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Poms get Kiwi overdose

England will have four tests vs the All Blacks next year: three in June and one in November, when they also face the Boks....

Rathbone preplexed by Jake

Brumbies wing Clyde Rathbone says he struggled to understand why Jake White decided to resign as head coach. In his column on The Roar website,...

‘Pumas need to be in Super Rugby’

If Super Rugby doesn't happen, there's no sense in having Argentina in the Rugby Championship." - Agustin Pichot. Sport24 Legendary scrumhalf Agustín Pichot says Argentina...

‘Feed the backs, end the slugfest’

Veteran Brumbies winger Clyde Rathbone says it was ''poetic justice'' the Chiefs became Super Rugby champions with an attacking style, urging officials to tinker...

SA Students squad for Russia

The SA Students Sevens rugby squad departed on Monday for Kazan in Russia to participate in the World University Games. SA Rugby The 12-man squad, will...

New coach for the OZmob

Ewen McKenzie will coach the Wallabies to the 2015 Rugby World Cup after the Australian Rugby Union released Robbie Deans from his two-year contract...

Blues halves out for Cheetahs clash

Good news for Cheetahs as two key Blues men out. Second hammerblow for the Blues... well third if you take account of the Sharks loss. Scrumhalf...

Argentina squad for TWC named

Nice settled look. Hopefully few injuries this season. Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has named a thirty man squad that will contest the Rugby Championship...

All Blacks 30 v France 0

France have selected a much stronger side, but the All Blacks are still the bookies favourite to take the series. Recent Results: 2013: New Zealand won...

Japan 23 v Wales 8

Japan got desperately close a week ago - can they finally get one over a tier 1 country? Recent results: 2013: Wales won 22-18, Osaka 2007: Wales...

Plumtree gone after Super Rugby

The Sharks confirmed through a media statement that Brendan Venter will start in his new role as DOR in August also assuming the role...

Plumtree’s time is up

Sharks coach John Plumtree will leave his position at the end of the season after his contract was not renewed, new chief executive officer...

Sharks appoint Brendan Venter

Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has been appointed as Director of Rugby at the Sharks. Sport24 The Sharks confirmed the news via their official Twitter handle on...

Kiwis demanding better IRB deal

NZ players are pushing the IRB for a shorter, integrated global season and strike action remains in their armoury as a last resort. Patrick McKendry...

Deans to sideline Cooper for Lions series

Wallabies coach Robbie Deans appears set to overlook Quade Cooper for the upcoming British and Irish Lions series with James O'Connor favoured to play...

Lions cancel US tour

Regrettably, the Golden Lions Rugby Union management, following consultation with the senior coaches, have taken the decision to no longer proceed with the MTN...

Sarries to play SA Barbarians in May

The Saracens website reported that the South African Barbarians will play against the London club on May the 16th in London with some of...

Beale quits rugby ‘indefinitely’

Troubled Wallaby star Kurtley Beale has agreed to stand down indefinitely and has been fined an undisclosed sum after punching two of his Melbourne...

Rebels sent home in disgrace

Wallabies star Kurtley Beale has been accused of punching his team-mate Cooper Vuna and both have been sent home following the Rebels' record 64-7...

Wynand Claassen’s son in Frog squad

South African-born flanker Antonie Claassen on Monday was called up for the 23-strong French squad to prepare for the Six Nations match against England...

Olympic gold may lure Kiwis

All Black Liam Messam is considering switching to Sevens rugby as the chance to win Olympic gold threatens to lure players from the 15-a-side...

Russian team for Lions Challenge

The Golden Lions Rugby Union, on behalf of Rugby Union Russia, would like to announce the 23-man Russian Bears outfit that will face the...

Lions team for Russia

MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Russian Bears in the inaugural Lions Challenge match this...

Lions confirm squad for Challenge series

The Lions released the names of 35 players that will make up their squad to compete in the Lions Challenge Series starting this weekend...

All Blacks’ strange sponsor

The signing of AIG to be jersey sponsor was a coup, but many fans don’t like it. Tony Smith, Stuff.co.nz Remember the line in an...

