Brumbies, Waratahs to battle for Australian conference

Published : 12:06 pm  February 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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The Wallabies’ run to last year’s World Cup final helped rejuvenate Australian rugby after some troubled times and the nation’s five Super Rugby teams will be eager to harness the momentum in the newly expanded competition.

Daly set for England debut against Ireland

Published : 11:24 am  February 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Elliot Daly is poised to make his England debut in Saturday’s Six Nations clash against Ireland at Twickenham after being named in coach Eddie Jones’s squad.

Daly set for England debut against Ireland

Published : 8:49 am  February 24, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Elliot Daly is poised to make his England debut in Saturday’s Six Nations clash against Ireland at Twickenham after being named in coach Eddie Jones’s squad.

Ireland call up Foley, Murphy and Gilroy for England game

Published : 6:12 pm  February 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Lock Dave Foley, flanker Jordi Murphy and winger Craig Gilroy replace the injured Mike McCarthy, Sean O’Brien and Dave Kearney in Ireland’s squad for the Six Nations game against England at Twickenham on Saturday.

Robshaw relishing England’s return to Twickenham

Published : 5:40 pm  February 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Former England captain Chris Robshaw is confident any residual gloom left over from last year’s dismal World Cup exit will be gone by the time the team walk out to play Ireland at Twickenham in the Six Nations on Saturday.

Smith called into France squad amid eligibility doubts

Published : 1:39 pm  February 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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France have called up Samoa-born David Smith to the squad for their next Six Nations game against Wales amid doubts about the Castres wing’s eligibility to represent the country.

Luther Burrell back in England squad after Devoto injury

Published : 1:33 pm  February 22, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Northampton centre Luther Burrell has been offered the chance to reboot his England career, having been drafted into their Six Nations squad on Sunday to replace the concussed Ollie Devoto.

Carter helps Racing past Grenoble, Toulouse slip up

Published : 11:50 am  February 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Racing 92 pulled five points clear in the French Top 14 with a thrilling 39-35 win at Grenoble on Saturday, as Toulouse slumped to a 28-8 defeat to La Rochelle.

Kandy clinch Dialog League title

Published : 6:42 pm  February 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Kandy SC clinched the Dialog Rugby League title with a 19-08 win over Navy SC at Welisara on Saturday.

Tuilagi proves fitness in front of England boss Jones

Published : 12:11 pm  February 20, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Manu Tuilagi staked his claim for a Six Nations call-up in front of England boss Eddie Jones as the Leicester star returned from his injury lay-off in a 25-19 Premiership defeat at Harlequins on Friday.

Police see off Air Force SC in one-sided contest

Published : 11:04 pm  February 19, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Police SC scored a much needed victory when they beat visiting Air Force SC 24-12 in their Dialog Rugby League match played at Police Park on Friday.

Read named new All Blacks captain as post-McCaw era begins

Published : 10:48 pm  February 19, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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All Blacks coach Steve Hansen confirmed the first of his major rebuilding decisions following back-to-back World Cup victories with the expected naming of Kieran Read as the next national captain on Friday, replacing the retired Richie McCaw.

Cipriani to return to his roots with Wasps

Published : 9:36 am  February 17, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Maverick England flyhalf Danny Cipriani is returning to his former club Wasps in a bid to revive his international career.

All Blacks to face Ireland in Windy City

Published : 9:03 am  February 17, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Rugby World Cup winners New Zealand will face Six Nations champions Ireland at Chicago’s Soldier Field in November, USA Rugby announced on Tuesday.

Ireland’s O’Brien ruled out of England Six Nations game

Published : 9:11 am  February 16, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Ireland flanker Sean O’Brien will miss their next Six Nations match against England at Twickenham due to a hamstring injury, coach Joe Schmidt said on Monday.

Joseph hat-trick powers England to big win in Italy

Published : 10:29 pm  February 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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A second-half hat-trick of tries by centre Jonathan Joseph swept England to a 40-9 victory over Italy on Sunday that took them top of the Six Nations standings after two games.

Late try by Medard helps France beat Ireland in Six Nations

Published : 10:43 am  February 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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France notched up their first victory over Ireland since 2011 on Saturday, a late converted Maxime Medard try producing an unlikely 10-9 victory to make it two from two in this year’s Six Nations.

Wales coach targets Six Nations title push after win over Scotland

Published : 10:17 am  February 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Warren Gatland insists Wales remain in contention for the Six Nations title despite a scrappy 27-23 victory over Scotland in Cardiff.

Ireland ready for French scrum in Six Nations clash, says Best

Published : 8:14 am  February 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Ireland captain Rory Best insisted on Friday that the changes to France’s scrum would not catch the reigning Six Nations champions by surprise.

England savvy about Italy threat at rugby Six Nations

Published : 7:44 am  February 13, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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England have never lost to Italy, but coach Eddie Jones said he was under no illusion the task facing his team when the sides play their second Six Nations match of the season on Sunday.

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