Rugby

Wales coach Warren Gatland hopes Alun Wyn Jones can earn more plaudits with a fine performance in his record-equalling 129th Test appearance against Georgia. The Six Nations Grand Slam champions…
Steve Hansen is confident there is more to come from New Zealand after they kicked off their Rugby World Cup defence with an impressive 23-13 victory over South Africa. The…
Melbourne Storm outclassed Parramatta Eels to win 32-0 at AAMI Park and move within one match of a fourth straight NRL Grand Final appearance. Josh Addo-Carr scored two of the…
Wigan Warriors edged out Salford Red Devils 18-12 in a thrilling Super League play-off encounter to set up a crucial derby clash with St Helens for a spot in the…
England have earned the right to be considered among the favourites for the Rugby World Cup, according to Lawrence Dallaglio. Eddie Jones' side, along with top-ranked Ireland, Six Nations Grand…
Eddie Jones stressed the importance of England getting their tactics spot on against a "ferocious" Tonga outfit in their Rugby World Cup opener on Sunday. After a group-stage exit at…
Japan coach Jamie Joseph acknowledged the pressure of hosting the Rugby World Cup led to a nervous performance from his side against Russia. Tournament hosts Japan won 30-10 in the…
Kotaro Matsushima scored a superb hat-trick as hosts Japan overcame a brief first-half scare to beat Russia 30-10 in the Rugby World Cup opener. The home side made a sloppy…
Cameron Murray scored key tries late in each half as South Sydney Rabbitohs overcame a heroic effort from Manly Sea Eagles to triumph 34-26 at ANZ Stadium and reach the…
Sergio Parisse will earn a share of Rugby World Cup history on Sunday but insists his focus is on victory for Italy against Namibia. The Azzurri begin their campaign in…
South Africa have one of the great names in sport on their side as they prepare to begin their Rugby World Cup campaign against New Zealand. The Springboks will take…
Gregor Townsend has named Duncan Taylor and Sam Johnson together at centre for Scotland's Rugby World Cup clash with Ireland. The two sides meet in Yokohama on Sunday, with Ireland…
South Africa captain Siya Kolisi warned his side that defeat to New Zealand in their Rugby World Cup opener will turn every other pool match into a final. The Proteas…
Andrew Conway and Jordan Larmour will start Ireland's Rugby World Cup opener against Scotland in Yokohama on Sunday. Joe Schmidt has given the pair the nod for the Pool A…
Owen Farrell will start at inside centre and captain England as George Ford takes the place at fly-half for their Rugby World Cup opener against Tonga. Farrell and Ford have…
Shane Flanagan can return to the NRL next year, but the former Cronulla Sharks coach is only eligible to be an assistant in 2020 and 2021. Flanagan was suspended by…
Wallabies and Rebels wing Marika Koroibete has re-signed with Rugby Australia until the end of 2021. Koroibete signed a two-year extension in a huge boost for the Wallabies ahead of…
Castleford Tigers kept their Grand Final hopes alive and ended Warrington Wolves' season in the process with a 14-12 triumph at the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Thursday. The opening game…
Hull Kingston Rovers have continued their squad overhaul for the 2020 season by signing Shaun Kenny-Dowall. The former New Zealand international moves to the Super League club from Newcastle Knights,…
Damian Penaud rallied his France team-mates to prove their critics wrong ahead of an intriguing Rugby World Cup opener against Argentina. Saturday's Pool C showdown in Tokyo is a re-run…
New Zealand will need to hit the ground running in their bid to win a third successive Rugby World Cup, as they begin their campaign in Pool B against South…
It may not prove to be the case in the long run, but New Zealand feel a little vulnerable going into the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Having failed to win…
Jonny Wilkinson believes England can win the Rugby World Cup but must first focus on negotiating a potentially tricky path to the semi-finals. England will be expected to advance to…
Melbourne Storm and South Sydney Rabbitohs will each have a second opportunity to reach the NRL's preliminary finals in this week's semi-finals. The Storm finished the regular season top of…
New Zealand coach Steve Hansen claims rival boss Rassie Erasmus was wrong to question standards of Test refereeing ahead of South Africa's Rugby World Cup opener. The All Blacks face…
Michael Cheika insists he is not feeling any great pressure heading into the Rugby World Cup as Australia prepare for their opener against Fiji. The Wallabies reached the 2015 final…
Fly-half Nicolas Sanchez will bring his experience of French rugby to the Argentina team for their Rugby World Cup opener. Sanchez has played in the Top 14 since 2011 and…
Romain Ntamack will make history when he starts at fly-half for France in their Rugby World Cup opener against Argentina. Ntamack, 20, only made his Test debut in February but…
David Pocock has been named at flanker for the Wallabies' Rugby World Cup opener against Fiji on Saturday. Australia have opted for almost the same team that crushed the All…
The All Blacks have named an experienced line-up for their Rugby World Cup blockbuster against South Africa on Saturday. Beauden Barrett, a star at fly-half, will start at full-back for…
The All Blacks have named an experienced line-up for their Rugby World Cup blockbuster against South Africa on Saturday. Beauden Barrett, a star at fly-half, will start at full-back for…
Shortly after breakfast on September 19, 2015, a fresh summer-into-autumn Saturday in Brighton, the national rugby union team of Japan forsook the comfort of their Victorian seafront hotel for a…
Ambitious Japan coach Jamie Joseph is eyeing history as the hosts prepare to kick-off the Rugby World Cup against Russia in Tokyo on Friday. The Brave Blossoms caused an almighty…
Captain Stuart McInally can be a catalyst for Scotland at the Rugby World Cup, according to former captain Gavin Hastings. Scotland begin their campaign on Sunday against Ireland in a…
South Africa have named an unchanged side for their mouthwatering Rugby World Cup opener against New Zealand in Yokohama on Saturday. Coach Rassie Erasmus will stick with the same XV…
Wales' Rugby World Cup squad have pulled together after the shock of backs coach Rob Howley being sent home from Japan over an alleged breach of betting regulations. On Tuesday,…
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