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  • Te’o relishing Lions Test debut
    Ben Te’o’s rise through rugby union continued on Thursday when he was named to start for the Lions in Saturday’s Test with the All Blacks.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 11:46am -
  • Expert Witness: Peter Winterbottom ahead of first Test
    This week’s Expert Witness, Peter Winterbottom, was part of the Lions side in 1993 and joins us to discuss selection, history and strategy.
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 11:25am -
  • Italy change three for Australia
    Italy head coach Conor O’Shea has made three changes to the starting line-up for the clash with Australia at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday.
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 11:18am -
  • Plisson to start for France
    Jules Plisson has been restored at fly-half as one of three changes to the backline for the third Test against South Africa on Saturday.
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 11:04am -
  • Osborne returns for Fiji
    Highlanders wing Patrick Osborne returns to the Fiji starting lineup for the clash with Scotland at ANZ Stadium in Suva on Saturday.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 9:40am -
  • Toner reaches half century for Ireland
    Devin Toner will win his 50th cap when Ireland face Japan in Tokyo on Saturday, while John Cooney is set to make his debut as a replacement.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 9:25am -
  • Clever announces international retirement
    Todd Clever, the USA’s most-capped Test player, has announced he will retire from international rugby following the World Cup qualifiers.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 9:24am -
  • Ford to make record-breaking appearance
    Hooker Ross Ford will become the most-capped Scotland player in history in the final tour Test against Fiji in Suva this Saturday.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 9:05am -
  • Preview: South Africa ‘A’ v French Barbarians
    South Africa ‘A’ will be hoping to clinch their two-match series against the French Barbarians when the sides clash in Orlando on Friday.
    - 5 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 8:41am -
  • Highlanders not expecting any Lions let-up
    Knowing a different group British & Irish Lions would be looking to repeat Saturday's effort against the Crusaders, the Highlanders were ready for another full-on effort from the tourists in Dunedin o…
    - 11 days ago 12 Jun 17, 12:25am -
  • Jim Kayes: Lions heading in right direction
    Warren Gatland called it a significant win. Read More
    - 12 days ago 10 Jun 17, 9:31pm -
  • Chiefs edge Hurricanes in classic
    The Chiefs have ended the Hurricanes unbeaten home run to close out a 17 - 14 win in an electric game at Wellington's Westpac Stadium. Read More…
    - 13 days ago 9 Jun 17, 10:43am -
  • Zinzan Brooke: The Lions will improve
    There’s winning ugly and then there’s losing bravely, and that pretty much sums up the first couple of matches of this Lions series. Read More…
    - 13 days ago 9 Jun 17, 3:37am -
  • OPINION : Learnings for both the Lions and All Blacks in Blues win
    Sonny Bill Williams showed he's more than ready for a return to the All Blacks with an impressive performance in the Blues historic 22-16 win against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park.…
    - 15 days ago 7 Jun 17, 12:58pm -
  • Hurricanes keep their eye on the prize
    Beaten by the Chiefs 18-26 in their round three Investec Super Rugby encounter, the Hurricanes will be looking to utilise home advantage, and a good run of recent form, to reverse that result in Welli…
    - 16 days ago 6 Jun 17, 9:38pm -
  • Blues set to make Super Rugby history against British & Irish Lions

    - 17 days ago 5 Jun 17, 4:14am -
  • Super Rugby Review: Round 15
    Quarter-final standings based on results after Round 15 of Investec Super Rugby suggest both the Chiefs and Highlanders would have to travel to South Africa to advance their plans.…
    - 18 days ago 4 Jun 17, 11:15pm -
  • Hurricanes dig deep to defeat Force
    The Hurricanes will return to New Zealand feeling sore but satisfied after their 34-12 win over the Western Force in Perth. Read More…
    - 19 days ago 3 Jun 17, 8:03pm -
  • Rebels, McGahan to part ways at season’s end
    Tony McGahan will leave the Melbourne Rebels at season's end.The post Rebels, McGahan to part ways at season’s end appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 7 days ago 15 Jun 17, 6:03am -
  • Cheika names June Series squad
    Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named his 34-man June Series squad.The post Cheika names June Series squad appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 22 days ago 31 May 17, 5:25am -
  • Three Aussies set to feature in French Top 14 final
    Toulon win through to French Top 14 final.The post Three Aussies set to feature in French Top 14 final appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 25 days ago 29 May 17, 12:41am -
  • A closer look at the 2019 World Cup draw
