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  • Four uncapped players in England squad for Wales

    Four uncapped players in England squad for Wales

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    England head coach Eddie Jones has named four uncapped players in his 23 man match-day squad to play Wales at at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday. Northampton Saints back-row forward Teimana Harrison will earn his first England cap at blind-side flanker replacing Chris Robshaw (Harlequins) who is rested. Elsewhere the uncapped trio of Sale Sharks hooker […]Read More »
  • Hurricanes leave it late against Highlanders

    Hurricanes leave it late against Highlanders

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    Ardie Savea scored a late try to help the Hurricanes edge the Highlanders 27-20 at Westpac Stadium in Wellington. The Highlanders had won the previous two Super Rugby matches between the teams including last year’s Super Rugby final in Wellington. The Hurricanes outscored the Highlanders by three tries to two in the match with Ardie Savea scoring […]Read More »
  • Cheika names 39 man Australia squad for England

    Cheika names 39 man Australia squad for England

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    Wallabies head coach Michael Cheika has named a 39-man training squad ahead of the upcoming three test series against England which starts at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday, June 11. Cheika’s Wallaby squad will join up at the Wallabies training base in Caloundra on Sunday (29 May), the same location that was used for […]Read More »
  • Bristol return to Premiership Rugby

    Bristol return to Premiership Rugby

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    Bristol Rugby have earned promotion to the Aviva Premiership with a 60-47 aggregate win (32-34 loss on the night) over Doncaster Knights. Callum Sheedy broke the deadlock with an early penalty goal, but Declan Cusack levelled proceedings with a three pointer of his own. David Lemi came within a whisker of the opening try of […]Read More »
  • Houston to return from England and join Reds

    Houston to return from England and join Reds

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    Queensland Super Rugby franchise have signed loose forward Leroy Houston from English Club Bath until the end of the 2018 season. Houston will be immediately available for selection for both the Reds and the Wallabies, after being released from the remaining year of his contract with English club Bath. He has returned to Australia this […]Read More »
  • Rugby World Cup 2023 host selection begins

    Rugby World Cup 2023 host selection begins

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    Planning for the 2023 Rugby World Cup is progressing as the host selection process has been launched by World Rugby who have opened the applicant phase. The process to identify the host of one of the world’s biggest sporting events kicked off last year and now moves to a key information-gathering stage on the road […]Read More »
  • Ireland name squad to tour South Africa

    Ireland name squad to tour South Africa

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    Ireland have named their squad to tour South Africa where they will play three Tests and and included South African born Richardt Strauss, CJ Stander and the uncapped Quinn Roux, The squad will depart for South Africa on Sunday 5th June and will be based in Cape Town ahead of the first Test at the […]Read More »
  • Steenson daring to dream of Premiership glory

    Steenson daring to dream of Premiership glory

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    Over the years Gareth Steenson has enjoyed his fair share of magic moments in the colours of Exeter Chiefs. Six years ago he was the darling of the Travelling Tribe on a wet and wild night in Bristol. On the weekend, the Irishman again lapped up the acclaim of the Devon public as he helped […]Read More »
  • Tuilagi ruled out of England tour to Australia

    Tuilagi ruled out of England tour to Australia

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    England and Leicester Tigers centre Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out of England’s tour to Australia next month due to injury. Tuilagi had a scan yesterday and a review by the England medical team, it was advised that Tuilagi would be unavailable for the three-Test tour in June. The Test centre spent most of last […]Read More »
  • Cipriani in England Saxons squad for South Africa

    Cipriani in England Saxons squad for South Africa

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    England Saxons have included former England back Danny Cipriani in their 27-man squad to tour South Africa and play two matches against a South Africa A side. The squad will two tests against South Africa A, will be coached by Exeter Chiefs assistant coach Ali Hepher, assisted by Alan Dickens (Northampton Saints) and Andy Titterrell […]Read More »
  • Jantjies out of Springboks June Test series

    Jantjies out of Springboks June Test series

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    South African Super Rugby Group leaders the Lions have revealed that flyhalf Elton Jantjies fractured a finger in the Lions 52-24 victory over the Jaguares. Jantjies was forced to leave the field midway through the second half against the Jaguares at Emirates Airline (Ellis) Park and has seen a hand surgeon about the injury. After […]Read More »
  • Van Graan out of the running for Bath job

    Van Graan out of the running for Bath job

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    South Africa’s Assistant rugby coach Johann van Graan will not be making the move to Premiership Club Bath as he will not be released by the South African Rugby Union. According to reports Van Graan was initially being lined up as a replacement for scrum coach Neal Hatley at Bath. However Bath owner Bruce Craig […]Read More »
  • Jones names England squad for Australia tour

    Jones names England squad for Australia tour

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    England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 32 man squad for their upcoming three test tour of Australia and included Northampton Saint Teimana Harrison as one of four uncapped players. Jones has also named a squad fore the upcoming Old Mutual Wealth Cup game against Wales at Twickenham. The 32-man squad to tour Australia, […]Read More »
  • England suffer double injury scare for June tour

