English Rugby

Wallabies' Folau won't back down from aerial contest despite ban

SYDNEY, Australia - Australia are beginning to reach their true potential, star fullback Israel Folau said Tuesday, vowing to unleash his aerial …

Sport (South Africa)

Naylor delighted to 'nil' Whitehaven

Date published: 14 August 2018<p>Oldham RL head coach Scott Naylor<p>Scott Naylor was suitably impressed by Oldham's 20-0 win against Whitehaven, …


Sport24.co.za | Former England star to help Sharks at breakdown area

The Sharks have confirmed that former England No 8 Nick Easter will join them in a coaching capacity in this year’s Currie Cup.

Sport (South Africa)

Paul Gustard introduces six-foot model bear to Harlequins team room to inspire defensive improvements

New head of rugby Paul Gustard has added an imposing six-foot-three model bear into the Harlequins team room in order to help improve the club’s dismal defensive record.<p>Gustard was famed for introducing Saracens’ ‘wolf pack’ mentality during his successful spell as their defence coach, before …

Rugby Union

Paul Gustard fires up Harlequins side using the bear necessities as 6ft 3in animal appears in the dressing room

New Harlequins chief Paul Gustard is looking to add extra bite to his defence — by putting a 6ft 3in brown bear in the team room.<p>The former England …

Sport (UK)

New teams from Wales and Newcastle enter PSL

Cam Pilley, pictured here in action against Daryl Selby at Canary Wharf, is understood to have signed for Newcastle<p><b>Cam Pilley ready for slog on the</b> …


Stuart Olding not ruling out a return to Ireland

IRFU performance director David Nucifora said in June that he couldn’t say for certain that Olding or Paddy Jackson would not play for Ireland …

Top 14

Thompson banned for throwing ball that hits official

LUKE Thompson has been handed a ban by the RFL's Match Review Panel.<p>The Saints prop has been hit with a Grade B charge of Other Contrary Behaviour …

St Helens

Ulster Rugby hit with blow as Jacob Stockdale injury confirmed

Ulster have been hit with a serious blow as a Jacob Stockdale injury was confirmed this morning.Stockdale, who lit up the Six Nations earlier this …

Ulster Rugby

Alex Mellor has some good news for Huddersfield Giants fans

Alex Mellor has some great news for Huddersfield Giants fans.<p>The 23-year-old forward was on the scoresheet when Huddersfield Giants launched their …

St Helens

Marcelo Bielsa rubbishes Leeds ‘promotion’ talk, saying ‘we’ve only played two games’

Talk has already started after Leeds blew the doors off of their first two opponents<p>Leeds United have impressed over the first two matches, beating Derby County and Stoke City, teams that were favoured going into the match. With Stoke City even being one of the favourites for promotion, and given …

Marcelo Bielsa

The complete M2 guide: Everything you need to know about the latest Metrobus route in Bristol

The second Metrobus route will be launched on the first Monday of September, 2018.<p>The M2 route has been the most controversial and most delayed of …


"Sport wouldn't exist without people like him:" Heartfelt tributes to Leeds Rhinos fan Raymond Greenfield, 33

Leeds Rhinos fans have left their tributes to a devoted supporter of the club who collapsed and died before a match aged just 33.<p>Raymond Greenfield, …


Coventry City's League One fixtures 2018/2019 - who the Sky Blues will play and when

Coventry City hope to keep their League Two success story rolling now that they're in League One.<p>Mark Robins 's newly promoted Sky Blues started the …

Coventry City FC

30 Men’s Collegiate All-Americans Chosen to Continue Selection Camp

• 30 All-Americans chosen to remain in Selection Camp to compete for 1st or 2nd Team honors<br>• Six additional athletes join camp after competing at Club 7s …

Team USA

Bulls coach Human hoping Currie Cup title can see him succeed Mitchell

JOHANNESBURG - The writing is on the wall that Bulls executive for rugby and Super Rugby head coach John Mitchell will be joining England as their …

Sport (South Africa)

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook dismisses Ben Barba speculation as a reason for full-back’s dip in form

St Helens coach Justin Holbrook insists persistent speculation over Ben Barba’s future has not been the reason for his dip in form.<p>The star full-back …

Sport (UK)

Rugby ace Will Greenwood a star guest at annual Neston Cricket Club Marquee Week

RUGBY World Cup winning star Will Greenwood helped to kick off this year's Sporting Lunch at Neston Cricket's Club's annual Marquee Week.<p>Greenwood …

Chester, UK

Well-known Huddersfield sportsman Micky Thornhill dies aged 87

Well-known sportsman Micky Thornhill has died aged 87.<p>An England international table tennis player from Croydon in South London, he moved with his …

West Yorkshire

These £2 coins could be worth a lot soon - see if you have any of them

It seems it is a common fantasy among British people to find an old relic, long forgotten, and cash it in for a wealthy cash sum.<p>To most this will …

Surrey (UK)

'Absolute class': Some Derby fans laud Leeds star's display after 4-1 defeat

Derby County suffered a heavy home defeat at the hands of a Samuel Saiz-inspired Leeds United.

Leeds United FC

Why Adrian Lam hopes George Williams stays at Wigan Warriors

Future Wigan coach Adrian Lam hopes George Williams stays at the club - so he can take his game to “the next level”.<p>Former halfback Lam believes …


Yates’ verdict: Saints have the quality to remedy situation

Saints may not yet be suffering from a crisis of confidence after two defeats in less than a week but they need to get the ship back on an even keel …

St Helens

Tom Brady says his family were verbally abused on sidelines

Former Leicester Tigers winger Tom Brady said a fan hurled abuse at his wife and mother as they watched him play in a pre-season friendly.

Leicester Tigers

Leeds United's high press crushed the life out of Derby... but what is Bielsa-ball and why is it so devastating?

Six weeks of preparation and two league games later, Marcelo Bielsa has got Leeds playing the best football in the Championship and in a way that is …

Sport (UK)

Match Report: Bolton Wanderers 2-2 Bristol City

Wanderers throw away a 2-goal lead to draw in their first home game of the season.<p>Bolton’s first match at the newly-named University of Bolton Stadium ended with disappointment and a collective feeling of what might have been. Two goals in the space of four second-half minutes from Will Buckley and …


Cardiff Blues 15-17 Leicester Tigers verdict: Win and plenty more for Tigers to take from pre-season opener

Pre-season is all about dotting the i's and crossing the t's before the real business gets underway.<p>Even so, there is never any harm in coming away …

Cardiff Blues

England rugby face massive bill to hire John Mitchell

England rugby are reportedly facing a bill close to $1 million to free John Mitchell from the Bulls to be Eddie Jones' defence coach.

New Zealand Rugby

Schmidt shines as Yorkshire move one step away from Northern Counties League triumph

ROTHERHAM teenager Ben Schmidt made a stunning debut for Yorkshire’s Northern Counties League team to help them to a 9.5-8.5 victory over Cumbria at …


We need a Primrose and Blue army to roar us on at Wembley

IT was all systems go at Warrington Wolves as soon as the game was over on Sunday.<p>We have had a fantastic response so far with more than 2,000 …