Man admits killing former rugby captain Cathal Sweeney (62), pleads not guilty to murder
A 34-year-old Dublin man has admitted killing a 62-year-old at a flat in the city three years ago. Gary Walsh, with an address at The Watercourse, Orwell Park, Templeogue, is accused of murdering Cathal Sweeney on 8th February 2014. He was arraigned ...and more »
Salford winger Justin Carney accused of racially abusing an opponent
Salford winger Justin Carney could be banned for at least eight matches after being accused of racial abusing an opponent. The former Castleford player was sent off by referee Jack Smith 26 minutes into the Red Devils' 29-22 win over Toronto Wolfpack ...
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- Gloucestershire Live
Terry Fanolua to coach mixed ability rugby at Longlevens
Mixed Ability Rugby is coming to Gloucester allowing players to compete with each other whether they have a disability or not. The session, which will be held at Longlevens rugby club, will be led by former Gloucester centre Terry Fanolua. It will run ...
Police called to Welsh rugby match after game abandoned due to fighting
South Wales Police are appealing for information into events at Treharris Rugby Club on Saturday after their National League Three East Central A clash with Fairwater was abandoned due to fighting. Officers were called to the ground due to an alleged ...
Prince Harry to attend annual Army vs Navy rugby match in Twickenham as Invictus Games patron - Evening StandardEvening Standard
Prince Harry to attend annual Army vs Navy rugby match in Twickenham as Invictus Games patron
invictusharry0704g.jpg Prince Harry speaks to competitors during the UK team trials for the Invictus Games earlier this month. Chris Jackson/PA. Prince Harry will attend the Army Navy match at Twickenham on Saturday as Patron of the Invictus Games ...
- Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)
Second Row Thornbury Signs For Connacht
Irish Rugby (press release) (registration)
Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced the signing of Dublin-born second row Gavin Thornbury on a two-year deal. Gavin Thornbury, who is 23-years-old, recently spent six months in New Zealand where he initially joined club side Border on the ...and more »
World Rugby has created a monster and youngsters will shun a 'needlessly dangerous' game, says former Wales captain - WalesOnlineWalesOnline
World Rugby has created a monster and youngsters will shun a 'needlessly dangerous' game, says former Wales captain
Former Wales captain Paul Thorburn has launched a stinging attack on World Rugby, accusing them of presiding over a game that has become needlessly dangerous and a diminishing spectacle. The tournament director of the 1999 World Cup believes ...and more »
- Total rugby League
England call-up Australian duo
Total rugby League
Wayne Bennett has selected Australia-born duo Chris Heighington and Chris McQueen in England's 20-man squad to face Samoa in May. The NRL duo are the first two Australian-based players to be selected by England following Bennett's appointment, with ...
Wayne Bennett picks Queensland rep Chris McQueen in England squadFox Sportsall 17 news articles »
- Houston Public Media
Is Houston Ready For A Major League Rugby Franchise?
Houston Public Media
Houston could soon have its own major league rugby team next year — the Houston Strikers. Eddie Robinson. | Posted on April 24, 2017, 6:10 AM. 00:00 /00:00. The city of Houston could soon have its very own major league rugby team next year — the ...and more »
Bath Rugby had to aim for posts at death against Stade Francais, says Luke Charteris - Bath ChronicleBath Chronicle
Bath Rugby had to aim for posts at death against Stade Francais, says Luke Charteris
Bath Rugby had little choice but to go for goal once time was up against Stade Francais, according to Luke Charteris. The hosts were leading 28-25 in the European Challenge Cup semi-final in Paris when referee John Lacey raised his arm to signal a ...and more »
- Premiership Rugby
Aviva Premiership Rugby European wrap: Saracens make final as Bath fall short
Aviva Premiership Rugby champions Saracens are into their third European Rugby Champions Cup final in four years after defying a passionate crowd of over 50,000 when defeating Munster 26-10 at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. After reaching the ...and more »
Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says Australian rugby plagued by player development issues - The Sydney Morning HeraldThe Sydney Morning Herald
Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says Australian rugby plagued by player development issues
The Sydney Morning Herald
Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has come out swinging by suggesting four local Super Rugby teams is the right way forward and that Australian rugby has a major problem when it comes to developing players and coaches. Following the Waratahs' shaky start ...
