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  • Creevy quietly confident ahead of Boks clash
    Agustin Creevy feels Argentina can make a winning start to their Rugby Championship campaign against the Springboks in Port Elizabeth.
    - 8 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 3:56pm -
  • Byrne – ‘We’re going to play a running game’
    Wallabies skills coach Mick Byrne expects their Rugby Championship opener against New Zealand in Sydney to be a ‘pretty frenetic game’.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 3:02pm -
  • HIA now fixed at 10 minutes
    World Rugby has made it mandatory for players who undertake an off-field screening under the HIA protocol not to return before 10 minutes.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 2:59pm -
  • Rona – ‘I’m familiar with the role’
    Wallabies newbie Curtis Rona has said he is comfortable on the wing despite having played only 80 minutes there in his time at the Force.
    - 9 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 2:31pm -
  • Coetzee backs Cassiem inclusion
    Springbok coach Allister Coetzee believes Uzair Cassiem is the ideal replacement for Warren Whiteley in the number eight position.
    - 10 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 1:59pm -
  • Marler inks new Harlequins deal
    Harlequins have announced that England and British and Irish Lions prop Joe Marler has committed his long-term future to the club.
    - 10 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 1:50pm -
  • Hansen wary of Wallabies threat
    All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen believes the Wallabies aren’t to be underestimated when the sides face off in the Rugby Championship.
    - 12 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 11:53am -
  • Impressive start from Canterbury
    Canterbury began their Mitre 10 Cup defence with an impressive 39-0 victory over last year’s beaten finalists Tasman in Nelson on Friday.
    - 12 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 11:26am -
  • Tandy signs on until 2020
    Ospreys chairman Roger Blyth has confirmed that head coach Steve Tandy will remain at the helm of the PRO14 region until at least 2020.
    - 12 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 11:06am -
  • Preparation week was best ever - Robertson
    Becoming the first to achieve Investec Super Rugby success as both a player and a coach had been special Crusaders coach Scott Robertson said after his side beat the Lions 25-17 in Johannesburg on Sun…
    - 12 days ago 6 Aug 17, 9:11pm -
  • Crusaders were deserved winners - Ackermann
    Beaten Lions coach Johan Ackermann ended his stint in Investec Super Rugby on the wrong end of a 17-25 loss to the Crusaders in Sunday's final (NZT) but was gracious in defeat.…
    - 12 days ago 6 Aug 17, 9:11pm -
  • Peyper backed for red card decision
    Reaction to the Crusaders' 25-17 Investec Super Rugby win over the Lions in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT) was consistent in finding no fault in referee Jaco Peyper's decision to red card Lions flanker…
    - 13 days ago 5 Aug 17, 5:40pm -
  • Crusaders defy odds to claim emphatic final win
    If any team was going to defy Investec Super Rugby history and cross the Indian Ocean to claim the title it was the Crusaders and in defying the Lions 25–17 at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Sunday t…
    - 13 days ago 5 Aug 17, 4:35pm -
  • Todd ready for busy time in the loose
    Crusaders flanker Matt Todd is ready for a busy day at the office in attempting to quell the Lions play at the breakdown in the Investec Super Rugby final in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT).…
    - 14 days ago 4 Aug 17, 11:31pm -
  • Cronje looking to set pace for Lions
    If there is one player who can lift the tempo in his Lions side it is halfback Ross Cronje whose man of the match effort against the Hurricanes last week proved crucial for his side making Sunday's (N…
    - 14 days ago 4 Aug 17, 11:31pm -
  • 'We will have to be outstanding' - Mooar
