Historic rugby rivalry moves west for first time
New Zealand Herald
PERTH, Australia (AP) " The Wallabies and All Blacks will head to Western Australia state in 2019 for the first Bledisloe Cup match in Perth between the traditional rugby rivals. The Australian Rugby Union said Wednesday that Perth's new 60,000-seat ...
Rugby-New Perth stadium to host 2019 Bledisloe Cup testYahoo Sports
Bledisloe Cup confirmed for Western AustraliaRugby.com.au
Perth to host Bledisloe Cup clash
Leali'ifano wins rugby excellence award
Brumbies star Christian Leali'ifano has won the 2016 RUPA Medal for Excellence, one of Australian rugby's most prestigious awards, as he continues to battle . Source: AAP. 7 Dec 2016 - 3:48 PM UPDATED 1 HOUR AGO ...
Inspirational Lealiifano picks up top honourNEWS.com.au
Canberra Brumbies rugby star Christian Lealiifano wins RUPA medal for excellence 2016The Canberra Timesall 4 news articles »
- Timaru Herald
Rugby coach calls for zero alcohol limit after fatal crash
A North Otago rugby coach is calling for a zero alcohol driving limit in the wake of the sentencing of a man over his part in the death of a local rugby player. Kurow Rugby Club coach Kevin Malcolm says an alleged drink-driving culture in Kurow, which ...and more »
- Controversy after Losi Filipo invited to school sports day
New Zealand Herald
Parents of a Wellington school have complained after Losi Filipo was invited to a school sports day last week. The former teenage rugby player - convicted of assault this year - didn't end up attending the event run by Wilford School in Petone last ...and more »
- Edmonton Journal
New dome at Foote Field raising potential for U Sports rugby
Pandas women's rugby head coach Matt Parrish poses for a photo next to the new inflatable dome at Foote Field at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta on Tuesday, December 6, 2016. Kucerak, Ian / Postmedia. Share Adjust Comment Print.and more »
- Facilities for women's rugby
Sir, – Leinster Women played the team's first interprovincial match of the season against Connacht last Saturday. The match was played at Tuam RFC. I was shocked at the conditions the women had to play in. This is no disrespect to Tuam RFC but rather ...and more »
- CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Wolfpack gearing up for rugby league debut
CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
For the last three weeks, in the damp and fog of north England, Toronto Wolfpack coach Paul Rowley and his staff have been building a dream. Assembling a professional rugby league team from the ground up. "It's interesting because it's so different ...and more »
- Work on rugby site to get underway at Sunset Park
Middletown Press and Journal
The Harrisburg Rugby Football Club will start work on its first permanent home in 2017, as ground in Sunset Park, Londonderry Township, will be cleared for three rugby fields, according to township officials. Steve Letavic, township manager, initially ...and more »
- Premiership Rugby
In-form Henry Purdy desperate to keep improving at Gloucester Rugby
Henry Purdy is refusing to rest on his laurels and has vowed to push on hard, despite praise from all corners for his form at Gloucester Rugby. The 22-year-old has scored two tries in his last three games for the Cherry & Whites, including the fourth ...
- Liam Messam and Henry Speight confirmed for Brisbane Tens rugby tournament
Chiefs and All Blacks star Liam Messam and Wallabies winger Henry Speight have been confirmed for the Brisbane Tens rugby tournament. The 43-test All Black Liam Messam will spearhead the Chiefs team for the February tournament, while the Brumbies ...and more »
- The Independent
George North stood down from rugby by Northampton after latest head injury
George North has been stood down from all rugby activity by Northampton Saints following the head injury he sustained against Leicester Tigers on Saturday. The Wales winger, who also has three Lions caps, was tackled in the air by Tigers winger Adam ...
George North lies on the turf playing for Northampton on Saturday Credit: BT SportTelegraph.co.uk
North at center of another concussi
- BBC News
Ex-Wales rugby player Scott Gibbs' wife 'hit by motorbike'
The wife of former Wales rugby international Scott Gibbs is in a critical condition in an Italian hospital after being hit by a motorcycle, her family have said. Kate Weaver-Gibbs, 32, was injured on Friday while the couple walked near their home in ...
