History beckons England as Ireland lie in wait

Published : 10:53 am  March 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Eddie Jones’s England head to Dublin for their final match of the 2017 Six Nations just eight 80 minutes away from rewriting the record books.

Mum’s the word for Owen Farrell as England face Ireland

Published : 8:58 pm  March 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Owen Farrell will find himself on the opposite side to his father for the first time when Six Nations champions England bid for a record-breaking win against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

Wales unchanged for Six Nations finale against France

Published : 8:57 pm  March 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wales will field an unchanged side against France in their final match of the 2017 Six Nations, it was announced Wednesday.

All Black Milner-Skudder out for six weeks

Published : 10:57 am  March 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Black utility back Nehe Milner-Skudder was told on Tuesday he will be out for at least six weeks with a foot injury, leaving his dream of facing the British and Irish Lions hanging by a thread.

North double ends Ireland’s Six Nations hopes

Published : 11:40 am  March 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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George North silenced his critics with a brace of tries that saw Wales run out 22-9 winners over Ireland in Cardiff on Friday to end the visitors’ hopes of a tilt at the Six Nations title

Hurricanes brace for ‘brutal’ Super Rugby Chiefs derby

Published : 7:07 pm  March 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending champions Wellington Hurricanes are relishing the prospect of “brutal” clash with the Waikato Chiefs on Friday in what will be their first real test of the Super rugby season.

Fiji cruise at Las Vegas Sevens

Published : 11:03 am  March 5, 2017 |  One comment  |  Print This Post  |  
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Olympic champions Fiji launched the defence of their USA Sevens crown in style, thrashing Japan before overpowering Scotland to remain on course for the quarter-finals.

Big names shine as Hurricanes humiliate Rebels

Published : 10:52 am  March 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending Super Rugby champions the Wellington Hurricanes trounced the Melbourne Rebels 71-6 Saturday, with returning All Blacks Beauden Barrett and Nehe Milner-Skudder playing starring roles.

Blitzboks, Fiji at full strength for Vegas Rugby 7s

Published : 9:16 pm  March 2, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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World Rugby Sevens Series leaders South Africa and two-time defending series champion Fiji welcome back top players for the USA Sevens tournament that begins Friday at Las Vegas.

‘Fair play to Italy’ says England flanker Haskell as ruck row rumbles on

Published : 11:09 am  March 1, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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England flanker James Haskell admitted his side had been out-thought by Italy as the debate over the Azzurri’s unorthodox approach to the breakdown continued on Monday.

England Grand Slam dream alive after Italy scare

Published : 10:42 am  February 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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England kept their hopes of back-to-back Grand Slams alive with a 36-15 victory over Italy at Twickenham on Sunday but only after being given a massive scare by the Azzurri.

Hurricanes blow away Sunwolves to launch Super defence

Published : 10:30 am  February 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Wellington Hurricanes swamped Japan’s hapless Sunwolves to launch the defence of their Super Rugby title in spectacular fashion as New Zealand teams again dominated in the opening round of the new season.

Schmidt desperate for Ireland to ‘stay alive’ against France

Published : 11:36 am  February 24, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ireland coach Joe Schmidt hopes to end France’s title challenge and keep his own side’s dreams of Six Nations glory alive when the sides meet at Dublin’s Lansdowne Road on Saturday.

Super Rugby has plenty to tackle in 2017

Published : 11:29 am  February 22, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A new Super Rugby season kicks off this week with bosses pledging to tackle its unwieldy conference structure, exhausting travel schedules and lopsided contests.

Injured Irish trio expected to face France

Published : 12:30 pm  February 21, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ireland stars Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are expected to prove their fitness for Saturday’s Six Nations showdown with France by taking part in a full training session on Tuesday.

Scotland captain Laidlaw out of Six Nations

Published : 9:21 pm  February 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

Israel Dagg staying with All Blacks

Published : 12:45 pm  February 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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 edge past battling Scotland in Six Nations

Published : 11:54 am  February 13, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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France pulled clear in the final 10 minutes to defeat battling Scotland 22-16 in the Six Nations on Sunday.

‘Magnificent’ Hogg helped by better Scotland

Published : 9:24 am  February 12, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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 come from behind to beat Wales in Six Nations thriller

Published : 9:12 am  February 12, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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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.

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