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  • Dylan Hartley out of Ireland Test
    England co-captain Dylan Hartley has been ruled out of their opening Six Nations encounter against Ireland in Dublin due to a knee injury.
    - 17 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 12:07pm -
  • Robbie Henshaw and Sean O’Brien return for Ireland
    Robbie Henshaw has been named in Ireland’s squad for the opening two Six Nations rounds, despite expecting to miss the England match.
    - 1 day ago 16 Jan 19, 6:44pm -
  • Fly-half to leave Munster for Benetton
    Munster have confirmed that fly-half Ian Keatley will depart the province for Italian PRO14 side Benetton at the end of the season.
    - 1 day ago 16 Jan 19, 6:10pm -
  • Match officials to January 20
    The match officials for this weekend have been confirmed with Jerome Garces taking charge of the Munster versus Exeter European clash.
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 19, 2:24pm -
  • All Blacks centre to join Wasps
    Wasps have confirmed that New Zealand centre Malakai Fekitoa will join from French giants Toulon when his contract expires in June.
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 19, 1:25pm -
  • Seven uncapped players in Scotland squad
    Scotland boss Gregor Townsend has named seven uncapped players in a 39-man squad for the 2019 Six Nations, which begins in February.
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 19, 12:34pm -
  • Wales coach “fancied” taking Dragons role
    Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards has admitted that he “fancied” taking the Dragons head coach’s job before deciding against it.
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 19, 11:53am -
  • Ireland hit by scrum-half blow ahead of Six Nations
    Ireland have suffered a blow ahead of the Six Nations after scrum-half Luke McGrath was sidelined for at least eight weeks with a knee injury.
    - 2 days ago 15 Jan 19, 5:36pm -
  • Sinoti Sinoti contract boost for Newcastle
    Newcastle Falcons have announced that dangerous wing Sinoti Sinoti has agreed a contract extension to remain with the Kingston Park club.
    - 3 days ago 15 Jan 19, 3:52pm -
  • Genia, Cooper want to create new memories
    Melbourne Rebels fans will be hoping the reunification of Reds inside-backs pairing of halfback Will Genia and first five-eighths Quade Cooper in Investec Super Rugby this season will spark the succes…
    - 1 day ago 16 Jan 19, 8:17pm -
  • Sharks appoint Schreuder captain for 2019
    Sharks halfback Louis Schreuder has been named captain of the side for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby season. Read More…
    - 1 day ago 16 Jan 19, 8:17pm -
  • Brits wants meaningful impact with Bulls
    Encouraging news on the fitness front has the Bulls preparing for the Investec Super Rugby season with increased confidence and the experience of an old campaigner in hooker Schalk Brits.…
    - 2 days ago 15 Jan 19, 8:52pm -
  • Proctor to join former coach in England
    One-Test All Black Matt Proctor will sever his ties with New Zealand rugby and the Hurricanes to join Northampton in England's Premiership at the end of the Investec Super Rugby season.…
    - 6 days ago 11 Jan 19, 9:18pm -
  • 19 players to watch in 2019
    With another huge year of rugby looming, we take a look at 19 players to keep an eye on in 2019. Read More…
    - 7 days ago 11 Jan 19, 3:18am -
  • Waratahs look to SA for extra power in pack
    Looking for some 'oomph' up front, the Waratahs have signed South African lock Le Roux Roets on a one-season contract for the 2019 Investec Super Rugby season.…
    - 7 days ago 10 Jan 19, 7:57pm -
  • England lock Parling to coach Rebels pack
    Former England and British & Irish Lions lock Geoff Parling will be forwards coach for the Melbourne Rebels in Investec Super Rugby this year. Read Mor…
    - 8 days ago 9 Jan 19, 7:57pm -
  • Feed does not exists
    Feed does not exists. It was deleted a long time ago. Or never existed at all.
