as Aus fail to qualify for HK quarters
Australia have failed to defend their Hong Kong Sevens crown after falling at the final hurdle of pool play against the United Sta…
Finn Morton
01 Apr, 10:51
Seven-try Sharks power past Munster to create Champions Cup history
The Sharks made history as the first South African team to reach the quarter-finals of the Heineken Champions Cup as their forward…
01 Apr, 9:57
Brumbies beat Tahs in Eddie Jones' unofficial Wallabies trial match
A 77th-minute Corey Toole try has allowed the Brumbies to extend their streak against the NSW Waratahs to 11 games after stealing …
01 Apr, 7:18
Suaalii not a 15 in rugby union says Wallaby great
One of the Wallabies' all-time great fullbacks doesn't think code-hopping sensation Joseph Suaalii should play 15 when he switches…
Ian Cameron
01 Apr, 6:50
Watch: Semi Radradra runs in a try despite doing his hamstring
Semi Radrada had no hesitation in putting Bristol before his own well-being on Friday night, the Fijian international managing to …
Liam Heagney
01 Apr, 5:21
Drua blast Rebels off the park with try blitz in Fiji
Melbourne have been blasted off the park in a frantic opening 40 minutes, falling to Fijian Drua 38-28 in their Super Rugby Pacifi…
01 Apr, 4:54
Blues player ratings vs Chiefs | Super Rugby Pacific
The Blues faced an almighty challenge in Hamilton for round six of Super Rugby Pacific, squaring off with the unbeaten Chiefs in t…
Ned Lester
01 Apr, 4:39
Chiefs survive late onslaught from Blues to stay unbeaten
Winger Emoni Narawa has scored two first-half tries as the Chiefs extended their winning start to the Super Rugby Pacific season t…
01 Apr, 4:37
Chiefs player ratings vs Blues | Super Rugby Pacific
The Chiefs have bucked their recent trend of suffering at the hands of the Blues, holding tight for a 20-13 win over their 'big br…
Tom Vinicombe
01 Apr, 4:28
Alex Dombrandt: 'It would be silly not to get excited for it'
It’s quite the run of England and Harlequins games for Alex Dombrandt at the minute. Twickenham versus France, Aviva Stadium ver…
Liam Heagney
01 Apr, 4:25
'Blew the crowd a kiss': How Black Fern felt being booed for the 'first time'
The Black Ferns Sevens are adored by rugby fans around the world – well, most of the time.
Finn Morton
01 Apr, 4:20
There's no smoke without fire - Andy Goode
The PR departments may have denied the stories but it’s been another bad week for the Premiership with financial headlines about…
Andy Goode
01 Apr, 3:30
Can the Ospreys down Saracens in their own backyard?
There is a glut of English and Welsh internationals ready to go toe-to-toe in knockout European rugby and only one winner
Will Owen
01 Apr, 3:29
'We love it': AB 7s hold on for tough win over rivals RSA
In just a few words, All Blacks Sevens co-captain Dylan Collier summed up the esteemed rugby rivalry between New Zealand and South…
Finn Morton
01 Apr, 3:20
Fijiana Drua maintain unbeaten run by thumping Rebels in Suva
Fijiana Drua have made a statement about their Super W title defence with a thumping 39-12 victory over Melbourne in their clash i…
01 Apr, 0:57
'Really inspiring': Charlotte Caslick discusses Olympics 'goal'
Reigning World Series champions Australia secured their place at next year’s Olympic Games in Paris after qualifying for the wom…
Finn Morton
01 Apr, 0:32
'You can feel the electric energy': Hong Kong crowd parties as Blacks Ferns dominate
The Black Ferns have wasted no time in making their mark on the Hong Kong Sevens tournament, picking up where they left off in Van…
Ned Lester
31 Mar, 23:03
Everything you need to know about the Hong Kong Sevens
The party is just getting started here in Hong Kong.
Finn Morton
31 Mar, 21:08
Watch: 'Fairness' of Willi Heinz's sneaky try questioned
While the ball was placed on the line, Australian pundits took another look at the play postgame and had questions over whether su…
Ned Lester
31 Mar, 19:33
Former Worcester halfback finding 'silver lining' in Super Rugby
Gareth Simpson says the heartbreak of watching English club Worcester implode was one of the key factors that attracted him to the…
31 Mar, 18:28
Damian Penaud brilliance helps Clermont knock Bristol out of Challenge Cup
France star Damian Penaud claimed two tries as Bristol exited the Challenge Cup following a 33-26 last-16 defeat to three-time cha…
31 Mar, 18:05
Wiese try secures Leicester's arm wrestle win over Edinburgh
Jasper Wiese scored the game’s only try on a wet night at Mattioli Woods Welford Road as Leicester Tigers reached the quarter-fi…
31 Mar, 17:27
New salary cap agreed as WRU sign six-year deal
The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) and the country's four regions have agreed to a new financial package aimed at enabling sustainability…
Ian Cameron
31 Mar, 14:58
Bath claim 'robust set of results' despite latest financial losses
Bath have reported revenues of nearly £20million in its latest annual financial report and while the Gallagher Premiership still …
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 13:01
Sio Tomkinson cops ban for 'not deliberate' hit on Jack Walsh
Dragons back Sio Tomkinson has been banned as a result of a red card given to him during the team's match against Ospreys on Satur…
Ian Cameron
31 Mar, 9:59
Italian rookie Rizzoli has World Cup hopes scuppered by lengthy ban
Rookie Italian loosehead Luca Rizzoli has had his Rugby World Cup hopes dashed by a lengthy ban following an independent URC disci…
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 9:57
Australia qualify for Paris 2024: The teenager with 'the world ahead of me'
Two more nations have booked their tickets to Paris 2024 after securing their spot in the women’s quarter-finals at an historic …
Finn Morton
31 Mar, 9:04
14 Gallagher Premiership players exiting the league
A bevvy of top rugby players in the Gallagher Premiership will be leaving for new challenges overseas next season.
Ian Cameron
31 Mar, 8:25
World Cup winner RG Snyman to start his first match in 32 months
Springboks lock RG Snyman is poised to start his first Munster match since his injury-ruined debut for the club in August 2020.
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 8:15
England skipper Owen Farrell has shrugged off latest injury scare
Saracens’ optimism regarding last weekend’s injury suffered by England skipper Owen Farrell has paid off as the out-half has r…
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 7:45
'Like going to war': ABs 7s primed for 'tough' South Africa clash
Co-captain Dylan Collier is ready to go “to war” on Saturday when the All Blacks Sevens taken on fierce rivals South Africa in…
Finn Morton
31 Mar, 7:40
Bristol confirm nine contract extensions, including Steven Luatua
Bristol have followed Thursday’s signing ex-Wasps duo Gabriel Oghre and Sam Wolstenholme by confirming contract extensions for n…
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 7:19
Crusaders player ratings vs Reds | Super Rugby Pacific
After a shaky start to the season, the Crusaders have started to string some good wins together and while they entered Queensland …
Ned Lester
31 Mar, 7:00
'Just keep getting up': Stacey Waaka opens up about 'tough' injury
Stacey Waaka has opened up about her “tough” transition back to sevens after picking up an injury during last year’s Rugby W…
Finn Morton
31 Mar, 7:00
Reds rue squandered early chances in latest loss to the Crusaders
The depleted Crusaders have made it 12 straight wins over the Queensland Reds, who are again counting the costs of unforced errors…
31 Mar, 7:00
Bolts from the blue could reinvigorate Wallabies
Eddie Jones will name his first Wallabies training squad on Sunday.
31 Mar, 5:19
Aussie 7s ace hoping to play rivals NZ in Hong Kong final
Australia versus New Zealand is one of the greatest rivalries in rugby history.
Finn Morton
31 Mar, 5:07
Steve Diamond reveals midweek Edinburgh training ground fight
New Edinburgh consultant Steve Diamond has revealed that a training ground fight has left the Scottish club spoiling for a Heineke…
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 5:01
Highlanders heap more misery on Moana Pasifika
The Dunedin, New Zealand-based Highlanders have dominated the second half after a tight and high-scoring first half to beat Moana …
31 Mar, 4:50
'I have had a lot people tell me to stick to rugby and not talk about politics'
Ashton Hewitt has had plenty of people tell him he should just stick to rugby and not express his opinions on anything else. But t…
Simon Thomas
31 Mar, 4:43
Dan Cole: Missing magnums, playing in jeans, packing down with girls
Dan Cole becoming a Test centurion was one of the sights of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations that you could never have imagined happe…
Liam Heagney
31 Mar, 4:03
Eddie Jones adds Wallaby selection spice to Brumbies v Waratahs clash
Speaking on his weekly podcast titled Eddie, Jones said the GIO Stadium match could impact selections in his first Wallabies train…
31 Mar, 2:43
Papali'i tops Cane for All Blacks' 2022 form XV spot
The major takeaways from the All Blacks form XV was the team's captain being demoted to the bench while an uncapped back makes an …
Kim Ekin
31 Mar, 0:45
Live blog: Hong Kong Sevens day one
Finn Morton
31 Mar, 0:00
Sevens set for 46-year first as World Series returns to Hong Kong
The world-famous Hong Kong skyline provided the backdrop as captains of the 28 men’s and women’s teams gathered ahead of the C…
Kim Ekin
30 Mar, 23:30
'Huge turning point': How Aussie's Olympic triumph inspired future teammate
The Australian Women’s Sevens team inspired a nation with their performance at the 2016 Rio Olympics, as they beat rivals New Ze…
Finn Morton
30 Mar, 23:15
Another Blues departure sparks concern from former NZR chief
The problem isn't just limited to the players either, Moffett also shared concern over the recent All Blacks coaching selection pr…
Ned Lester
30 Mar, 22:31
Brumbies coach Larkham speaks on state of Waratahs rivalry
They host the NSW Waratahs on Saturday and will shoot for an 11th consecutive win against their old enemies, a winning streak ACT …
30 Mar, 19:59
Len Ikitau re-signs with Brumbies through until 2025
Rugby Australia have announced the re-signing of rising Brumbies and Wallabies star Len Ikitau, who has confirmed his commitment t…
Kim Ekin
30 Mar, 19:26
'Bloody awesome': Rising star Segner on challenging Blues' All Blacks for game time
German-born Anton Segner is rising through the ranks at the Blues after joining the Super Rugby side last season, showing a gritty…
Ned Lester
30 Mar, 18:21
Bristol confirm recruitment of two ex-Wasps players for next season
Bristol have bolstered their roster for next season, confirming the signings on Thursday of ex-Wasps duo Gabriel Oghre from Bordea…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 14:19
Harlequins: The Louis Lynagh return and Evans with England latest
Louis Lynagh is primed for Harlequins selection for the first time since last June after playing his first match in nine months la…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 13:14
England make three changes, including a debut for Delaney Burns
England have named a team to face Italy this Sunday in the TikTok women’s Six Nations which shows three changes from last weeken…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 11:52
Ex-Blues player reportedly set to be sacked by French Pro D2 club
Former Super Rugby player Jonathan Ruru has reportedly played his last match for Provence in the French Pro D2.
