Rugby Union

Six Nations 2018 fixtures and TV schedule

Wales v Scotland kicks off the 2018 edition of the Six Nations Championship and all matches will be shown live on either the BBC and ITV.<p>England, back-to-back winners, having lifted the trophy in 2016 and 2017, are looking to become the first nation to win the Six Nations three times in a row and …

Sport (UK)

'Luckily the weather was on our side!' Ladies' university rugby team strip off to raise funds for breast cancer with naked 2018 calendar

It is becoming an annual traditional and Cardiff University Ladies Rugby Club are doing their part to keep up with appearances - by stripping naked …

Sport (UK)

No official word yet on Coetzee’s fate after review

No formal announcement on the future of Springbok coach Allister Coetzee’s employment will be made this year after he underwent a review process …

News (South Africa)

The 4 options Wales have to freshen up their coaching setup and the one man whose departure would be nonsense

Wales prop legend Adam Jones caused eyebrows to be raised this week by suggesting it could be time for Warren Gatland to depart as national coach — …

Warren Gatland

Itoje will be fit for Six Nations - Saracens

2017-12-14 20:22<p>Maro Itoje (Gallo Images)<p>London - Saracens lock <b>Maro Itoje</b> will be available for the start of England's <b>Six Nations</b> title defence after …

Sport (South Africa)

Could Stuart Lancaster be the man to get Northampton on the up again?

Saints must avoid appointing a coach on the rebound – as happens on football’s managerial carousel – and focus on someone who can stimulate a club in decline<p>Flying high in September, Jim Mallinder was shot down in December. Northampton led the Premiership after their bonus point victory over …

Sport (UK)

Ollie Phillips: Slight alarm bells rather than panic over Saracens' slump in form

I would subscribe to the adage of form being temporary and class permanent rather than any notion of a crisis at Saracens, despite them slumping to a …

Sport (UK)

Bath hooker Tom Dunn grabbing his big chance to impress

Todd Blackadder was not fully aware of who Tom Dunn was when he was appointed as Bath’s director or rugby in 2016. Few people were.<p>Despite being on the books of Bath since he was 15, Dunn had yet to make his first Premiership start at the age of 24 when Blackadder arrived. Physically he is not much …

Sport (UK)

Neil Francis: Leinster have added a missing ingredient this year that was crucial to their Heineken Cup wins

That said, I don't think I have ever eaten a Caesar Salad that has tasted the same in any other restaurant. The ingredients include egg, anchovies, …

News (Ireland)

Pakistan's FTP hinges on dispute resolution with India

Pakistan news<p>A PCB spokesman insisted fewer games for Pakistan over the next FTP cycle indicate that Pakistan is focusing on quality over …

LIVE Cricket Score, Australia vs England, 3rd Test, Day 2 in Perth, Ashes 2017

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Dawid Malan

Rugby Australia non-payment for Super W players slammed

RUGBY Australia’s bid to not fall behind in the fast moving women’s sporting revolution has resulted in female players going unpaid, an advocate says.<p>…

Sport (Australia)

Warriors’ Patrick McCaw felt like he “was moving in slow motion” after concussion

<i>Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter.</i><p>OAKLAND — The steps that Patrick McCaw takes usually happens in full …

Basketball

Richard Cockerill heaps praise on Darcy Graham after naming youngster as Edinburgh full-back for Challenge Cup

Richard Cockerill has made no secret of how much he admires Darcy Graham, and after the young Borderer enjoyed a triumphant try-scoring debut in the 50-20 win over London Irish last week, the Edinburgh coach was positively fulsome in his praise of the wing. “He's still got a lot to learn and he's …

Sport (UK)

No action against Wales FA chief over "English" comment

(Reuters) - Welsh soccer's governing body (FAW) will not take action against chief executive Jonathan Ford for comments that ruled out an English candidate to replace Chris Coleman as manager of the national team.<p>The Football Association of Wales said it had reviewed the situation and accepted …