    The British and Irish Lions are touring New Zealand in the coming months, which will take centre stage in the world of rugby union. However, heads will begin to look to Japan and the 2019 World Cup, particularly after the pool stage draw was made.Th…
    - 37 days ago 16 May 17, 4:43am -
  • Wallabies get favourable World Cup draw
    The 2019 World Cup draw has been released and the Wallabies have a dream draw.The post Wallabies get favourable World Cup draw appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 43 days ago 11 May 17, 12:28am -
  • Rebels call on ARU to make decision on Super Rugby cull
    Rebels want call on future now.The post Rebels call on ARU to make decision on Super Rugby cull appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 50 days ago 3 May 17, 5:33am -
  • Tahs’ stay at home despite A-League concerns
    The Waratahs will not move their Super Rugby match this Saturday night to accommodate the A-League Grand Final.The post Tahs’ stay at home despite A-League concerns appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 51 days ago 3 May 17, 12:05am -
  • All Black announces retirement due to concussion
    All Black and former Hurricane James Broadhurst has hang up the boots due to concussion.The post All Black announces retirement due to concussion appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 56 days ago 28 Apr 17, 1:45am -
  • 71-Test veteran calls time on career
    Drew Mitchell will hang up the boots at the end of the French Top 14 season.The post 71-Test veteran calls time on career appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 64 days ago 19 Apr 17, 2:09am -
  • Wallabies team to play Italy: Cheika swings the axe after Scotland debacle
    Michael Cheika has made six changes to his Wallabies side to face Italy on Saturday following the team’s shock loss to Scotland last weekend. Stephen Moore is back as the side’s captain and hooker, while last week’s debutant Eto Nabuli has last…
    - 10 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 3:47am -
  • The Big Questions: Two very different June Test experiences
    The June Internationals are about to get very, very serious on the eastern side of the Tasman, while on the western side, things are already very, very serious for very, very different reasons. Digger and I have served up a trans-Tasman edition of th…
    - 20 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 6:32pm -
  • Savea brothers demoted by All Blacks
    Prolific winger Julian Savea is the big-name casualty in the All Blacks side to face the British and Irish Lions in the first Test. Savea is replaced on the left wing by 20-year-old Blues flyer Rieko Ioane, who will become the youngest All Black to s…
    - 23 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 3:00pm -
  • The Wallaby back five has taken five steps back
    I would blame David Pocock. ‘Poey’ started his six-month sabbatical away from rugby earlier this year, and the Wallaby selectors’ previous ideas of how to construct their back-five forwards appeared to vanish with him. Getting the right balance…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 5:45pm -
  • The High Five: Chiefs vs British and Irish Lions
    The Chiefs have succumbed to the British and Irish Lions in Hamilton, comfortably beaten by 34 points to 6 by their more experienced and composed opposition, with the Lions defence again proving too difficult to overcome. Here are the High Five from…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 4:35pm -
  • Have patience, Wallabies supporters, things will click
    After the loss to Scotland and the tragedy of a year that’s befallen Aussie Super Rugby sides, it’s easy to dwell on the negatives. We all do it. It’s our default position when we get touched up by more than we think we should or by someone we…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 4:27pm -
  • The All Blacks are ready and waiting
    Bring your dead-eyed metronomes in red tunics. Run on your slope-shouldered beasts from the sodden North. Assemble your stifling tank battalion, festooned by Celtic tattoo and strapped with the colours of the home of rugby. Spin the ball through the…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 4:07pm -
  • Probable Lions squad for first All Blacks Test
    The British and Irish Lions scored a decisive win against the Maori All Blacks, 32-10, on Saturday. And now it looks like the majority of the 23 will feature in the first Test. Eddie Jones, the English coach, has been particularly vociferous about Ga…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 3:45pm -
  • Second-string Lions step up in 34-6 win over Chiefs
    British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland is tipping plenty of lively debate in Wednesday’s Test selection meeting after his supposed second-string troops outclassed the Chiefs 34-6 in Hamilton. The hosts barely had a sniff on home soil, as a mi…
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 2:41pm -
  • Four changes for Springboks
    South Africa have made four changes for the third Test against France at Ellis Park on Saturday.