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 10:46
Under the radar All Blacks have no time to spare
The All Blacks are building towards the World Cup in the most unconventional manner.
Gregor Paul
30 Mar, 10:30
RFU statement: England recruit another 2019 Rugby World Cup winner
New England boss Steve Borthwick has recruited a second member of the Springboks 2019 World Cup-winning staff after securing a dea…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 9:21
Elinor Snowsill: 'You have to be successful to capture the hearts of a nation'
Elinor Snowsill: “You have to be successful to capture the hearts of a nation, I suppose, or at least perform. And hopefully we'…
Martyn Thomas
30 Mar, 9:01
Exeter explain the reason why Cowan-Dickie recovery is taking its time
Rob Baxter has shared his thoughts on the situation with Luke Cowan-Dickie, the injured Exeter hooker who hopes to play for Englan…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 8:19
Danny Cipriani comments on diving in rugby has splits fans
Former England fly-half Danny Cipriani has sparked a heated debate on Twitter by suggesting that diving or simulation could be see…
Ian Cameron
30 Mar, 7:39
Leicester change six and prime ex-Wasps back for debut off bench
Richard Wigglesworth has made six changes to his Leicester team for Friday night’s Heineken Champions Cup round-of-16 clash at h…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 7:24
'The last 20 minutes were horrible' - Thibaud Flament on playing Ireland
France second row Thibaud Flament says that Ireland were without a doubt the best team he has faced playing for Les Bleus in the T…
Ian Cameron
30 Mar, 6:40
Why Eddie Jones is off the mark about the Wallabies' new tactics
Possession-based rugby is alive and well - perhaps just not in Australia.
Nick Bishop
30 Mar, 5:59
The Rob Baxter verdict on the shock Stuart Hogg retirement call
Exeter boss Rob Baxter has given his reaction to Monday’s shock decision by Scotland international Stuart Hogg to retire from ru…
Liam Heagney
30 Mar, 4:59
Brad Thorn addresses speculation around his Reds future
Brad Thorn hasn't stopped for 30 years but admits he needs to find time soon to figure out his next move.
30 Mar, 4:29
Brad Thorn warns of unseen effect of Suaalii switch
Brad Thorn hopes Joseph-Aukuso Suaalii thrives after his code switch but is wary of the cash splash as the Queensland Reds battle.…
30 Mar, 3:46
Stafford McDowall: 'I thought I was stopping rugby and going back to the farm'
Stafford McDowall was almost released by Glasgow last season, but has become a key cog in their run to knockout rugby
Jamie Lyall
30 Mar, 3:03
'It stings': Waratahs on Brumbies claiming win streak has killed rivalry
The teams square off at GIO Stadium on Saturday night after ACT chairman Matt Nobbs declared 'Tah Week' had lost its aura with his…
30 Mar, 1:32
Brumbies back to full compliment against Waratahs
After being rested in line with Rugby Australia's Rugby World Cup policy, James Slipper, Rob Valetini, Pete Samu, Nic White, and T…
Kim Ekin
29 Mar, 23:40
Kellaway to make season debut as Rebels travel to Suva
Saturday's return is timely for the pair, with new Wallabies coach Eddie Jones set to name his first World Cup training squad on S…
29 Mar, 23:09
Young guns named alongside All Blacks in Hurricanes team to play Force
With momentum high following the team’s 4th victory in their last 5 matches, Head Coach Jason Holland has named a side mixed wi…
Kim Ekin
29 Mar, 22:53
'I don't know why anyone's shocked': Suaalii's switch planned years ago
Souths coach Jason Demetriou says Joseph-Aukuso Suaalii has been planning his code hop for years but cast doubt on Cam Murray foll…
29 Mar, 22:13
Blues anticipate 'epic' contest with team named to visit unbeaten Chiefs
Blues talisman lock, Patrick Tuipulotu, returns to the 23 this weekend along with a host of All Black talent to face the Chiefs.
Kim Ekin
29 Mar, 21:51
Chiefs roll out A-team for 'barn-stormer' Blues battle
The Gallagher Chiefs will start with a forward pack boasting a collective 675 caps at this level, and a backline with an average o…
Kim Ekin
29 Mar, 21:16
Why changing All Blacks eligibility would be so detrimental to New Zealand rugby
The All Blacks' Rugby Championship rivals have each adopted more inclusive eligibility rules that sees each of the tier-one sides …
Ned Lester
29 Mar, 20:15
The little known international team that Scott Robertson has already coached
“We not only had Razor; there was also Tabai Matson, Brent Frew, Dallas Seymour coaching our fifteens and sevens, as well as tra…
Frankie Deges
29 Mar, 16:52
Jack Dempsey explains his reasons for extending Glasgow contract
.Jack Dempsey believes Glasgow can continue to get his best rugby from him after extending his contract. The 28-year-old has made …
29 Mar, 12:27
'Mr Saracens' compliment highlights huge challenge facing Ospreys
Toby Booth believes his Ospreys side will face the best team in England by some distance when they tackle Heineken Champions Cup r…
29 Mar, 12:14
Sale confirm 'as bad as it gets' injury suffered by Cobus Wiese
Sale boss Alex Sanderson has revealed the true extent of the devastating season-ending injury suffered by Cobus Wiese when he was …
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 11:54
Ireland dominate the official Six Nations dream team with 10 picks
Ireland have secured 10 places in the official Guinness Six Nations team of the championship, the remaining spot going to three Fr…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 11:09
Joseph Suaalii recruitment a triumph even if Wallabies out of reach
Joseph Suaalii's recruitment by Rugby Australia could have a long-lasting effect.
Tom Vinicombe
29 Mar, 10:47
Saracens issue an update on extent of the Owen Farrell injury
Saracens are hopeful that Owen Farrell will be fit for Sunday’s Heineken Champions Cup round-of-16 clash with the Ospreys.
29 Mar, 10:41
Analysis: Wales' win over Ireland- Brilliant Tactics, Structure and Defence
In round one, it was evident that Wales had no interest in messing around in their own half, even when they’re three or four tri…
Will Owen
29 Mar, 10:15
26% of vote nets Antoine Dupont player of the Six Nations award
France scrum-half Antoine Dupont has become only the second player to win a third Six Nations player of the year award, matching t…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 9:22
Handre Pollard paid a classy compliment by an ex-England out-half
A former England out-half has paid Handre Pollard a classy compliment after the 2019 Rugby World Cup winner’s latest involvement…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 7:32
Rassie Erasmus makes astonishing claim about 2019 Rugby World Cup
Rassie Erasmus has made a startling claim about the Springboks' victory at the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The SA director of rugby, who…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 6:43
London Irish issue 55-word statement about unpaid salaries story
London Irish have issued a 55-word statement in response to a media report claiming there were fears at the club that players and …
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 6:14
Scarlets statement: Region defends 'bold' Llanelli RFC decision
Scarlets have withdrawn Llanelli RFC from next season’s Welsh Premiership over fears that it doesn’t have enough players to ad…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 5:25
Two more Gallagher Premiership clubs in financial peril - reports
England’s Gallagher Premiership woke up to damaging headlines on Wednesday morning, with separate reports claiming that Newcastl…
Liam Heagney
29 Mar, 4:59
'I don't really know what's happening': Force star battles through Achilles injury
Western Force hooker Folau Fainga'a continues to battle an Achilles tendon injury and will take things day by day in a bid to play…
29 Mar, 1:16
'Was a good learning experience': Rebels ready for fierce challenge against Drua
Fullback Joe Pincus says the Melbourne Rebels' hit and run mission to Fiji in the Super Rugby Pacific pre-season has them well-p…
29 Mar, 1:14
'Was in my bed crying': Why Aussie 7s ace thought his career was over at 16
Darby Lancaster’s rise to World Series stardom with the Australian Sevens team is a story of grit, resilience and passion.
Finn Morton
29 Mar, 1:03
AB star to return from injury after being named on the Highlanders' bench
All Blacks flanker Shannon Frizell is in line for his Super Rugby Pacific return this Friday after being named on the bench for th…
Finn Morton
28 Mar, 23:36
Scott Barrett granted rest exemption as Crusaders name team for Reds clash
Crusaders captain Scott Barrett will lead the team again this week after being granted an exemption from New Zealand Rugby’s res…
Finn Morton
28 Mar, 23:13
How 'heartbreaking' Olympics omission fuelled Aussie 7s star
As a little kid, Australian sevens star Lily Dick “always wanted to go to the Olympics.” But as the adage goes, things don’t…
Finn Morton
28 Mar, 22:39
Super Rugby Pacific team of the week for round five
The fifth round of this year’s Super Rugby Pacific campaign is in the books. Here's the TOTW for Round Five.
