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  • Hardie ‘suspended from duty’
    Scotland and Edinburgh flanker John Hardie has been suspended until further notice ‘pending an internal investigation’, it’s been announced.
    - 5 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 6:12pm -
  • Challenge Cup teams: Saturday
    Six games are scheduled in the Challenge Cup on Saturday as Krasny Yar look to make it two wins from two after beating Stade Français.
    - 6 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 5:40pm -
  • Joseph unveils Japan squad
    Japan head coach Jamie Joseph has named Michael Leitch as captain in his 34-man squad for their Test matches in October and November.
    - 6 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 5:11pm -
  • On this day: Springboks win World Cup
    On this day in 2007 South Africa lifted the Rugby World Cup for the second time, defeating England 15-6 in a low-scoring final in Paris.
    - 7 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 4:46pm -
  • Brown blow for Scotland
    Scotland’s injury woes have been compounded with the news that hooker Fraser Brown is sidelined for eight weeks with a knee injury.
    - 7 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 4:39pm -
  • Wasps’ Young claims son still eligible for Wales
    Wasps director of rugby Dai Young has clarified that his son, flanker Thomas, is still eligible for Test match rugby if selected by Wales.
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:06pm -
  • White backs Boks to regain ascendancy
    The Springboks’ 2007 Rugby World Cup-winning head coach, Jake White, believes South Africa can win the global tournament again.
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 2:58pm -
  • Preview: Champions Cup, Saturday
    Six games are on the Champions Cup schedule on Saturday and the action kicks off with Glasgow hosting Leinster in an all-PRO14 affair.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 2:30pm -
  • Preview: Champions Cup, Sunday
    Three games wrap up Round 2 of the Champions Cup as Montpellier, La Rochelle and Wasps take on Exeter, Ulster and Harlequins respectively.
    - 9 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 2:25pm -
  • Jaguares looking to do better in Super Rugby
    Stepping into the hot seat of Argentine rugby, coaching the Jaguares in next year's Investec Super Rugby competition, will be one of the leading figures in the Argentina game, Mario Ledesma.…
    - 10 days ago 11 Oct 17, 9:22am -
  • Rennie quick to make his mark in Glasgow
    Former Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is already making his mark in Scotland with his Glasgow Warriors enjoying a record start to their season. Read More…
    - 11 days ago 9 Oct 17, 8:06pm -
  • Bigger and better Brisbane Tens to kick off 2018 season
    The Brisbane Global Rugby Tens will again launch the rugby season in the Southern Hemisphere in 2018, with 14 top class professional teams descending upon Queensland for the spectacular two-day tourna…
    - 24 days ago 26 Sep 17, 9:05pm -
  • 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…
    - 30 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…
    - 75 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.…
    - 75 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…
    - 76 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…
    - 76 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…
    - 77 days ago 4 Aug 17, 11:31pm -
  • Wallabies vs All Blacks Bledisloe Cup third Test date, kick-off time
    New Zealand may have the Bledisloe Cup, but Australia will host the third and final Test match between the Wallabies and All Blacks on October 21. From kick-off time to squad lists, here are all the details you need. Kick-off time and venue The Bledi…
    - 2 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 9:00pm -
  • Wallabies vs All Blacks Bledisloe 3 preview and prediction
    The Wallabies head to Suncorp Stadium on Saturday night to face the All Blacks in the final home test of the year. With the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup firmly stowed in the Kiwi cabinet, the Wallabies are out for pride. 2017 has been a real…
    - 4 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 7:00pm -
  • Wallabies face rugby new laws up north
    The upcoming Bledisloe match, and the end of year Tests will be played under different laws. There’s a short video on YouTube from a UK rugby show where Wayne Barnes talks through the changes. Northern hemisphere players have been using the new law…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:40pm -
  • Farr-Jones questions Wallabies’ belief
    Former World Cup-winning Wallabies halfback Nick Farr-Jones has questioned whether Australia have the mental toughness to upset the All Blacks in Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup dead rubber in Brisbane. Farr-Jones said Australia could gain the confidence…
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:04pm -
  • The Wallabies’ indigenous jersey
    It is appropriate and exciting for the Wallabies to be wearing a jersey with a special indigenous motif in the third Bledisloe Test tonight, but it is unlikely that this will attract Aboriginal players to the code in increasing numbers. If the experi…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 2:55pm -
  • All Blacks praise Wallabies’ Indigenous jersey idea
    New Zealand skipper Kieran Read has applauded Australia’s Indigenous jersey initiative, predicting it will give them an extra reason to perform in Saturday’s third Bledisloe Cup Test. The Wallabies will become the first national side to wear an I…
    - 9 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 2:09pm -
  • Should the Wallabies be chasing perfection?