    If the Crusaders are to leave Ellis Park on Sunday (NZT) as Investec Super Rugby champions for 2017 they realise will have to be outstanding in their final against the Lions.…
    - 15 days ago 3 Aug 17, 9:43pm -
  • Taylor keen to celebrate with Super Rugby title
    All Blacks hooker Codie Taylor is hoping to celebrate his signing until 2021 with New Zealand rugby by being part of a Crusaders team that wins its first Investec Super Rugby title since 2008 on Sunda…
    - 15 days ago 3 Aug 17, 9:43pm -
  • Crusaders 'most organised, most clinical' - Lions
    Lions research ahead of the final of the Investec Super Rugby competition against the Crusaders in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT) has shown the Christchurch-based side is the best organised and most cli…
    - 16 days ago 2 Aug 17, 9:14pm -
  • Rebels sign Wallabies vice captain
    The Melbourne Rebels have made a big signing!The post Rebels sign Wallabies vice captain appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 4 days ago 15 Aug 17, 2:55am -
  • Western Force cut from Super Rugby
    The ARU has discontinued the Western Force's Super Rugby licence. The post Western Force cut from Super Rugby appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 8 days ago 11 Aug 17, 6:38am -
  • Melbourne Rebels sign Western Force prop
    Western Force prop Tetera Faulkner has joined the Melbourne Rebels.The post Melbourne Rebels sign Western Force prop appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 9 days ago 10 Aug 17, 6:54am -
  • All Blacks lose star fullback ahead of Bledisloe Cup opener
    All Black Jordie Barrett ruled out for remainder of the year.The post All Blacks lose star fullback ahead of Bledisloe Cup opener appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 9 days ago 10 Aug 17, 6:44am -
  • Crusaders down Lions to win eighth Super Rugby crown
    The Crusaders have claimed their eighth Super Rugby title, with a 25-17 win over the Lions in Johannesburg.The post Crusaders down Lions to win eighth Super Rugby crown appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 13 days ago 5 Aug 17, 11:06pm -
  • Seven new faces named in Wallabies Bledisloe Cup squad
    Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named his squad for the upcoming Bledisloe Cup.The post Seven new faces named in Wallabies Bledisloe Cup squad appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 15 days ago 4 Aug 17, 6:49am -
  • Kings, Cheetahs set to join Pro14
    South African rugby teams, the Kings and the Cheetahs will join the expanded Pro14 European competition.The post Kings, Cheetahs set to join Pro14 appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 16 days ago 3 Aug 17, 12:48am -
  • Michael Hooper named new Wallabies skipper
    As expected, Michael Hooper has been named as the Wallabies new captain.The post Michael Hooper named new Wallabies skipper appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 17 days ago 2 Aug 17, 4:19am -
  • Former All Blacks centre appointed Highlanders coach
    Former All Blacks centre appointed Highlanders coach.The post Former All Blacks centre appointed Highlanders coach appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 17 days ago 2 Aug 17, 2:20am -
  • Wallabies vs All Blacks kick-off time, date, venue, squads, broadcast information – Bledisloe Cup first Test
    The Wallabies go up against the almighty All Blacks in the first game of not only the Bledisloe Cup, but the Rugby Championship too. The match is scheduled to kick-off on Saturday, August 19 at 8pm (AEST). With just three wins in their last 20 encoun…
    - 2 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 10:00pm -
  • Wallabies vs All Blacks Bledisloe Cup first Test preview and prediction
    Will it be another Bledisloe Cup victory to the all-conquering All Blacks – or are the Wallabies about to experience a sudden form reversal, and knock off the best nation in the world? Let’s be honest – it’s probably going to be the former. A…
    - 4 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 8:00pm -
  • Who are these Boklings?