Finn Morton
28 Mar, 20:40
'I'm still pretty angry about it': Injured All Black Tupaea resentful over Swain cleanout
All Black second five-eighth Quinn Tupaea has opened up about his recovery from the ACL injury he suffered in last year's Bledislo…
Ben Smith
28 Mar, 18:16
Brumbies looking to 'sort out' the Waratahs after suffering first loss
The Brumbies say they've taken lessons from their first loss of the Super Rugby Pacific season ahead of crunch match versus the W…
28 Mar, 17:09
All Black wing Reece confirmed to be out for season
Crusaders winger Sevu Reece has been ruled out for the rest of the season after confirmation the All Black suffered an ACL injury …
Ben Smith
28 Mar, 16:58
What Mike Brown makes of England and the central contracts idea
Mike Brown supports the idea of central contracts for England players as a way to ease the burden on clubs operating in a bleak fi…
28 Mar, 13:32
Sale poised to schmooze Manu Tuilagi after 'insulting' first offer
Alex Sanderson is optimistic that negotiations with Manu Tuilagi this Wednesday will finally sway the England midfielder into comm…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 13:14
Leicester on what Hassell-Collins signing means for Anthony Watson
Leicester have spoken about where the Anthony Watson contract situation now stands at the club following an eventful Tuesday in wh…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 10:38
Bristol confirm the exit of assistant coach John Muldoon
Bristol boss Pat Lam will lose right-hand man John Muldoon to Connacht for the 2023/24 season. The pair first worked together when…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 8:13
'When I learnt about my injury, I just started crying. This was my time to step up.'
Each round, throughout the TikTok Women's Six Nations, RugbyPass will be speaking to England lock Rosie Galligan who is currently …
Rosie Galligan
28 Mar, 7:52
Leicester statement: Contract extension confirmed for Mike Brown
The 2023 Mike Brown resurgence has had another happy development as the ex-England full-back has signed a deal that will see him s…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 7:39
London Irish statement: Ollie Hassell-Collins has joined Leicester
London Irish have confirmed that Ollie Hassell-Collins, their winger recently capped at Test level by England, is to leave at the …
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 7:14
TikTok Women's Six Nations Top Picks: Round One
The TikTok Women's Six Nations was back with a bang this weekend. We have selected some of the best moments, in collaboration with…
Lucy Lomax
28 Mar, 7:09
10 of the best tweets about the bombshell Stuart Hogg retirement
There has been a massive online reaction to Monday’s bombshell announcement by Stuart Hogg that he will retire from playing rugb…
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 6:46
Damning Rugby Pod verdict: 'Genge looked like he wasn't interested'
Rugby Pod co-host Andy Goode believes the abject performance last Saturday by Ellis Genge on his return to his old club Leicester …
Liam Heagney
28 Mar, 5:51
'Daring, gallus and honest, Stuart Hogg has defined a Scottish era'
Stuart Hogg retires young, but retires a giant of Scottish sport.
Jamie Lyall
28 Mar, 4:39
'We invented a lot of stuff 10-12 years ago': All Blacks in desperate need of innovation
A semi-final loss at the 2019 World Cup saw a fresh wave of scrutiny, claiming the team was hanging on to old tactics and not evol…
Ned Lester
28 Mar, 0:06
Black Ferns captain Hirini can't wait for the opportunity to play in Hong Kong
For the first time in 22 years, New Zealand Rugby will send an official women's team to the Hong Kong Sevens.
Adam Julian
27 Mar, 23:17
'Sugar rush': Ex-All Black slams 'laughable' deal by Rugby Australia for Suaalii
Former All Black first five-eighth Stephen Donald has slammed Rugby Australia's latest deal.
Kim Ekin
27 Mar, 22:51
Ex-Wallaby hits back at league and the Roosters 'fool' who opened his mouth
Former Waratah and 2014 Super Rugby winner Stephen Hoiles and former Wallaby Morgan Turinui have hit back at comments coming from …
Kim Ekin
27 Mar, 21:15
Lyon's latest South African signing suggests Tuisova exit locked in
Lyon have made a significant addition to their back line for the upcoming season, confirming the signing of South African winger T…
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 12:54
Eight England players whose RWC journeys will end this Autumn
We look at a number of England players who - if selected - will almost certainly play in their last tournament this year when they…
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 11:23
Irish march towards Premiership play-offs
Declan Kidney has inspired an epic turnaround with a roster full of gifted youngsters and they have silverware in their sights
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
27 Mar, 11:08
Stuart Hogg drops rugby retirement bombshell
Scottish rugby legend Stuart Hogg has announced that he will retire from international rugby after the 2023 Rugby World Cup in Fra…
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 9:42
Leinster confirm Johnny Sexton 'likely' to miss rest of the season
Leinster have confirmed that Ireland flyhalf Johnny Sexton is 'likely' to miss the rest of the domestic season for the province.
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 9:28
Time's running out as the Roger Tuivasa-Sheck debate rages on
Roger Tuivasa-Sheck might not be the best No 12 in Auckland, let alone New Zealand.
Nick Bishop
27 Mar, 8:05
The English star boshing his way through Europe and 9 other Champions Cup stats
The Heineken Champions Cup round of 16 is set to take place this weekend, featuring the top teams from Europe's elite rugby compet…
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 7:46
'Delusional' league plan could see Wales become 'permanent second tier' rugby nation
Plans by the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) to create a new elite league below regional rugby for eight teams have been labelled as “de…
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 7:05
'Long ban' predicted after ugly targeting of young fly-half
A long ban has been predicted after the questionable targeting of Ospreys fly-half Jack Walsh.
Ian Cameron
27 Mar, 4:39
Ex-Wallaby captain not sold on Suaalii deal
Former World Cup captain Stirling Mortlock has questioned Rugby Australia's multi-million-dollar investment in Joseph-Aukuso Suaal…
27 Mar, 0:32
'Why are we doing that?': Reds calls out 'stupid' play after Rebels loss
Cutting out the "stupid" penalties remains on top of the Queensland Reds' to-do list after another frustrating loss.
27 Mar, 0:24
Hurricanes announce return of ex-England international Shields
The Hurricanes have made a signing announcement today, bringing back their former star player and England international, Brad Shie…
Kim Ekin
27 Mar, 0:14
Report: Tuivasa-Sheck to reject league and stay in union after World Cup
Blues and All Black midfielder Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is reportedly set to reject a return to the NRL after this year's World Cup.
Ben Smith
26 Mar, 19:52
Former All Black No 8 given red card in Japan for counter-ruck
Former All Black and Highlanders loose forward Jackson Hemopo was issued a red card in the Japan Rugby League One.
Kim Ekin
26 Mar, 19:13
The All Blacks injury toll five rounds into Super Rugby Pacific
Round five of Super Rugby Pacific was a designated 'rest week' for many All Blacks which helped softened the growing injury toll.
Ben Smith
26 Mar, 17:36
Jake White calls for rugby to stamp out 'diving' after Bismarck du Plessis yellow
White's remarks come in the wake of the Bulls 32-23 loss to Ulster after hooker Bismarck du Plessis was yellow carded.
Kim Ekin
26 Mar, 15:27
Champions Matatu dominate the form XV from Super Rugby Aupiki
Super Rugby Aupiki 2023 concluded in dramatic fashion when Matatu upset the previously unbeaten Chiefs Manawa 33-31 in the final i…
Adam Julian
26 Mar, 15:01
Furious Rob Baxter threatens to cut players after 'litany of errors'
Exeter boss Rob Baxter struggled to contain his anger as he delivered a withering verdict on the Chiefs’ 36-19 Gallagher Premier…
26 Mar, 14:28
A 'definitive' heaviest rugby players XV in 2023
The internet is littered with lists of the heaviest rugby players playing the sport, even if frustratingly few are anything like a…
Ian Cameron
26 Mar, 14:06
Exeter's play-off hopes suffer huge blow as Bath move off bottom
Exeter’s Gallagher Premiership play-off hopes suffered a huge blow as Bath shredded the form book to claim a 36-19 victory
26 Mar, 12:25
France leave it late to claim win over Italy in Six Nations opener
In an evenly matched affair, France left it late to claim victory over Italy by 12-22 in Parma in the first round of the 2023 TikT…
Lucy Lomax
26 Mar, 12:13
WRU member clubs vote overwhelmingly in favour of governance reforms
The WRU will now appoint an independent non-executive director as chair.
26 Mar, 8:13
Robbie Deans goes 5-0 up on Steve Hansen
The Saitama Panasonic Wild Knights remain on course for their third straight title in Japan's League One rugby..
26 Mar, 5:32
Blues romp to Super Rugby U20s title
The Blues have emerged victorious in the Bunnings Warehouse Super Rugby U20s Championship.
Ian Cameron
26 Mar, 5:04
'There's nothing expected of us, so we've said we'd enjoy the journey'
London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney downplayed his side’s play-off chances after a 37-22 victory at the Gtech Community…
26 Mar, 4:39
'Rugby will never be perfectly safe, people need to accept that'
Sam Warburton is full of the joys of spring these days. Usually, at this time of year, he would be a wreck with the Guinness Six N…
Liam Heagney
26 Mar, 4:11
Blues player ratings vs Force | Super Rugby Pacific
The Blues rebounded from the loss to the Crusaders with a 30-17 win over the Western Force at Eden Park.
Ben Smith
26 Mar, 1:18
Western Force no match for new-look Blues in Auckland
The Western Force's struggles in New Zealand have continued with a 30-17 loss to the highly professional Blues.
26 Mar, 1:04
'Really frustrating': Injury updates on Will Jordan and Ethan Blackadder
Crusaders coaches Scott Robertson and James Marshall have provided injury updates on two key players following the title holders…
Finn Morton
26 Mar, 0:55
Rebels' form No 10 pushing for Wallabies World Cup berth
The 22-year-old is one of the form playmakers of the Super Rugby Pacific competition, named player of the match in the Rebels' pul…
25 Mar, 23:30
Springbok hero Cheslin Kolbe leaves pitch in tears after being carted off
The Springboks camp face a nervous wait after South Africa's 2019 World Cup hero Cheslin Kolbe left Toulon's match against Lyon on…
Kim Ekin
25 Mar, 22:27
'Isn't going to help beat the All Blacks': Roosters teammate on Suaalii's monster RA deal
Kiwi league international Brandon Smith has offered his thoughts on his Roosters' teammate Joseph Suaalii's new deal with Rugby Au…
Kim Ekin
25 Mar, 20:39
Joseph Suaalii is a solution to a problem that doesn't exist for Rugby Australia
Eddie Jones will hope his new league recruit will have as much impact as Israel Folau did in his Test debut in the last Lions seri…
Ben Smith
25 Mar, 20:02
Ulster storm back to sink Bulls to secure three straight
A hat-trick of tries from hooker Tom Stewart helped Ulster defeat the Bulls 32-23 in the United Rugby Championship.
