Rugby Union

Wed 21 Nov 2018

French rugby’s classy support for gay hate crime victim

French rugby’s classy support for gay hate crime victim

France players will wear rainbow laces in their match against Fiji in support of ex-Wales captain Gareth Thomas - the victim of a homophobic assault last week

Low blow, bro: All Blacks blame Wallabies for form slump

Low blow, bro: All Blacks blame Wallabies for form slump

South Africa is the only southern hemisphere country providing the All Blacks with the top-flight opposition they need, New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says

Ponga adds fuel to rugby speculation

premium_icon Ponga adds fuel to rugby speculation

Rampaging Queensland rookie Kalyn Ponga is refusing to guarantee himself to rugby league beyond one more year

Illness rips through Wallabies camp

premium_icon Illness rips through Wallabies camp

Israel Folau, Bernard Foley and Adam Coleman have been isolated from teammates in the Wallabies’ camp after contracting stomach bugs.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

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Nogoa Red Claws cap great year with under-15 title

premium_icon Nogoa Red Claws cap great year with under-15 title

Coach: 'Our boys ran on to the field ready to play finals rugby'

Hottest property in world rugby has a huge call to make

Hottest property in world rugby has a huge call to make

Joe Schmidt says whether he stays on as Ireland rugby coach after next year’s World Cup or moves on, probably to the All Blacks, will be decided by his family

Genia graduates from ‘fat little bloke’ to 100-Test player

premium_icon Genia graduates from ‘fat little bloke’ to 100-Test player

Will Genia will become the 10th most capped Wallaby when he takes the field against the man who blooded him at the Reds, Eddie Jones

Carter, Giteau linked to breakaway comp

Carter, Giteau linked to breakaway comp

Billionaire mining magnate Andrew Forrest says star players from around the world are banging down the door to ask about his Global Rapid Rugby competition.

Kiwi View: All Blacks’ ‘aura of invincibility has vanished’

Kiwi View: All Blacks’ ‘aura of invincibility has vanished’

Less than a year out from the World Cup, New Zealand is starting to get edgy amid concerns the All Blacks' aura of invincibility has vanished.

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