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‘All Blacks are cheats’

The All Blacks no longer even bother to bend the laws. They set out to deliberately cheat. Mark Reason, The Dominion Post If...

Edenvale Panthers hits back at ban

THE singing of President Jacob Zuma’s trademark song, Umshini wami, and ANC Youth League president Julius Malema’s infamous Dubul’ iBhunu incited the violence between...

All Blacks announce team for Fiji test

All Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have named their team for the For Canterbury Test against...

Boertjie in England’s sights

Mouritz Botha, a Saffa from Vryheid, could be the surprise package in England's squad for this year's Rugby World Cup. Hendrik Cronjé, Sport24 Botha became...

Expanding NZ horizons for cash

The Kiwis are looking at expanding the Super15 to the US and Asia to solve their financial woes. After having close to $80 million...

Legends match planned in aid of Christchurch earthquake

Rugby legends of the Western Cape, lead by players from Boland, is planning to join forces in aid of the victims of the Christchurch...

Bulls hold on to their talent

It's not all bad news in Bulls country at the moment, as the Bulls have managed to hold on to three future stars according...

Kiwi nest egg under pressure

The financial rot creating havoc in the provinces is mushrooming with the NZRU poised to announce a $10 million loss. Greg Ford, Sunday Star...

McCaw out for six weeks

All Blacks and Crusaders captain Richie McCaw will miss the start of the Super rugby season after sustaining a stress fracture in his right...

‘OZ mob on way to golden era’

Australian Rugby Union (ARU) boss John O’Neill is confident the promise of a potential golden era for the Wallabies will persuade star players to...

Rugby in the US: Worth a try

Rugby Union is the fastest growing team sport in the USA with some 750,000 players, a 20% increase over 2007. The Economist (USA) (Thanks to...

PI could save OZ rugby

With the start of the new Super Rugby competition only weeks away, rugby is headed far a massive year. The new format and Australia’s...

S America growth area for rugby

While only possessing a small playing population of 147,187 players on the continent, with around 100,000 of those within Argentina, rugby and South America...

Lions lose out on Big Joe, Joubert

Golden Lions CEO Manie Reyneke has poured cold water on rumours former Lions duo Joe van Niekerk and Ernst Joubert will be returning "home"...

Lions not giving up on Beast

"We don't believe he has a proper contract." Golden Lions President Kevin de Klerk believes that the tug-o'-war between the Lions and the Sharks over...

Bulls/Kings to clash in warmup

The Bulls will play warm-up games against the EP Kings and a Premier XV as part of their 2011 Super Rugby preparations, the union...

Jonny chooses Frogs over Poms

JONNY WILKINSON has signed a new two-year that will keep him at Toulon until the summer of 2013, the French club have confirmed. AAP Fly...

Why is SBW boxing again?

All Black centre Sonny Bill Williams has made a shock announcement that he is planning a return to the boxing ring and will fight...

Front row duo re-sign with Saints

Northampton Saints today announced that front rowers Brian Mujati and Brett Sharman have both signed new contracts with the club. http://www.northamptonsaints.co.uk/ Both players have...

Too much Sonny not good

The popularity of high-profile Rugby League convert Sonny Bill Williams appears to be getting too much for some of his peers. rugby365 The result is that...

Poms must adapt, says Johnson

England manager Martin Johnson called on his team to become more adaptable after watching South Africa halt their resurgence in a bruising encounter at...

Rokocoko’s Pacific Pride

Fijian-born All Blacks wing Joe Rokocoko has called for smaller countries such as those in the Pacific Islands to be offered more exposure against...

Grand Slam a Grand Snore for ABs

"Peter de Villiers is the biggest coaching joke in international sport . . ." This column should be about the glories of another impending,...

Saturday Internationals

Here is a list of the test matches to be played on Saturday. Fiji set the tone for the Southern Hemisphere last night when they...

Legend has a dig at McCaw and Kiwis

They're among the most revered rugby men of their own countries, players of the highest order in their respective eras. Peter Bills, NZ Herald But that...

Wales v. Fiji

Wales are looking to record their first win in the year-end Test series when they host Fiji on Friday, having suffered heart-breaking defeats against...