Chris Coleman

Chiefs winger Solomon Alaimalo swaps Northland for Tasman

Northland's Solomon Alaimalo has signed with Tasman for the 2018 NPC.<p>The Tasman Mako have found their replacement for departing winger James Lowe.<p>The …

New Zealand News

'I don't think he enjoys it in camp' - Luke Fitzgerald offers interesting reason for Simon Zebo's France move

The rigid nature of Irish camp could have contributed to Simon Zebo's decision to leave Munster at the end of the season to play in France, according …

News (Ireland)

Doubles ace Coetzee joins up with TSA

Current ATP touring coach and ex-professional player, Jeff Coetzee, will be joining Neville Godwin – as a part-time high performance consultant to …

Sport (South Africa)

Cricket ACT: South African-born quick Michael Ninneman steels ANU's title tilt

"[My] parents got work [in Australia] and decided it was a better option for us as a family to move out of the country and Australia offers a lot …

Brisbane

Rugby year in review: Western Force axing leaves a nasty stain

<b>AUSTRALIA NOT SO SUPER ANYMORE</b><p>Fans endured the most miserable season in Super Rugby history, with Australian teams not only losing all 26 clashes …

Sport (Australia)

Kear continues as Wales coach despite Bradford move

New Bradford Bulls head coach John Kear will remain in his role as Wales boss in 2018.<p>Kear has been in charge of the Dragons since 2014 and led them …

News (Wales)

Ex-Western Sydney boss Popovic sacked by Karabukspor - reports

Tony Popovic left Western Sydney just two-and-a-half months ago. SYDNEY -- Tony Popovic has reportedly been sacked by Turkish club Karabukspor …

Sport (Australia)

Team New Zealand boss endorses America's Cup preferred base venue

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The choice of venue for the next America's Cup regatta in Auckland has been endorsed by Team New Zealand boss Grant Dalton.<p>Auckland Council voted on Thursday to extend and develop three areas around the Wynyard Basin on the central city's waterfront at a cost of about NZ$142 …

Emirates Team New Zealand

Manu Tuilagi on verge of comeback for Leicester after knee injury

• Player expected in line-up on Sunday against Munster or Saracens next week • Leicester and England centre visited witch-doctor in Samoa earlier this year<p>Those who believe Manu Tuilagi will never again be his old dominant force for club and country could swiftly be changing their tune according to …

Sport (UK)

Blues head coach Wilson to join Wasps

10:52 AM GMT<p>Outgoing Cardiff Blues head coach Danny Wilson will join Wasps next season as Dai Young bolsters his coaching team.<p>Wilson will work …

Cardiff Blues

Four Scots picked for GB for Edinburgh XC - Scottish Athletics

Thursday 14th December 2017<p><b>Laura Muir brought home the baton for GB in the International Mixed Relay back in January (photo by Bobby Gavin)</b><p><b>Laura Muir</b> …

British Athletics

5 reasons Rugby Championship lacks clout

2017-12-14 11:15<p>Allister Coetzee (Getty)<p>Cape Town - The roster for next year’s Rugby Championship was revealed earlier this week ... to a relative …

Sport (South Africa)

Bulls, Stormers to be big hit in USA

USA Rugby says the pre-season match between the Bulls and Stormers will be a significant boost for rugby in America.<p>The South African franchises will …

South African Rugby

Try from the Archives: Peter Stringer ‘fools them all’ and sends Munster to Heineken Cup glory

Peter Stringer celebrated his 40th birthday yesterday. That he has reached such a milestone while still contracted as a professional rugby player speaks volumes for his peerless dedication and diligence.<p>And, although one of the most exhilarating moments of his career may have seemed like a …

Sport (UK)

Malan's maiden Test century lifts England in Perth

A maiden Test century by Dawid Malan helped England fight back to 305 for four at stumps in the opening day of the vital third Ashes clash in Perth …

Dawid Malan