Cronin to miss Six Nations

2017-01-16 20:01

Leinster have announced that Sean Cronin will not be able to represent his country in any of Ireland’s Six Nations fixtures.


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France to play All Blacks, Springboks and Japan

2017-01-16 19:29

France will play New Zealand, South Africa and Japan on consecutive weekends in November, announced the French rugby federation.

Super Rugby

Bulls confirm Botha's departure

2017-01-16 14:40

The Bulls have confirmed that loose forward Arno Botha will leave them at the end of the 2017 Super Rugby campaign to join Irish side Ulster.

Super Rugby

Bulls centre juggles work and rugby

2017-01-16 12:01

Bulls centre Dries Swanepoel is balancing his professional career with a part-time job as a financial advisor as he plans for life after rugby.


Coetzee outlines plans in e-mail to SA Rugby

2017-01-16 10:25

Bok coach Allister Coetzee reportedly sent SA Rugby a detailed e-mail in which he outlined plans to resurrect the ailing national team.


WATCH: Frans Steyn red-carded for high tackle

2017-01-16 07:33

Frans Steyn was sent off playing for his French club Montpellier in a European Champions Cup clash against Leinster.

Super Rugby

Brown linked with Connacht role

2017-01-15 15:22

New Highlanders boss Tony Brown has been linked with replacing Pat Lam at Irish province Connacht from next season.

Super Rugby

Umaga welcomes new tackle directives

2017-01-14 22:09

Blues head coach Tana Umaga has warned it might take a while for players to get used to the new high tackle directives.


Sale probed over possible concussion breach

2017-01-13 21:17

English Premiership club Sale are being investigated over a possible breach of concussion management protocol involving Samoa's TJ Ioane.

Super Rugby

Stormers announce 5 new signings

2017-01-13 14:11

Western Province Rugby group CEO, Paul Zacks, has confirmed that five new players have signed to boost the senior squad.

Super Rugby

Crusaders hang onto Mo'unga

2017-01-13 09:27

Crusaders flyhalf Richie Mo'unga has committed to furthering his career at the club till the 2019 Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Waratahs training with 13 players

2017-01-12 20:52

Waratahs defence coach Nathan Grey has revealed his side is training with 13 men to prepare for playing under the stricter laws this year.


Italy coach O'Shea goes for continuity at 6N

2017-01-12 18:16

Italy coach Conor O'Shea has named a 32-man squad for a pre-Six Nations training camp to be held over four days in Rome later this month.

Super Rugby

Kings coach pleased with pre-season progress

2017-01-12 13:01

An upbeat Southern Kings coach Deon Davids is pleased with the progress of his squad during the pre-season campaign.

Super Rugby

Chiefs allegedly verbally abused female parking wardens

2017-01-12 07:44

Members of the Chiefs Super Rugby training squad allegedly abused two female parking wardens in Hamilton.


Brad Barritt apologises for dangerous tackle

2017-01-11 14:26

South African-born captain Brad Barritt has apologised after he was banned for a dangerous tackle in the English Premiership.


Brad Barritt banned for 3 weeks

2017-01-11 13:06

Saracens captain Brad Barritt will miss two upcoming European Champions Cup pool games after receiving a three-week ban.

Super Rugby

Quirk, Tatekawa named Sunwolves captains

2017-01-16 18:34

Sunwolves flanker Ed Quirk and centre Harumichi Tatekawa have been named co-captains for the upcoming Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Kings stars on the mend

2017-01-16 14:40

As they gear up for Super Rugby, the Southern Kings are looking forward to the return to fitness of several key players.

Super Rugby

Mvovo enjoying the mentor role

2017-01-16 11:24

There's an exciting mix of experience and exuberance of youth in the Sharks camp ahead of another tough Super Rugby campaign.


Steyn not a dirty player - Sexton

2017-01-16 08:55

Leinster flyhalf Johnny Sexton has defended Montpellier counterpart Frans Steyn after the Springbok high-tackled him.

Super Rugby

New Zealand move possible for Folau

2017-01-15 20:18

A Waratahs star since he crossed codes in 2012, Israel Folau admits playing Super Rugby in New Zealand is a possibility down the line.


Carter proud as Racing end losing streak

2017-01-15 06:23

All Blacks superstar Dan Carter said he was proud to see Racing92 end their four-match losing streak in the European Champions Cup.


Last-minute Wasps on verge of quarter-finals

2017-01-14 20:46

Dan Robson scored a try with just 58 seconds left as Wasps snatched a victory over Toulouse to edge closer to the European Champions Cup quarter-final.

Super Rugby

Bulls to lose Botha to Ulster?

