R19 Rebooted: Waratahs are finals fraudsters
There was plenty on the line in the final regular season round yet two Australian teams were unable to perform when it mattered most. The Brumbies did, however, exposing the Waratahs for exactly what they are.
Under-fire SANZAAR to review TMO rules
Following objectionable rulings from the last two months of Super and Test rugby, SANZAAR has committed to reviewing its TMO rules.
Amanaki Mafi charged by NZ police, released on bail
Melbourne Rebels star Amanaki Mafi has been charged by New Zealand police following an alleged assault on teammate Lopeti Timani in Dunedin.
Los Angeles gets pro rugby as Coast join MLR
Professional rugby will come to Los Angeles next year when LA Coast Rugby joins Major League Rugby, bringing the sport to a city where interest in it has been steadily growing.
Pivac to follow Henry, Gatland into Welsh history
Wales have opted for another New Zealand coach in Wyane Pivac to follow on the work of Graham Henry and Warren Gatland after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Springboks women's side looking to ruffle feathers
South Africa's Springboks Women's Sevens side has not travelled halfway across the world just to make up the numbers at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, or to have a nice holiday in San Francisco, coach Paul Delport says.
Just gone crazy for women's sevens - Brazier
New Zealand sevens veteran Kelly Brazier believes the women's game may only be scratching the surface in terms of its potential, and she is prepared for a whole new level of "crazy" when the Rugby World Cup Sevens gets underway in San Francisco.
Blitzboks' proven mental strength key weapon
Springboks Sevens coach Neill Powell says the manner in which his team handled the pressure in the last tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series has given them a lot of confidence going into Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.
Rebels fine Mafi, Timani for off-field altercation
Melbourne Rebels have fined departing forwards Amanaki Mafi and Lopeti Timani $15,000 each for their physical altercation in New Zealand last weekend.
Lions lose Groom ahead of Jaguares clash
Lions scrumhalf Nic Groom has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season as he undergoes surgery on an injured hand, the union confirmed on Tuesday.
Israel Folau coy on Reds move speculation
Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has not ruled out an off-season switch from the NSW Waratahs to the Queensland Reds.
Quirk cops two-week ban for 'love tap'
Both Ed Quirk and Caleb Timu have copped two-game suspensions for their foul play on Friday night
Chastened Tahs aim for quarter-final lift
Disappointment is set to galvanise the chastened NSW Waratahs, for their Super Rugby quarter-final against a Highlanders side poised to bring back some of their biggest stars.
All Black Dagg confirms Japan contract
Israel Dagg is the most distinguished of a long list of All Blacks leaving New Zealand to sign in Japan
Sharks pip Rebels in Super Rugby playoff race
The Sharks sneaked into the Super Rugby playoffs after they beat a second-string Jaguares 20-10 in a rather uninspiring match at a wet Kings Park on Saturday night.
Lions secure home advantage in playoffs
The Lions clinched top spot in the South African Conference, and second on the overall Super Rugby table, after a rampant 38-12 bonus-point victory over the Bulls in a frenetic local derby at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Baker: Ice baths, medium-rare steaks and the Rugby World Cup Sevens
In his latest column for ESPN, Perry Baker shares insight from inside the U.S. Sevens World Cup training camp.
Departing Messam wants round-robin, common sense
As he prepares to play his final home game in a Chiefs jersey, former All Blacks back-rower Liam Messam shares his wishes for the future of Super Rugby, the growing role of the Television Match Official and the sensational Damian McKenzie.
Stade Delort, France to host Rugby World Cup repechage
Stade Delort in Marseille, France, will host the Rugby World Cup 2019 repechage tournament to decide the 20th and final place at the Rugby World Cup.
Rugby World Cup Sevens: Tournament Schedule, History
The 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament will be hosted in San Francisco, from July 20-22, and as such it is the biggest rugby event staged in the U.S. We've got everything you need to know.
George Smith: Dominating rugby since under-8s
Injury has denied George Smith one last game on Australian soil but his legacy will live on for years to come. A Brumbies and Wallabies great, it all began at junior rugby on Sydney's Northern Beaches, Sam Bruce reports.
PRO 14 side Cardiff sign U.S. rugby star Manoa
Cardiff Blues have signed U.S. rugby international Samu Manoa from Toulon.
Tahs-Brumbies derby at last back to 'letterhead' days
The final round match between the Waratahs and Brumbies, where teams are either trying to secure home finals or making the finals cut, should hopefully revive old emotions when Australian sides detested each other -- Greg Growden writes.
Chris Ashton pauses when asked how he might be received by the Twickenham crowd on Sunday. "I might have been forgotten," he says with a smile, "hopefully!"
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