1.ORSC Linz 8:69 Rugby Club Innsbruck

Crucial win for Innsbruck as they head into winter break Innsbruck returned to the top of the Austrian Bundesliga table on Saturday having completed their...

All Blacks stink of hypocrisy

UPDATE: MEALAMU'S SENTENCE HALVED ON APPEAL. Hypocricy comes in many forms, but none more so apparent as the All Blacks “outrage”over the four-week ban for...

Super Saturday, European Tours

England 16, New Zealand 26 Wales 15, Australia 26 Both New Zealand and Australia will take on England and Wales at 16:15 today, we...

SBW makes his All Black debut

Former rugby league international Sonny Bill Williams will make his Test rugby debut when he lines up in a monstrous All Blacks backline...

Tri-Nations not test rugby – Ford

England's defence coach Mike Ford has dismissed the try-laden Tri-Nations as not being proper Test rugby. Planet Rugby And Ford warned champions New Zealand to...

O’Driscoll expected to be fit for Boks

The Ireland management expect Brian O'Driscoll to be fit for Saturday's test against South Africa. A 30-man squad has gathered in Dublin...

Greed helps in Hong Kong flop

Hong Kong rugby's governing body said on Monday a lack of foreign interest was to blame for the poor turnout at this year's prestigious...

What to expect in November tours

For southern hemisphere teams, there are two clear blocks of international rugby matches to be played before the World Cup champions are crowned next...

All Blacks biggest chokers

The All Blacks have topped a list of the greatest chokers in sport, beating the likes of golfer Greg Norman and the Proteas cricket...

Stade Viennois 7 : 16 Rugby Club Innsbruck

Sensational Innsbruck victory against Austrian Bundesliga runners-up Stade Viennois Rugby Club Innsbruck pocketed a precious away victory in Vienna against Stade Viennois, in a game...

Canterbury gives back to earthquake hit community

Canterbury Rugby union, with the help of their sponsors has shown support to its local community in Christchurch which was recently hit by an...

Poms ‘ready for ABs, Boks’

England manager Martin Johnson says his side's summer tour has left them in much-improved shape to take on the southern hemisphere teams this autumn. Tom...

Rugby Club Innsbruck 17:20 Vienna Celtic

11. September 2010 Narrow opening Bundesliga defeat to Celtc in front of record crowd  A 350-strong crowd at Rugby Club Innsbruck's opening home Bundesliga fixture against Vienna...

Wobblies have their belief back

Disregard for a second or two the one-point loss and the posturings of the All Blacks. There is something stirring in this Wallaby outfit...

All Blacks make clean sweep

New Zealand continue their march towards a world record, when they recorded their 10th consecutive win (23-22) over Australia in Sydney on Saturday. Rugby365 Scoring 17...

End to Hongkong honeymoon

Australian Rugby Union chief executive John O'Neill has said the fourth Bledisloe Cup Test against New Zealand will go ahead in Hong Kong next...

Kiwis prepare for onslaught

Nine in a row and counting? All Black assistant coach Wayne Smith is taking nothing for granted ahead of Saturday's meeting with the Wallabies. Wynne...

Dingo the coach for all seasons

How quickly things can change. After an emphatic win against the Springboks in Brisbane, Robbie Deans was hailed as a master coach who showed...

Headmaster praises OZ attack

Impressed All Blacks coach Graham Henry reckons Wallabies counterpart Robbie Deans will be a relieved man after his team's last-gasp victory over the Springboks. AAP Henry...

Dingo lays down law for Wobblies

Shallow back-up leaves him powerless Wallabies coach Robbie Deans has warned several players to get out of their comfort zone or their World Cup aspirations...

Bok ace coaches Wobblies

Australia will have a Springbok ace up their sleeve when they tackle South Africa in their Tri-Nations Test in Pretoria on Saturday. Sydney Morning...

All Blacks gets timely reminder

The All Blacks shed their cloak of invincibility last night yet continued on their winning way. They had to work for it. They had...

McCaw: We don’t cheat — :-)

All Black captain Richie McCaw has been forced to defend his team, again, in the face of renewed accusations of All Black cheating. Rugby365 NB:...

How Boks helped Kiwis ‘develop’

New Zealand's worst losing run against South Africa in 33 years, a 0-3 whitewash last year, is what helped the All Blacks turn their...