Rugby News

Rugby star Api Ratuniyarawa admits sexually assaulting three women in Cardiff nightclub days before he was due to play in Barbarians match
05/12/2023 00:27 by DailyMail
Api Ratuniyarawa - the Fiji and former London Irish and Northampton forward - pleaded guilty on Mond..
RWC final TMO steps away due to abuse
04/12/2023 23:17 by ESPN
The television match official from the Rugby World Cup final stepped away from the international gam..
Marcus Smith reveals fly half struggles after World Cup full-back experiment
04/12/2023 18:00 by Independent
The Harlequins and England playmaker was used at full-back throughout the tournament in France..
'I take no pleasure in plight of English clubs...honest!': French rugby chief revels in success of his domestic league that's proving irresistible to England stars
04/12/2023 17:15 by DailyMail
INTERVIEW BY ALEX BYWATER: Holding court in his luxurious Parisian office, the man running the best ..
Rugby player Api Ratuniyarawa facing jail after admitting sexual offences
04/12/2023 16:25 by Independent
The Fiji international pleaded guilty to two charges of assault by penetration and one charge of sex..
Top rugby player Api Ratuniyarawa facing jail after admitting sexual offences
04/12/2023 15:55 by Independent
The international appeared before Cardiff Crown Court and pleaded guilty to two charges of assault b..
Reinvented Tommy Freeman leads list of young England contenders at Northampton
04/12/2023 14:43 by Independent
The versatile Freeman has performed well at outside centre and is back on England’s radar..
World Cup final TMO Tom Foley steps away from international rugby after ‘torrent of abuse’
04/12/2023 14:33 by Independent
Foley revealed that he and his children had received death threats in the aftermath of the final..
Rugby World Cup final official reveals he's 'taking a break' from officiating - as he claims 'criticism' and 'abuse online' are his reasons for stepping away from the sport
04/12/2023 14:14 by DailyMail
ALEX BYWATER: English referee Tom Foley has become the latest rugby official to step away from the e..
Owen Farrell’s mental-health break is just the start, says England teammate Kyle Sinckler
04/12/2023 11:58 by Independent
Saracens annouced last week that Farrell would take a break from international rugby during the Six ..
Former Wales international reveals dementia diagnosis aged 39
04/12/2023 10:17 by Independent
Andrew Coombs is one of 295 former players suing World Rugby..
Barrett signs on for another World Cup cycle
04/12/2023 04:28 by ESPN
Beauden Barrett will be available for the All Blacks later this year after the veteran playmaker sig..
Leicester head coach Dan McKellar reveals England winger Anthony Watson set to return to action after Tigers thrash Newcastle
03/12/2023 22:39 by DailyMail
The sight of Anthony Watson sprinting up and down the touchline before kick-off would have warmed th..
CHRIS FOY: Nottingham and Cambridge create a buzz and show there is life outside top tier... not that the RFU seem to know
03/12/2023 22:30 by DailyMail
WORLD OF RUGBY: On A freezing night, it was a fabulous game. Nottingham hung on to beat a spirited C..
Tommy Reffell’s hat-trick of tries sees Leicester thrash woeful Newcastle
03/12/2023 18:37 by Independent
Leicester 47-3 Newcastle: Still no victory this season for the visitors who remain bottom of the tab..
‘Let’s look after each other’: Sinfield’s ultra effort for MND spreads the love
03/12/2023 08:00 by TheGuardian
Rugby league legend is inviting runners on an Extra Mile with him on his latest ultramarathon challe..
Newcastle Falcons star Adam Radwan admits he would love to play in the Olympics, as England's most exciting winger could follow France star Antoine Dupont and others in taking part in sevens in Paris
02/12/2023 22:50 by DailyMail
Radwan wants his own piece of the action, be it for Newcastle Falcons or England. Club and country h..
Owen Farrell a big miss for Saracens as Courtney Lawes stars in Northampton Saints 12-18 win and Bristol hammer Gloucester
02/12/2023 22:31 by DailyMail
After stepping down from England duty, Owen Farrell was sitting in the stand with his son, Tommy, wh..