25 Mar, 18:50
London Irish into play-off places after stylish win over Northampton
London Irish launched themselves into a play-off spot with a flair-filled showing as they overcame fellow post-season hopefuls Nor…
25 Mar, 16:02
Ruthless Glasgow give Munster rude Thomond Park awakening
Glasgow Warriors turned in a ruthless five-try performance to claim a 38-26 bonus-point BKT United Rugby Championship win over Mun…
25 Mar, 15:53
Saracens and England sweat on Owen Farrell injury news
Farrell hobbled off in the 70th minute as Saracens edged London rivals Harlequins 36-24.
25 Mar, 15:43
Blistering Scarlets outclass Bok-laden Sharks side
Sam Costelow kicked 22 points as Scarlets kept alive their hopes of winning the Welsh Shield with an impressive 32-20 win over ful…
25 Mar, 15:20
Sarah Hunter bows out in style as England hammer Scotland
Hunter signed off on her rugby career with a commanding win on home soil at Kingston Park.
25 Mar, 14:57
Blade's Connacht hat-trick wounds Edinburgh ahead of Leicester trip
Caolin Blade scored his second hat-trick of the season as Connacht maintained their push for a top-eight finish in the BKT URC wit…
25 Mar, 14:04
The 'big difference' that denied Marcus Smith a fair England chance
Former England player Austin Healey has claimed that Marcus Smith wasn’t given a fair chance to impress by new head coach Steve …
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 13:45
Farrell gets better of England teammate Smith before injury strikes
Owen Farrell came out on top in his duel with Marcus Smith at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium but the afternoon ended in personal disapp…
25 Mar, 13:34
Ruthless first-half performance decisive as Wales see off Ireland
Wales opened their TikTok Six Nations campaign with a dominant 31-5 victory against Ireland at the Cardiff Arms Park. The hosts se…
25 Mar, 12:46
'World-class' Pollard play unlocks Bristol's defence
Richard Wigglesworth heaped praise on “world-class” Handre Pollard as Leicester beat Bristol 46-24 to boost their Gallagher Pr…
25 Mar, 12:40
Mike Ford has bagged a new role... and George will be helping out
Former England and Ireland assistant Mike Ford has bagged himself a new role – heading up the five-strong investment group that …
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 12:20
Reds and yellow cards fly as Ospreys keep Welsh Shield hopes alive
Ospreys kept alive their hopes of winning the Welsh Shield with a 37-18 bonus-point win over ill-disciplined Dragons.
25 Mar, 11:37
Lions hit back from 15 points down with 18 minutes to win in Italy
The Lions kept alive their URC playoff hopes as a stunning late comeback saw them secure a 32-28 win over Benetton at Stadio Monig…
25 Mar, 11:26
Handre Pollard leads Leicester to impressive victory over Bristol
A Handre Pollard-inspired Leicester showed their title credentials with a statement 46-24 win over Bristol that moved them clear o…
25 Mar, 11:17
Who is Joseph Suaalii and why is his rugby union switch such a big deal?
He's being billed as the next Israel Folau, but who is 19-year-old Joseph Suaalii and why is it such a big deal that he's switchin…
Ian Cameron
25 Mar, 10:03
Eddie Jones poised to recruit recently sacked Top 14 coach - report
Eddie Jones’ next staff recruitment for the Wallabies is set to be Pierre-Henry Broncan, the Frenchman who recently lost his job…
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 9:17
Brad Thorn's Reds fall as Rebels hang on Super Rugby thriller
Melbourne have won a helter-skelter Super Rugby Pacific clash against Queensland with the lead changing hands six times at AAMI Pa…
25 Mar, 7:07
Exiled Bok No.8 prospect ploughs through 125kg prop
Northampton Saints No.8 Juarno Augustus left rugby fans in awe after running through the 125kg Bath prop Darcy Rae in his side's G…
Ian Cameron
25 Mar, 6:46
'No complaints': London Irish defend level of support in Brentford
Declan Kidney has insisted that the move of London Irish back to the English capital has been a success even though just two of th…
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 6:08
Hurricanes blow away Moana Pasifika in Super Rugby
Moana Pasifika's torrid start to this season's Super Rugby Pacific goes on thanks to a 59-0 hammering by the title-chasing Hurrica…
25 Mar, 6:03
Julian Montoya: 'I'm not lying, I don't think about those things much'
Leicester skipper Julian Montoya has downplayed his recent vault up the Gallagher Premiership try-scoring list with the Tigers.
Liam Heagney
25 Mar, 5:21
Claudia MacDonald: I know now this doesn't last forever so you have to enjoy every moment'
The scrum-half turned wing has had to cope with the loss of her mother and a spinal injury that threatened her career but is still…
Daniel Gallan
25 Mar, 4:45
NRL won't open war chest to stop rugby union defections
Andrew Abdo has declared the NRL will not open a war chest to stop players moving to rugby union.
25 Mar, 4:44
'Been a long time coming': Highlanders win big against Fijian Drua
The injury-hit Highlanders conceded the first try of the match, then scored five of their own in the first half on the way to a 57…
25 Mar, 4:32
Hurricanes player ratings vs Moana Pasifika | Super Rugby Pacific
The Hurricanes are the real deal. Without some of their key All Blacks, including the likes of Jordie Barrett and Tyrel Lomax, the…
Finn Morton
25 Mar, 4:22
Eddie Jones gets his top target as Joseph Suaalii signs with Rugby Aus
Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has landed his top target with Sydney Roosters flyer Joseph Suaalii signing a deal with Rugby Australi…
Finn Morton
25 Mar, 3:20
Highlanders player ratings vs Drua | Super Rugby Pacific
Just when the injury woes for the Highlanders looked to be easing, four players go down in the 24 hours before the round five matc…
Ned Lester
25 Mar, 2:08
Drua make history in Super W win over Brumbies in Nadi
The Fijiana Drua have celebrated an historic Super W rugby home clash in Nadi with a gritty 12-7 win over the Brumbies.
25 Mar, 1:32
'Creeping sense of arrogance': Aussie scribe slams ABs after coaching saga
New Zealand Rugby’s decision to appoint the next All Blacks coach ahead of this year’s World Cup has not gone down well across…
Finn Morton
24 Mar, 23:27
Matatu edge Chiefs Manawa in dramatic Aupiki final
The Super Rugby Aupiki seasoned wrapped up Saturday with an exhilarating match between the undefeated Chiefs Manawa and the underd…
Ned Lester
24 Mar, 23:23
'I'm proud': Damian McKenzie reflects on 'special' Chiefs milestone
Damian McKenzie etched his name into Super Rugby history on Friday night as the playmaker became the latest player to reach a “s…
Finn Morton
24 Mar, 21:40
Force 'bromance' lending chemistry to 'excitement machines' in backline
Force fullback Chase Tiatia has relished the chance to rekindle his "bromance" with Toni Pulu, and he has plenty of love for the r…
24 Mar, 20:21
Sir Steve Hansen isn't sure 'why the big onus is on red cards' in fight for player safety
All Blacks coaching great Sir Steve Hansen has offered his opinion on ways to improve the disciplinary system in rugby after Fredd…
Ned Lester
24 Mar, 19:49
Why Carter Gordon might just be the Wallabies' last hope
Carter Gordon has made a promising start to the Super Rugby Pacific season.
Nick Bishop
24 Mar, 19:42
14-man Newcastle claim fiery victory over Gloucester
Newcastle produced a stunning performance in Mark Laycock’s first home game in charge as they prevailed 17-12 over Gloucester de…
24 Mar, 18:22
Match-winners go awry as Leinster draw with Stormers
Leinster were guaranteed top spot in the BKT United Rugby Championship despite seeing their 15-match winning run in the competitio…
24 Mar, 17:57
Cardiff keep URC play-off hopes alive by surviving furious Zebre comeback
Cardiff moved level on points with Connacht, who play on Saturday, for the final play-off place but they had to cling on in Italy …
24 Mar, 17:32
Tom Pearson: 'I'd love to play in a World Cup'
The buccaneering young London Irish backrow has been getting rave reviews all season and is on England's radar
Owain Jones
24 Mar, 14:10
Springboks can still 'dominate' Ireland in one facet of game
Former South Africa head coach Nick Mallett believes that the Springboks still have it in their wheel house to beat Ireland at the…
Ian Cameron
24 Mar, 12:41
The pointless 12-man escape London Irish refuse to celebrate
This Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership fixture between London Irish and Northampton has rekindled memories of the bizarre nine mi…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 12:14
Darcy Graham returns after 112 days on the sideline
Darcy Graham will make his eagerly-awaited return from injury after being named in the starting XV for Edinburgh’s United Rugby …
24 Mar, 12:08
'Without offending anyone' - How Bastareud feels watching France
Former France centre Matthieu Bastareaud has expressed his discontent with the coaching style he experienced during his time repre…
Ian Cameron
24 Mar, 10:53
Farrell and Smith to collide as Saracens and Harlequins name teams
Owen Farrell and Marcus Smith will challenge each other head-on this Saturday for their Gallagher Premiership clubs following a Gu…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 8:30
Waratahs nightmare start to season continues as Chiefs add to woes
The unbeaten, table-topping Chiefs have heaped more pain on the NSW Waratahs with an uninspiring 24-14 Super Rugby Pacific victory…
24 Mar, 8:02
Nigel Owens: Why Willis was carded and Fickou wasn't for tip tackle
Nigel Owens has assessed why England’s Jack Willis was yellow-carded in Dublin for an incident that was similar to the un-carded…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 7:55
Three Gloucester players suffer 'season-ending injuries'
Gloucester Rugby has been hit with a major blow as three of their players have been ruled out for the rest of the season due to in…
Ian Cameron
24 Mar, 7:45
Babalwa Latsha: 'I know that every time I step on the field I have eyes on me.'
When Babalwa Latsha signed with Harlequins, the 28-year-old prop became the 44th player from her country representing a top flight…
Daniel Gallan
24 Mar, 7:11
Ex-England international identifies RWC game Ireland 'want to lose'
Former England out-half Stuart Barnes has made an incredible claim about Grand Slam champions Ireland and their upcoming Rugby Wor…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 7:09
The forgotten Welshman battling to make Warren Gatland's RWC plans
Taine Basham is the first to admit his outlook on life has changed completely since becoming a dad. His partner, Giovanna, gave bi…
Simon Thomas
24 Mar, 6:48
Chiefs player ratings vs Waratahs | Super Rugby Pacific
Finn Morton
24 Mar, 6:38
The reason why London Irish couldn't convince Rob Simmons to stay
Declan Kidney has bemoaned the financial imbalance that ultimately made it impossible for London Irish to keep hold of ex-Wallabie…
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 6:31
Ireland predicted to 'blow it' at Rugby World Cup
It has been predicted that Andy Farrell's Grand Slam-winning Ireland team will ultimately fail at the Rugby World Cup.