    Last week I wrote about the Wallabies’ continued struggles with their basic skills. There were some really interesting comments on that article but unfortunately I was too busy to respond to any of them so I wanted to revisit the theme today and di…
    - 20 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:50am -
  • How to spice up the Bledisloe dead rubber? Give Quade a run
    This weekend’s Bledisloe Cup dead rubber is as dead a rubber as a dead rubber can be. The lead-in this week has been loaded with coaches, players, ex-players and pundits churning out the fluff. Apparently there is no such thing as a dead rubber. Th…
    - 1 day ago 19 Oct 17, 7:20pm -
  • Hear from the schoolboy winger who went viral thanks to Club Roar
    Sydney schoolboy Byron Hollingworth-Dessent has spoken to The Roar about rugby, the selection process, and the future of the sport. Byron’s overwhelming speed and stamina on the wing was showcased on Club Roar last month. However, he wasn’t alway…
    - 1 day ago 19 Oct 17, 4:09pm -
  • Challenge Cup: Sale lose at Lyon
    Sale lost 27-24 away to Lyon in the Challenge Cup on Friday, as Cardiff won 17-15 at Toulouse and Brive thrashed Oyonnax 38-13.
    - 1 hour ago 20 Oct 17, 10:22pm -
  • Bath claim shock win at Scarlets
    Rhys Priestland kicked Bath to a surprise 18-13 victory over Scarlets in a rain-soaked Champions Cup tie at Llanelli.
    - 2 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 9:51pm -
  • Sky Live: La Rochelle v Ulster
    La Rochelle and Ulster meet in France on Sunday, after both scored impressive opening-round Champions Cup victories.
    - 4 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 6:56pm -
  • Sky Live: Montpellier v Exeter
    Montpellier aim to build on positives from their Leinster defeat while Exeter travel with confidence following Glasgow win.
    - 5 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 6:19pm -
  • Sky Live: Leicester v Castres
    Leicester host Castres in Pool 4 with both sides going in search of their first victory of the new European season.
    - 6 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 5:18pm -
  • Hardie suspended by Scotland
    Scotland and Edinburgh forward John Hardie has been suspended from club and country duty pending an investigation.
    - 6 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 5:18pm -
  • Sky Live: Munster v Racing 92
    Ronan O'Gara returns to Thomond Park as Racing 92 face Munster in Pool 4 of the Champions Cup.
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:17pm -
  • Sky Live: Glasgow v Leinster
    Glasgow are boosted by the return of Stuart Hogg while Johnny Sexton comes back in to skipper Leinster.
    - 10 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 1:51pm -
  • Rugby union team tracker
    Recap all the latest team news, tweets and videos ahead of this weekend's rugby union action!
    - 14 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 9:52am -
  • Thompson in 'surprise' Leigh move
    Leigh have made another high-profile signing from the NRL, much to the surprise of owner Derek Beaumont.
    - 5 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 6:19pm -
  • Leuluai takes up Warrington role
    Kylie Leuluai has ended a 10-year association with Leeds to become Warrington's head of rugby operations.
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:17pm -
  • Clark makes Castleford switch
    Castleford have signed Hull KR prop Mitch Clark on a two-year deal as Daryl Powell continues to shape their squad for the 2018 season.
    - 8 hours ago 20 Oct 17, 3:17pm -
  • Huddersfield's Ellis rejoins Cas
    Castleford have re-signed half-back Jamie Ellis from Huddersfield on a three-year deal.
    - 1 day ago 19 Oct 17, 1:36pm -
  • Anderson signs new Dragons deal
    Catalans Dragons' former New Zealand international Louis Anderson has signed a new contract for 2018.
    - 2 days ago 18 Oct 17, 6:18pm -
  • Magic Weekend meet for Leeds and Cas
    Leeds and Castleford will meet for a Grand Final re-match at Super League's Magic Weekend which will be held in Newcastle for a fourth successive year in 2018.
    - 2 days ago 18 Oct 17, 4:08pm -
  • Knowles agrees new Saints deal
    St Helens' Wales international Morgan Knowles has committed his future to his club at least until the end of 2021 after agreeing a new four-year contract.
    - 3 days ago 18 Oct 17, 10:06am -
  • Roberts to join Warrington
    Australian half-back Tyrone Roberts has agreed to join Warrington on a three-year deal from the Gold Coast Titans.
    - 3 days ago 17 Oct 17, 8:24pm -
  • Hock leaves Leigh
    Relegated Leigh have announced the departure of Gareth Hock, who wants to finish his career in Super League.
    - 8 days ago 13 Oct 17, 8:48am -