Kiwi coach Daryl Gibson has Waratahs' board's 'full support' despite Super Rugby strugglesIndependent
- The Sydney Morning Herald
Rugby league gets a lot wrong – but it gets Anzac Day right
The Sydney Morning Herald
Around this time of year, about two months into the footy season, there's a tendency for many of us – especially reporters – to disappear up our own bottoms. Play Video. Replay Video. Play Video Don't Play ...and more »
Super Rugby Round nine Team of the Week Yesterday at 5:51 PM Super Rugby
It was another difficult week for Aussie teams in Super Rugby, with just a draw to claim from four matches. Who stood out among those in the Aussie conference? 1. Ben Daley. Daley continues his consistent form for the Force, as the WA franchise put in ...
5 talking points: Super Rugby Week 9Sport24
Team of the week: European finalists and Super Rugby stars combineSkySports
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Rugby League RECAP - England squad surprises, Hodgson criticised for in-game antics - Hull Daily MailHull Daily Mail
Rugby League RECAP - England squad surprises, Hodgson criticised for in-game antics
Hull Daily Mail
It was a hugely successful weekend for both of our sides, with Hull FC beating Castleford Tigers in a KCOM Stadium thriller with just 12 men. Lee Radford's side were without red-carded Liam Watts for around an hour but ran out 26-24 winners against ...and more »
PE Festival wrap
From the Pumas upsetting the Blue Bulls to the Valke putting the WelwitSchias – a shadow Namibian side – to the sword, the SuperSport Rugby Challenge (Rugby Challenge) announced its arrival this weekend as a rugby tournament with a difference.
Exciting start to SuperSport Rugby ChallengeSport24all 8 news articles »
Around the grounds: Reds flood back to Premier Rugby
There were plenty of Reds in club rugby on the weekend. Photo: QRU Media Unit. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on Twitter · Share via Email · by Sam Phillips and Beth Newman. There were 14 Reds players in action for Premier Grade ...
Mallett laments 'unwatchable' rugby
Cape Town - Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett was not impressed by the quality of rugby dished up by South Africa's Super Rugby teams on Saturday. Mallett was speaking in the SuperSport studio and commented on the Bulls v Cheetahs and Sharks v ...
Six match ban for Sharks rugby centreSBS
Two red cards as Rebels snatch Super Rugby draw against SharksStuff.co.nz
Super Rugby LIVE: Sat, 22 AprilSuperSport
Rugby.com.au -Economic Times&n
Allegations of king hit punches thrown in Wellington club rugby - Stuff
It's alleged multiple king hit punches were thrown and a player was kicked in the head during a rugby game in Wellington.and more »
Rugby club pays touching tribute to fallen Anzac heroes with ... - Stuff
College Rifles rugby club director of rugby Chris Tautiaga holds the 2017 commemorative Anzac jersey worn by the premier team on Anzac weekend in front of ...and more »
Rugby playing Aussie cop suffers serious head injuries in early morning Dunedin fall
A team huddle before a match between the Australian Police Rugby Union and South Island Police XV at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday. An Australian officer suffered serious injuries after the game. An Australian Federal Police officer touring New ...
Rugby cop seriously hurt in fall from wallOtago Daily Timesall 2 news articles »
- Rugby: NOBM roll continues
New Zealand Herald
Tech hooker Conan Houkamau protects the ball during another of his team's rolling mauls against NOBM. Photo/Duncan Brown. Napier Technical premier rugby team co-coach Steve Woods paid Napier Old Boys Marist the ultimate compliment on Saturday.and more »
- England Rugby
European Rugby: Stories from the weekend
A round-up of what was a weekend of semi-finals in European rugby, where English clubs made it through to the final of both the Champions and Challenge Cups. Another final for Saracens. Premiership and European champions Saracens are into their third ...
Director of rugby Rassie Erasmus staying at MunsterIrish Times
Saracens get another crack at Euro glory after Munster win Yesterday at 10:00 AM InternationalRugby.com.au
Vodafone Super Rugby wrap: Round Nine | Rugby.com.au
George Bridge bagged a hat-trick as the Crusaders juggernaut rumbled over the the Stormers 57-24 in their clash in Christchurch on Saturday. Kieran Read ...
Injury woes for chastened StormersSuperSport
Super Rugby: Five things we learned from the Crusaders win over the StormersStuff.co.nz
Rugby: Crusaders juggernaut steamrolls StormersNew Zealand Herald
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- Fox Sports
Super Rugby: Waratahs 'shelve' box kick and return to running rugby against Kings
IN an effort to fix their dodgy defence, Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson has instructed his backs to stop kicking the ball away aimlessly and return to their ball-in-hand style of play which was the hallmark of their 2014 championship side. After seven ...