Wife of rugby legend Scott Gibbs fights for her life after she was hit by a motorcycle as the couple walked on a ...Daily Mail
Wife of Wales rugby star Scott Gib
Criticise Alex Cuthbert for his rugby if you like - but no player deserves foul-mouthed abuse on the streets of Cardiff - WalesOnlineWalesOnline
Criticise Alex Cuthbert for his rugby if you like - but no player deserves foul-mouthed abuse on the streets of Cardiff
Former Wales outside-half Arwel Thomas hadn't long gone back to play No.10 for Swansea when the criticism started coming in. It was mild at first, conveyed via handwritten letters, but it continued over a period of years and with each missive so the ...and more »
The OFFICIAL world rugby pecking order - just where do Wales come in the latest rankings? - WalesOnlineWalesOnline
The OFFICIAL world rugby pecking order - just where do Wales come in the latest rankings?
Rob Howley's men won three of their four matches in November, but what impact did the results have on the ranking system ahead of next year's draw for the 2019 Rugby World Cup? Share; Comments. ByIan Mitchelmore. 11:06, 6 DEC 2016; Updated 11:06, ...
Springboks, the biggest losers in world rugby rankingseNCAall 2 news articles »
gay rugby tour becomes a reality
The Jozi Cats kick off on Friday in Johannesburg and then make their way through the country via Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and down the coast to Cape Town. The Jozi Cats are also engaging with the LGBTQI communities en route to host "Big Gay Rugby" ...
Australia hope to benefit from building depth in 2016
The Wallabies believe they are on the right track after building depth in 2016, despite slumping to nine losses in a season where they thought they would close the gap on world champions New Zealand and win back the Bledisloe Cup. Michael Cheika's side ...
England beat Wallabies at Twickenham to complete perfect rugby yearStuff.co.nzall 31 news articles »
England rugby star Chris Robshaw celebrates testimonial year with girlfriend Camilla Kerslake - Daily MailDaily Mail
England rugby star Chris Robshaw celebrates testimonial year with girlfriend Camilla Kerslake
Chris Robshaw drew a curtain on his testimonial year with Harlequins in good company as he invited a host of England rugby stars from past and present to an evening of drinking and dining at The Old Billingsgate on Monday. The England international was ...
Auckland rugby referee who died mid-match was 'doing what he loved'
"Super Daddy" and a lover of rugby, 44-year-old Graham Eddy died mid-match on December 2. Pictured here with his wife, Alexandra, and their two daughters Madeleine and Scarlett. An Auckland rugby referee who died of a heart attack during a game has ...
Counties Manukau rugby community in mourning following death of referee mid-matchNew Zealand Heraldall 3 news articles »
Jordie Barrett, Logan Crowley secured for Taranaki rugby 2017
Taranaki have beaten off the advances of other provincial rugby unions and signed All Blacks apprentice Jordie Barrett and Canterbury halfback Logan Crowley. The home grown pair were unveiled at Taranaki Rugby HQ on Tuesday with a third signing ...and more »
- Daily Maverick
Murray Ingram is the co-founder of Connect Sports Academy, the SA Sport Industry's 2016 Development Programme of the Year. 06 Dec 2016 12:17 (South Africa). True transformation will solve the country's rugby woes, not hinder it as Derick Hougaard and ...
'I've never given up on Irish rugby, maybe it has given up on me': Eddie O'Sullivan opens up on his coaching exile - Irish IndependentIrish Independent
'I've never given up on Irish rugby, maybe it has given up on me': Eddie O'Sullivan opens up on his coaching exile
Eddie O'Sullivan has revealed that he hasn't given up hope of once again landing a coaching job in Irish rugby, despite being overlooked for two roles in the last few years. Share. Email. Go To. Comments. O'Sullivan led the Irish team to three triple ...and more »
- BBC Sport
Billy Boston: Welsh rugby legend who never played at the Arms Park
Once upon a time long ago, two boys born in the same city in the same year grew up as neighbours - one at number four Angelina Street in the old Tiger Bay area of Cardiff, the other at number seven. They made it together into the same Cardiff schoolboy ...and more »
- The Globe and Mail
Rugby Canada invokes hero of the past to build the future
The Globe and Mail
Al Charron's training regime for the 1991 Rugby World Cup was of the do-it-yourself variety. Charron, in his mid-20s, lived in Ottawa, far from most national team players in British Columbia. He focused on cardio: he would run at his old high school ...
Rugby Canada's $8M training centre in Langford named after former captainCTV Vancouver Islandall 7 news articles »
- Rugby World
Analysis: England's Autumn stock take
After bowing ignominiously out of their own Rugby World Cup at the pool stage in 2015, England have embarked on a 14-match winning streak – equalling the national record set by Martin Johnson and his side in 2003 – and become only the second side in ...and more »
Eddie Jones urges England to lose their fear for Six Nations
Eddie Jones insists England must be ambitious when they seek to build on a perfect first year under his guidance by successfully defending their Six Nations title. Australia were beaten 37-21 at Twickenham on Saturday, to complete a clean sweep of ...and more »
Premiership Rugby to investigate George North 'concussion' incident
Premiership Rugby to investigate George North 'concussion' incident ...
