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  • Munster see off plucky Leicester Tigers
    Munster moved clear of the chasing pack in Pool Four of the Champions Cup after defeating Leicester Tigers 25-16 at Welford Road on Sunday.
    - 13 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 9:46pm -
  • Clermont grind past Saracens
    Scott Spedding kicked a 78th minute penalty goal to hand Clermont a dramatic 24-21 win over Saracens at Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 7:48pm -
  • Hard-fought win for Cardiff Blues
    Cardiff Blues moved back to the summit of Pool One of the Challenge Cup after they beat Sale Sharks 14-6 in inclement weather on Sunday.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 7:47pm -
  • Ospreys up to second after solid win
    Ospreys made it back-to-back wins over Northampton after they beat them 32-15 at the Liberty Stadium to go above Saracens in the pool.
    - 16 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 7:24pm -
  • Team of the Year 2017
    After our readers had their say and selected a strong line-up, it’s now our turn as we sat down to choose our Planet Rugby Team of the Year.
    - 17 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 5:32pm -
  • Dominant Wasps too good for La Rochelle
    Wasps kept their Champions Cup play-off hopes alive when they claimed a 21-3 win over La Rochelle at the Ricoh Arena on Sunday.
    - 18 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 5:16pm -
  • Rennie proud of Glasgow attitude
    Glasgow head coach Dave Rennie believes his side were unlucky not to win both their pool matches against Montpellier in the Champions Cup.
    - 22 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 12:59pm -
  • Cullen proud, Baxter refuses to give up
    Leinster head coach Leo Cullen was full of pride after his side made it successive wins over Exeter Chiefs to strengthen their grip of Pool 3.
    - 23 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 11:38am -
  • Challenge Cup wrap: Connacht, Gloucester, Stade, Lyon win
    Connacht and Gloucester both aided their chances of qualifying for the Challenge Cup quarter-finals, while Stade Francais and Lyon also won.
    - 1 day ago 17 Dec 17, 12:13am -
  • Crusaders look for an edge with US Army
    Seeking an edge over opponents is a constant in all sport but the Investec Super Rugby champion Crusaders have gone one different in their preparations for the 2018 campaign.…
    - 3 days ago 15 Dec 17, 8:44pm -
  • Black Ferns cap off historic year with awards haul
    The Black Ferns have been named adidas Team of the Year for the first time ever, topping off a night of successes for the World Champions and women’s rugby at the ASB Rugby Awards in Auckland this e…
    - 4 days ago 14 Dec 17, 10:23am -
  • ASB Rugby Awards Nominations
    Champion teams the Black Ferns, New Zealand Under 20, and the Crusaders, have been nominated for Team of the Year at New Zealand’s biggest celebration of rugby, the 2017 ASB Rugby Awards - taking pl…
    - 4 days ago 14 Dec 17, 12:04am -
  • Delayed start to Super Rugby for Kieran Read
    Defending Investec Super Rugby champions the Crusaders may be without All Blacks captain and No.8 Kieran Read for the first stages of the competition but previous decisions should minimise the disrupt…
    - 5 days ago 13 Dec 17, 8:38pm -
  • Busy start to O'Gara's Crusaders role
    New Crusaders assistant coach Ronan O'Gara, the former British & Irish Lions and Ireland five-eighths, is going to have a busy few weeks ahead of the start of the Investec Super Rugby competition.…
    - 10 days ago 8 Dec 17, 9:23pm -
  • Joseph names new-looking Sunwolves squad
    Sunwolves coach Jamie Joseph has released his squad to compete in next year's Investec Super Rugby competition with 12 new players – although several have previous experience.…
    - 14 days ago 4 Dec 17, 8:12pm -
  • 2018 Super Rugby eCalender
    The Super Rugby 2018 eCalendar is here!
    - 14 days ago 4 Dec 17, 8:12pm -
  • ASB Rugby Awards Nominations Announced
    Champion teams the Black Ferns, New Zealand Under 20, and the Crusaders, have been nominated for Team of the Year at New Zealand’s biggest celebration of rugby, the 2017 ASB Rugby Awards.…
    - 16 days ago 2 Dec 17, 10:34pm -
  • Five players to watch in 2018
    Rugby writer Campbell Burnes takes a look at the players to watch in the 2018 season. Read More
    - 17 days ago 1 Dec 17, 9:15pm -
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    Feed does not exists. It was deleted a long time ago. Or never existed at all.
    - 10 hours ago 18 Dec 17, 12:48am -
  • The Wrap: All 2017’s highlights and lowlights
    Here’s my list of the mad and the inspired for 2017. What moments stood out for you? Excuse me, can I have a word? Fox Sports’ Natalie Youannidis’ on-field ambush dressed up as an interview with Henry Speight, immediately after he had scored a…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 6:10pm -
  • Michael Cheika and the lip readers
    It has been widely reported by the world’s rugby media that Michael Cheika muttered some dodgy words under his breath while in the stands during Australia’s last match against England at Twickenham. The issue here is not whether or not Cheika act…
    - 3 days ago 15 Dec 17, 2:43pm -
  • Senior changes a reason for optimism in Australian rugby
    When David Pocock isn’t winning games single-handedly for the Brumbies next year, he’ll be saving the Tasmanian devil, shutting down the Adani mine or acting as a celebrant at same-sex marriages. He could probably tear down Allianz and ANZ stadiu…
    - 3 days ago 14 Dec 17, 11:00pm -
  • Mary’s Wonder Women: Rugby joins the women’s sport party
    For Rugby Australia, 2017 will be a year some key stakeholders will quickly want to forget. It’s a year that will be remembered for stoushes in the Super Rugby, uncertainty at an administrative level and concern about the performance of the Wallabi…
    - 4 days ago 14 Dec 17, 7:20pm -
  • Super W gets an F for non-payment of female players
    Rugby Australia’s bid to not fall behind in the fast-moving women’s sporting revolution has resulted in female players going unpaid, an advocate says. Outgoing Rugby AU boss Bill Pulver has conceded players in the national women’s XVs competiti…
    - 4 days ago 14 Dec 17, 4:07am -
  • The Roar Podcast: What makes T20 cricket the best short format sport?