    - 4 hours ago 18 Jan 19, 1:13am -
  • Bad Year Sees Wallabies Out to Big Price for Rugby World Cup
    Australia’s national rugby union side has not had the best of campaigns in 2018. The Wallabies enter a Rugby World Cup year off the back of nine defeats in their last dozen tests. That leaves the impression head coach Michael Cheika has it all to…
    - 32 days ago 16 Dec 18, 11:32pm -
  • Michael Cheika: The Stats Behind His 50 Tests in Charge of Wallabies So Far
    Michael Cheika racked up his 50th game as Australia’s national rugby union head coach with defeat to bitter rivals New Zealand in their fortress, Eden Park. The Wallabies have never beaten the All Blacks outside of Australia under their current bos…
    - 12 Sep 18, 12:00am -
  • Reds star Quade Cooper praised for professionalism
    Cooper has committed to playing rugby in Queensland.The post Reds star Quade Cooper praised for professionalism appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 13 Jul 18, 6:16am -
  • Can Australia Win The 2019 Rugby World Cup?
    With just over a year until the 2019 World Cup gets underway, the strongest rugby union nations in the business are starting to build momentum ahead of the sport’s showpiece competition. Australia, beaten finalists back in 2015, will be quietly con…
    - 21 Jun 18, 1:11am -
  • Wallabies coach seeking “swagger” from his team
    Michael Cheika wants to see a more confident Wallabies outfit when they run out to face Ireland in June.The post Wallabies coach seeking “swagger” from his team appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 22 May 18, 6:50am -
  • What Can We Expect from a World Cup in Japan?
    In 2019, the Rugby World Cup will head to Asia for the first time, with Japan hosting the tournament. It is a move that has followed football’s FIFA World Cup, taking the tournament to countries not typically associated with the sport. Indeed, the…
    - 8 Mar 18, 10:14pm -
  • Five classic England vs Australia encounters
    Relive five of the best encounters between England and Australia. The post Five classic England vs Australia encounters appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 14 Dec 17, 2:57am -
  • Pocock set to return to action with Brumbies in 2018
    David Pocock has returned to the ACT Brumies following a year long sabbatical.The post Pocock set to return to action with Brumbies in 2018 appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 1 Dec 17, 2:46am -
  • Wallabies slump to record loss to Scotland
    The Wallabies have failed to send veteran Stephen Moore out of the game a winner, slumping to an embarrassing 53-24 loss to Scotland in Edinburgh.The post Wallabies slump to record loss to Scotland appeared first on Zero Scrum.
    - 25 Nov 17, 10:34pm -
  • Was Brad Thorn right to dump Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt?
    It was a good opening weekend for the new, four-team Australian Super Rugby structure. Three of the franchises won, and the only one to lose, the Reds, lost to another Aussie side. But the Queenslanders are a concern. Yes, it’s only Round 2 of the…
    - 27 Feb 18, 5:40pm -
  • Scotland poked the bear, now England will punish the rest of us
    While most are rejoicing at seeing Scotland dish it out to England, it may turn out to be the catalyst the Poms need to inject some serious life into their 2019 Rugby World Cup campaign. One of the negative outcomes of a mainly unbeaten run is that…
    - 27 Feb 18, 3:42pm -
  • Reds look for positives from opening Super Rugby loss
    Not even the Queensland Reds know what to make of their false start to the Super Rugby season in Melbourne. But strike weapon Samu Kerevi insists there were genuine positives to emerge from their chaotic defeat last week. The Reds were reduced to 14…
    - 26 Feb 18, 10:26pm -
  • Short memories: High tackle cards are not the refs’ fault
    If you’re still looking for someone to shake your fist at after what might have felt like a sudden spate of high tackle cards over the first full weekend of Super Rugby, the men in the middle brandishing said cards should be well down the bottom. T…
    - 26 Feb 18, 7:00pm -
  • Cards rule Round 1 of Super Rugby
    The alarming proliferation of cards in Super Rugby is showing no signs of abating. There were 49 more cards in Super Rugby last year than in 2016. In the first full round of 2018, there were ten cards in seven games and in four of those games the car…
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:43pm -
