Super Rugby

Analysis: All Blacks make a safe bet by opting for Jack Goodhue at centre

Jack Goodhue pictured on debut against France in Dunedin in June.<p>All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made a safe bet by opting for Jack Goodhue over …

Sport (New Zealand)

Read, Retallick return for All Blacks in Whitelock's 100th test

SYDNEY - All Blacks captain Kieran Read and lock Brodie Retallick have returned to the side for their Rugby Championship clash with Australia in …

New Zealand All Blacks

England's Cipriani arrested in Jersey after nightclub incident

LONDON (Reuters) - England flyhalf Danny Cipriani has been arrested and charged by police over assaulting a police officer at a nightclub in Jersey, his club Gloucester Rugby said on Wednesday.<p>Rugby Union - England Training - Pennyhill Park, Bagshot, Britain - May 24, 2018 England's Danny Cipriani …

Sport (UK)

WATCH: Stormers heroes' visit makes Vihano's 'new smile' even brighter

The funds raised through Tries4Smiles helps the Smile Foundation to perform corrective surgeries on children born with facial anomalies.


Nine players named for debut in Wallaroos v Black Ferns

NINE players are set to make their debut for the Wallaroos when they take on New Zealand on Saturday.

Women's Rugby | Flo-Kolisi-Whiteley to give Boks new-look back row

A new-look Springbok loose trio is set to take to the field for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against Argentina.

Sport (South Africa)

Bok trio to boost Cheetahs

Oupa Mohoje, Rudy Paige, and Ox Nche will start for the Free State Cheetahs against the Blue Bulls in Bloemfontein on Friday.<p>Mohoje will lead the …

South African Rugby

Milner-Skudder relishing return with new Manawatū faces

Nehe Milner-Skudder stretches out during training for his return to the Manawatū Turbos.<p>All Black Nehe Milner-Skudder feels like he is a new face in …

Sport (New Zealand)

Opinion: Mitre 10 Cup - The holiday rugby needs

<b>OPINION:</b> You wouldn't know it starts tonight.<p>There's no flashy hashtag, no theme song, no mind-numbingly stale clashes in the early hours of the …

Sport (New Zealand)

WATCH: Author Mark Minnie's death - What we know so far

15 August, 04:36 PM<p>Police continue to investigate the death of author Mark Minnie, whose body was found on a friend's farm on Monday.<p>Police found …

Boko Haram

S'bu Nkosi says the Sharks have massive Currie Cup score to settle this year

Springboks and Sharks winger S'busiso Nkosi may be waylaid by injury but feels his provincial team have a massive Currie Cup score to settle.

Currie Cup


Linfield Ladies turn their attention back towards domestic matters tonight following their UEFA Women's Champions League adventures while the chasing …


Perth’s Brooke Blurton draws Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins’ attention on The Bachelor

It looks like Brooke Blurton is already a clear frontrunner to win the Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins’ heart on The Bachelor Australia, but she’s not …

Australian Rugby | Bok legend keeps stricken SuperSport commentator in his prayers

Legendary former Springbok lock Kobus Wiese has fellow SuperSport commentator Ethienne Reynecke in his prayers.

Sport (South Africa)

Where in the world is Curwin?

DURBAN – Spare a thought for young Curwin Bosch this week in Durban where the omnipresence of the Springbok roadshow will be a constant reminder to …

Sport (South Africa)

Liebenberg fronts Bulls' charge

Hanro Liebenberg will lead the Blue Bulls against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Friday.<p>Bulls coach Pote Human has included one Currie …

South African Rugby

Mitre 10 Cup Premiership preview: Can anyone stop the Canterbury procession?


Sport (New Zealand)

Rasivhenge to blow first whistle of Currie Cup 2018

JOHANNESBURG – The domestic rugby scene will move up a gear from Friday as the Currie Cup begins.The opening clash of the 2018 season will be in …

Sport (South Africa)


The latest in our series of Danske Bank Women's Premiership interviews, Crusaders Strikers' forward Emily Wilson is keen to build on her early …


The grass is greener in Jozi as more Lions players stay on

JOHANNESBURG – Despite big money offers having been made to several of the Lions’ most high profile players the union has been able to hang on to …

Sport (South Africa)

Melbourne Rebels' pair still to meet over assault allegations

HAMISH MCNEILLY/STUFF<p>Melbourne Rebels rugby player Amanaki Lelei Mafi leaves court in Dunedin after being granted bail.<p>A Super Rugby player may be …

New Zealand

Back row Jarrad Butler succeeds Muldoon as Connacht captain

The former Brumbies man earned respect with a big first season for the province.

Irish Rugby

Rassie riding a wave of success, but he knows the tide can turn quickly

DURBAN - There was an interesting moment when Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus was quizzed about his goals heading towards the 2019 World Cup in his …

Sport (South Africa)

New Currie Cup format the ‘perfect platform’ for fans and players

JOHANNESBURG - Some of South African rugby’s most prominent Currie Cup stars have given the new-look competition the big thumbs up ahead of the 2018 …

Sport (South Africa)

The Rugby Championship - Australia's Key Players

Australia v New Zealand is live on Sky Sports Action from 10.30am on Saturday<p>Australia's last Rugby Championship title came in 2015 and the Wallabies …

The Rugby Championship

Folau won't alter aerial approach despite ban for challenge on O'Mahony

Israel Folau was punished following the incident in June.<p>Image: Photosport/Stuart Walmsley/INPHO<p>Israel Folau was punished following the incident in …

World Rugby

Who will challenge New Zealand's Rugby Championship supremacy?

CAPE TOWN - Holders New Zealand face a fresh assault on their Rugby Championship title this year, but for the four sides involved in the southern …

New Zealand All Blacks

An illuminating chat about SA rugby in Wales

Are you one of those who believe South Africa is only a blip on the global map? And the rest of the world couldn’t care a fig about what goes on …

Travel (South Africa)

Crichton still open to rugby return as best mate eyes Wallabies debut

Angus Crichton has two more items to check off his bucket list this week: playing his 50th game for Souths, and watching Jack Maddocks take on the …

Rugby World Cup

TJ Perenara won't seek out Israel Folau to discuss his anti-gay views

TJ Perenara won’t seek out Wallabies rival Israel Folau for a sit-down to discuss their different views on homosexuality after criticising the …

Sport (New Zealand)