Ian Cameron
24 Mar, 6:26
The post-op update from Leicester on Ollie Chessum's England injury
Leicester boss Richard Wigglesworth has given his view on the stellar progress made this season at international level by England …
Liam Heagney
24 Mar, 5:35
Crusaders player ratings vs Brumbies | Super Rugby Pacific
The reigning champions hosting an unbeaten Brumbies is a mouth-watering prospect and despite the Crusaders' shaky start to 2023, t…
Ned Lester
24 Mar, 4:39
NSW Waratahs crush Western Force in Super W opener
The NSW Waratahs have lived up to their promise and opened the Super W season in style with a 43-0 rout of the Western Force in Sy…
24 Mar, 4:30
Everything you need to know about Super Rugby Pacific Round Five
Defending Super Rugby Pacific champions the Crusaders recorded an emphatic 18-point win over the previously undefeated Brumbies to…
Finn Morton
24 Mar, 4:20
Brumbies unbeaten streak ends as Crusaders win big in Christchurch
A short-handed Brumbies line-up has been brushed aside in Christchurch, smashed 35-17 by the Crusaders in their Super Rugby Paci…
24 Mar, 4:17
'Possession rugby is dead': Eddie Jones plots power game for the Wallabies
Eddie Jones has warned fans expecting the Wallabies to return to the glory days of the Galloping Greens-like running rugby under…
24 Mar, 3:56
'It's really poor': Eddie Jones criticises All Blacks coaching process
Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has criticised New Zealand Rugby for their “poor” treatment of All Blacks boss Ian Foster.
Finn Morton
24 Mar, 2:58
Live blog: Super Rugby Pacific Round Five
Follow the action in the live blog.
Finn Morton
24 Mar, 0:30
Reports: Rugby Australia close to landing NRL star Joseph Sua'ali'i
Eddie Jones' desires to convert some of the NRL's finest to rugby union are a step closer to reality this week with multiple sourc…
Ned Lester
23 Mar, 23:26
Super Rugby Pacific Round Five preview
Following a slow start to their campaign, the Crusaders lived up to their ‘champions’ moniker with a vintage display against t…
Finn Morton
23 Mar, 22:23
Hurricanes recruiting former captain to help fill impending Savea void
Jason Holland and the Hurricanes are looking to recruit some wise-heads for 2024, in addition to the abundance of young talent com…
Ned Lester
23 Mar, 20:23
How three refugees of England rugby landed Down Under after club cull
A trio of former Premiership players have landed in Perth.
23 Mar, 18:14
'Created a fire': Waratahs out for revenge in Super W after finals upset
Upset in last year's grand final by newcomers Fijiana Drua, the Waratahs are determined to wrest back the title of Super W heavywe…
23 Mar, 17:28
Brumbies set to answer Jones' call in Christchurch
Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has called on Australia's Super Rugby Pacific teams to prove themselves against New Zealand opposition…
23 Mar, 16:59
Which World Cup winning team overcame the toughest challenge?
Every World Cup winning team deserves its place in rugby’s pantheon. These nine squads, captained by eight men, representing jus…
Daniel Gallan
23 Mar, 14:15
Razor is the injection of authenticity NZ desperately needs
Scott Robertson will be one of the most engaging coaches on the international circuit.
Gregor Paul
23 Mar, 12:49
Leicester reveal how Freddie Steward is coping with red card saga
Interim Leicester boss Richard Wigglesworth has revealed how Freddie Steward is coping with the fallout from the controversial red…
Liam Heagney
23 Mar, 12:18
Aupiki 2023 - good vibes, but who's stopping Manawa?
It’s winless in 2022 Southerns Matatu against Chiefs Manawa in the second-edition of the Super Rugby Aupiki final this Saturday …
Adam Julian
23 Mar, 11:38
The Premiership Rugby statement that won't please Steve Borthwick
The restriction on England selecting players based abroad will remain in place for the next agreement overseeing the domestic game…
23 Mar, 11:21
The Nigel Owens verdict on controversial Freddie Steward red card
Nigel Owens has had his say on last weekend’s controversial red card for Freddie Steward, the England full-back who had his send…
Liam Heagney
23 Mar, 10:48
Ireland name team for TikTok Women's Six Nations Opener
Ireland Head Coach Greg McWilliams has named his match day squad for Saturday’s TikTok Women’s Six Nations clash against Wales…
Lucy Lomax
23 Mar, 10:35
Connacht 'thrilled' to sign Santiago Cordero
Irish United Rugby Championship (URC) side Connacht has secured the signing of Santiago Cordero, one of the most exciting full-bac…
Ian Cameron
23 Mar, 9:07
Northampton statement: Aaron Hinkley has left club
Northampton Saints have confirmed that former England U20s star Aaron Hinkley has left the club by mutual consent.
Ian Cameron
23 Mar, 8:44
What Declan Kidney made of Farrell's Ireland winning the Grand Slam
Declan Kidney has given his verdict on Ireland clinching just their fourth-ever Grand Slam with last Saturday’s win over England…
Liam Heagney
23 Mar, 8:44
As Six Nations red cards fly one side has kept a clean sheet for 23 years
It's hardly a secret that there has seen a significant increase in red cards in recent years in rugby union - and the Guinness Six…
Ian Cameron
23 Mar, 7:40
Vern Cotter has new club in sights after shock Fiji exit
Just seven weeks after he quit as head coach of Fiji in dramatic fashion and Vern Cotter appears to have a new club on the horizon…
Ian Cameron
23 Mar, 6:50
Shaun Edwards wades in on Freddie Steward's rescinded red
French defence coach Shaun Edwards has expressed his bemusement over the decision to send off Freddie Steward in England's final S…
Ian Cameron
23 Mar, 5:59
Sam Warburton names Lions team he would pick after 2023 Six Nations
Two-time British and Irish Lions tour skipper Sam Warburton has named the first Test team he would pick if a Lions tour was taking…
Liam Heagney
23 Mar, 5:47
Reds privately seething over incident involving Wallaby prospect
The Queensland Reds are seething privately by the lack of action after playmaker Tom Lynagh was concussed and likely ruled out for…
23 Mar, 5:32
The Hugo Keenan verdict on the overturned Freddie Steward red card
Ireland full-back Hugo Keenan has given his verdict on the rescinded red card received by England’s Freddie Steward in last Satu…
Liam Heagney
23 Mar, 4:32
The All Black Cam Roigard 'tried to mould my game around'
As the adage goes, you should never meet your heroes – but Hurricanes halfback Cam Roigard would have to disagree.
Finn Morton
23 Mar, 2:25
Eddie Jones adds former England forwards coach to Wallabies staff
The Wallabies’ coaching setup has continued to take shape ahead of this year’s World Cup, with Eddie Jones calling on another …
Finn Morton
23 Mar, 0:10
Waratahs won't blame injury crisis for 'frustrating' run
Skipper Jake Gordon is refusing to use his side's injury crisis as any excuse as the NSW Waratahs' top-four ambitions go on the li…
22 Mar, 23:20
RTS set for lengthy sideline stint; six ABs rested as Blues name team
Blues midfielder Roger Tuivasa-Sheck will miss “at least a month” of Super Rugby Pacific with a hand injury, while another All…
Finn Morton
22 Mar, 23:11
Highlanders welcome back key players for Drua clash
Two big name players are set to return for the Highlanders on Saturday when they take on the Fijian Drua at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Finn Morton
22 Mar, 21:59
'Always a danger': Canes coach reacts to Jordie Barrett's Storm session
Hurricanes coach Jason Holland has dismissed any chance of a possible code switch for Jordie Barrett, saying the All Blacks midfie…
Finn Morton
22 Mar, 21:32
All Black prop returns as rest week forces changes for Hurricanes
Former All Black prop Owen Franks will return to the Hurricanes starting side for their clash with Moana Pasifika at Mt Smart Stad…
Ben Smith
22 Mar, 21:05
'I'd entertain it': NRL star admits code switch 'wouldn't be off the cards'
Cronulla Sharks enforcer Toby Rudolf has admitted that a stunning code switch to rugby union “wouldn’t be off the cards” in …
Finn Morton
22 Mar, 19:26
Ben Kay: 'I really feel England are lacking leadership'
The countdown is on for the World Cup and Steve Borthwick doesn't have a moment to spare to turn his squad into contenders
Ben Kay
22 Mar, 19:22
Springbok prop heading home after being 'lured' by Eben
The Sharks have officially confirmed the signing of World Cup-winning prop Vincent Koch for the 2023-24 season.
Kim Ekin
22 Mar, 18:29
Ireland's Johnny Sexton out until tail end of season
Leinster have been dealt a major blow as Johnny Sexton is unlikely to play again until the tail end of the season at the earliest.…
Ian Cameron
22 Mar, 16:54
Wallaby prop Alaalatoa won't change style after concussions
Allan Alaalatoa says he won't change the way he plays when the Brumbies captain and Wallabies star returns from his latest concuss…
22 Mar, 15:56
The brilliant prediction Hannah Botterman has made about RWC 2025
England prop Hannah Botterman is certain the Red Roses will fill all 82,000 seats at Twickenham when her side host the World Cup i…
22 Mar, 14:26
England name Six Nations team with 7 changes from World Cup final
Simon Middleton has named an England team to face Scotland in Saturday’s TikTok Women’s Six Nations which shows seven changes …
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 13:33
Sarah Hunter interview: 'There's no going back - mentally and physically I'm ready'
“I literally went from, ‘I'm retiring’, to ‘I'm not retiring’," said Hunter. “It was quite an emotional process to go …
Martyn Thomas
22 Mar, 10:27
The Mark Laycock verdict on Walder exiting 'emotional' Newcastle
Interim head coach Mark Laycock has held his first media briefing since he was asked on March 13 to take temporary charge at Newca…
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 10:03
Negri explains Six Nations bust-up with England skipper Farrell
Italy back-rower Sebastian Negri has shed light on his recent fight with England skipper Owen Farrell at Twickenham.
