Rugby chiefs ‘should consider resigning’ over Worcester fiasco

The chief executives of both the RFU and Premiership Rugby were asked whether they ought not to resign as they were accused by MPs of presiding over “failure on an epic scale” and In a grilling that lasted over an hour at Portcullis House in Westminster, the RFU’s Bill Sweeney and PRL’s Simon Massie-Taylor were … Read more

Rugby World Cup 2023: Kenya eliminated after qualifying loss to Portugal

Rugby World Cup 2023 final qualification tournament Portugal: (35) 85 Tries: Tadjer 3, Cardoso Pinto, Lima, Pinto 2, Appleton 2, Rebeldo de Andrade, Penalty try, Belo, Campergue Cons: Marques 7, Portela, Guedes Kenya: (0) 0 Sent off: Juma Kenya’s hopes of reaching the 2023 Rugby World Cup were ended as the 14-man Simbas were thrashed … Read more

Scotland vs New Zealand LIVE rugby: Latest score and updates as hosts target historic win over the All Blacks

Follow live updates as host in the in Edinburgh today. In the first meeting of the teams in the five years, Scotland will be looking to rewrite history with their first ever win over the All Blacks, with the return of to ’s side also set to be a major talking point at Murrayfield. Scotland … Read more

Argentina vs South Africa LIVE rugby: Latest score and updates from Rugby Championship match

host tonight as a brilliantly open continues with the conclusion of Round Five in Buenos Aires. Both Argentina and South Africa head into the penultimate round of fixtures still in contention of wrestling the title from ’s grasp, and a bonus-point win for either would draw them level with the All Blacks at the top … Read more

Argentina vs South Africa live: Score and latest updates from Rugby Championship 2022

South Africa have responded to extraordinary allegations of cocaine use within their camp, admitting the story has had a “distracting and destabilising” effect on the squad ahead of their match against Argentina in Buenos Aires. A press release from the SA Rugby communications team, issued on Saturday, insisted that these allegations remain “unsubstantiated” and accused … Read more

Eddie Butler, former Wales rugby union captain and journalist, dies aged 65

Eddie Butler, the former Wales rugby union captain who went on to become a much-loved writer and broadcaster, has died at the age of 65. Butler was reported by the Prostate Cymru charity to have died in his sleep during a fund-raising trek in Peru. “Ed was the voice of Wales and we were honoured … Read more

Australia vs New Zealand LIVE: Rugby Championship latest score and updates as Will Jordan seals bonus point

can move a step closer to retaining the with a victory over in Melbourne. The All Blacks’ and South Africa’s means all four teams head into the penultimate round separated by just one point in what is proving to be the closest Rugby Championship for years. The fixture will also be the opening match of … Read more

Australia v New Zealand live: Score and latest updates from the Rugby Championship’s Bledisloe Cup

12:45 PM TRY SAMU: AUS 32 NZ 34 Resignation handed in. I don’t believe it. 12:44 PM 71 mins: AUS 27 NZ 34 Make that 100 per cent. Seven points in it. Nine minutes remaining. 12:44 PM 70 mins: AUS 27 NZ 31 Swain is penalised for not rolling away… and it’s kickable. Mo’unga will have a chance … Read more

Premiership rugby 2022-23: complete club-by-club guide to the season

Bath Bottom of the pile last season but with Johann van Graan’s arrival comes a degree of optimism that things will improve. At the very least supporters can expect more commitment than was shown in theand in Chris Cloete, Dave Attwood and Quinn Roux, the South African coach has added some heft to his forwards. … Read more