    England suffer double injury scare for June tour

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    England head coach Eddie Jones had a double injury fright ahead of his team’s tour next month to Australia as Manu Tuilagi and Owen Farrell went off early in the first Semi-final. Saracens advanced into the Premiership final but could be without flyhalf Farrell and Leicester centre Tuilagi, returning from a knee injury and playing […]Read More »
  • Bulls hold on to beat Stormers

    Bulls hold on to beat Stormers

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    The Bulls held on to edge the Stormers 17-13 and maintain their unbeaten record at their Loftus Versfeld home in Pretoria this season. The Bulls are the only team left in Super Rugby who are still unbeaten at home after 13 rounds. The result moves the Bulls to the top of the Africa 1 Conference […]Read More »
  • O’Connor the star as Montpellier, Racing make Top 14 play-offs

    O’Connor the star as Montpellier, Racing make Top 14 play-offs

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    Wallaby utility back James O’Connor scored four tries to help Toulon to a 52-13 thrashing of already relegated Agen and a place in the Top 14 play-offs on Saturday. A brace of tries in each half from O’Connor, capped 44 times by Australia, was matched by four more from his teammates as Quade Cooper, Charles […]Read More »
  • Exeter beat Wasps and book first final

    Exeter beat Wasps and book first final

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    Exeter Chiefs beat Wasps 34-23 in their Aviva Premiership Semi-final at Sandy Park to book their first Premiership final. Exeter will face current Premiership champions Saracens at Twickenham in the final after they beat Leicester in the first Semi-final. Exeter outscored Wasps by four tries to two in the match but Jimmy Gopperth kept Wasps in the […]Read More »
  • Saracens thump Leicester and book final spot

    Saracens thump Leicester and book final spot

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    Reigning champions Saracens thumped Leicester Tigers 44-17 at Allianz Park to book a second consecutive Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham. Saracens were crowned European Champions last week and their performance in knocking Leicester out of the Premiership title race shows they are the dominant team in the Northern Hemisphere. Saracens will play the winner of […]Read More »
  • Lions consolidate lead with Jaguares win

    Lions consolidate lead with Jaguares win

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    The Lions consolidated their lead at the top of the South African Group by beating the Jaguares 52-24 in Johannesburg on Saturday. The Lions outscored Argentina’s Jaguares by eight tries to two in a one sided victory in which the Jaguares missed 28 tackles compared to the Lions 12. The Lions victory is their seventh from […]Read More »
  • Blues extend winning run against the Force

    Blues extend winning run against the Force

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    The Blues extended their winning streak over the Western Force to four straight Super Rugby wins with a 13-17 victory at a rain-soaked nib Stadium in Perth. The Blues were on their way home from South Africa where they beat the Southern Kings but lost to the Lions in Johannesburg. The loss for the Force is […]Read More »
  • Chiefs overtake Crusaders with Rebels victory

    Chiefs overtake Crusaders with Rebels victory

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    The Chiefs moved above the Crusaders and into the overall top spot in Super Rugby by beating the Rebels 36-15 with a bonus point. The Chiefs outscored the Rebels by five tries to two which earned them the extra point which puts them 1 point ahead of the Crusaders on 42 points. The Chiefs did all […]Read More »
  • Reds outlast plucky Sunwolves

    Reds outlast plucky Sunwolves

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    The Reds earned their third victory of the Super Rugby season by beating a plucky Sunwolves team 35-25 at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. The Reds victory is their third straight win at home in Brisbane after wins over the Cheetahs and Highlanders. The Reds led throughout in the four tries to three victory but in […]Read More »
  • Racing look to bounce back in Top 14

    Racing look to bounce back in Top 14

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    Racing 92 have no time to lick their wounds after defeat by Saracens in the European Cup final, skipper Dimitri Szarzewski insisting the Parisian club will now go all out to clinch the Top 14 title. That task starts with a home match against Pau on Saturday as the race to clinch one of the […]Read More »
  • Exeter Chiefs v Wasps Premiership Preview

    Exeter Chiefs v Wasps Premiership Preview

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    Wasps Director of Rugby Dai Young has named his team to play Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park in the Aviva Premiership Semi Final on Saturday. It will be the club’s first Premiership Semi Final for eight years and the squad will look to draw on their experience from the European Semi Final a month ago, […]Read More »
  • Saracens v Leicester Tigers Premiership Preview

    Saracens v Leicester Tigers Premiership Preview

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    Leicester Tigers have named their team to play Saracens in the Aviva Premiership semi-final and included Manu Tuilagi, Mike Fitzgerald and Brendon O’Connor. Tuilagi and Fitzgerald missed the last two games of the league season, while O’Connor is named in the back row for the first time since the European Champions Cup quarter-final win over […]Read More »

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