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 8:20
Who can step up to 'world class' status this Women's Six Nations?
The TikTok Women's Six Nations kicks off this weekend. We ask, which established players are looking to make one more step up to …
Will Owen
22 Mar, 7:22
Lyon make decision after speculation linked them with Josh Adams
Wales international Josh Adams won’t be joining Lyon next season, according to the latest media reports from France.
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 7:02
Bath statement: 'Behemoth prop' Thomas du Toit joining next season
Bath have bolstered their roster for 2023/24 with yet another Test-level signing, unveiling Springboks tighthead Thomas du Toit as…
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 6:21
Six Nations statement: Freddie Steward red card 'not upheld'
Freddie Steward has been exonerated following his red card sustained when playing for England in last Saturday’s Guinness Six Na…
Liam Heagney
22 Mar, 5:49
'He's had a tremendous start to his career': Reds star Tom Lynagh ruled out
Tom Lynagh's rapid rugby ascension has been curbed, the Queensland Reds playmaker likely to miss the side's next two Super Rugb…
22 Mar, 2:43
Brumbies missing seven Wallabies for trip to Christchurch
The Brumbies will attack their biggest test of the Super Rugby Pacific season short-handed, missing seven Wallabies for the trip…
22 Mar, 2:35
Why next ABs coach Scott Robertson can 'become one of the greats'
Former New Zealand coach Laurie Mains has explained why newly appointed All Blacks coach Scott Robertson has the potential to “b…
Finn Morton
22 Mar, 2:26
Why Brumbies star needs to be in Eddie Jones' RWC plans
With this year’s Rugby World Cup just around the corner, Brumbies halfback Ryan Lonergan may have given Wallabies coach Eddie Jo…
Finn Morton
21 Mar, 23:55
Damian McKenzie to reach Chiefs milestone against Waratahs
Playmaker Damian McKenzie will play his 100th match in Chiefs colours on Friday night when they take on the NSW Waratahs at Sydney…
Finn Morton
21 Mar, 22:39
'Political selection': Eddie Jones makes sensational Marcus Smith claim
Former England head coach Eddie Jones has tabled a startling theory on why new coach Steve Borthwick flip-flopped between flyhalve…
Kim Ekin
21 Mar, 22:23
No Sam Whitelock as Crusaders name team for Brumbies blockbuster
Super Ruby veteran Sam Whitelock will not play against the Brumbies on Friday night after being left out of the Crusaders’ team …
Finn Morton
21 Mar, 21:45
'Maybe it is possible': Hurricanes star emerges as potential RWC 'bolter'
By his own admission, Cam Roigard is coming off his “best performance in the Canes jersey” after the halfback scored a double …
Finn Morton
21 Mar, 20:43
Two more All Blacks struck down by injury at the Crusaders
The Crusaders injury crisis has deepened with the loss of two more All Blacks in Sevu Reece and Sam Whitelock. 
Ben Smith
21 Mar, 19:46
Winners and losers from the appointment of Robertson as All Blacks coach
New Zealand Rugby revealed that Scott Robertson will coach the All Blacks from 2024 onward, securing the most successful Super Rug…
Ben Smith
21 Mar, 19:16
Robertson's anti-climatic appointment ends sorry coaching saga
When everyone knows you should be coach - and that you’ll eventually get the job one day - a lot of the suspense and excitement …
Hamish Bidwell
21 Mar, 16:58
Ospreys' gloomy update on injured Wales duo Morgan and Baldwin
Wales and Ospreys forwards Jac Morgan and Scott Baldwin are set to miss the rest of this season after suffering injuries while on …
21 Mar, 15:39
The Six Nations reason why Sam Skinner is now relishing World Cup
Sam Skinner is encouraged by the squad depth of Scotland ahead of the World Cup, even though it is making it far harder for him to…
21 Mar, 15:24
Ex-England centre takes aim over Farrell captaincy, Itoje form
Jeremy Guscott believes Steve Borthwick must rethink his decision to make Owen Farrell his England captain – and has also questi…
Liam Heagney
21 Mar, 13:08
Northampton confirm exit of ex-Springboks wing Courtnall Skosan
Former Springboks winger Courtnall Skosan will leave Northampton at the end of the season – but there is no indication where he …
Liam Heagney
21 Mar, 12:00
Mike Blair breaks his silence on Steve Diamond joining Edinburgh
Mike Blair has welcomed the arrival of Steve Diamond to support him through the closing weeks of his reign as Edinburgh head coach…
21 Mar, 11:42
The England plea Jack Willis has made about overseas-based players
Jack Willis is hopeful he can remain available for Toulouse and England despite the RFU’s current policy of refusing to consider…
21 Mar, 11:28
The Rugby Pod verdict on the 'horrendous' Freddie Steward red card
The Rugby Pod has given its verdict on the red card given to England full-back Freddie Steward in Dublin last Saturday.
Liam Heagney
21 Mar, 9:20
World Rugby statement: Madrid Grand Final
Madrid will host the Grand Final of the reimagined World Rugby Sevens Series for three years from the 2023-24 season, World Rugby …
Liam Heagney
21 Mar, 7:37
The major Six Nations concern for Wales and England ahead of RWC 2023
Wales and England might regret stepping onto the coaching merry-go-round.
Nick Bishop
21 Mar, 7:35
England legend Sarah Hunter makes retirement call
Sarah Hunter will bring her distinguished playing career to a close in her hometown of Newcastle when England face Scotland in the…
21 Mar, 6:52
Ex-Ireland international backs Andy Farrell to lead the 2025 Lions
Grand Slam-winning Ireland boss Andy Farrell is the perfect guy to be the next British and Irish Lions head coach, according to tw…
21 Mar, 6:37
Brutal 'hard truths' leave Force primed for Blues clash
Western Force captain Michael Wells has given an insight into the team's brutal analysis of games, saying players need to feel emb…
21 Mar, 2:45
'Play footy that's inspiring': Rebels to keep playing running rugby
21 Mar, 2:36
Greed kills World Cup campaigns
Wales, Grand Slam winners in 2019, were not able to peak at the business end of that year's Rugby World Cup as a result. The injur…
Ben Smith
21 Mar, 2:36
Former All Black names his three NZ halfbacks for RWC
With this year’s Rugby World Cup less than six months away, former All Black Steve Devine has named the three New Zealand halfba…
Finn Morton
21 Mar, 1:39
'Need to pull my finger out': Wallabies centre on Tahs' slow start
No player is taking more responsibility for the NSW Waratahs' shabby start to the Super Rugby Pacific season than Izaia Perese.
21 Mar, 1:00
'It's an honour': Scott Robertson named next All Blacks coach
After months of rumours and speculation, New Zealand Rugby have confirmed that Scott Robertson will be the next head coach of the …
Finn Morton
20 Mar, 23:26
Super Rugby Pacific team of the week for round four
The fourth round of this year’s Super Rugby Pacific season didn’t disappoint.
Finn Morton
20 Mar, 21:52
New All Blacks coach to be announced today - report
Following months of rumours and speculation, New Zealand Rugby are expected to announce the next All Blacks coach at 4pm NZT today…
Finn Morton
20 Mar, 21:36
The former All Black halfback that Cam Roigard is drawing comparisons with
Hurricanes halfback Cam Roigard has made a name for himself with regular Super Rugby game time as veteran TJ Perenara recovers fro…
Kim Ekin
20 Mar, 16:40
We should prepare ourselves for more diving in rugby
Around 20 years ago two Warwickshire club sides were about an hour into an uneventful match.
Paul Smith
20 Mar, 16:33
Snubbed Joe Simmond's new club set to be confirmed this week
There was maybe a tinge of sadness as Exeter Chiefs lavished praise on flyhalf Joe Simmonds, whose new club in set to be confirmed…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 12:56
Ireland trio on six-man shortlist for Six Nations award
Three Ireland players are among the nominations for this season’s Guinness Six Nations player of the championship.
20 Mar, 12:12
Ireland are masters of all they survey, now for the World Cup
The feats of Andy Farrell's squad will be lauded in the years to come but they must now rid themselves of the World Cup hex
Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones
20 Mar, 10:37
Los Pumas back row quits Scarlets as Welsh exodus continues
It has been confirmed that Argentina international Tomás Lezana has left Welsh URC side Scarlets to take up a contract with Frenc…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 9:42
A Six Nations Grand Slam timeline - Ireland's route to the title
Andy Farrell’s side continued to impress ahead of the World Cup.
20 Mar, 9:16
Wallaby Rob Simmons the latest to exit English rugby
London Irish and the Gallagher Premiership will be losing one another storied international star, as Rob Simmons, the Wallabies lo…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 8:48
Bok players want shot at Leinster reveals Stormers coach
There will be a huge spotlight on the Stormers’ top-of-the-table URC clash against Leinster this week, but the Capetonians will …
20 Mar, 8:11
Newcastle sign Sedbergh School star Ben Redshaw
Newcastle Falcons have confirmed that they have signed England Under-18s star Ben Redshaw on a two-year deal.
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 7:48
Mick Cleary: 'England have managed to re-kindle that most precious of things, a modicum of hope'
Steve Borthwick has had an uncomfortable first Six Nations campaign, but there were tentative signs of progress against Ireland
Mick Cleary
20 Mar, 7:24
Gloucester sign dual qualifed 6'5, 105kg centre Max Llewellyn
In a major coup for the Gallagher Premiership side, Gloucester have confirmed the signing of dual-qualified Cardiff centre Max Lle…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 7:20
Radradra among 3 stars confirmed to face Eddie Jones' Barbarians in May
Former New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has confirmed the recruitment of three superstars for his World XV ahead of their match…
Ian Cameron
20 Mar, 7:04
Hansen: 'If it was the All Blacks, they'd probably be called chokers'
Steve Hansen, the former All Blacks head coach, believes Grand Slam winning Ireland still have to prove they are no longer World C…
Chris Jones
20 Mar, 6:38
RugbyPass+ Team of the Six Nations
There were a glut of seismic individual performances during the fabled tournament but a composite team had to be selected
Jamie Lyall
20 Mar, 6:13
Scotland can dare to dream after ending Six Nations account in credit
Gregor Townsend's men can look to the World Cup with hope after stressing the world's best with substance and style
Jamie Lyall
20 Mar, 5:32
Andy Farrell takes subtle dig at teams that kick 'the leather off the ball'
The world’s number one team delivered on pre-tournament expectations by romping to the Guinness Six Nations title.
