Wallaby coach Cheika extends contract

Published : 10:05 am  May 21, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Wallaby coach Michael Cheika on Thursday agreed a two-year contract extension that will take him through to the 2019 World Cup in a major boost for Australian rugby.

New Springboks coach Coetzee brings in long-time ally

Published : 9:15 am  May 18, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Former Scotland prop Matt Proudfoot will continue his long collaboration with new South Africa coach Allister Coetzee after being named a Springboks assistant on Tuesday.

Samoa stun Fiji at Paris Sevens with second half surge

Published : 9:03 am  May 16, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Samoa produced a stirring four-try second-half comeback to stun Fiji 29-26 to win the Paris Sevens on Sunday.

Beale stung by knee injury a day after agreeing Wasps deal

Published : 10:10 am  May 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Australia utility back Kurtley Beale suffered a serious knee injury in New South Wales Waratahs’ 31-8 Super Rugby victory over the Bulls on Saturday, less than a day after agreeing a lucrative deal to join English side Wasps.

Last-gasp try gives Stormers draw with Sunwolves

Published : 5:59 am  May 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Vincent Koch scored a try in the last minute as South Africa’s Stormers came from 14 points down to snatch a 17-17 draw against Super rugby newcomers the Sunwolves at Singapore’s National Stadium on Saturday.

Seven-star Farrell leads Saracens past Carter’s Racing

Published : 5:35 am  May 15, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Owen Farrell kicked seven penalties to help Saracens rain on Dan Carter’s parade by beating Racing 21-9 to win the European Champions Cup on Saturday.

Fiji, New Zealand off to winning sevens starts

Published : 11:51 am  May 14, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Reigning series champions Fiji got off to a winning start at the Paris leg of the World Sevens Series on Friday.

All Blacks’ Jane, Vito, Savea dropped for breaking team rules

Published : 11:19 am  May 12, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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All Blacks Cory Jane, Victor Vito and Julian Savea have been dropped by the Wellington Hurricanes for their Super Rugby clash against the Queensland Reds after breaking a curfew last week in South Africa, the team said on Thursday.

Sri Lanka stunned by Fijian-powered Malaysia

Published : 1:10 am  May 12, 2016 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Sri Lanka’s Asian Rugby Championship Division One 2016 campaign suffered a major blow with a shock 42 points to 17 defeat to Malaysia yesterday at Royal Selangor Stadium, Kuala Lumpur.

Crusaders’ quiet progress faces noisy obstacle in Dunedin

Published : 10:42 am  May 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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The Super Rugby title aspirations of both the Canterbury Crusaders and Otago Highlanders will get a reality check on Friday when the two clash in what could be the defining game of the regular season.

Sri Lanka open campaign with come-from-behind win

Published : 1:49 am  May 9, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Sri Lanka came back to overturn a two-point first-half deficit to beat Singapore 33 points to 17 in the opening game of the Asian Rugby Championship Division One yesterday, played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Hat-trick helps Crusaders maintain pressure

Published : 12:15 pm  May 8, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders maintained their Super Rugby challenge with a dominant display over the Queensland Reds on Friday, fuelled by a hat-trick from winger Jone Macilai-Tori.

Naholo returns with double as Highlanders down Chiefs

Published : 12:00 pm  May 8, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Waisake Naholo bagged a double on his return to Super Rugby as the Otago Highlanders downed the Waikato Chiefs 26-13, allowing the Canterbury Crusaders to takeover the competition leadership.

Ashley-Cooper steers Bordeaux to key Top 14 win

Published : 11:20 am  May 7, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Australian winger Adam Ashley-Cooper scored one of his team’s two tries as Bordeaux-Begles defeated Grenoble 20-14 on Friday to stay on course for the French Top 14 play-offs.

Muthu to lead Sri Lanka at ARC

Published : 1:50 am  May 5, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Former Thomian and Havies skipper, Sudarshan Muthuthanthri will lead the Sri Lanka rugby outfit for this month’s Asian Rugby championship which will be worked off in Malaysia from May 8 to 14.

Folau looking forward to England, not back to World Cup

Published : 6:33 pm  May 4, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Australia may have dumped England out of their home World Cup on a courageous run to the final last year but fullback Israel Folau believes the past will count for nothing when the teams clash again in June.

Eleven-try Jaguares back on the winning trail

Published : 12:25 pm  May 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Argentine side the Jaguares spectacularly snapped a seven-match Super Rugby losing streak Saturday by crushing the struggling Southern Kings 73-27 in Buenos Aires.

Waratahs snatch victory as Stormers see red

Published : 12:02 pm  May 1, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Skipper Michael Hooper scored a late try to help the NSW Waratahs triumph 32-30 over the 14-man Western Stormers Saturday in a Super Rugby thriller in Cape Town.

Cruden boots Chiefs home against Sharks

Published : 12:36 pm  April 30, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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Super Rugby pacesetters the Waikato Chiefs ground out a narrow 24-22 win over the Coastal Sharks on Friday, with coach Dave Rennie conceding they were lucky to stay top of the competition.

Wallabies winger Tomane in doubt for England series

Published : 9:35 am  April 27, 2016 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  | [post_view] reads   |  
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In-form Wallabies winger Joe Tomane is a major doubt for the June internationals against England after tearing a knee ligament while playing for the ACT Brumbies in a Super Rugby match last weekend.

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