Mumm rotated as Waratahs prepare for Kings Today at 12:11 PM Super RugbyRugby.com.au
The Waratahs blueprint to improve on being Super Rugby's
- Irish Times
Ex Ireland rugby star gets top Munster job with Bank of Ireland
Bank of Ireland has appointed former Ireland rugby international David Wallace as its business development manager for the Munster region. This high-profile appointment coincides with the bank extending its sponsorship of Munster Rugby until the end of ...
Adidas set to sign deal with Leinster RugbyIrish Independentall 3 news articles »
Breakdown discipline and set piece our biggest issues: Larkham Today at 12:32 PM Super Rugby - Rugby.com.auRugby.com.au
Breakdown discipline and set piece our biggest issues: Larkham Today at 12:32 PM Super Rugby
Stephen Larkham has urged his team to address poor breakdown discipline and an ailing lineout ahead of the Brumbies' clash with the Hurricanes. The Brumbies brains trust have not panicked at the selection table after the shock loss to the previously ...
Boyd unfazed by Barrett's rugby binningsSBS
Rugby: Shields takes Canes' captaincyNew Zealand Herald
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- Wide World of Sports
Fardy slams faceless men running rugby
Wide World of Sports
Brumbies flanker Scott Fardy says the disappointing handling of the Super Rugby competition has come as no surprise but hopes the "faceless men in suits" at SANZAAR learn from the debacle. The Super Rugby season has been marred by constant ...
Super Rugby Round eight Team of the Week 2 days ago Super RugbyRugby.com.au
Scott Fardy hopes Super Rugby debacle triggers change as Brumbies make more changesThe Canber
- Rugby, only game that fields all races
The Star Online
I must say that Malaysia has the capability to organise such a sport on an international scale, in terms of infrastructure and expertise. I was fortunate to be chosen as a volunteer in rugby when Kuala Lumpur hosted the XVI Commonwealth Games in 1998.
- Ray Hopkinson made Taranaki Rugby life member
Taranaki Daily News
Long-serving referee and administrator Ray Hopkinson has been made a life member of the Taranaki Rugby Football Union. "I was completely blown away – I had no idea. I went to the AGM as the Taranaki Rugby Referees' Association (TRRA) delegate, as I ...
- Rugby: All Blacks return for Highlanders - Sport - NZ Herald News
New Zealand Herald
All Blacks' Waisake Naholo and Liam Squire return to the Highlanders starting lineup for Saturday's match against the Sunwolves in Invercargill. - New Zealand ...and more »
- Rugby: All Blacks return for Highlanders
New Zealand Herald
All Blacks' Waisake Naholo and Liam Squire return to the Highlanders starting lineup for Saturday's match against the Sunwolves in Invercargill. Naholo has missed five round of Super Rugby with a hamstring injury, though made an encouraging return to ...and more »
- Daily Mail
Rugby must keep evolving to stay relevant for future Kiwi generations
New Zealand Rugby has reached a laudable milestone as it celebrates 125 years and although its future is in some ways uncertain, rugby remains the country's most popular sport. Since the first rugby game was played at Nelson in 1870, it has evolved and ...
Rugby: Sir Graham Henry warns of Lions' 'suicidal' itineraryNew Zealand Herald
Rugby 2017 Festival programme launchedScoop.co.nz (press rele
Warriors reject plays test rugby for Romania
A member of the club's Under-20s set-up under legendary youth coach John Ackland in 2011, Shennan was on the right trajectory – and amongst the right company. Stephen Shennan (right) goes in for the tackle while playing for Saracens against Harlequins.
- Cayman Compass
Rugby Union U-16 players train in UK
The Cayman Rugby Football Union recently had an opportunity with one of the top rugby schools in England, Sedbergh School, for development training for the U-16 players. “Through the hard work and planning by Chris Rowland, Mick Kehoe [management ...
- Rugby: Danny Lee latest to leave Magpies nest - Sport - Hawke's ...
New Zealand Herald
Crikey, the timing isn't the best but Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby team's co-coach Danny Lee had to take the opportunity. - Hawke's Bay Today.and more »
- Excelle Sports
Is this the USA rugby dream team that can finally win a World Cup?
When rugby made its Olympic debut at the Rio Games last year, the U.S. Eagle Sevens team finally got its chance to play on one of the grandest stages of sport. But after the women finished a disappointing fifth place there, they're now refocused and ...
