Defending Clifford Cup champions Kandy Sports Club sent out a strong warning to the other teams in the competition when they outclassed CH & FC by 121 points (19 tries, 13 conversion) to 3 (1 penalty) at the Nittawela Rugby Stadium yesterday.
CR & FC managed to book their place in the semi-finals of the Dialog Clifford Cup 2017 when they beat Air Force SC 36 points to 33 at the Racecourse Grounds on Friday.
Scotland suffered a major blow on Wednesday as the Scottish Rugby Union announced captain Greig Laidlaw will miss the rest of the Six Nations with an ankle injury.
All Blacks back Israel Dagg said Monday he had signed to stay in New Zealand until the end of 2019, turning down lucrative offers from overseas clubs.
France pulled clear in the final 10 minutes to defeat battling Scotland 22-16 in the Six Nations on Sunday.
When Stuart Hogg’s name appeared on the Scotland teamsheet for Sunday’s Six Nations clash against France, the Glasgow full-back was set to win his 50th cap.
England coach Eddie Jones accepted his side had used up all their “get-out-of-jail cards” following a gripping 21-16 win away to Wales in the Six Nations.
Italy captain Sergio Parisse has warned against “surprise plays” and Ireland’s intention to “do damage” when they clash in a potential Six Nations bruiser in Rome on Saturday.
Flanker Loann Goujon replaces Damien Chouly in coach Guy Noves’s solitary change to his France team announced on Friday to face Scotland in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Wales will give George North and Dan Biggar as long as they can to prove their fitness for Saturday’s Six Nations clash against England in Cardiff.
Wales star Sam Warburton has compared arch-rivals England to world champions New Zealand ahead of their Six Nations clash in Cardiff on Saturday.
South African rugby legend and World Cup winner Joost van der Westhuizen, who died Monday aged 45, will be remembered as one of the greatest scrum-halves of all time.
South Africa’s Blitzboks won their third World Rugby Sevens Series of the season with a dominant 29-14 victory over England in the final in Sydney on Sunday.
In what turned out to be a one sided show, Kandy SC showed true champion grit as they put on a second-half blitz to beat Havelock SC 26 – 11 in the last fixture of the penultimate week of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at the Havelock Grounds on Sunday
A spirited Navy SC outfit came from behind to walk away victorious against CR & FC, with a 37–34 win in their penultimate fixture of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at Longdon Place on Friday.
It was once billed as ‘Le Crunch’ but outspoken England coach Eddie Jones was ready for a rugby ‘war’ against France in the opening match of his Grand Slam champions’ Six Nations title defence at Twickenham on Saturday.
In a ‘bottom of the table’ battle, Police SC managed to emerge victorious against CH & FC, whom they beat 26 points to 21, in their fixture of matchweek 12 of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at the Police Park grounds yesterday.
Kandy Sports Club took sweet revenge for their first round defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka Air Force when they scored an easy 73 points (11 tries, 9 conversions) to 13 point (2 tries, 1 penalty) win against the same opponents at the Nittawela Rugby Stadium on Sunday.
Rampant South Africa crushed Fiji 26-5 to win the Wellington Sevens on Sunday and extend their lead at the top of World Series competition.
South Africa continued to set the pace at the Sevens World Series in Wellington on Saturday, while former New Zealand coach Gordon Tietjens’ return to his homeland with Samoa fell flat.