Rugby Union

The Crusaders clinched the Super Rugby Aotearoa title after coming from behind to beat the Highlanders 32-22 on Sunday. An expectant crowd at a sold-out Orangetheory Stadium appeared set for…
Reece Hodge scored a first-half double as the Rebels ended the Brumbies' 100 per cent Super Rugby Aotearoa record with a resounding 30-12 victory on Friday. The Brumbies remain top…
Six Nations has confirmed the tournament will be completed in October and guidance on potential spectator attendance will follow "in due course". The World Rugby Council last week approved for…
The Blues remain in the hunt for the Super Rugby Aotearoa title after claiming a hard-fought 32-21 victory over the Highlanders. Sunday's bonus-point win at Forsyth-Barr Stadium moved the Blues…
Mack Hansen kicked a late, late penalty as the Brumbies maintained their unbeaten Super Rugby AU record with a last-gasp 22-20 win over the Reds. Substitute Hansen was the home…
The Crusaders closed on the Super Rugby Aotearoa title with a 32-19 victory over the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday. In bouncing back from their 34-32 loss to the Hurricanes…
A try in Super Time from Isi Naisarani secured a 25-20 win for the Rebels over Western Force in Sydney on Friday. A closely contested Super Rugby AU encounter was…
Kobe Steelers have confirmed the signings of former New Zealand duo Ben Smith and Aaron Cruden. Smith and Cruden are set to ply their trade in Japan whenever the season…
Australia lock Rob Simmons will leave the Waratahs at the end of the Super Rugby AU season and is set to join London Irish. Simmons has won 100 caps for…
The Six Nations will be completed in October and the Rugby Championship will run from November into December, World Rugby has announced. The coronavirus pandemic saw the Six Nations men's…
Seven Highlanders players will be sanctioned by the club for antisocial behaviour during a party at an apartment in Queenstown over the weekend. Members of the Highlanders squad took advantage…
Former New Zealand wing Julian Savea has rejoined the Hurricanes for their Super Rugby Aotearoa run-in. Savea has returned to his homeland after two years with Top 14 heavyweights Toulon.…
The Blues kept their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive after repelling the struggling Chiefs for a much-needed 21-17 victory on Sunday. All Blacks star Beauden Barrett impressed in his…
Two early tries set Super Rugby AU leaders the Brumbies on their way to a 24-0 victory over the Western Force on Saturday. The Force's hopes of claiming a first…
A superb Hurricanes display saw them end the Crusaders' 36-match unbeaten home run in a thrilling Super Rugby Aotearoa clash on Saturday. Nineteen points from Jordie Barrett helped the visitors…
Matt Toomua booted 19 points as the Melbourne Rebels inflicted a painful 29-10 defeat on a struggling Waratahs side in Super Rugby AU. For the Rebels, it was a record…
Hurricanes flanker Ardie Savea said the prospect of a Pacific Islands team in Super Rugby Aotearoa gets his "heart pumping". Last Friday, New Zealand Rugby released the Aratipu Report -…
World Rugby has proposed the introduction of a temporary international window before the end of 2020, a move that would allow this year's Six Nations to be completed. The governing…
The Highlanders produced a stunning comeback to edge the Chiefs 33-31 in a Super Rugby Aotearoa thriller on Sunday. Sio Tomkinson crossed for a late try at FMG Stadium Waikato…
Late magic from Issak Fines helped the Brumbies snatch a dramatic 24-23 win over the Waratahs in Saturday's Super Rugby AU clash at ANZ Stadium. The visitors trailed 20-5 after…
Beauden Barrett's return to the Hurricanes did not go to plan as brother Jordie nailed a late conversion to sink the Blues 29-27 in a Super Rugby Aotearoa thriller. The…
Maro Itoje has become the latest Saracens star to sign a new contract despite their impending Premiership relegation. England lock Itoje, 25, joined Owen Farrell, Jamie George, Elliot Daly, Mako…
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is aiming to establish a new competition for its Super Rugby teams and wants to work with Rugby Australia (RA). After a three-month review, known as…
Eddie Jones has expressed delight at Manu Tuilagi's decision to stay in England and is not concerned that Owen Farrell will be playing in the Championship next season. Tuilagi this…
Owen Farrell has committed his long-term future to Saracens, signing a new deal with the Championship-bound club. The England captain has been a pivotal part of Sarries' success since coming…
Elliot Daly is the latest England international to commit his future to Championship-bound Saracens. Sarries announced on Wednesday that Daly has signed a new three-year contract with the Premiership and…
The British and Irish Lions' tour to South Africa will go ahead as scheduled in 2021. There were concerns the impact of the coronavirus pandemic could cause a postponement to…
Sale Sharks have pulled off a major coup by signing England centre Manu Tuilagi. Tuilagi, 29, had been linked with a move to France or a code switch to rugby…
The Hurricanes made it back-to-back wins in Super Rugby Aotearoa with a 17-11 victory over the Highlanders on Sunday. A dominant start in Wellington helped set up the Hurricanes' win…
There was no winning return to Super Rugby for Western Force as they were beaten 23-14 by the Waratahs at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday. The Perth-based franchise were…
The Crusaders maintained their 100 per cent Super Rugby Aotearoa record with a 26-15 victory over the Blues on Saturday. Both sides came into the game at Orangetheory Stadium with…
There was no separating the Rebels and the Reds after Super Time as they had to settle for an 18-18 draw at Brookvale Oval on Friday. Neither side could force…
Sean Maitland has signed a new two-year contract with Saracens despite the club's relegation to the Championship. Premiership and European champions Saracens will play in England's second tier next term…
Ben Youngs, George Ford, Ellis Genge and Jaco Taute have all signed new contracts with Leicester Tigers. The Premiership club confirmed the new deals for England internationals Youngs and Ford…
Stade Francais have signed Telusa Veainu from Leicester Tigers, as well as Gloucester's Gerbrandt Grobler. Veainu, who can operate on the wing or at full-back, has agreed a three-year deal…
Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has signed for Japanese Top League side Shining Arcs. Laidlaw, 34, retired from international duty after the 2019 Rugby World Cup and has ended his…
Jordie Barrett returned from injury to lead the Hurricanes past the Chiefs 25-18 for their first win of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season. In his first game back from a…
The Brumbies nearly frittered away an 18-point second-half lead but held on to defeat the Rebels 31-21 in their first Super Rugby AU game. The Rebels scored 17 unanswered points…
Dan Carter made his return to a rugby field in New Zealand on Saturday when he turned out for his childhood club. The All Blacks legend, a two-time Rugby World…
Will Jordan scored another brace of tries as the Crusaders defeated the Highlanders 40-20 to make it three wins from three at the start of the Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign.…
James O'Connor's late double with his boot gave the Reds a long-awaited win over rivals the Waratahs in the Super Rugby AU opener. The Australia-based competition has replaced the usual…
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