Rugby News

'They will go to hell and back': a taste of Super League-style fitness training | Aaron Bower
08/08/2020 09:00 by TheGuardian
A single session with a Super League fitness coach sheds light on how demanding the restart is going..
Billy Vunipola opens up on broken relationship with brother Mako after realising his 'head was in the clouds'
08/08/2020 06:16 by Independent
Saracens forward has also spoken with England teammates during lockdown after realising his off-fiel..
UK Sport reluctant to step in and fill funding breach of rugby sevens despite RFU pulling the plug
07/08/2020 21:29 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE BY DAVID COVERDALE: UK Sport are reluctant to step in and fill the funding breach of rugby..
England star Vunipola ready to change his ways after taking time to reflect during lockdown
07/08/2020 21:29 by DailyMail
No one in rugby does introspection quite like Billy Vunipola. Like many of us, the England No 8 has ..
Gatland hopes to stay at Chiefs if Lions tour cancelled
07/08/2020 18:02 by ESPN
Warren Gatland says he would like to continue coaching at New Zealand's Chiefs next year if the Brit..
NRL: South Sydney Rabbitohs v Brisbane Broncos – live!
07/08/2020 10:04 by TheGuardian
Updates from the grudge match at ANZ StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @scott_heinrich 11.04am BST..
South Africa Rugby hopes to play in September
07/08/2020 07:49 by ESPN
The South African Government has approved the return-to-play conditions for professional rugby in th..
Saracens relegation can give England players the 'perfect' preparation for Lions tour, believes Mark McCall
07/08/2020 05:41 by Independent
Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje among the contingent who could suffer from playing in the Championship n..
Saracens stars may be allowed to join southern hemisphere clubs
06/08/2020 22:57 by DailyMail
Saracens are considering loaning out some of their senior star names to the southern hemisphere to h..
Exeter Chiefs 'Tomahawk Chop' to be axed from BT Sport fake fan noise
06/08/2020 21:42 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE: BT Sport will axe the Exeter Chiefs 'Tomahawk Chop' chant from their fake fan noise at Pr..
BT Sport confirm they will show EVERY rugby game of season's restart from August 14
06/08/2020 09:38 by DailyMail
BT Sport will show every Premiership game live when the season restarts next Friday. Plans are in pl..
Wayne Bennett faces NRL investigation after Souths coach admits bubble breach
06/08/2020 02:13 by TheGuardian
Strict biosecurity rules preclude visits to restaurantsBennett faces former club Brisbane on FridayW..
Bristol Bears want to be first English club to bring back big crowds this month
05/08/2020 21:00 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE BY WILL KELLEHER: Bristol Bears are leading the charge to become the first rugby club in E..
England to face Italy on Oct. 31 in final 6N round
05/08/2020 20:29 by ESPN
England will play the final round of the Six Nations against Italy on Oct. 31, organisers announced ..
Premiership Rugby confirm two positive coronavirus cases from latest testing
05/08/2020 16:09 by DailyMail
Two positive coronavirus cases have been returned from the latest round of testing by Premiership Ru..
Six Nations to conclude with triple-header on October 31 after tournament was suspended in March
05/08/2020 14:33 by DailyMail
England will take on Italy in Rome and Wales will host Scotland, both on October 31 as the Six Natio..
Six Nations 2020: 'Super Saturday' kick-off times confirmed for rescheduled championship
05/08/2020 13:43 by Independent
England, Ireland and France can all still win the championship when the Six Nations concludes on Oct..
Tom Wood is eyeing new contract at Northampton after flanker recovered from blood clot on his lung
04/08/2020 21:02 by DailyMail
The former England star was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism last month after he woke up in pain ..
Dragons sign Wales legend Jamie Roberts
04/08/2020 17:29 by ESPN
The 33-year-old will join the Welsh side with immediate effect after seven years away which included..
Folau declines to kneel in Super League
04/08/2020 05:34 by ESPN
Outspoken former Wallaby and NRL player Israel Folau has courted more controversy by declining to jo..