- Jesuit Cup Rugby 7's returns to Bay Area
The Mercury News
Santa Clara University will play host to the Jesuit Cup Rugby 7's tournament for the second consecutive year. Boston College headlines the colleges participating in the event, which takes place April 22 and 23 at Buck Shaw Stadium. The Golden Eagles ...
Bath Rugby injury updates for the European Challenge Cup semi-final against Stade Francais - Bath ChronicleBath Chronicle
Bath Rugby injury updates for the European Challenge Cup semi-final against Stade Francais
Bath Rugby have welcomed back some big guns as they prepare to do battle with Stade Francais in Paris. Dave Attwood (knee), Matt Garvey (neck) and Robbie Fruean (knee) have all been taking a full part in training at Farleigh House this week. "They're ...and more »
- Bath Chronicle
Bath Rugby injury updates for the European Challenge Cup semi ...
Bath Rugby have welcomed back some big guns as they prepare to do battle with Stade Francais in Paris. Dave Attwood (knee), Matt Garvey (neck) and Robbie ...and more »
- BBC Sport
Mohed Altrad: Gloucester investment cancelled after Premiership Rugby vote
A proposed investment in Gloucester by France-based businessman Mohed Altrad has collapsed after Premiership Rugby rejected his plan to purchase a 45% stake in the top-flight club. The board voted to restrict any investment from Altrad - who also owns ...
LIVE: Gloucester Rugby media session ahead of European Challenge Cup semi-finalGloucestershire Liveall 9 news articles »
- BBC Sport
Mohed Altrad: Gloucester investment cancelled after Premiership ...
A proposed investment in Gloucester by France-based businessman Mohed Altrad has collapsed after Premiership Rugby rejected his plan to purchase a 45% ...
LIVE: Gloucester Rugby media session ahead of European ...Gloucestershire Liveall 9 news articles »
- Independent Online
Bulls not concerned with Super Rugby shake-up | IOL
PRETORIA - The Bulls have only eyes for the Cheetahs as they continue digging themselves out of the hole they find themselves in Super Rugby according to ...and more »
- Independent Online
Bulls not concerned with Super Rugby shake-up
PRETORIA - The Bulls have only eyes for the Cheetahs as they continue digging themselves out of the hole they find themselves in Super Rugby according to Bulls defence coach Pine Pienaar. It is true that the men from Loftus Versfeld can look no further ...and more »
- Premiership Rugby
Gloucester Rugby's McAllister fancies French assignment
On December 8, Gloucester Rugby defeated La Rochelle 35-14 at Kingsholm and the French outfit responded by winning their next 14 matches. Were it not for a 29-25 loss at Lyon last weekend, the Top 14's surprise leaders would have been victorious in ...and more »
- Irish Independent
Adidas set to sign deal with Leinster Rugby
Jack McGrath of Leinster during squad training at UCD, Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy 1 Jack McGrath of Leinster during squad training at UCD, Dublin. Photo by Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile. Brendan Fanning Twitter Email. April 18 2017 3:13 PM.and more »
Stormers prepare for 'best pack in Super Rugby' | Sport24
Stormers assistant coach Paul Feeney believes that the Crusaders have the best pack in Super Rugby this year.
Super Rugby Reaction (W)Rap: Lions show their true mettleCitizen
Big men making their statement - SuperSport - RugbySuperSport
Some of Super Rugby's also-rans tried very hard this weekendStuff.co.nz
New Zealand Herald -Newshub
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The Rugby Debate: Warren Gatland has earned the right to pick ...
Sadly and somewhat predictably this has been greeted in parts by unrestrained vitriol. Forget the Mother Of All Bombs, check Twitter at around 12.05 on ...and more »
Former All Black Nick Evans announces retirement from rugby
Long-time Harlequins player and former All Black Nick Evans will retire at the end of the northern hemisphere season. Former All Black first five-eighth Nick Evans has announced his retirement from rugby at the end of the English season. "I thought ...
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ARU should be worried about Rebels' action: Kearns Yesterday at 7:50 PM Super Rugby
Former Wallabies skipper Phil Kearns says the ARU should be 'panicking' about potential legal action from the Rebels as the Super Rugby aga continues to drag on. The Rebels released an extraordinary statement about the process last Friday night, ...
Super Rugby needs changes, not the culling of franchisesThe Roar
Brumbies veteran Fardy's year of learningWide World of Sports