    They are young. Only one is thirty. All but five are 27 or younger. Seven have not even reached 25. The median age is about 25.5. They are inexperienced. The back three (bench included) has only nine caps, combined. This means that Raymond Rhule’s…
    - 6 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 5:07pm -
  • Cheika ain’t going down wondering
    Despite initially participating in the collective groan on The Roar about Michael Cheika’s selections for the first Bledisloe Cup Test, I thought it would be worthwhile considering what they might actually mean. In particular the light and short ba…
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:33pm -
  • Why a rush defence will not upset the All Blacks
    A rush defence will not undo the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship – and it didn’t for the Lions series. Well, that’s a big statement so best start backing it up. Many a parallel has been drawn between the Andy Farrell rush defence and the s…
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:30pm -
  • The tin foil hat conspiracy: Bledisloe Cup edition
    The recent outburst by World Rugby vice chairman Agustin Pichot with regard to the Sonny Bill Williams suspension reversal seemed a little odd given that this was a World Rugby-appointed independent council enforcing World Rugby-written and owned reg…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:00pm -
  • Every Bledisloe Test result since 1932
    Tonight the Bledisloe Cup begins for the 57th time, with the Wallabies and All Blacks playing their 138th Test in contest of the cup. The record stands overwhelmingly in favour of the All Blacks, who have won or retained the cup 44 times, compared to…
    - 8 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 3:30pm -
  • Folau pleads with fans to watch Wallabies
    Wallabies superstar Israel Folau is urging fans to get behind their bold bid for a morale-boosting victory over the All Blacks amid fears of the worst Bledisloe Cup turnout ever at ANZ Stadium. Australian rugby is on the nose after the ARU’s shambo…
    - 19 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:42am -
  • Alan Jones wants CBA boss to top ARU board
    Former Wallabies coach Alan Jones wants outgoing Commonwealth Bank chief executive Ian Narev to fill the shoes of departing Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver. Jones took a swipe at the ARU panel in April and another on Friday, leaving no senior…
    - 19 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:08am -
  • QUIZ: Rugby Championship
    Test your knowledge of the Rugby Championship, dating back to its start as the Tri-Nations in 1996.
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:50pm -
  • Sky Live: South Africa v Argentina
    South Africa and Argentina will start their Rugby Championship campaigns with a meeting in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:50pm -
  • Marler extends Quins contract
    England prop Joe Marler has signed a contract extension with Harlequins, keeping him at the club until 2021.
    - 7 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 4:18pm -
  • WATCH: Rugby Union Is Back
    A new season of Rugby Union kicks off this weekend with the Rugby Championship.
    - 8 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 3:12pm -
  • England confirm autumn kick-offs
    England's Old Mutual Wealth Series will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Action, as kick-off times are announced.
    - 8 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 3:12pm -
  • Sky Live: Australia v New Zealand
    Michael Hooper has urged the Wallabies to end a five-Test losing run against New Zealand in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup match.
    - 12 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 11:07am -
  • NZ consultant not guilty over bugging
    A New Zealand security consultant has been found not guilty of making up claims he found a bugging device in the team's hotel in Sydney.
    - 14 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 10:01am -
  • May 'couldn't ignore' Tigers
    Jonny May says a desire to find "the next level" in his rugby career was the motivation behind joining Leicester.
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 17, 11:05pm -
  • Townsend impressed by Graham
    Gregor Townsend spoke highly of Darcy Graham after including the 20-year-old in his Scotland squad for a training camp.
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 17, 8:05pm -
  • Leeds edge out Saints
    A milestone Ryan Hall try helped Leeds to a crucial 16-14 victory over St Helens in Super League. Get the full report and reaction.
    - 29 mins ago 18 Aug 17, 11:05pm -
  • Wigan cruise past Salford
    Wigan sparkled as they crushed Salford 42-6 in the Super 8s on Friday. Get the full report and reaction.
    - 2 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 9:54pm -
  • Hull hit by Giants upset
    Huddersfield claimed a shock 46-18 victory at Hull in the Super League Super 8s. Get the full report and reaction.
    - 2 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 9:54pm -
  • Cas take up World Club Series spot
    After claiming their first domestic league trophy in 91 years, Castleford are now aiming to conquer the world.
    - 11 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 12:31pm -
  • Tigers win League Leaders' Shield
    Castleford beat Wakefield 45-20 to win the League Leaders' Shield for the first time in their 91-year history.
    - 11 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 12:31pm -
  • Best bets and popular punts
    Could John Gosden be set to unleash another star two-year-old? According to today's big gamble with Sky Bet, the answer is yes...
    - 12 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 11:07am -
  • Friday's best bets
    Can Ben Linfoot land his third winning nap in succession? What's Ian Millward's strongest Super League fancy? Find out in Friday's best bets.
    - 16 hours ago 18 Aug 17, 7:40am -
  • Rugby league betting tips
    Two-time Grand Final winner Ian Millward previews this weekend's Super League action with Halifax rating his best bet.
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 17, 9:22pm -
  • August fixtures & results
    Check out all of August's Betfred Super League fixtures and results.
    - 1 day ago 17 Aug 17, 9:22pm -