Two-time rugby union world champions South Africa are at their lowest ebb but former coach Nick Mallett told AFP they can return to being a power in the sport.
Eddie Jones ended the speculation over the England captaincy on Wednesday by confirming Dylan Hartley was set to lead the side in their Six Nations opener against France next month.
All Blacks winger Nehe Milner-Skudder has extended his contract with the Wellington Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby until after the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Chris Ashton has said the combination of his ongoing England exile and his treatment by rugby’s disciplinary authorities prompted his decision to leave Saracens for Toulon.
England star Owen Farrell scored all 16 points as Saracens won 16-12 at Leicester in the English Premiership on Sunday to tighten their grip on second place.
New Zealand prop Charlie Faumuina has signed on with French club Toulouse but said Thursday he still wants to be available for the All Blacks when the British and Irish Lions tour next year.
France will no longer select non-French players for its national team, French federation president Bernard Laporte said on Tuesday.
Former Fiji sevens coach Ben Ryan on Tuesday said the team he led to Olympic glory should split from the Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) to ensure they are properly managed.
Center Thanuja Maduranga’s late try in the dying stages helped Sri Lanka record a thrilling 27-21 win against Malaysia in their Asia Under-19 Rugby Championship opening match played at the UTM Sports Centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Sunday.
After an evenly contested first half, Kandy SC came back strongly in the second half with some professional play to outclass CR and FC by 53 points (seven tries, six conversions, one penalty and one drop goal) to 29 points (four tries, three conversions and one penalty) in their Dialog Inter-Club ‘A’ Division League rugby encounter played at the Nittawela Stadium yesterday.
Havelock Sports Club made it five wins out of five in the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 when they beat Army Sports Club, by 37 points to 26, at Havelock Park on Sunday.
In an electrifying game which went down to the wire, Navy SC emerged victorious as they beat defending champions Kandy SC 37-32 in the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 at the Navy Grounds yesterday.
Police Sports Club put in one of their better performances of the season at the Longdon Place against CR & FC in the Dialog Rugby League on Saturday but were left winless despite a coming close in the second half, losing 31 points to 21.
CH & FC led Air Force 12-06 at half-time but were blown away in the second half
An energetic CR & FC outfit managed to overcome Air Force SC by 57 points to 20, on the back of an excellent 25-point performance from fly-half Tarinda Ratwatte, in the last game of matchweek four of the Dialog Rugby League 2016/17 played at the CR & FC Grounds yesterday.
Italy claimed their first victory over South Africa on Saturday, stunning the southern hemisphere giants 20-18 in Florence in what visiting coach Allister Coetzee called the darkest moment of his career.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika said his team could look each other in the eye with pride after Australia held off France in a thrilling Test on Saturday.
Kandy SC overcame unrelenting rain and an unconvincing Army SC to get their Dialog Rugby League campaign back on track with a 34-10 win at the Racecourse International Rugby Stadium on Friday.
In a rain stricken game, Air Force SC managed to record their second win in a row when they beat a struggling Police SC outfit 22-12 in their Dialog Rugby League fixture at the Police Park Grounds yesterday.
South Africa coach Allister Coetzee has embraced the return of wizard wing Bryan Habana as the wounded Springboks look to rebound from defeats to New Zealand and England by beating Italy on Saturday.