Rugby News

  • Wilko-less Toulon in kicking turmoil

    Wilko-less Toulon in kicking turmoil

    18 Sep 2014 00:31

    Defending Top 14 champions Toulon go into their sixth game of the season at Brive on Friday in the midst of a kicker crisis.The double European champions suffered a hiccup last weekend when they went down 28-24 to Stade Francais, three p

  • England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

    England RFU criticised for shirts featuring Victoria Cross

    17 Sep 2014 11:31

    The Victoria Cross Trust on Wednesday criticised England's Rugby Football Union for its use of the Victoria Cross emblem on new international team shirts.The Victoria Cross, the British and Commonwealth armed forces' most prestigious m

  • Springboks call up Burger to replace Louw

    Springboks call up Burger to replace Louw

    17 Sep 2014 10:01

    Japan-based flanker Schalk Burger was on Wednesday called up as replacement for the injured Francois Louw in the South Africa squad for the final two Rugby Championship Tests.Louw is expected to be out for about two months with a neck

  • Palu to miss Wallabies Tests in South Africa, Argentina

    Palu to miss Wallabies Tests in South Africa, Argentina

    15 Sep 2014 06:01

    The Wallabies will be without experienced No.8 Wycliff Palu for the two Rugby Championship Tests in South Africa and Argentina this month, team

  • World Cup tickets go on sale on Friday

    World Cup tickets go on sale on Friday

    11 Sep 2014 15:16

    Tickets for next year's Rugby World Cup in England will go on sale on Friday, with those for popular matches to be distributed via a ballo

  • Mixed emotions for Springbok centurion de Villiers

    Mixed emotions for Springbok centurion de Villiers

    11 Sep 2014 05:46

    Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has mixed emotions heading into his 100th Test on Saturday -- honoured to be a centurion but not sure he want

  • Gatland hopes dual contracts will curtail French leave

    Gatland hopes dual contracts will curtail French leave

    11 Sep 2014 00:31

    Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes the introduction of new dual contracts will turn the tide of the talent drain that has seen several leading pla

Other Rugby News Stories

  • Ashley-Cooper and Genia return for Wallabies

    Ashley-Cooper and Genia return for Wallabies

    17 Sep 2014 01:31

    Adam Ashley-Cooper has recovered from injury and Will Genia and Benn Robinson were recalled Wednesday to the Wallabies squad for their Rugby Championship tour of South Africa and Argentina.But giant lock Will Skelton was axed from the 28

  • Wigan's crown in danger as Kaufusi and Giants loom

    Wigan's crown in danger as Kaufusi and Giants loom

    17 Sep 2014 00:46

    Antonio Kaufusi and Huddersfield Giants are hitting form at just the right time, but the former Australia prop insists the same can be said for Thursday's Super League play-off opponents Wigan.A nerve-jangling 17-16 victory over league l

  • Tian, Ma'afu extend Oyonnax deals

    Tian, Ma'afu extend Oyonnax deals

    16 Sep 2014 08:46

    Ivorian winger Silvere Tian and Tongan number eight Viliami Ma'afu have extended their contracts with Oyonnax until 2017, the French Top 14 club confirmed on Tuesday.Both joined the club in 2013, with Tian, 34, having previously played w

  • Whitelock, Kaino set to return for All Blacks

    Whitelock, Kaino set to return for All Blacks

    16 Sep 2014 01:16

    Four injured All Blacks headed by Jerome Kaino and Sam Whitelock are set to return for their last two Rugby Championship matches away to Argentina and South Africa. Liam Messam and Ryan Crotty also came out of the infirmary to be in the

  • No need for alarm, struggling giants Toulouse warn

    No need for alarm, struggling giants Toulouse warn

    16 Sep 2014 00:31

    Toulouse have kicked off their Top 14 season with two victories and three consecutive defeats, the latter something that last happened to the French heavyweights 36 seasons ago.But embattled long-time coach Guy Noves has insisted that

  • Argentinian 'magician' Hernandez to join Toulon in January

    Argentinian 'magician' Hernandez to join Toulon in January

    15 Sep 2014 14:16

    Argentine playmaker Juan Martin Hernandez, without a club since quitting Racing-Metro in the summer, will join Toulon in January until the end of the season, the French champions announced Monday.The 32-year-old Hernandez will replace Au

  • Crowds shrink as Wallabies lose fan support

    Crowds shrink as Wallabies lose fan support

    15 Sep 2014 01:46

    The Wallabies have lost just one game in 11 Tests and are unbeaten at home this season but fans are losing interest and staying away.The smallest rugby Test crowd in Australia this century of 14,281 watched the team scrape home 32-25 ove

  • Brown proud of leaders Saints despite Giants defeat

    Brown proud of leaders Saints despite Giants defeat

    15 Sep 2014 00:46

    St Helens may have missed an initial chance to secure the League Leaders' Shield but Castleford's defeat in France on the final weekend of regular season action meant they topped the Super League standings heading into the play-offs.And

Archive Rugby News

Archive

Top Writers from 08-Sept-2014

Top trending sports stories

Writer stream