  • Aaron Mauger wins the midfield tactical battle over Tana Umaga
    Aaron Mauger has quickly stamped his authority on this Highlanders side. He promised tweaks to the traditional southern gameplan as both attack and head coach, and started off by providing a structure that the Blues midfield simply could not get to g…
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:38pm -
  • The advantage rule is killing Super Rugby
    In rugby union, ‘advantage’ is awarded to the non-offending side in two instances: a knock-on and a penalty. When a knock-on occurs, the ruling is possession (via a scrum feed) to the non-offending side. When a penalty occurs, the ruling is an op…
    - 26 Feb 18, 3:33pm -
  • Reds must fix discipline issues: Kerevi
    Samu Kerevi admits the Queensland Reds have discipline issues after captain Scott Higginbotham was banned for three weeks, while Lukhan Tui is also in the sights of the Super Rugby judiciary. Higginbotham was red-carded after just nine minutes in Fri…
    - 26 Feb 18, 2:12pm -
  • Sonny Bill hoses down NRL return rumours
    Sonny Bill Williams has shut down speculation he could make an NRL return this year, declaring he’s committed to New Zealand rugby and the quest for a record third consecutive World Cup triumph with the All Blacks next year. Rumours of a Williams c…
    - 26 Feb 18, 2:07pm -
  • Feed does not exists
    Feed does not exists. It was deleted a long time ago. Or never existed at all.
    - 4 hours ago 18 Jan 19, 1:13am -
  • Jones: Nowell could be a flanker
    Eddie Jones believes converting Jack Nowell from wing to openside flanker is an option if England are to succeed in World Cup year.
    - 6 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 11:20pm -
  • Gatland holds talks over Lions role
    Warren Gatland says he has held "informal conversations" over coaching the British and Irish Lions again in 2021.
    - 8 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 9:48pm -
  • LISTEN: Will Greenwood's podcast
    Rupert Cox and Will Greenwood look to the Six Nations on the latest episode live from England's Thursday squad announcement.
    - 11 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 6:13pm -
  • England 6N squad: Winners and losers
    Eddie Jones has named his latest England squad ahead of the 2019 Six Nations. But who are the winners and losers out of it?
    - 12 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 5:37pm -
  • Greenwood: Give Daly Dublin test
    Will Greenwood says England's Six Nations opener against Ireland is the perfect chance to properly test Elliot Daly at full-back.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 2:37pm -
  • Wasps sign prop Toomaga-Allen
    Wasps have signed their second All Black in as many days with prop Jeff Toomaga-Allen arriving from the Hurricanes.
    - 17 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 12:21pm -
  • Jones sets Robshaw, Hartley return dates
    Eddie Jones is hopeful Chris Robshaw and Dylan Hartley will be fit to return for England’s Six Nations games against France and Wales respectively.
    - 18 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 11:48am -
  • Injured Hartley absent for England
    England captain Dylan Hartley is absent from Eddie Jones' initial 2019 Six Nations squad having failed to recover from injury.
    - 19 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 10:21am -
  • Care expects battle for England spot
    Danny Care is relishing the prospect of a battle for England’s half-back jerseys ahead of Eddie Jones’ squad announcement on Thursday.
    - 23 hours ago 17 Jan 19, 6:33am -
  • Lunt relinquishes captaincy
    Shaun Lunt has stepped down as captain of Hull KR following his health scare.
    - 2 days ago 16 Jan 19, 10:41am -
  • Walker handed Salford lifeline
    Salford have signed former Wakefield, Hull KR and St Helens prop Adam Walker, who will be free to resume his career when his drugs ban expires on March 13.
    - 6 days ago 11 Jan 19, 7:33pm -
  • Lees signs new Saints deal
    St Helens prop forward Matty Lees has signed a new and improved three-year deal with the Super League side that will keep him at the club until 2021.
    - 8 days ago 10 Jan 19, 4:11pm -
  • Plans in place after Gale blow
    Castleford will seek salary cap relief to give themselves the option of signing a replacement if England scrum-half Luke Gale is ruled out for the entire 2019 season.
    - 9 days ago 9 Jan 19, 1:12pm -