All Blacks duo Charlie Faumuina and George Moala have recovered from injuries they sustained in last month’s test series against Wales and will return to rugby later on Friday for the Auckland Blues.
Isipathana College beat Royal College by 47 points to 12 to win the Milo President’s Trophy at the Race Course International Rugby Stadium.
England flanker James Haskell could be out for six months due to a foot injury, his club Wasps said on Tuesday.
Super Rugby is no gauge for form at test level and Australia will be competitive during the Bledisloe Cup series, according to All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.
Trinity College’s 2015/16 rugby captain, Rahul Karunathilake will turn out for the Kandy Sports Club in the Inter-club rugby tournament which will be worked off in late October this year.
Golden Lions scored a flattering 57-21 bonus-point victory over fellow South Africans Southern Kings in Johannesburg on Friday to regain first place in the overall Super Rugby standings.
The Waikato Chiefs ran in eight tries to one as they put a woeful Queensland Reds to the sword 50-5 in their Super Rugby clash in Brisbane on Friday.
The final of the Milo President’s Trophy between Isipathana College and Royal College was thrown into more uncertainty on Friday, when the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) said it was rescheduled only to later say that a date was not yet decided.
The Milo U20 Schools President’s Trophy rugby knockout final between Royal College and Isipathana College which was scheduled to be played on Saturday has been postponed to next week.
The venue for the final of the Milo President’s Trophy between Isipathana College and Royal College is to be decided on Thursday with a possibility that it could be moved to Kandy, the Daily Mirror learns.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen will make a decision on his future with the side before this year’s Rugby Championship begins in August.
Schools league champions Isipathana College have requested the Sri Lanka Schools Rugby Football Association (SLSRFA) to move Saturday’s Milo Knockout Trophy final against Royal College to a neutral venue, sources attached to Isipathana’s rugby committee told Daily Mirror.
In a hard-hitting communication, former consultant to the Sri Lanka Society of Rugby Football Referees (SLSRFR) Garratt Williamson lambasted the poor standard of refereeing—the widely-accepted reason among rugby fraternity as the cause for the unruly spectator behaviour and unwarranted actions by school rugby players on and off the field at recent rugby matches—claiming that the situation had become dire.
South Africa’s Golden Lions became the first team to secure a Super Rugby play-off berth at the weekend while the New Zealand and Australia conferences remained too close to call.
Skipper Agustin Creevy scored two tries for the Argentine Jaguares as they outplayed the South African Northern Bulls 29-11 Saturday in a wet, muddy Buenos Aires stadium.
Rugby World Cup star Sonny Bill Williams and his sister Niall joined the rare Olympic siblings club Sunday when both were named in the New Zealand Sevens teams for the Rio Games.
The Schools U20 rugby season is now at its tail-end with just three matches left in the Milo President’s Trophy.
Owen Farrell was the difference as England won a third Test 44-40 over Australia to sweep their rugby union series 3-0 in Sydney on Saturday — the first by a touring side since the South African Springboks in 1971.
South Africa coach Allister Coetzee praised his team’s resilience after the Springboks clinched the test series with Ireland 2-1 with a 19-13 victory at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
England coach Eddie Jones said it was “fantastic” effort by his squad to win all three tests against the Wallabies in June – the first time Australia have suffered a whitewash in a home series since 1971.