Lions tour cities rearranged, no fans at games
The 2021 British & Irish Lions schedule has been revised to keep matches either in Johannesburg or Cape Town, with organisers admitting the new-look fixture list has been put together on the basis matches "will take place behind closed doors."
Marler: Lions must take psychiatrist on SA tour
England prop Joe Marler has urged the British & Irish Lions to bring a clinical psychiatrist with them when they tour South Africa later this year.
South Africa to face Georgia ahead of Lions
South Africa will play their first test matches since lifting the World Cup in November 2019 when they host Georgia for two tests in July as a warm-up for the British & Irish Lions series.
Scotland adds Japan for November tests
Scotland will host Japan in the final match of the autumn series at Murrayfield in November, Scottish Rugby said on Thursday.
England to face USA, Canada in front of 10k fans
England will play tests against the United States and Canada in July in front of at least 10,000 spectators at Twickenham Stadium, the Rugby Football Union said on Monday.
British & Irish Lions squad strength reinforced by big-name absentees
Warren Gatland has picked a pretty mean 37-man squad for the British & Irish Lions Tour of South Africa. Tom Hamilton argues the strength of the squad is judged by the top-level players who failed to make the cut.
Jones to captain Lions; Sexton out of SA tour
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones will lead the 2021 British & Irish Lions on their tour of South Africa this summer with England's Kyle Sinckler and Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton missing out on the 37-man squad.
Hooper Japan blueprint 'great option' for Wallabies
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie believes Australia's long-term player retention strategy could involve more elite players heading to Japan to "cash in" for six months, while a situation where Top League clubs were added to Super Rugby would be "brilliant".
Wallabies announce Cadbury as principal partner
Rugby Australia have unveiled a new principal partner for the first time in 30-years with chocolate giant Cadbury partnering with the Wallabies and Wallaroos until 2026.
Women's Rugby World Cup dates announced
The postponed women's 2021 Rugby World Cup will now be held in New Zealand from Oct. 8 to Nov. 12 next year, the sport's global governing body said in a statement on Wednesday.
Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Power Rankings Round 1
Across the five weeks, ESPN will rank all 10 teams, from top to bottom, taking into account which teams are playing the best rugby, injuries, each team's recent opponents, and which teams are looking most like title contenders.
Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Tracker: What is a successful win rate for Australia?
Super Rugby AU has served a wonderful purpose for Australian rugby, but now the real test arrives in the form of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman. So what does a realistic collective winning percentage for Australia's five sides look like?
Haylett-Petty's rugby future in doubt
Dane Haylett-Petty's playing future is in the balance after the Wallabies star suffered a major set-back in his recovery from ongoing concussion symptoms.
Waratahs chairman Davis to stand down
There's more upheaval at the NSW Waratahs with long-time chairman Roger Davis moving on at the end of the month.
Super Rugby TT retains some law variations
Australia and New Zealand have agreed to retain replacements for red-carded players and goal-line drop-outs in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition after trialling the rule innovations in domestic seasons, organisers said on Monday.
Thrilling deciders, break dancing foes, set stage for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman
From the astonishing Richie Mo'unga to another chapter in the James O'Connor redemption story and a break-dancing match for Scott Robertson, that was a night of rugby not soon to be forgotten.
Reds' Thorn savours first trophy as coach
The Super Rugby AU trophy was the first silverware for Brad Thorn at the highest level as a coach, adding to NRL, Super Rugby, Rugby World Cup and State of Origin glory as a player.
Brumbies' tough ask after Super Rugby final loss
Allan Alaalatoa was hoping to compare title-winning tales with brother Michael, but instead the Brumbies skipper will quickly lick his wounds and prepare for another mammoth task after his men lost a gutting Super Rugby AU final.
Super AU success gives RA 'something to ponder'
Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos says the success of Super Rugby AU has given his board something to ponder in terms of competition structures for next season, admitting a fully united trans-Tasman competition is not yet a guarantee.
Three Tests in 11 days: Wallabies' confirm French series
The Wallabies and France will meet in three Tests in the space of just 11 days in July, with the teams playing two midweek Tests.
Super Rugby AU Final Preview: Reds vs. Brumbies
After 10 weeks, 20 round games and a preliminary final, it's come down to the finale. Australia's two best teams, the Queensland Reds and the Brumbies, face-off for Super Rugby AU glory.
Super Rugby AU & Aotearoa: Line-ups
It all comes down to this weekend, who'll come be crowned Super Rugby AU and Super Rugby Aotearoa champions? Stay across the latest team news here.
Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 1 line-ups
There is no time to rest after the domestic competitions were run and won in Australia and New Zealand, with Super Rugby Trans-Tasman kicking off on Friday. Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.
Get Skelton: Wallabies must activate updated Giteau Law to see lock at Test level
Having been a focal point of Saracens' success, Will Skelton has now helped carry La Rochelle to a first European final. It would not be without its challenges, but it's time the Wallabies activate the updated Giteau Law and put him back into Test rugby.
Rebels assistant Foote new interim coach
Assistant Kevin Foote will step up as Melbourne's interim head coach following Dave Wessels' resignation from the Super Rugby post.
Force winger Pulu cops three-game ban
Western Force winger Toni Pulu has been banned for three games for his clumsy tackle during the Super Rugby AU qualifying final against the Brumbies.
Wallabies re-sign Rob Valetini until 2023
Brumbies back-rower Rob Valetini has re-signed with the club and the Wallabies until the end of 2023, keeping him in Australia until the Rugby World Cup in France
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