20 Mar, 5:31
England player ratings | The 30 players capped in Six Nations 2023
England player ratings – Six Nations 2023: Leaving Aviva Stadium on Saturday night, the dominant takeaway was that Steve Borthwi…
Liam Heagney
20 Mar, 4:34
This kid Dallas McLeod is All Black material
Sometimes a prospect just emerges who has all the tools, whilst it would be remiss to hand a black jersey based on one game, McLeo…
Ben Smith
20 Mar, 0:38
'Just a difficult situation': Spotlight on Tuivasa-Sheck's defence after Crusaders loss
Blues midfielder Roger Tuivasa-Sheck's defensive technique has come under the spotlight in the wake of the Blues 34-28 loss to the…
Kim Ekin
19 Mar, 21:57
'I hope that teams are scared of us now': Galthie claims favourites tag after bullying Wales
France head coach Fabian Galthie has issued a bold display of confidence after his side's 41-28 dispatching of Wales.
Ben Smith
19 Mar, 21:14
What would a potential women's British & Irish Lions XV look like?
If a team were to be picked today on the assumption that all eligible players are healthy and available and with a criterion that …
Adam Julian
19 Mar, 19:15
Clinical Georgia demolish Portugal en route to European Championship
Georgia have claimed the 2023 Rugby Europe Championship with an impressive 31-11 win over Portugal in Badajoz, Spain.
Tom Vinicombe
19 Mar, 16:55
Ireland U20s bag Grand Slam to round off remarkable weekend for Irish rugby
The Ireland U20s rugby team achieved a remarkable feat by winning the Six Nations Grand Slam in style, beating England 36-24 at Mu…
Ian Cameron
19 Mar, 15:17
Woodward: Northern Hemisphere has 'never been in a better position' to end RWC drought
The two European teams are now well and truly established as the top two teams in the world rankings, establishing a new world ord…
Ben Smith
19 Mar, 14:07
'I hope Shane is sweating': North equals Cullen, Rokocoko and Savea
The Wales star has moved level with a New Zealand trio on 46 international tries.
19 Mar, 13:31
Giant Glasgow lock Lewis Bean off to France - reports
Reports from France suggest that Glasgow Warriors lock, Lewis Bean, will be joining Montauban for the upcoming season.
Ian Cameron
19 Mar, 13:18
Exeter break London Irish hearts by snatching Premiership Cup
London Irish’s long wait for a trophy continues as an extra-time try from Exeter flanker Aidon Davis saw the Premiership Cup sna…
19 Mar, 12:57
Bundee Aki's take on Steve Borthwick's struggling England side
England finished fourth in the championship standings.
19 Mar, 12:49
The story of the 2023 Six Nations in numbers
A look at the key numbers from this year’s tournament.
19 Mar, 10:26
The subtle change to TMO useage in this year's Six Nations
It is easy for us all to forget that the use of the TMO, like VAR in football and to a lesser extent the third umpire in cricket, …
Paul Smith
19 Mar, 10:08
No English or Welsh players in unofficial Six Nations XV
After the guts of two months, the PA news agency have compiled their Guinness Six Nations team of the tournament.
19 Mar, 8:39
Paul Stridgeon to exit Wales setup after eight year spell
Paul Stridgeon, Wales' head of physical performance, is set to step down from his role as the 2023 Six Nations comes to a close. …
Ian Cameron
19 Mar, 8:22
Class of 2023 on 'a whole different level' to Ireland's Golden Generation
Former Test star Tommy Bowe believes Andy Farrell’s Grand Slam champions are on a “whole different level” to previous Irelan…
19 Mar, 8:01
Freddie Steward storm rumbles on as England legend brands red 'utter farce'
The debate around the red card shown to Freddie Steward during Ireland and England's Six Nations game in Dublin last night continu…
Ian Cameron
19 Mar, 7:45
Andy Farrell: The Englishman who led Ireland to the Grand Slam
The 47-year-old stepped into the role of head coach following the 2019 World Cup.
19 Mar, 7:17
Wallaby stars for Wild Knights despite turbulent month off the pitch
After a month that included the birth of his fourth child as well as a trip back to Fiji for his father's funeral...
19 Mar, 6:13
Five takeaways from the England loss to Ireland in the Six Nations
It’s become too much of an England habit, getting reduced to frustrated bystanders on Six Nations final round day as the trophy …
Liam Heagney
19 Mar, 5:31
Ref Watch: Brainless machismo and courage under fire
From a refereeing perspective, one of the unfortunate aspects of being required to issue a red card is that the rest of your perfo…
Paul Smith
19 Mar, 5:14
Reds defy Drua's late charge to win Super Rugby thriller
The Queensland Reds have defied another fast Fijian Drua finish, hanging on for a 27-24 Super Rugby Pacific win in Brisbane.
19 Mar, 3:24
'We just don't want to see these red cards': Clive Woodward weighs in on Steward's red
Sir Clive Woodward has been left impressed with England's turnaround after being left 'in shock' last week and has offered his tak…
Kim Ekin
19 Mar, 3:12
'The boys are ready': Highlanders escape with comeback win over Force
The Western Force have missed a chance in New Zealand after the Highlanders escaped with a comeback Super Rugby Pacific win in I…
19 Mar, 1:17
Highlanders player ratings vs Force | Super Rugby Pacific
After seven lead changes the Highlanders pulled away to secure a 43-35 victory and their first win of the season. Here's how they …
Ben Smith
19 Mar, 0:38
Former Wallaby snubs Barretts, Taukei'aho in combined ANZAC XV
Wallabies legend Tim Horan has sensationally snubbed the Barrett brothers and world-class hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho from his hy…
Finn Morton
18 Mar, 23:59
Black Fern keen on women's British & Irish Lions tour concept
Black Ferns World Champion hooker welcomes the prospect of tackling the British & Irish Lions on a New Zealand tour.
Adam Julian
18 Mar, 22:24
Everything you need to know about Super Rugby Pacific round four
Heading into the final two games of Super Rugby Pacific round four here is everything you need to know so far after the weekend's …
Ben Smith
18 Mar, 22:11
'That's not us': Razor defends Crusaders' cynical play in red zone against Blues
Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has defended his side's approach to defending in the red zone after his side came away with a…
Ben Smith
18 Mar, 20:54
'Just heartbreak for them': Crusaders defence praised for two key plays against Blues
Former All Black Jeff Wilson and ex-Black Fern Honey Hireme have praised the efforts of the Crusaders defence which proved critica…
Kim Ekin
18 Mar, 18:58
Andy Farrell issues ominous warning to Ireland's World Cup rivals
Ireland boss Andy Farrell has issued an ominous warning to his team’s World Cup rivals just six months out from the start of the…
Liam Heagney
18 Mar, 18:08
Crusaders hat-trick hero Leicester Fainga'anuku played through rib injury
It was Crusaders left wing Leicester Fainga'anuku who stole the show with a hat-trick of tries against the Blues at Eden Park.
Ben Smith
18 Mar, 17:16
The Borthwick, Farrell reaction to the Freddie Steward red card
England boss Steve Borthwick has refused to share his thoughts on whether the red card brandished at Freddie Steward in Dublin was…
Liam Heagney
18 Mar, 17:15
'We will surprise some teams in the World Cup by how good we will be'
Wales suffered a fourth defeat in five games when they were beaten 41-28 by France in Paris.
18 Mar, 16:27
Ireland's 5 key players in stunning Six Nations campaign
Ireland celebrated Grand Slam glory after defeating England in Dublin. Here, the PA news agency picks out five standout performers…
18 Mar, 16:09
England player ratings vs Ireland | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
England player ratings live from Aviva Stadium: It’s said you cannot reason with a tiger when your head is in its mouth, but the…
Liam Heagney
18 Mar, 15:53
Ref Watch: Peyper was right to send Freddie Steward off
Anyone wanting to summarise the tangle that rugby union’s law makers have created in their quest to reduce the amount and severi…
Paul Smith
18 Mar, 15:52
Spooked Ireland overcome nerves to beat England and clinch Grand Slam
The hosts were too good at the Aviva Stadium.
18 Mar, 15:39
Gregor Townsend's Scotland future to be discussed
The Scotland head coach is out of contract after this year’s World Cup.
18 Mar, 15:17
Ireland player vs England | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Ireland player ratings: A deathly hush around the Aviva Stadium set the tone for an eerily nervous opening for Andy Farrell's Irel…
Ian Cameron
18 Mar, 15:06
'That's a rugby incident' - Consenus forms rapidly on Freddie Steward red
England fullback Freddie Steward was sent off with a red card during the Six Nations Grand Slam decider match against Ireland in D…
Ian Cameron
18 Mar, 14:08
Warren Gatland's Wales end Six Nations on losing note as France stay alive
Wales’ poor Guinness Six Nations campaign ended in predictable fashion as France inflicted a 41-28 defeat on Warren Gatland’s …
18 Mar, 12:58
Wales player ratings vs France | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Wales player ratings: It’s been a strange Six Nations for Wales, but Warren Gatland’s side went to Paris off the back of a pos…
Will Owen
18 Mar, 12:49
France player ratings vs Wales | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
France player ratings: In order to maintain pressure on the undefeated tournament leaders and Grand Slam hopefuls Ireland...
Ian Cameron
18 Mar, 12:30
Scotland player ratings vs Italy | 2023 Guinness Six Nations
Scotland player ratings: A hat-trick of tries from Blair Kinghorn saw Scotland home despite a below-par performance against Italy.…
Gavin Harper
18 Mar, 10:56
Hat-trick hero Kinghorn strikes at the death to seal Scotland win
Blair Kinghorn rose to the challenge of replacing Finn Russell at stand-off as he scored a hat-trick of tries to help Scotland end…
18 Mar, 10:51
'Robbed' - Fans furious as Angus Gardner non-call saves Scotland
A lot of neutrals have questioned referee Angus Gardner and his decision not to call off-side against Scotland in the dying moment…
Ian Cameron
18 Mar, 10:42
Watch - President Joe Biden tells Rob Kearney to 'stand up'
US President Joe Biden has thrown his support behind Ireland's bid to complete the Six Nations Grand Slam, wishing Andy Farrell's …
Ian Cameron
18 Mar, 9:41
Sonny Bill Williams makes shock predictions for Six Nations finale
Former All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has made a bold prediction for the final round of the 2023 Guinness Six Nations.
