Wales skipper Sam Warburton is likely to miss "several months" of action after dislocating … More »Six Nations - Warburton to undergo surgery, to miss 'several months'
A neck injury to Blade Thomson was the reason behind naming two openside flankers to face the Otago … More »Super Rugby - Twin openside option for Hammett after injury concerns
Joe Schmidt is relishing the selection dilemma with competitin for places in Ireland's team hotting … More »Rugby - Schmidt relishes Irish competition with eye on World Cup
Wallabies backrower Ben McCalman's birthday celebrations were soured when he received a two-week … More »Rugby - McCalman banned for two weeks for tip tackle
Former All Blacks lock and inaugural Wellington Hurricanes coach Frank Oliver has died suddenly, his … More »Rugby - Former All Blacks captain, Hurricanes coach, Oliver dies
Fit-again Springbok centre Juan de Jongh has flown to Australia to bolster the injury-hit Stormers after … More »Super 15 - De Jongh return a boost for injury-hit Stormers
England's players have promised each other they will bounce back from their RBS 6 Nations hearta … More »Six Nations - England vow to come back stronger
Brian O'Driscoll has all the attributes to forge a first-class coaching career, according to Ireland … More »Six Nations - O'Driscoll 'would make top coach'
Bullocking centre Robbie Fruean is to have another heart procedure and will be unavailable for the Waikato … More »Rugby - Chiefs' Fruean to have another heart operation
All Blacks Ma'a Nonu and Jerome Kaino have been cleared for selection for the struggling Auckland … More »Rugby - Nonu, Kaino available to bolster Blues on return home
Stuart Lancaster believes England can win the World Cup on home soil next year following a successful … More »Rugby - England can win World Cup, says Lancaster