Rugby fans left stunned by horrifying images of George North seemingly unconscious before he's allowed to play onWalesOnline
Match Reaction: Leicester Tigers 19 Northampton Saints 11Premiership Rugby
George North defends Northampton after appearing to be knocked out against LeicesterExpress.co.ukall 42 news articles
- Manawatu Standard
Manawatu recognised among New Zealand Rugby Awards finalists
For a third consecutive year a Manawatu volunteer will be recognised on the national stage. Mark Andersen who is the chairman of the Manawatu junior rugby board, Marist junior rugby chairman and Old Boys-Marist committee member, is a finalist for the ...and more »
Drunk passenger 'rugby tackled to the floor' after punching flight attendant on Turkish Airlines flight - New Zealand HeraldDrunk passenger 'rugby tackled to the floor' after punching flight attendant on Turkish Airlines flight
New Zealand Herald
A drunken plane passenger threw a punch at a stewardess at 30,000ft and was rugby tackled to the floor after she asked him if he was smoking in the toilets. Photo / 123rf.com. A drunken plane passenger threw a punch at a stewardess at 30,000ft and was ...and more »
- Otago Daily Times
Dave Rennie linked to Springboks job
New Zealand Herald
Leading South African news outlet Rapport is reporting that South African Rugby is considered Rennie to replace current coach Allister Coetzee who has overseen the worst Springbok season in history. Coetzee is already on record as saying he expects to ...
An 8-point plan to fix the mess South African rugby is inBizNewsall 10 news articles »
Mitch Allgood becomes Wakefield's second signing of the week
Wakefield Trinity have made their second signing of the week after Mitch Allgood signed a one-year contract. The 27-year-old Australian prop forward was a former Rookie of the Year at Parramatta Eels, before making the move from the NRL to join Betfred ...
It's Allgood at Wakey as Mitch joins TrinityTotal rugby Leagueall 6 news articles »
- Premiership Rugby
Match Report: Worcester Warriors 12 Wasps 26
Wasps moved to within one point of the Aviva Premiership Rugby summit but missed out on a bonus point in their 26-12 victory at Worcester Warriors. Brendan Macken's first-minute intercept score, the fastest in Aviva Premiership Rugby this season, got ...and more »
- EDITORIAL: Rugby team must focus
Shujaa, under the tutelage of new coach Innocent Simiyu, were eliminated in the semi-finals of the Challenge Trophy by the United States. Advertisement. By EDITORIAL More by this Author. Kenya Sevens collected five points from the Dubai Sevens, the ...and more »
Neil Francis: There would be murder if rugby introduced a second official - Here's my solution to the referee problem - Irish IndependentIrish Independent
Neil Francis: There would be murder if rugby introduced a second official - Here's my solution to the referee problem
Ireland captain Rory Best questions a decision by referee Jaco Peyper. Photo: Phil WalterGetty Images. It is December 12, 2015 - UFC 194. The Conor McGregor v Jose Aldo fight. I wasn't staying up until 3.0am to watch. How bourgeois is watching UFC on a ...
Stellar cast of finalists for New Zealand Rugby's awards | Stuff.co.nz
Beauden Barrett, Dane Coles and Sam Whitelock up for NZ Rugby's big gong.
All Blacks vs Hurricanes and Black Ferns for top awardNew Zealand Herald
All Blacks superstar Beauden Barrett up for two gongs at NZ rugby ...TVNZall 5 news articles »
- Plymouth Herald
Lily's parents call for rugby player brain scans on anniversary of death
The parents of a young female rugby player killed in a freak training-ground accident want mandatory brain scans on rugby players who suffer head injuries – and a changes to organ donation protocols in England. Selfless Lily Partridge carried two donor ...and more »
Aussie men finish fifth in Dubai
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World Rugby finances are all black after successful 2015 World Cup
World Rugby, the governing body of rugby union, has unveiled pre-tax profits of an impressive £189.7 million ($241.4 million/€226.4 million) for the World Cup year of 2015. This was achieved on record revenue of £344.9 million ($445.3 million/€417.6 ...and more »
- Daily Mail
Jess Impiazzi braless during night out with rugby player fiancé Denny Solomona
And Jess Impiazzi looked as loved-up as ever as she joined her hunky rugby player fiancé Denny Solomona for a night at Manchester's Suburbia night club on Saturday evening. The 27-year-old Ex On The Beach beauty left little to the imagination in her ...