Ian Cameron
18 Mar, 7:07
Brumbies beat Moana Pasifika in Super score-fest
A heavy dose of lineout power has carried the Brumbies to a fourth straight Super Rugby Pacific win, seeing off Moana Pasifika in …
18 Mar, 6:47
PRB statement: First standard contracts in Welsh rugby now agreed
Wales’ final match in the 2023 Guinness Six Nations away to France on Saturday has coincided with a standard contract being pres…
Liam Heagney
18 Mar, 6:39
Some England players are lucky to be still starting - Andy Goode
There is more than just pride at stake for England in Dublin this weekend and more than a few players will know they need a big ga…
Andy Goode
18 Mar, 5:06
'We were lucky': Crusaders beat Blues in all-time Super Rugby classic
Winger Leicester Fainga'anuku scored three tries for the Christchurch-based Crusaders who held on to beat the Auckland-based Blues…
18 Mar, 5:03
'It might not be the case and it's in my head' - Josh van der Flier
The flanker missed Ireland’s 2018 Grand Slam clincher against England due to injury.
18 Mar, 5:00
Crusaders player ratings vs Blues | Super Rugby Pacific
The grand final rematch comes at an intriguing time for the Crusaders, having won just one match from three in 2023 and having suf…
Ned Lester
18 Mar, 4:17
Blues player ratings vs Crusaders | Super Rugby Pacific
The Blues have fallen to a 34-28 defeat at the hands of the Crusaders in Auckland. Who were the home side's best performers on the…
Tom Vinicombe
18 Mar, 4:17
Watch: Blues winger Mark Telea scores 'outstanding' try vs Crusaders
Mark Telea just can’t be stopped when he’s in this kind of form. The Blues winger has scored one of the individual tries of th…
Finn Morton
18 Mar, 3:33
'It hasn't come easy': Drua hero Kemu Valetini opens up on tough '10 years'
Fijian Drua flyhalf Kemu Valetini will hold a special place in rugby history after kicking the winning penalty goal against the ch…
Finn Morton
18 Mar, 3:01
Chiefs remain unbeaten with big win over Rebels
Melbourne have scored four tries against the unbeaten Super Rugby Pacific leaders, but the Chiefs recovered from a poor start to…
18 Mar, 2:01
Chiefs player ratings vs Rebels | Super Rugby Pacific
The Chiefs are now unbeaten through four rounds of this year’s Super Rugby Pacific campaign after putting on a show against the …
Finn Morton
18 Mar, 1:48
Mental skills coach Gilbert Enoka announces end to All Blacks career
Legendary mental skills coach Gilbert Enoka has announced that his time with the All Blacks will come to an end at the conclusion …
Ned Lester
18 Mar, 0:56
'It is unbelievable': Saracens halfback to realise Super Rugby 'dream'
Saracens halfback Gareth Simpson will realise his Super Rugby “dream” on Sunday when the Western Force take on the Highlanders…
Finn Morton
17 Mar, 23:40
Coleman: Waratahs down but not out after disappointing start
A 1-3 start to their Super Rugby campaign has hit the Waratahs' hopes of a top-four finish but coach Darren Coleman says his side …
17 Mar, 23:29
Super Rugby Aupiki teams named for semifinals
Super Rugby Aupiki's regular season has concluded with the Chiefs Manawa claiming three wins from three to top the season table.
Kim Ekin
17 Mar, 21:42
Fijian Drua's 'structured chaos' awaits Reds at Suncorp
James O'Connor is wary of Fijian Drua's "structured chaos" as he prepares for his first start of the Super Rugby Pacific season in…
17 Mar, 19:47
Tough NZ tour breeds opportunity for Force concreter
He's a concreter by trade, but Western Force back rower Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco wants to do everything he can to make his Super Ru…
17 Mar, 18:55
Ireland's favourite Aussie 'pumped' for shot at Paddy's day weekend grand slam
Mack Hansen is Ireland's favourite Australian - and could become a national sporting hero in green with a grand slam rugby triumph…
17 Mar, 16:56
How fitness guru Aled Walters can boost flagging England
England have been off-the-pace in the last 12 months but the addition of the respected S&C coach will lick them into shape for the…
Daniel Gallan
17 Mar, 13:49
'They're trying to sway them' - Owen Farrell admits family loyalties still in play
Farrell’s father Andy stands on the brink of coaching Ireland to a Six Nations Grand Slam.
17 Mar, 13:02
Have Hurricanes halves provided a glimpse at All Blacks future?
Cam Roigard and Brett Cameron will forge a strong halves combo for the Hurricanes.
17 Mar, 11:17
Ex-Ireland player's brutal 'English rugby a right old mess' verdict
A former Ireland player has stuck the boot in on England, criticising the baffling approach being taken by Steve Borthwick’s sid…
Liam Heagney
17 Mar, 11:11
Inter-club row brewing over Josua Tuisova
Fijian centre Josua Tuisova has become the subject of an alleged tug-of-war between French rugby clubs, with a previously flagged …
Ian Cameron
17 Mar, 10:31
Mike Catt's 'mental' Johnny Sexton, Jonny Wilkinson comparison
Mike Catt believes Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton is similar to his former England teammate Jonny Wilkinson in being a completely d…
17 Mar, 9:54
Tuilagi considering his future as Sale battle to keep England centre
England centre Manu Tuilagi is currently considering his options as his contract with Sale Sharks comes to an end. The powerful ce…
Ian Cameron
17 Mar, 9:53
Wasps' training ground has a new client, but it isn't a rugby team
Wasps’ training ground is back in business – but not for rugby. The Henley-in-Arden facility became surplus to requirement in …
Liam Heagney
17 Mar, 8:42
The message Rio Dyer has for the 'rugby negativity everywhere'
Rio Dyer believes that a week in the sun has helped boost Wales’ morale ahead of their Guinness Six Nations finale against Franc…
17 Mar, 8:03
Scotland must wean itself off imported talent
A home game to end the Six Nations against the bottom-ranked team. Win that and they’ll end third on the league table, their fir…
Daniel Gallan
17 Mar, 7:49
Three things England must do to ambush Ireland in Dublin
So erratic have England continued to be under new head coach Steve Borthwick, they are poised to sign off against Ireland on yet a…
Liam Heagney
17 Mar, 7:06
What makes the 'new Ireland' so unbreakable?
Ireland, like all champion teams, are able to adapt under pressure.
17 Mar, 7:00
'Scotland face more banana skins than the Rainbow Road'
Scotland must win, and win well, against Italy to maintain their Six Nations progress.
Jamie Lyall
17 Mar, 6:11
'Desperation is an illness. You want to try and stay away from that'
Former dual code international Farrell has plenty of experience of big occasions.
17 Mar, 5:40
Nigel Owens: The red card that was missed in Six Nations round four
Seasoned Test referee Nigel Owens has claimed that a red card was missed in last weekend’s Guinness Six Nations round four match…
Liam Heagney
17 Mar, 5:27
The 'love it in Ireland' reason why Farrell has no England interest
Andy Farrell is loving life in Ireland and has no interest in chasing a coaching role back in England as he seeks to clinch Grand …
17 Mar, 4:56
England reveal grim seriousness of Chessum training ground injury
Steve Borthwick wrapped up his England media commitments in Dublin on Thursday night by delivering a grim update on the extent of …
Liam Heagney
17 Mar, 4:35
Waratahs' tough start to season continues with loss to Hurricanes
Another eye-catching display from teenage son of a gun Max Jorgensen hasn't saved the NSW Waratahs from a worrying third Super Ru…
17 Mar, 4:32
Hurricanes player ratings vs Waratahs | Super Rugby Pacific
Following a tough loss to the Blues in Round Three, the Hurricanes have returned to winning ways after putting on an attacking cli…
Finn Morton
17 Mar, 4:10
Watch: 18yo Max Jorgensen scores incredible try vs Hurricanes
Rising star Max Jorgensen may have scored one of the tries of the season during a thrilling first half against the Hurricanes on F…
Finn Morton
17 Mar, 3:02
Live blog: Super Rugby Pacific Round Four
Round Four of Super Rugby Pacific continues on Saturday with a rematch of last year's final between the Blues and Crusaders at Ede…
Finn Morton
17 Mar, 1:13
Super Rugby Pacific Round Four preview
The fourth round of Super Rugby Pacific gets underway on Friday night with a highly anticipated blockbuster between the Hurricanes…
Finn Morton
17 Mar, 0:47
Andy Marinos detests disloyal tag as Jones eyes NRL stars
Reports that suggest Eddie Jones and Rugby Australia's emphasis on recruiting NRL talent to bolster the Wallabies team is being re…
Ned Lester
16 Mar, 23:43
Injury-riddled Highlanders name team to take on Force
Sunday afternoon rugby makes a rare appearance on the Highlanders calendar with a game against the Western Force in Invercargill.
Kim Ekin
16 Mar, 21:15
The analysts reveal the stats that matter for Super Saturday
What did the Six Nations teams do well and not so well? The data analysts unveils the killer stats
Sam Larner
16 Mar, 18:47
Minimal changes as the Drua eye another big win
Following their historic win over the defending champion Crusaders, the Fijian Drua have announced an unchanged 23-man player grou…
Kim Ekin
16 Mar, 18:38
O'Connor to start as Reds host dangerous Drua
Jock Campbell will also return to the run-on team at fullback, with the Queensland forward pack remaining unchanged after last wee…
Kim Ekin
16 Mar, 17:38
The giddy prediction England have made about Henry Arundell
Steve Borthwick has insisted he is right to hand Henry Arundell his first England Test start at the age of just 20 in Saturday’s…
Liam Heagney
16 Mar, 17:18
Conflicted emotions as Brumbies legend Leali'ifano returns home in opposition colours
Emotions will be high when Christian Leali'ifano returns to Canberra for the first time as a Moana Pasifika player to battle his f…
16 Mar, 17:12