EP Kings CEO resigns

EP Rugby CEO, Mr Anele Pamba, has resigned from his post with immediate effect. This news has come as a tremendous shock to the...

Jake White has a dream

Jake White has made no secret of the fact that he would jump at the opportunity to take charge of Australia's national team. White,...

All Blacks looking ‘old and weary’

New Zealand rugby pundits on Monday blamed tiredness at the end of a long season for the All Blacks' shock loss to England, also...

Hore gets slap on the wrist

Disgraced All Black hooker Andrew Hore received to what amounted to no more than a slap on the wrist for his unprovoked attack on...

Lions announce the ‘Lions Challenge’

Despite not playing Super Rugby, the Lions will have no shortage of game time next season after their 2013 fixture list was revealed on...

Wales 19, Samoa 26

Wales take on the dangerous Samoa tonight in Cardiff with the hope of rectifying their disappointing loss against Argentina last week. Recent results: 2011: Wales won...

Australia 18, All Blacks 18

Rugby365 said Australia needs the perfect game... I reckon they need a miracle as the All Blacks march to the most consecutive test wins...

Why so many Wobblies injured?

The question must now be asked why Australia is losing so many more players through injury than its two regular adversaries, who take part...

Setbacks for Boks, OZmob

The Springboks have suffered a double late blow ahead of their Test against Australia at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday. Sport24 Centre Frans Steyn...

ARU statement on Quade Cooper

Australian Rugby Union has released a statement following Quade Cooper's comments on the rugby show, The Rugby Club. “In light of Quade’s interview last night,...

Cooper calls Wallaby camp ‘toxic’

Injured Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper has spoken out against the 'toxic' environment under coach Robbie Deans and has hinted at a switch to Rugby...

Boks are dreadful – Guscott

Prominent northern hemisphere critic Jeremy Guscott has joined the chorus of naysayers about the currently labouring Springboks. In his weekly column on the BBC...

Cheika appointed Waratahs coach

Michael Cheika has today been appointed Head Coach of the HSBC Waratahs. His appointment follows an extensive search conducted by the Waratahs Rugby Board.  Announcing...

Highlanders confirm Woodcock signing

World Cup winning All Black, Tony Woodcock, has today signed with the Highlanders for a two-year period and will join the franchise for the...

Aussies name one debutant for Bok clash in Perth.

In contrast to the old days when Eddie Jones and Jake White would slyly wait till the last minute to make announcement of their...

Pumas for Kiwi clash

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‘Finest union will go into liquidation’

Former Lions and Saru boss Dr Louis Luyt predicted they would have to go into liquidation to stop the rot. Brenden Nel, SuperSport Luyt, who built...

Headmaster admits he was naive

Sir Graham Henry has publicly admitted he caused "a huge bloody furore" by suggesting match-fixing may have been behind the All Blacks quarter-final defeat...

Oz rugby in need of oomph!

Aussie rugby needs to be revitalised as the current top down growth strategy through Super Rugby has failed. Rickety Knees, The Roar The perception is...

Jake on a buying trip to SA?

Brumbies coach Jake White may use a trip home as an opportunity to recruit a South African player to add to his Super...

OZmob not firing in Super Rugby

Wing legend David Campese made an interesting point yesterday: Why aren’t Australian teams scoring tries? David Lord, The Roar After 17 Super Rugby rounds, the five...

SBW out of Union and back to League

Sonny Bill Williams, All Black center, has hung up his union adventure, and returns to League. Sonny Bill Williams will put his All Blacks career...

Queensland Rugby Club files for bankruptcy

No Donner and pals you can relax... this is not the Reds but it is a worrying development for rugby union in Australia. The Queensland...

Grey celebrates founder’s 200th birthday in style

On invitation by Grey College the Toyota Free State Cheetahs will be playing against Cardiff Blues on Saturday, the 4th of August on the...

Memorable return to rugby heartland in Oz

As with so many others on Saturday afternoon, that stroll to Allianz Stadium from the SCG before the Test was a memorable moment. Greg Growden,...