Warburton's world has changed, but rugby cannot lose him completely
Sam Warburton's career was far too short, but as he draws a line under a bruising nine-year spell, his legacy in the game rivals any in the northern hemisphere and in the British & Irish Lions' fine history.
Warburton retires from rugby at age of 29
The former Wales and British and Irish Lions captain has been forced to retire due to injury concerns.
England prop Genge out until 2019 with injury
England prop Ellis Genge is expected to be out of action until early 2019 after undergoing knee surgery, the 23-year-old's club Leicester Tigers have said.
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.
Five uncapped players invited to Springbok training camp
Five uncapped players have been invited to a Springbok training camp in Stellenbosch, consisting of players from the Stormers and Bulls, as preparation for next month's Rugby Championship.
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.
WP maintain winning form in Craven Week
Western Province defeated the defending champions 57-15 on day two of the tournament at Paarl Boys' High's Brug Steet Grounds on Tuesday.
Du Toit to fulfill boyhood dream vs. Sharks
The burly forward will captain the Stormers in the absence of Springboks skipper Siya Kolisi, who has been withdrawn through illness.
Erasmus has learned from Coetzee's mistakes
Springboks coach now will be expected in South Africa to achieve success against New Zealand, Australia and Argentina in the Rugby Championship, and we know how difficult that can be.
Adriaan Strauss announces retirement
The 32-year-old hooker will end his 14-year professional career at the completion of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
Cipriani claims the spotlight for England
Danny Cipriani went into the third Test between the Springboks and England with much to prove, and he undoubtedly made the most of his opportunity. It will surely not be another 10 years before he starts another Test for England.
England produce more mature performance
England were much smarter at the breakdown and managed to disrupt the Springboks' maul before it got on a roll in the third Test at Newlands.
England come good to end losing streak
A brilliant try from Jonny May -- and a wonderful assist from Danny Cipriani -- helped England win their first match in seven attempts and end their tour of South Africa with a victory.
Boks need good depth at scrumhalf
The fight for Springboks' Rugby World Cup spots is going to be intense over the next year, and talented fringe players such as Embrose Papier need to take advantage of every chance they get.
Five changes to starting Springboks side
Warwick Gelant, Jesse Kriel, Andre Esterhuizen, Elton Jantjies, Chiliboy Ralepelle start for Springboks in the third Test against England at Newlands.
Launchbury 'frustrated' at England's poor form
England are "bitterly frustrated" at their inability to hold leads and maintain their discipline in South Africa and have a point to prove in the final match of the series in Cape Town on Saturday, lock Joe Launchbury has said.
Jones: England will emerge stronger after loss
England coach Eddie Jones has backed the commitment of his players and believes they will save their best for last to avoid a whitewash in the third and final test against South Africa in Cape Town on Saturday.
Vunipola a 'big loss' for England - Vermeulen
South Africa forward Duane Vermeulen says Billy Vunipola will be a 'big loss' for England as the Springboks ramp up the pressure on Eddie Jones' side
France claim maiden U20 Championship title
France claimed a maiden World Rugby U20 Championship title after they downed England 33-25 in a thrilling contest, while South Africa downed New Zealand for third and Australia beat out Argentina for fifth.
Vunipola brothers, Genge leave SA tour
Props Mako Vunipola and Ellis Genge have left England's tour of South Africa after Eddie Jones' side suffered defeat in the second Test in Bloemfontein
Jones admits frustration after Youngs' TV snub
England coach Eddie Jones says he does not know what led to Ben Youngs snubbing a television interview after only one question following their 23-12 defeat at the hands of South Africa in Bloemfontein.
Are England becoming too predictable?
South Africa defeated England in another pulsating Test match, albeit the action perhaps didn't ultimately match that at Ellis Park in Johannesburg the week before. John Goliath assesses five points out of the action.
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