Saturday, November 17, 2018

Rugby-‘Big-game player’ Yamada back for Japan against England

LONDON: Experienced winger Akihito Yamada returns to...

Rugby: Countdown on for Women’s Rugby World Cup hosting rights

In an age where trans-Tasman rugby wins are scarce for Australia, there is hope officials can do enough to...

Who’s on the plane to Japan at midway stage of Autumn Internationals?

We are halfway through the autumn Tests and, despite having an injury list that would cripple most other sides, Eddie Jones' England...

Watch: Dane Coles takes cheeky jab at Sky TV over European rugby coverage –...

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has made a cheeky dig at SKY TV during this morning's press conference in Ireland, admitting he...

Rugby union: talking points from the second round of autumn Tests | Sport

1) England on the way back up In 2012 England also went 15-0 up on New Zealand at Twickenham and went on to win...

Wallabies Jack Dempsey: Waratahs forward re-signs with Australian rugby beyond World Cup

A year that started slowly is ending with a bang and good news for Wallabies backrower Jack Dempsey.The 24-year-old flanker, who got his...

Daniel Mortimer confirms retirement from rugby league

Daniel Mortimer has announced his retirement from the game. Mortimer's career concluded with a two-season stint...

Rugby: Māori All Blacks defeat Brazil in historic clash

Māori All Blacks 35Brazil 3 While many predicted a mighty win from the Māori All Blacks this morning...

2021 Women’s Rugby World Cup vote to pit Australia against New Zealand

"Of course it would be wonderful to have it in Newcastle and the Hunter and wonderful for the development of the game over...

Premiership Rugby Cup: Gloucester snatch late win against Northampton

Gloucester are second in pool...

The Breakdown: A statistical look at Saturday’s rugby internationals

09 November, 11:32amNew Zealand will face England for the first time in four years and Wales get another opportunity to end their Australia...

Warren Gatland beefs up Wales bench in bid to turn tide against Australia |...

Wales may have lost their past 13 internationals to Australia but Warren Gatland has left three of his senior players on the bench...

This is an exciting new era for the England rugby league team | Sport

Much has been made of the star names who missed England’s 20-14 win over New Zealand at Anfield last weekend – but we...

Eight minutes of Super Rugby in four years: Hurricanes lock Geoff Cridge crosses fingers

You simply wish Geoff Cridge all the best. Everyone's got their hard luck stories, but few can compare to his. A product of...

The Pocock Hooper era could be over… and before the 2019 Rugby World Cup...

07 November, 10:48amHooper and Pocock are regularly among the Wallabies’ best in the Tests they play. And Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has...

Rugby: Former All Blacks captain Sean Fitzpatrick’s sobering message ahead of England test

Don't write off England at Twickenham. That's the grounding message from All Blacks great Sean Fitzpatrick. Like all rugby...

European Professional Club Rugby | Jenkins retires after stellar European career

Cardiff Blues prop Gethin Jenkins brought a stellar professional rugby career to a close on Sunday in appropriate fashion by being part of...

Henry announces rugby retirement with immediate effect

Ulster and Ireland back row Chris Henry has announced his immediate retirement from rugby in an open letter penned to fans. The 34-year-old played 184...

Rugby: The positives and negatives from the All Blacks’ win over Japan

NZME rugby writer Patrick McKendry analyses the best and the rest from the All Blacks' 69-31 victory over Japan...

Rugby: Jordan Larmour scores hat-trick as Ireland crush Italy

Ireland fullback Jordan Larmour has scored a hat-trick of tries and lock Tadhg Beirne two as Joe Schmidt's side...

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