Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard, according to a UK report, remains the highest-paid rugby player on the planet.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 5:57 pm
England's Rugby Football Union announced Friday a bid to stage the 2025 women's World Cup, with a goal of staging the final in front of a capacity crowd of 82 000 at Twickenham.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 1:45 pm
The Cheetahs will once again play competitive rugby with the announcement on Friday of a new, innovative money-spinning 4-match Toyota Challenge in which R1 million will be up for grabs.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 10:56 am
Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper Friday cautioned his team not to take Japan lightly, calling them "no joke", with threats across the park.
Posted: October 22, 2021, 9:57 am
New Zealand coach Ian Foster has named a new-look side to kick off the All Blacks' northern hemisphere tour against the United States in Washington this weekend.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 10:37 pm
South Africa's Faf de Klerk faces four months out of action due to injury, the scrumhalf's English club Sale Sharks said Thursday.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 9:07 pm
Former Argentina captain Pablo Matera was named in the squad for November's Tests in Europe after missing their last game due to a ban over breaking Covid-19 rules.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 9:07 pm
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has warned his charges to expect "extra spice" in their matches on the tour to the UK as opposition aim to atone for the Lions series failure.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 8:24 pm
Wales winger Josh Adams said on Thursday he was "buzzing" for the "massive challenge" of playing New Zealand.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 7:53 pm
Australia coach Dave Rennie is expecting a brutal, high-paced game against a Japanese side mentored by fellow New Zealanders as they look to bank a fifth straight win.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 11:42 am
Flanker Ben Gunter was Thursday selected to make his Japan debut in place of former captain Michael Leitch, partnering new skipper Pieter 'Lappies' Labuschagne against Australia in Oita on Saturday.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 9:31 am
Hunter Paisami was Thursday recalled to the Wallabies side in place of explosive centre Samu Kerevi for their first clash against Japan since 2017 in one of four changes to the starting team.
Posted: October 21, 2021, 7:04 am
Simon Zebo was recalled by Ireland after a four-year exile when head coach Andy Farrell named the wing in a 38-man squad for the November internationals.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 8:19 pm
US rugby chiefs formally launched a bid to stage the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, boldly predicting that bringing the sport to American soil for the first time could be a turning point for the game.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 8:08 pm
Rugby authorities need to implement enforceable laws to reduce head impact exposure or risk "players dropping out of the game at all levels", the head of an influential head injury foundation has told AFP.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 4:17 pm
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber admits that they were seriously considering an international recall for Bulls star Johan Goosen.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 1:59 pm
National coach Jacques Nienaber confirmed that Rassie Erasmus will indeed be travelling with the team on their final assignment of 2021, where they'll play three Tests.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 9:29 am
Veteran lock Sam Whitelock will captain the All Blacks on their five-Test tour of the United States and Europe, New Zealand team officials confirmed Tuesday, replacing temporary skipper Ardie Savea.
Posted: October 20, 2021, 8:29 am
The plaudits came thick and fast on Tuesday as Springbok flyhalf, Morne Steyn, announced his retirement from international rugby. One of them was from an old team-mate.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 9:54 pm
South African referee Aimee Barrett-Theron has received praise for her handling of the Benetton-Ospreys clash in the United Rugby Championship.
Posted: October 19, 2021, 7:19 pm