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Mathieu Bastareaud's omission from France's World Cup squad has sparked a soap opera concerning his short-term club future and Mun…

Online Editors
04 Jul, 13:12

Spain's much-celebrated qualification for the Rugby World Cup in 2023 could be about to come crashing down after World Rugby revea…

Ian Cameron
28 Mar, 12:21

An ineligible player controversy two years ago resulted in the Spaniards being disqualified from the 2019 World Cup and their late…

Online Editors
27 Feb, 6:38

Five Spanish rugby players are said to be housebound as they struggle to come to terms with the bans handed down to them by Rugby …

Online Editors
19 Apr, 11:19

Rugby Europe has handed out bans of 121 weeks to five Spanish players who were involved in a bust-up with a Romanian referee over…

Nathaniel Cope
17 Apr, 12:47

Philippe Saint-Andre was left battered and bruised from his experiences with Les Bleus but he has proved doubters wrong by guiding…

Gavin Mortimer
20 Apr, 4:10

Eddie Jones’ reputation as a rugby coach may not be heading in the right direction, but his ability to distract critics from the…

Paul Smith
20 Mar, 14:56

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell believes tales of past failures focus minds as his players bid to create their own piece of histor…

18 Mar, 9:38

Ireland emerged with a victory over 14-man England at Twickenham on Saturday.

14 Mar, 5:20

When referee Mathieu Raynal reviews his performance in the thunderous England v Ireland Six Nations encounter it is likely that he…

Paul Smith
12 Mar, 15:54

What did Scotland do? Run, straight into the eye of the storm. Every time aerial ping-pong broke out, France would kick, and Scotl…

Johnnie Beattie
01 Mar, 5:35

France player ratings: It was billed as the biggest game of the Autumn Nations Series from a neutral's perspective and it didn't f…

Ian Cameron
20 Nov, 16:50

A New Zealand rugby star says "common sense must prevail" after All Blacks prop Nepo Laulala was controversially yellow carded aga…

Alex McLeod
02 Nov, 0:51

The upcoming season is pivotal if Andy Farrell’s team are to get over their World Cup quarter-final hex

Jonathan Bradley
18 Aug, 13:10

“The biggest match outside the World Cup final” was how Nigel Owens described third test referee Mathieu Raynal’s challenge

Paul Smith
08 Aug, 5:04

Warren Gatland's belief must not waver as they seek to rock the Springboks and win the first Series since 1997 on South African so…

Owain Jones
07 Aug, 3:47