Rugby Union

Wasps back Paolo Odogwu and Bristol scrum-half Harry Randall have won their first England call-ups for the Six Nations. Bath prop Beno Obano is the third uncapped player to be…
Dan Lydiate has been recalled to the Wales squad for the Six Nations but there is no place for Rhys Webb. Back-row Lydiate last played for his country against Australia…
England head coach Eddie Jones is self-isolating after assistant Matt Proudfoot tested positive for coronavirus. England Rugby announced on Wednesday that Proudfoot, who is asymptomatic, returned a positive in the…
Rassie Erasmus says South Africa will "explore any option" to ensure they do not miss out on facing the British and Irish Lions. The Lions are scheduled to lock horns…
Kyle Sinckler will miss England's opening game in this year's Six Nations after the prop was handed a two-week ban for swearing at a referee. The Bristol Bears forward was…
The European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup have been temporarily suspended after the French authorities ruled the participation of Top 14 clubs to be too much of a public health…
French Rugby Federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte says there is "no question" that the Six Nations will be staged this year. The Telegraph this weekend reported that the tournament was…
Toulouse's two-time Rugby World Cup winner Jerome Kaino says he will definitely retire at the end of this season. The 37-year-old former New Zealand international, who lifted the Webb Ellis…
Alun Wyn Jones will need at least 10 weeks to recover from his knee injury, Ospreys fear, putting his involvement in Wales' Six Nations opener in doubt. Wales captain Jones…
Rugby World Cup 2023 hosts France will face New Zealand in the pool phase, while reigning champions South Africa have been paired with Ireland and Scotland. France and three-time winners…
Welsh referee Nigel Owens has confirmed his retirement from international rugby after an illustrious career on the Test stage. The revered official took charge of his 100th Test in France's…
Gregor Townsend will remain in charge of Scotland through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup after signing a two-year contract extension. The former Glasgow Warriors head coach was appointed by…
Former England hooker Steve Thompson has announced he has been diagnosed with early onset dementia and declared he cannot remember being part of the team's 2003 Rugby World Cup triumph.…
Thirteen Barbarians players have been given bans by the Rugby Football Union (RFU) after breaking coronavirus rules and causing a match with England to be cancelled. The RFU reportedly lost…
Owen Farrell scored the decisive points as England came from behind to defeat an understrength France 22-19 in sudden death extra time and win the inaugural Autumn Nations Cup. England…
Ireland's strong second-half showing saw off Scotland as Andy Farrell's side claimed a 31-16 win and third spot in the Autumn Nations Cup. Scotland were the better side for much…
Anthony Watson will start in place of the injured Jonathan Joseph in England's only change for Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup final with France, who have been forced to field a…
Australia or Argentina must do something miraculous on Saturday to rip the Tri Nations title from New Zealand's grasp. With the All Blacks boasting a points differential of plus 64,…
James O'Connor has been named to return for the Wallabies against Argentina in the Tri Nations on Saturday. O'Connor is back from a knee injury, which he suffered in the…
World Rugby chief executive Brett Gosper will step down in January to take up a new role as head of the NFL in the UK and Europe. Gosper joined World…
Pablo Matera has been stripped of the Pumas captaincy and suspended over "discriminatory and xenophobic" social media posts between 2011 and 2013, the Argentine Rugby Union (UAR) has confirmed. Guido…
England saw off Wales 24-13 in a scrappy Llanelli battle as Eddie Jones' men clinched top spot in Group A of the Autumn Nations Cup. Tries from Henry Slade and…
Sam Cane expressed his pride in New Zealand's response to two successive Test defeats, after the All Blacks ran out 38-0 winners over Argentina. Will Jordan's late double helped cap…
Will Jordan came off the bench to score two sensational tries as New Zealand returned to form with a dominant 38-0 victory over Argentina to put themselves in pole position…
New Zealand presented a signed All Blacks jersey with Diego Maradona's name on the back before Saturday's Rugby Championship clash with Argentina. Skipper Sam Cane laid the shirt, which bore…
George Ford will start at fly-half when England face Wales in their final Autumn Nations Cup Group A match on Saturday. Ford made his return from an Achilles injury off…
All Blacks head coach Ian Foster expects Argentina to have even greater emotion in the wake of Diego Maradona's death. Arguably the best footballer of all-time, Maradona died at the…
The All Blacks have made three changes to their starting team to face Argentina as Joe Moody prepares for his 50th Test. New Zealand will face the Pumas in Newcastle…
Former France internationals Serge Betsen, Vincent Clerc and Dimitri Yachvili have paid tribute to Christophe Dominici following the death of their old team-mate. Dominici passed away at the age of…
Ollie Lawrence will miss England's final Autumn Nations Cup Group A match against Wales due to a hip injury. Lawrence started in the victories over Georgia and Ireland, but will…
Former France international Christophe Dominici has died at the age of 48. The French Rugby Federation (FFR) and Dominici's former club Stade Francais confirmed the Bleus great had passed away…
Wales back-row Ross Moriarty will miss the remainder of the Autumn Nations Cup due to an ankle injury. The British and Irish Lion did the damage in training ahead of…
Anthony Watson and Luke Cowan-Dickie have returned to the England squad for the Autumn Nations Cup clash with Wales on Saturday after recovering from injury. Bath back Watson sustained an…
France gained a measure of revenge for their Six Nations defeat to Scotland by earning a hard-fought 22-15 triumph in Sunday's Autumn Nations Cup fixture at Murrayfield. Defeat in the…
Jonny May scored a sublime solo try as England beat Ireland 18-7 at Twickenham to extend their winning run to six matches and take charge of Autumn Nations Cup A.…
Reece Hodge felt he "let the country down" after missing a late penalty in Australia's 15-15 draw with Argentina in the Tri Nations. The Wallabies fly-half had the match on…
Reece Hodge missed a glorious late chance to kick Australia to victory as the Wallabies were held 15-15 by Argentina in a tense Tri Nations tussle. In a battle between…
Scotland's November 28 match against Fiji has been cancelled, Autumn Nations Cup organisers have confirmed. Fiji are yet to appear in the new tournament due to a coronavirus outbreak in…
After the high of defeating New Zealand for the first time, Argentina will look to buck the trend again and claim a win against Australia in the Tri Nations on…
George Ford will start on the bench for England against Ireland in the Autumn Nations Cup on Saturday. The fly-half returns to the squad after overcoming an Achilles problem, although…
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