    - 16 mins ago 22 Jun 17, 1:51pm -
  • Leitch leads much-changed Japan
    Michael Leitch skippers Japan in Saturday's second Test against Ireland as they make eight changes to their starting XV.
    - 16 mins ago 22 Jun 17, 1:51pm -
  • 'Itoje impact could be crucial'
    Nick Evans believes that the impact of Maro Itoje off the bench will be crucial if the Lions are to beat New Zealand
    - 16 mins ago 22 Jun 17, 1:51pm -
  • Tebaldi returns for Italy
    Italy coach Conor O'Shea has made three changes for Saturday's Test against Australia in Brisbane.
    - 1 hour ago 22 Jun 17, 12:54pm -
  • Plisson recalled by France
    France have recalled fly-half Jules Plisson as one of three changes for Saturday's third Test against South Africa.
    - 2 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 11:53am -
  • Hansen to curb Lions' speed
    New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen says they have plans to outsmart the Lions' lightning line speed.
    - 3 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 11:12am -
  • Wallabies change six for Italy
    Australia captain Stephen Moore returns to the starting line-up in one of six changes for Saturday's Test against Italy.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 10:01am -
  • WATCH: #FANVAN - Day 23
    The Quinnebago has arrived in Auckland for the first Test and the boys take Gavin Hastings out for a spot of sailing.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 10:01am -
  • Treadwell starts for Ireland
    James Tracy and Kieran Treadwell have been handed their first starts for Ireland in Saturday's second Test against Japan.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 10:01am -
  • Giants extend Ridyard's loan spell
    Huddersfield have extended Leigh half-back Martyn Ridyard's loan until the end of the season.
    - 4 mins ago 22 Jun 17, 2:03pm -
  • Smith: Ratchford punishment harsh
    Warrington coach Tony Smith believes full-back Stefan Ratchford has been harshly treated after receiving a one-match ban.
    - 4 hours ago 22 Jun 17, 10:01am -
  • Sale bemoan 'wasted time'
    Sale Sharks have hit back at Castleford Tigers following the conclusion of their legal dispute over Denny Solomona.
    - 21 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 5:32pm -
  • Tonga parts company with Leigh
    Former Australia centre Willie Tonga has left Leigh after an injury-plagued spell at the Super League club.
    - 21 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 4:59pm -
  • Thurston snatches Queensland late win
    Jonathan Thurston kicked a dramatic late conversion as Queensland snatched an 18-16 victory over New South Wales to level this year's State of Origin series.
    - 22 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 3:58pm -
  • Fixtures, results & standings
    The latest table, fixtures & results from the 2017 Super League season, complete with match reports and reaction.
    - 22 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 3:58pm -
  • Super League team news
    Team news, statistics, kick-off times, TV coverage details & odds ahead of the latest round of matches in the Super League.
    - 23 hours ago 21 Jun 17, 2:57pm -
  • Ratchford ban for tripping
    Stefan Ratchford will miss Warrington's clash with Catalans Dragons after receiving a one-match ban for tripping.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 7:46pm -
  • June fixtures & results
    Check out all of June's Betfred Super League fixtures and results.
    - 2 days ago 20 Jun 17, 7:46pm -