Rugby Union News
IRFU unveil ambitious plans to grow the women’s game in IrelandThe aim is to increase the number of women’s teams from 190 to over 300 by 2023.
The lowdown on Christian Wade’s reported switch to the NFLThe Wasps winger is the third top try-scorer in the history of the English Premiership.
Anscombe labels kit clash a disgrace after Champions Cup encounterCardiff were beaten by Glasgow but both teams wearing similar colour kits proved the main talking point.
Oct 21, 19:16
Leinster lose thriller against Toulouse in Champions CupMaxime Medard’s try proved the difference against the reigning champions.
Oct 21, 18:08
Eddie Jones has no concerns over playing Chris AshtonAshton has scored 19 tries in 39 Tests for England.
Oct 20, 22:00
Saracens make it two wins out of two with defeat of LyonSaracens make it two wins out of two with defeat of Lyon
Oct 20, 19:37
No more second chances, Rob Baxter tells Exeter after Castres defeatExeter had held a 14-point lead but Castres hit back for a 29-25 victory.
Oct 20, 17:58
Ackermann focuses on Gloucester fightback rather than Cipriani red cardThe England fly-half was sent off for a 28th-minute high tackle on Munster centre Rory Scannell.
Oct 20, 17:04
Strong final quarter sees Leicester hit back to sink ScarletsStrong final quarter sees Leicester hit back to sink Scarlets
Oct 19, 21:44
Cockerill calls for Edinburgh public to help them upset ToulonBT Murrayfield hosts Champions Cup rugby for the first time in four years.
Oct 19, 16:46
Ben Te’o returns for Worcester’s cup clash with OspreysA quadricep injury has forced the England centre to miss the first seven games of the season.
Oct 19, 15:34
Burns to keep Bath place despite errors against ToulouseBath are looking to bounce back against Wasps.
Oct 19, 15:06
Christian Wade linked with NFL switchWasps have yet to make any official comment on Wade’s reported departure.
Oct 19, 12:17
England omission ‘tough’ on Cipriani – JonesThe in-from Gloucester fly-half has been left out of England’s 36-man training squad.
Oct 18, 22:00
May back for Scarlets showdownThe England wing will start at Welford Road.
Oct 18, 14:22
Jones says Cipriani is ‘third choice’ fly-half after England autumn squad snubThe England head coach admits the decision to leave Cipriani out is tough on the Gloucester fly-half.
Oct 18, 11:05
Cipriani left out of England autumn series squad despite strong start to seasonThe Gloucester fly-half was named Gallagher Premiership player of the month for September.
Oct 18, 10:02
Blade Thomson unable to make Scotland debut against Wales – Gregor TownsendThe 27-year-old is one of three uncapped players named in Townsend’s bumper 40-man squad for the Autumn Tests alongside Sam Skinner and Sam Johnson.
Oct 18, 04:30
Nathan Hughes ruled out of three England Tests after receiving six-week banThe Wasps number eight had been cited for punching Lewis Ludlow and was also punished for a tweet.
Oct 18, 02:00
Calf strain rules Mako Vunipola out of England’s autumn Test seriesThe prop will miss around six weeks.
Oct 17, 16:18
Scotland boss Gregor Townsend already looking ahead to next year’s World CupThe Dark Blues play four Tests this autumn.
Oct 17, 12:30
Chris Robshaw to miss autumn internationals following surgeryThe England and Harlequins back-rower has had a knee operation.
Oct 16, 18:50
Jonah Holmes’ Wales call-up a reward for his ‘outstanding form’, says GatlandThe Leicester back is one of two uncapped players in 37-man squad for Tests against Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa next month.
Oct 16, 15:40
Wales call up uncapped Jonah Holmes and Luke Morgan for autumn internationalsWales face Test matches next month against Scotland, Australia, Tonga and South Africa.
Oct 16, 13:09
Billy Vunipola’s injury woesThe England number eight will miss the autumn Test series with a broken arm.
Oct 16, 13:01
Billy Vunipola out of autumn internationals as injury strikes againThe Saracens number eight has been ruled out for around 12 weeks with a broken left arm.
Oct 15, 16:39
Newcastle stun Toulon with historic win in FranceNewcastle stun Toulon with historic win in France
Oct 14, 17:45
Early Mike Rhodes try proves enough as Saracens see off GlasgowThe expected score-fest failed to materialise.
Oct 14, 17:41
We 100 per cent should have won, says Edinburgh boss CockerillWe 100 per cent should have won, says Edinburgh boss Cockerill
Oct 13, 19:02
Burns fluffs his lines late on as Bath fall to ToulouseThe full-back was left in tears after two late errors cost his side at the Rec.
Oct 13, 15:04
Exeter aiming to make their mark on the European Stage as Champions Cup beginsChiefs face a tough pool after being grouped alongside Munster, Castres and Gloucester.
Oct 12, 13:11
Wasps boss Young hopes to catch ‘frightening’ Leinster coldThe reigning champions open their defence in Dublin.
Oct 11, 22:00
Liverpool 'not interested in Lucas Paqueta'Liverpool will not swoop for Flamengo midfielder Lucas Paqueta in January, according to a report.
Oct 10, 12:31
Murray hands Ireland new contract and fitness boostThe scrum-half ignores big-money overseas offers to commit his future to Ireland and Munster.
Oct 10, 12:05
Worries over Jonny May’s fitness as England wing injures shoulderWorries over Jonny May’s fitness as England wing injures shoulder
Oct 6, 18:31
Jonny May hands England injury scare as Tigers edge out NorthamptonCourtney Lawes was forced out of the match during the warm-up with a back spasm.
Oct 6, 17:20
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