Laporte to head French rugby federation
Marcoussis - Former French sports minister Bernard Laporte was elected by a landslide on Saturday to lead the French rugby federation. Laporte, a former national rugby selector, won 85% of the votes for president of the federation and his supporters ...
Laporte becomes FFR PresidentEPCRugby.com
Laporte elected new French rugby presidentThe Roarall 4 news articles »
Country Rugby League boss Terry Quinn hails increased registrations amid grassroots funding row - The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald
Country Rugby League boss Terry Quinn hails increased registrations amid grassroots funding row
The Sydney Morning Herald
An apparent player drain at the heart of the Australian Rugby League Commission's club funding backflip hasn't been replicated in the bush in soon-to-be released participant figures which show registered footballers in regional areas grew in 2016 ...and more »
- Premiership Rugby
Match Reaction: Bath Rugby 14 Saracens 11
Bath Rugby director of rugby Todd Blackadder believes his side broke down a mental barrier by hanging tough to beat Aviva Premiership Rugby reigning champions Saracens. Saracens may not have been at their best at the Rec on Saturday afternoon, but ...
The telling stats from Bath Rugby's 14-11 win against Saracens in the Aviva PremiershipBath Chronicle
Maro Itoje 'shines' on comeback despite Saracens defeat at Bat
- BBC Sport
England rugby: How Eddie Jones' team improved to end 2016 unbeaten
A year on from the deflation of the Rugby World Cup, England capped their annus mirabilis by coming from behind to stun Australia 37-21 at Twickenham - equalling the 14-Test winning record of the 2003 vintage. As a game it served as a microcosm of ...
Australia's rugby problems come down to a lack of depthThe Australian
Cheika: Basic errors costs us chance to compete Yesterday at 7:00 AM InternationalRug
Pocock heading back to Africa for year off
Australia coach Michael Cheika will be looking for improvement from the Wallabies next year after losing nine of 15 tests in 2016 but they will have to find it without David Pocock as the standout loose forward embarks on a sabbatical. The year off was ...
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- The Guardian
Wales shock Australian men's rugby sevens, women's team fall to NZ
Sam Myers is tackled by Ben Roach in the Cup quarter final match during day three of the Dubai Rugby Sevens. Photograph: Francois Nel/Getty Images. Australian Associated Press. Saturday 3 December 2016 23.29 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...
Blitzboks give South African rugby fans something to smile about after winning Dubai SevensStuff.co.nz
Thousands create carnival atmosphere at Dubai
Pitch perfect: Irish rugby captain Niamh Briggs on juggling garda career and sport - Irish IndependentIrish Independent
Pitch perfect: Irish rugby captain Niamh Briggs on juggling garda career and sport
By day she's a Garda on the beat in Limerick, by night she's training with the national rugby squad. Here, Ireland captain Niamh Briggs tells our reporter how she tackles the two roles she loves. Orla Neligan. Published 04/12/2016 | 02:30. 0 Comments ...
- Toronto Star
Rugby's Wolfpack look to follow Toronto FC's lead in building following
Toronto Wolfpack CEO Eric Perez believes the city has an interest in "Eurocentric sports." (Andrew Lahodynskyj / Toronto Star) | Order this photo. By Morgan CampbellStaff Reporter. Sat., Dec. 3, 2016. Selling 4,000 season tickets for their debut ...
- BBC Sport
Rugby Union - 2016/2017: England v Australia Highlights
John Inverdale presents highlights of England's final autumn international test match against Australia at Twickenham. Commentary by Andrew Cotter and Brian Moore. John Inverdale presents highlights of England's final autumn international test match ...
- Amor in love with England's smart rugby ahead of Scotland showdown
Simon Amor praised his side's 'smart rugby' after Tom Mitchell inspired England to a 26-12 win over New Zealand as they completed a perfect three victories from three to book a cup quarter-final with Scotland at the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in ...and more »
- Independent Online
Senatla confirms Stormers date in Super Rugby
Blitzbok star and World Sevens Player of the Year Seabelo Senatla has confirmed that he will be joining the Stormers in Super Rugby in the new year. Picture by: Leon Lestrade. Blitzbok star and World Sevens Player of the Year Seabelo Senatla has ...
Big start for BlitzboksSuperSportall 21 news articles »
- Bristol Post
The remains of a Roman villa have been discovered in Lockleaze
A Roman villa has been discovered underneath a rugby pitch in Bristol - but it will not affect the club's move to another part of the city. The Dings Crusaders in Lockleaze sold their ground off Landseer Avenue to homebuilders Redrow and are set to ...