Former England coach Stuart Lancaster in frame for coaching role with the Lions next summer
03/08/2020 21:54 by DailyMail
Stuart Lancaster could be set for a Lions coaching role next summer on the South Africa tour after W..
Former England flanker Tom Wood to miss start of the season after undergoing life-saving treatment
03/08/2020 21:05 by DailyMail
Former England flanker Tom Wood suffered a huge health scare last month after it was discovered he h..
Folau refuses to kneel in Super League
03/08/2020 16:27 by ESPN
Outspoken former Wallaby and NRL player Israel Folau has courted more controversy by refusing to joi..
Aotearoa R8: Surely that was a Crusaders knock-on?
03/08/2020 09:49 by ESPN
The Crusaders are closing in on a fourth title in as many years, but only after they appeared to be ..
Melbourne Storm ask for NRL crowd capacity review amid concern over packed hill
03/08/2020 00:00 by TheGuardian
Claims that 2,830 fans were on hill at Sunshine Coast StadiumClub due to play there again on this we..
St Helens overwhelm Catalans Dragons as Israel Folau refuses to take knee
02/08/2020 17:35 by TheGuardian
St Helens 34-6 Catalans DragonsLachlan Coote scores twice as champions resume with swaggerThe world ..
NRL 2020 Indigenous round: Melbourne Storm v Newcastle Knights – live updates!
02/08/2020 05:54 by TheGuardian
Updates from the round 12 game Sunshine Coast StadiumAny thoughts? Email or tweet @JPHowcroft 6.54am..
Premiership chiefs eye dedicated TV channel when 2021 broadcast deal is up for renewal 
01/08/2020 21:30 by DailyMail
The sport is desperate for a cash boost and clubs could move away from traditional kick-off times if..
Fiji star Semi Radradra has come a long way to be Rugby Union's new golden wonder
01/08/2020 21:30 by DailyMail
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY NIK SIMON: It was a single photograph capturing Semi Radradra's meteoric str..
Super League determined to step up as it resumes amid uncertainty | Aaron Bower
01/08/2020 13:00 by TheGuardian
Lockdowns, abandoned fan-attended pilots and Wolfpack’s withdrawal means league resumes in strange..
NRL roundup: Roosters overcome crippling injury toll to deny Gold Coast in thriller
01/08/2020 07:27 by TheGuardian
Sydney 18-12 Gold CoastRoosters stay top four thanks largely to Joseph Manu’s heroicsThe depleted ..
American-style draft system features in radical blueprint for future of Premiership rugby 
31/07/2020 21:27 by DailyMail
The 76-page blueprint has been presented to the RFU and club chiefs as part of a plan to ring-fence ..
Super League returns with Headingley doubleheader but no scrums, no fans and new 'six again' rule
31/07/2020 20:55 by DailyMail
Super League's Project Restart kicks off on Sunday with the sport changed dramatically since lockdow..
RFL asks Halifax's Ed Barber for explanation on lockdown tweet
31/07/2020 20:25 by TheGuardian
Player posted message after restrictions imposedBAME rugby league stars respond to BarberThe Rugby F..
Sport thrown into disarray after Boris Johnson suspends pilot events
31/07/2020 18:11 by TheGuardian
Plans for limited crowds at cricket, racing and snooker cancelledFA pauses plan to allow fans at Wem..
Rio Ferdinand opens up on 'golden generation' mental health struggles as part of Heads Up campaign
30/07/2020 23:02 by DailyMail
The former Manchester United and England defender spoke with England rugby captain Farrell about the..
French clubs in legal fight against World Rugby over extended autumn Test schedule
30/07/2020 21:32 by DailyMail
Rugby's club versus country war shows no signs of abating after French clubs started legal proceedin..
Remaining rugby Six Nations fixtures set for October
30/07/2020 21:15 by ESPN
The remaining rounds of the Six Nations Championship will be played on Oct. 24 and 31 after World Ru..
Six Nations dates confirmed as World Rugby outline autumn internationals programme
30/07/2020 12:35 by Independent
Six Nations will be completed across 24 and 31 October before the autumn internationals take place t..