2017-01-13 18:01

The Bulls could lose star loose forward Arno Botha for their upcoming Super Rugby season, according to reports out of Ireland.

Super Rugby

Sharks expect tough challenge in Australia

2017-01-13 12:05

Sharks coach Robert du Preez expects a tough start to the 2017 Super Rugby season when they travel to Australia.


Ex-Bok lock wanted in Wales

2017-01-13 08:06

Welsh club Cardiff Blues reportedly have their sights set on signing former Springbok lock Franco van der Merwe.

Super Rugby

Larkham still in search of new skipper

2017-01-12 19:49

Brumbies head coach Stephen Larkham admits he is still determining who his captain for the upcoming Super Rugby season might be.


Folau eyes Queensland jersey

2017-01-12 18:17

Wallabies star Israel Folau has revealed that he would prefer to don the Queensland maroon should the 'State of Union' concept go ahead.

Super Rugby

Lions to face 'Barbarian' outfit

2017-01-12 10:56

The Lions will host the SupaBarbarians in one of three warm-up matches ahead of this year's Super Rugby competition.


Launchbury boost for England

2017-01-11 19:02

England second-row Joe Launchbury is set to return from injury in the Champions Cup when Wasps take on Toulouse at the Ricoh Arena.


England setbacks continue as Marler breaks leg

2017-01-11 13:06

England's injury setbacks continue to grow after it was revealed that prop Joe Marler had broken his leg.

Super Rugby

Cooper lauds 'improved' Reds set-up

2017-01-11 12:00

Quade Cooper says he is excited about his return to the Reds for this year's Super Rugby tournament.

Super Rugby

Ulster bank on Botha’s leadership qualities

2017-01-16 16:06

Irish club Ulster are relishing the prospect of having Springbok loose forward Arno Botha run out for them.

Super Rugby

Fleck: Bok 'blueprint' won't dictate our style

2017-01-16 13:27

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says the Springboks have not imposed a coaching 'blueprint' on the Super Rugby sides as yet.


Toulon snap up Alesana Tuilagi

2017-01-16 13:43

Toulon have completed the signing of veteran Samoa wing Alesana Tuilagi as a medical joker, according to Midi Olimpique.

Super Rugby

Key changes for Stormers in 2017

2017-01-16 07:20

The Stormers have made some key changes to the way they train ahead of the 2017 Super Rugby season.


Clermont into Euro quarters as Saracens draw

2017-01-15 20:25

Clermont have edged Bordeaux-Begles to qualify for the European Champions Cup quarter-finals.


Rassie's Munster join Leinster in Euro Cup QF

2017-01-15 06:23

Two-time winners Munster joined fellow Irish side Leinster in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals with a win over Glasgow.


Leinster romp into Euro quarter-finals

2017-01-14 08:31

Three-time winners Leinster have raced into the European Champions Cup last-eight with an eight-try humiliation of Montpellier.

Super Rugby

Stormers confirm pre-season fixtures

2017-01-13 16:01

The Stormers have announced three pre-season fixtures as they prepare for the 2017 Super Rugby competition.

Super Rugby

Force need a winning season - coach

2017-01-13 13:25

Western Force forwards coach Joe Barakat says that his side are done rebuilding and need to have a winning season.

Super Rugby

Mvovo focused on Sharks duties

2017-01-12 21:34

Sharks veteran wing Lwazi Mvovo says that he is focused on the 2017 Super Rugby campaign and not gaining further Springbok caps.


Robshaw remains hopeful of Lions call

2017-01-12 18:43

Injured England flanker Chris Robshaw has not given up on his dream of representing the British and Irish Lions in New Zealand this year.


Giteau back for make-or-break Toulon match

2017-01-12 14:17

Three-time champions Toulon welcome back Australian playmaker Matt Giteau for their make-or-break match against Sale this weekend.

Super Rugby

Chiefs sorry over female parking warden abuse

2017-01-12 09:00

The Chiefs have apologised after players were accused of hurling obscenities at female traffic wardens.


Gloucester sign Welsh playmaker Williams

2017-01-11 17:12

Highly-rated flyhalf Owen Williams has signed for English Premiership side Gloucester from rivals Leicester Tigers.

Super Rugby

Southland flyhalf joins Brumbies

2017-01-11 13:05

The Brumbies have confirmed the signing of flyhalf Wharenui Hawera from Southland ahead of the upcoming Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Kings in dark over scrumhalf

2017-01-11 11:03

The Southern Kings appear to be in the dark about whether scrumhalf James Hall will return from France to play Super Rugby in 2017.


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