    Twenty20 cricket has been the undisputed leader of short format sports for more than a decade. Cricket has a long history of reducing matches to suit the market. Once upon a time there were timeless Tests which then were reduced to a maximum of five…
    - 4 days ago 14 Dec 17, 12:00am -
  • Consistently brilliant: Celebrating rugby’s three greatest craftsmen
    Rugby union has had its fair share of great craftsmen; players who were so consistent, precise and accurate throughout their entire careers. Of course, not all the great players have been genuine craftsmen of the game. We’ve seen players like Kurtl…
    - 5 days ago 13 Dec 17, 6:50pm -
  • World Rugby must do more to boost Pacific Island involvement
    In Samoa, World Rugby are claiming that they’re doing the right thing by donating 1.5m annually, But this isn’t the best we can do. Here are some ideas to bring about genuinely positive changes. Stadiums A smart move would be to maybe invest in a…
    - 5 days ago 13 Dec 17, 3:09pm -
  • Rugby Australia announce women’s competition for 2018
    Fresh off appointing Raelene Castle as their new chief executive, Rugby Australia has announced a new women’s competition in the 15-a-side format for 2018. The competition, known as Super W, will run alongside the men’s Super Rugby tournament wit…
    - 5 days ago 13 Dec 17, 12:00am -
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    Feed does not exists. It was deleted a long time ago. Or never existed at all.
    - 10 hours ago 18 Dec 17, 12:48am -
  • WATCH: Saracens prop plays shirtless
    Saracens prop Vincent Koch chose to play topless after having his shirt ripped off during Saracens' 24-21 Champions Cup loss to Clermont on Sunday.
    - 2 hours ago 18 Dec 17, 8:54am -
  • Bath 'won't risk' Underhill's health
    Bath will not risk the long-term health of Sam Underhill, who is 'still showing symptoms' of the concussion he suffered playing for England.
    - 11 hours ago 18 Dec 17, 12:18am -
  • Munster edge past Leicester
    Munster recorded their first win at Welford Road in 11 years with a 25-16 success over Leicester in the European Champions Cup on Sunday.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 8:26pm -
  • Saracens suffer seventh straight loss
    Scott Spedding's late penalty gave Clermont a 24-21 Champions Cup victory over Saracens, who suffered their seventh straight loss in all competitions.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 7:43pm -
  • Ospreys cruise by Northampton
    Rhys Webb scored twice as Ospreys completed a Champions Cup double over Northampton with a 32-15 bonus-point victory.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 7:43pm -
  • Daly helps Wasps past La Rochelle
    Elliot Daly scored two tries as Wasps kept alive their hopes of progressing from the Champions Cup pool stages with a 21-3 victory over La Rochelle.
    - 19 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 4:23pm -
  • Champions Cup recap
    Review all today's action from Wasps win over La Rochelle and victories for Ospreys, Clermont and Munster
    - 19 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 3:28pm -
  • Montpellier's Cruden suffers injury
    Former All Black fly-half Aaron Cruden suffered a knee injury during Montpellier's victory over Glasgow Warriors.
    - 2 days ago 16 Dec 17, 9:04pm -
  • Baxter rallies Chiefs after defeat
    Rob Baxter believes Exeter can still secure a Champions Cup quarter-final place despite their 22-17 defeat to Leinster.
    - 2 days ago 16 Dec 17, 9:04pm -
  • Happy returns for Sarginson
    Wigan have brought Dan Sarginson back to the club on a two-year deal.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Dec 17, 8:34pm -
  • Kear takes Bradford role
    Veteran coach John Kear is the latest man entrusted with the task of rebuilding the Bradford Bulls.
    - 5 days ago 13 Dec 17, 2:07pm -
  • PNG skipper Mead joins Catalans
    Papua New Guinea international David Mead has joined Catalans Dragons on a three-year contract.
    - 6 days ago 12 Dec 17, 3:34pm -
  • Wood extends Wakefield contract
    Wakefield hooker Kyle Wood has signed a new three-year contract, the Super League club have announced.
    - 6 days ago 12 Dec 17, 10:30am -
  • Aston joins Castleford
    Castleford have signed Cory Aston on a two-year deal after the half-back was released from his contract with Leeds.
    - 7 days ago 11 Dec 17, 10:39pm -
  • Watkins stays upbeat
    Kallum Watkins believes the future is bright for England despite their defeat in the 2017 Rugby League World Cup final.
    - 7 days ago 11 Dec 17, 1:05pm -
  • World Cup glory for Australia
    Australia have won the Rugby League World Cup with a tense 6-0 victory over brave England in Brisbane.
    - 15 days ago 3 Dec 17, 12:47pm -
  • Bumper profits for Millward
    Followers of our rugby league tipster Ian Millward were celebrating bumper profits following the conclusion of the World Cup.
    - 16 days ago 2 Dec 17, 1:45pm -
  • Rugby League World Cup final tips
    Ian Millward has enjoyed a superbly profitable Rugby World Cup and now takes a close look at Saturday's final as England take on the might of Australia.
    - 16 days ago 2 Dec 17, 11:19am -