Rugby Union

Michael Cheika will attempt to plot Australia's downfall during the Rugby Championship after taking up a role with Argentina. Cheika, who stepped down as Wallabies head coach following the Rugby…
Rugby Australia has vowed to do "everything in its power" to find a "reasonable resolution" after New Zealand Rugby (NZR) refused to rule out boycotting the Rugby Championship. NZR on…
Australia's new era will begin with the same captain as Michael Hooper was reappointed by Dave Rennie on Wednesday. Head coach Rennie, who replaced Michael Cheika after last year's Rugby…
Former Wales assistant coach Rob Howley has been appointed by Canada in the same role after serving a ban for breaching World Rugby's anti-corruption and betting regulations. Howley was given…
Exeter Chiefs will face Toulouse in the European Champions Cup semi-finals after overcoming fellow Premiership side Northampton Saints. The Chiefs reached the last four of the Champions Cup for the…
Saracens were spurred on by the prospect of "another week together" after holding off a fightback from Leinster to reach the European Champions Cup semi-finals. The star-studded squad Sarries have…
The Brumbies were crowned Super Rugby AU champions as young playmaker Noah Lolesio sparkled in their 28-23 win over the Reds. It ended a 16-year wait for a title for…
Harlequins booked a top eight Premiership finish and a European Champions Cup spot with a 28-15 win over Gloucester. In front of a 1,000-strong crowd at Kinghsolm - just the…
Saracens thumped title favourites Exeter Chiefs 40-17 in the final Premiership match between the teams for at least a season. With Saracens heading down to the Championship, punished for breaching…
Dave Rennie has named 16 uncapped players in an extended 44-man squad for Australia's Test season. Australia will play two Tests away to New Zealand in October before hosting The…
Leinster beat Ulster 27-5 to claim a third successive Pro14 title in emphatic fashion on Saturday. Heading into Saturday's clash in Dublin looking to extend their undefeated run, Leinster fell…
Alfie Barbeary scored a memorable hat-trick as Wasps destroyed Leicester Tigers to keep up their Premiership play-off bid. Malakai Fekitoa and Tom West scored after Cameron Henderson had put Tigers…
New Zealand have named seven uncapped players in their squad for the 2020 Rugby Championship. New coach Ian Foster, assistant John Plumtree and former All Black Grant Fox have selected…
The Rebels secured a place in the Super Rugby AU finals after a thrilling 34-30 win over the Force on Saturday. Needing a win by four or more points in…
Head coach Aaron Mauger has left the Highlanders after three years with the Super Rugby franchise. Mauger replaced Tony Brown in the top job at the Dunedin-based side in August…
The European Champions Cup has been expanded to include 24 teams and the 2020-21 Challenge Cup format has also been altered due to the coronavirus pandemic. European Professional Club Rugby…
Injury-hit Wasps produced a storming fightback to leapfrog Bath and go fourth in the Premiership table with a 27-23 victory after Saracens put London Irish to the sword on Monday.…
Munster will face rivals Leinster in the Pro14 semi-finals on Friday after thrashing 13-man Connacht 49-12 on the final day of the regular season. Connacht had debutant Abraham Papali'i and…
Sam Simmonds and Jonny Hill scored hat-tricks as Premiership leaders Exeter Chiefs routed Worcester 59-7 to go 14 points clear at the top. The home team were at their formidable…
The Scarlets face a nervous wait to see if they qualify for the Pro14 play-offs after an impressive 41-20 win over the much-changed Dragons on Saturday kept them in contention.…
Luke James scored two tries as Sale Sharks thrashed Bristol 40-7 to jump above their visitors and go second in the Premiership table. Sharks made a host of changes following…
The Rebels fell to a dramatic 38-32 defeat to the Waratahs but Matt Toomua's late penalty significantly enhanced their Super Rugby AU finals hopes. Toomua split the posts from an…
New Zealand hosting the Rugby Championship this year is close to getting the green light, according to SANZAAR CEO Andy Marinos. The annual competition was initially due to get under…
Glasgow Warriors got revenge on Edinburgh for last week's loss as they claimed a 15-3 derby victory at Murrayfield on Friday, securing new head coach Danny Wilson a first Pro14…
The Brumbies will have home advantage in the Super Rugby AU final next month after sealing top spot with a 31-14 defeat of Western Force on Friday. Dan McKellar's side…
Bath climbed up to fourth in the Premiership table after beating Northampton Saints for their third successive win since the season restarted. The score was 3-3 at the interval but…
Exeter Chiefs snatched a late 25-22 win over Bristol Bears to move 11 points clear at the top of the Premiership. The Chiefs led 15-3 at the break but tries…
South Africa international RG Snyman faces a long spell on the sidelines after Munster confirmed the Rugby World Cup-winning lock has torn his anterior-cruciate ligament. Snyman only made his debut…
Southern Kings have withdrawn from all rugby competitions in 2020 amid growing financial difficulties. The South African club made the decision at an urgent board meeting on Monday and informed…
Marland Yarde has condemned death threats made to some of his Sale Sharks who opted not to take a knee in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. Every Sale…
All Blacks great Kieran Read is thrilled by the prospect of giving back to the local community after sealing a temporary return to boyhood team Counties Manukau for the upcoming…
Ashton Hewitt salvaged a 20-20 Pro14 draw for the Dragons against the Ospreys after George North was sent off. Wales wing North scored the opening try but saw red after…
JJ Hanrahan missed a vital conversion as Munster slipped to a 27-25 defeat to Conference A leaders Leinster in the Pro14. Having trailed 17-13 at the break, Munster looked to…
Saracens dealt a blow to Harlequins' hopes of securing a top-four spot with a 38-24 derby victory, while there were also convincing Premiership wins for Northampton Saints and Bath on…
Exeter Chiefs produced a second-half surge as the Premiership leaders claimed a 32-22 win at Sale Sharks. The Chiefs trailed 14-10 at the break at AJ Bell Stadium on Friday…
Zebre defeated Italian rivals Benetton Treviso 17-13 in the first Pro14 game in almost six months at the Stadio Comunale Di Monigo on Friday. The league was placed on hold…
The Reds moved to the top of the Super Rugby AU table thanks to a 57-5 thrashing of the winless Western Force on Friday. James O'Connor scored a try and…
South Africa hooker Malcolm Marx is returning to Japan to join Top League side Kubota Spears. The Rugby World Cup winner took the opportunity to opt out of his contract…
Harlequins and former England back-row Jack Clifford has been forced to retire due to a shoulder injury aged just 27. Clifford suffered a dislocation in his 100th game for Quins…
Exeter Chiefs went eight points clear at the top of the Premiership with a 26-13 bonus-point win over Leicester Tigers and Bristol Bears beat Saracens to move into second spot…
Former Scotland captain John Barclay has announced his retirement at the age of 33. The back-rower won 76 caps for his country and played in three Rugby World Cups during…
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