David Pocock, widely regarded as the best openside flanker in rugby, has signed a new deal to stay in Australia through to the next World Cup after taking a one-year sabbatical in 2017.
England have become a much tighter-knit squad since Eddie Jones took over as coach after last year’s World Cup debacle, number eight Billy Vunipola said on Tuesday.
Scotland forwards David Denton and Jonny Gray have been ruled out of their final Six Nations match against Ireland in Dublin through injury, the Scottish Rugby Football Union said on Tuesday.
The Singer Schools Rugby League 2016 will commence on the March 18 when Trinity College, Kandy host Wesley College, Colombo at Kandy. It will be followed by the St. Thomas’ College and St. Joseph’s College encounter at CR & FC Grounds and the tie between defending champions Royal College and D. S. Senanayake College at the Royal College Complex.
England loosehead prop Joe Marler has been cited for allegedly striking Wales prop Rob Evans during the Six Nations match at Twickenham on Saturday.
Scotland coach Vern Cotter believes his side are putting the pieces in place to continue their upward momentum following a 29-18 Six Nations victory over France on Sunday.
England won the Six Nations for the first time since 2011 after Scotland beat France for only the second time in the competition with a 29-18 victory at Murrayfield on Sunday.
New Zealand beat South Africa 19-14 to capture the inaugural Canada Sevens in Vancouver on Sunday and close the gap on Fiji at the top of the World Series standings after their third win of the campaign.
Sergio Parisse insists Italy still deserve a place in the Six Nations despite their nine-try 58-15 humiliation by Ireland in Dublin.
England coach Eddie Jones said the Grand Slam is “there for us to take” after his Six Nations leaders staved off a late Wales rally for a 25-21 win at Twickenham on Saturday.
New Zealand indicated Saturday they were close to winning the highly contested battle to secure the services of coaching guru Wayne Smith, saying Saturday an announcement is imminent.
The ACT Brumbies showed why they are one of the favourites to take the 2016 Super Rugby title with an impressive 31-14 win over the Western Force in Perth on Friday.
CR & FC fought back strongly after an early scare to win 35-26 against Army SC in their Dialog Clifford Cup 2016 knockout encounter played at Race Course Grounds yesterday.
Simon Zebo returns to Ireland’s starting side for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Italy after injury ruled out Rob Kearney.
England coach Eddie Jones says the bitter defeat by Wales in the World Cup will not be in his players’ minds when they face Warren Gatland’s side in a crucial Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Saturday.
CR & FC and Army SC will kick off the Dialog Clifford Cup 2016 when they square off at Race Course Grounds on Friday (11).
Wales have named an unchanged starting team to face England in the Six Nations at Twickenham on Saturday.
Centre Manu Tuilagi has been named in the England squad for Saturday’s Six Nations game against Wales at Twickenham, the RFU said on Tuesday.
France flanker Antoine Burban has been ruled out of the Six Nations after being ordered to rest for two weeks because of concussion, the French rugby federation (FFR) said on Monday.
Wales have recalled scrumhalf Rhys Webb to their squad for Saturday’s Six Nations match against England, the Welsh Rugby Union said on Monday.