Absent Owen Farrell receives touching gesture from fans as impressive Northampton shock Saracens
02/12/2023 19:57 by Independent
Saracens 12-18 Northampton Saints: The visitors secured a significant victory over a home side shorn..
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI: England captain Owen Farrell is a man of steel... his struggles show it's time for sport to lower the barriers
02/12/2023 19:00 by DailyMail
RIATH AL-SAMARRAI: Owen Farrell is a hard man. But here's the thing about hard men. Hardness can be ..
Bristol blow Gloucester away for derby delight
02/12/2023 16:01 by Independent
The Bears ended their run of five Premiership defeats with a 51-26 victory...
Wales boss Warren Gatland dubs Owen Farrell's decision to step back from England a 'watershed moment' - as he reveals his own experience with social media trolls
02/12/2023 09:48 by DailyMail
The Red Roses captain announced his decision to step back from the side ahead of England's Six Natio..
Sonny Bill Williams doubles down on anti-Israel comments as he posts about how well hostages were treated by Hamas - while those released say they were forced to praise the terrorists to be freed
02/12/2023 03:05 by DailyMail
Former NRL and All Blacks footballer and boxer Sonny Bill Williams has doubled down on his anti-Isra..
England legends Phil Vickery and Mark Regan and ex-Wales poster-boy Gavin Henson named among a group of over 200 other retired rugby stars in concussion lawsuit against World Rugby, RFU and WRU
02/12/2023 00:37 by DailyMail
CHRIS FOY: The familiar figures, along with others such as Steve Thompson, Alix Popham, Colin Charvi..
Pressure of performing at the highest level has taken its toll on the toughest of competitors from Trescothick to The Rocket to Stokes and now Farrell. We take you inside... SPORT'S MENTAL TORTURE CHAMBER
01/12/2023 22:31 by DailyMail
PAUL NEWMAN AND DAVID COVERDALE: It was when everything changed. The shocking account of an elite sp..
Bristol Bears director of rugby Pat Lam urges stars to ditch social media and 'just focus on the people who love you', ahead of a high-stakes West Country derby against Gloucester
01/12/2023 22:30 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CHRIS FOY: 'Now close your eyes,' says Pat Lam. We are hand-to-hand across th..
Phil Vickery and Gavin Henson among ex-players named in rugby concussion lawsuit
01/12/2023 20:31 by Independent
Legal claims are being made against World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union...
Owen Farrell set to be offered new RFU central contract despite declaring himself unavailable for England duty earlier this week - as a question mark looms over his Red Roses future
01/12/2023 14:00 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE - MATT HUGHES: The England captain stunned the world of rugby by declaring himself unavail..
Antoine Dupont gives fast and furious sevens new life in quest for greatness at Olympics
01/12/2023 13:58 by Independent
The revamped series begins this weekend in Dubai, with the world’s best men’s rugby player on bo..
EXCLUSIVE: Owen Farrell set to be offered new RFU central contract despite declaring himself unavailable for England duty earlier this week - as a question mark looms over his Red Roses future
01/12/2023 13:57 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE - MATT HUGHES: The England captain stunned the world of rugby by declaring himself unavail..
Rugby AU sets 'below-the-sternum' tackle trial for '24
01/12/2023 07:58 by ESPN
Rugby Australia has taken another step in its bid to make the game safer, enacting a two-year "below..
Rugby Africa chief believes the Springboks' World Cup triumph has the potential to herald a boom in the sport on the continent
01/12/2023 01:23 by DailyMail
CHRIS FOY: Ghanaian businessman and sports administrator Herbert Mensah, a former Saracens and Susse..
Kevin Sinfield says he has 'a lot to fight for' as he prepares to run seven ultramarathons in seven days in aid of MND to support ex-Leeds Rhinos team-mate Rob Burrow - as he insists: 'Why would we stop? We don't have a cure'
01/12/2023 00:03 by DailyMail
The marathon man is just warming up. Three years to the day since he first went for a 'run for a mat..