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  • Dunbar out for at least six weeks
    Glasgow centre Alex Dunbar has successfully undergone knee surgery at BMI Ross Hall Hospital and is facing a period of at least six weeks out.
    - 12 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 5:38pm -
  • Ford keen to back up win
    Leicester fly-half George Ford is already targeting the scalp of reigning Premiership champions Exeter Chiefs, who they host this Saturday.
    - 12 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 5:19pm -
  • Kleyn to see neck specialist
    Munster are sweating over the fitness of second-row Jean Kleyn as he will meet with a specialist to determine the damage to his neck injury.
    - 13 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 5:00pm -
  • Farrell wants more from Saracens
    Saracens fly-half Owen Farrell believes his side still have a long way to go in their pursuit of perfection, despite thumping Sale Sharks 41-13.
    - 14 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 3:40pm -
  • Ireland delivers presentation bid to host RWC 2023
    Ireland were happy with their presentation bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup which they delivered to the World Rugby Council in London.
    - 14 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 3:17pm -
  • Hogg happy to reunite Hougaard and Mills
    Worcester Warriors head coach Carl Hogg believes Francois Hougaard and Ryan Mills will provide his side with “strong direction” at half-back.
    - 15 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 2:23pm -
  • VIDEO: PRO14 highlights, Round 4
    Take a check on the video highlights from Round Four of the PRO14.
    - 16 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 1:42pm -
  • Delaney to be appointed Highlanders defence coach
    Canterbury provincial boss Glenn Delaney has signed on to be the Highlanders defence coach for next season’s Super Rugby campaign.
    - 16 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 1:06pm -
  • It’s so far so good – Van der Merwe
    DTH van der Merwe was pleased after a whirlwind debut for Newcastle Falcons as he opened his account in Saturday’s 33-32 victory at Bath.
    - 17 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 12:31pm -
  • Home derbies to kick off Super Rugby 2018
    The schedule for the restructured 2018 Investec Super Rugby season has been announced by SANZAAR. Read More…
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 17, 8:41am -
  • 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…
    - 50 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.…
    - 50 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…
    - 51 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…
    - 52 days ago 5 Aug 17, 4:35pm -
  • 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…
    - 52 days ago 4 Aug 17, 11:31pm -
  • 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).…
    - 52 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.…
    - 53 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…
    - 53 days ago 3 Aug 17, 9:43pm -
  • After a month of NRC 2017, these are the standouts
    “Could I tempt you to name an NRC 15 from what you’ve seen so far this year?” Roarer Hugo put to me last Thursday. Yes, Hugo, you definitely can. Picking theoretical teams and so-called ‘form XVs’ are always fun and generally fraught with d…
    - 12 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 5:55pm -
  • Another idea to save Australian rugby union: Bring back the fisticuffs
    I was at a top 14 rugby clash recently and saw two big opposing locks square off, off the ball, and have an uninterrupted 30-second boxing fight. Jeez, it was fun to watch. Nobody seemed to care, but the stadium came alive. Whistling, stomping, jeeri…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 4:15pm -
  • Aviva premiership Week 4 round-up
    Week 4 of the Aviva Premiership is in the bag. There was some superb rugby and questionable refereeing. Here is a wrap of the weeks action. Gloucester 24-19 Worcester Gloucester nearly grabbed defeat from the jaws of victory on Friday night at Kingsh…
    - 13 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 4:10pm -
  • Wallabies must bring the angry: Byrne
    The Wallabies must be up for the fight against an angry Springboks side who are tipped to take their trademark physicality to another level in Bloemfontein, assistant coach Mick Byrne has warned. South Africa were towelled 57-0 by New Zealand two wee…
    - 15 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 2:51pm -
  • CLUB ROAR WINNERS ANNOUNCED: Steven Bradbury chooses Australia’s next iconic grassroots moment
    The day has finally come to announce the winners of the second ever Club Roar Awards. We’re celebrating the highlights and the lowlights of local sport in its purest form. For this round of judging we enlisted the help of Olympic gold medallist Ste…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 17, 7:10pm -
  • The Wrap: Is Super Rugby dead? Don’t bet on it just yet
    In the aftermath of the ARU’s decision to ‘discontinue’ the Western Force from Super Rugby, and Andrew Forrest’s promise to establish an Indo-Pacific rugby competition while also supporting the NRC, concerns have been raised. Many people have…
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 17, 6:50pm -
  • Why I won’t be supporting the French Rugby World Cup bid
    According to the French, the only way to “help safeguard international rugby’s future” is to grant them the hosting rights for the 2023 World Cup. On the surface this is one of the most arrogant statements I’ve read in a long time, but it doe…
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 17, 4:00pm -
  • Melbourne Rising vs Sydney Rams: NRC live scores
    The final game in Round 4 of the NRC sees the struggling Melbourne Rising play the Greater Sydney Rams. The Roar has the game covered, with a match preview and live scores from 3pm (AEST). Melbourne played valiantly against the Rays last week, but fe…
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 17, 4:55am -
  • Sydney Rays vs Queensland Country: NRC live scores
    The Sydney Rays host Queensland Country in the third round of the National Rugby Competition. Join The Roar for the match preview and live score updates from 1pm (AEST). The Rays and Queensland Country have experienced some success this season, but h…
    - 2 days ago 24 Sep 17, 2:55am -
  • 'Remove scrums from schools rugby'
    Tackling and the scrum should be removed from schools rugby, academics have advised in a leading medical journal.
