Dominant New Zealand take Sydney Sevens men's and women's crowns

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 02:35 GMT

New Zealand made it a double victory in the Rugby Sevens in Sydney on Sunday, winning both the men's and the women's tournaments to top the overall standings.

Scotland hand debut to Sam Johnson for Six Nations opener

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 12:00 GMT

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend will hand a Test debut to Glasgow centre Sam Johnson for the Six Nations opener at home to Italy on Saturday.

4th Arab Rugby 7s Championship kicks off in Cairo

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 - 05:04 GMT

The opening match will be between Egypt and Iraq.

Rugby-Waratahs, Blues game moved to league country after stadium clash

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The New South Wales Waratahs will take their Super Rugby game against the Auckland Blues to the heart of rival code rugby league after a clash of dates at their regular home ground.

Pocock to start in ACT Brumbies comeback against Waratahs

Fri, 30 Mar 2018 - 01:00 GMT

The 29-year-old, who played his last Brumbies match in July 2016, had his return from a year-long sabbatical delayed after picking up a knee injury in January.

Ireland rugby Jackson, Olding found not guilty of rape

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Ulster flyhalf Jackson, 26, was also found not guilty on a separate charge of sexual assault.

Former Ireland captain Heaslip retires on medical grounds

Mon, 26 Feb 2018 - 07:00 GMT

Heaslip, who won 95 caps for Ireland and captained the national team 13 times, has struggled to recover from a back injury he suffered last year.

Ireland team to face Wales in the Six Nations

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 - 09:30 GMT

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt on Thursday named the team to face Wales in the Six Nations at the Aviva Stadium.

Banned Marler to miss England's first two Six Nations matches

Wed, 10 Jan 2018 - 06:00 GMT

England prop Joe Marler was banned for six weeks on Tuesday, ruling him out of their opening two Six Nations games against Italy and Wales

England's Daly and Hughes to miss start of Six Nations

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 - 10:43 GMT

England wing Elliot Daly and back row Nathan Hughes will miss the start of the Six Nations campaign.

Wales hold on for narrow 24-22 victory over Boks

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 07:45 GMT

New Zealand-born centre Hadleigh Parkes scored twice on his test debut for Wales as they held off South Africa to emerge 24-22 victors

Cordner try gives Australia World Cup title

Sat, 02 Dec 2017 - 11:37 GMT

An first-half try to Boyd Cordner and desperate defence helped Australia win their 11th rugby league World Cup title with a 6-0 victory over England in a bruising final at Lang Park on Saturday.

South Africa hand first starts to Du Preez, Gelant

Fri, 01 Dec 2017 - 08:08 GMT

South Africa have handed number eight Dan du Preez and winger Warrick Gelant first starts but will be without experienced prop Tendai Mtawarira for Saturday’s.

Barrett wins back-to-back World Player of Year awards

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 - 08:19 GMT

New Zealand flyhalf Beauden Barrett joined an elite trio of All Black greats when he was named World Rugby Player of the Year .

Australia's Enever handed debut after Coleman fails fitness test

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 - 07:21 GMT

Blake Enever will make his debut for Australia against England at Twickenham on Saturday after lock Adam Coleman failed to recover from a thumb injury.

Taylor replaces Coles in All Blacks line-up for Scotland test

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 09:40 GMT

Codie Taylor was drafted in to replace an injured Dane Coles as New Zealand made only one change to their line-up as they look to preserve their 112-year-old.

France named host of 2023 Rugby World Cup

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 - 01:25 GMT

France will host the 2023 Rugby World Cup after the Council of the sport's governing body went against the recommendations of an extensive evaluation report.

National rugby team wins silver medal in Arab Championship

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 - 07:45 GMT

The national team of Rugby Sevens won the silver medal of the Arab Championship held in Jordan in October.

All Blacks side to play Argentina

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 11:00 GMT

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen named the following side on Thursday to play Argentina in their Rugby Championship.

All Blacks side to play Argentina

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 07:53 GMT

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen named the following side on Thursday to play Argentina in their Rugby Championship.