    - 6 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 11:46pm -
  • Dunbar a doubt for Scotland
    Alex Dunbar faces a race against time to be fit for Scotland's November internationals clashes after undergoing surgery.
    - 11 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 6:23pm -
  • Coetzee puts faith in Rhule
    Allister Coetzee gives winger Raymond Rhule his support ahead of the Springboks' penultimate Rugby Championship game.
    - 12 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 5:22pm -
  • Youngs hails England depth
    Ben Youngs believes England possess the strength in depth to cope without the injured Billy Vunipola.
    - 13 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 4:21pm -
  • PM backs Ireland's RWC bid
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has backed Ireland's bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
    - 15 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 2:18pm -
  • Stuart Barnes' talking points
    Stuart Barnes talks Italian victories, high-flying Glasgow Warriors, Eddie Jones' logic, England's options and more...
    - 16 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 1:10pm -
  • Stuart Barnes' talking points
    Stuart Barnes talks Italian victories, high-flying Glasgow Warriors, Eddie Jones' logic, England's options and more...
    - 18 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 11:09am -
  • Team of the week
    The cream of the crop from Europe's top leagues combine in our latest team of the week.
    - 23 hours ago 25 Sep 17, 6:17am -
  • Chiefs reclaim Prem top spot
    Champions Exeter reclaimed top spot in the Premiership by beating Wasps 31-17 at Sandy Park.
    - 1 day ago 24 Sep 17, 5:40pm -
  • October fixtures & results
    Check out all of October's Betfred Super League fixtures and results.
    - 2 days ago 23 Sep 17, 5:58pm -
  • Best bets and popular punts
    We've rounded up our best bets for today's sporting action and highlighted the best-backed selections with Sky Bet.
    - 3 days ago 23 Sep 17, 12:54pm -
  • Saturday's best bets
    We've rounded up our best bets for today's sporting action including horse racing, football, darts, rugby league and greyhounds.
    - 3 days ago 23 Sep 17, 8:19am -
  • Cas dominate nominations
    Castleford's domination of Super League in 2017 is recognised by the shortlist for the prestigious Steve Prescott Man of Steel award.
    - 3 days ago 22 Sep 17, 10:11pm -
  • Super League round-up
    A review and scores from the latest round of Super League games as Hull FC beat Castleford to qualify for the play-offs.
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 10:51am -
  • Clark leaves Workington
    Workington have parted company with head coach Dave Clark after missing out on a place in the Kingstone Press League 1 play-offs.
    - 4 days ago 22 Sep 17, 10:51am -
  • Rugby league betting tips
    Grand Final-winning coach Ian Millward previews a big week in both the Betfred Super League and NRL.
    - 4 days ago 21 Sep 17, 9:52pm -
  • Koukash rejects offer to re-locate
    Salford owner Marwan Koukash has rejected an offer to re-locate the club.
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 17, 10:42am -
  • Cummins takes up Widnes post
    Former Bradford head coach Francis Cummins is back in rugby league after being appointed as Denis Betts' assistant at Widnes.
    - 5 days ago 21 Sep 17, 10:42am -