Welsh Rugby

Wolfpack look for first win against Super League team as Hull Kingston Rovers visit Toronto

The Toronto Wolfpack, no stranger to firsts, mark another milestone Saturday when they host Hull Kingston Rovers.<p>The venerable visitors, whose history dates back to 1882, are the first Super League side to visit Toronto. The second-year Wolfpack, looking to continue their rise up rugby league’s …


Leinster start with Friday night lights as Champions Cup fixtures released

The 2018 Heineken Champions Cup fixtures have been released - and there are home starts for two of the three Irish provinces.Champions Leinster will …

European Rugby Champions Cup

Leinster sell over 12,500 season tickets

Leinster Rugby have confirmed the sale of over 12,500 season tickets ahead of the 2018/19 season.<p>The province has already surpassed last season’s …

Cardiff Blues

Leinster and Scarlets lead Pro14 dream team nominations

<b>As the new Pro14 prepares to kick off, the league has announced the nominees for last season's dream team.</b><p>A shortlist of 45 players has been released, with Pro14 and European Champions Cup champions Leinster leading the nominations (11) ahead of finalists Scarlets (9).<p>Six players from South African …

Cardiff Blues

Sport24.co.za | Top 3 must-watch weekend sporting events

It's the weekend! But the sporting world never sleeps, so hang on tight and be sure to watch these THREE events!


Super Club netball ready to go in Nelson

Nelson is the place to be for netball, with the international Super Club tournament returning to the city after last year's inaugural competition.

New Zealand

TV3 announce which Champions Cup fixtures they will show free-to-air this season

TV3 will add Champions Cup rugby to their growing sports portfolio this season.<p>Image: James Crombie/INPHO<p>TV3 will add Champions Cup rugby to their …


Is Tui the foil for Wallabies' 'Pooper' approach?

1:41 AM GMT<p>Sam was brought up on long drives and the dusty fields of north-west New South Wales, where he developed his love of rugby from an early …


Hooper ticks 'all the boxes' on return from hamstring injury

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Hooper has ticked “all the boxes” in terms of his return from a serious hamstring injury and expects to last the entire 80 minutes against New Zealand in the Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday.<p>Rugby Union - Championship - Australia's …

Sport (UK)

Five Games in Focus: A preview of some top matches on the North Wales football scene

Ruthin Town v Rhyl (Huws Gray Alliance, Saturday 2.30pm)<p>So many good fixtures in the Huws Gray Alliance on Saturday, any one of them could have been …

North Wales

Munster centre Scannell hungry for more Ireland caps after missing out on Oz

HAVING SPENT THE entire Grand Slam campaign in Ireland’s training squad and travelled with Joe Schmidt’s team as 24th man twice in the Six Nations, …


Bledisloe Cup

It’s the morning after the All Blacks’ dramatic late escape in Brisbane and Hansen privately tells a select group of New Zealand media that the …

New Zealand All Blacks

Newport Rodney Parade land sale plan for WRU over terror fear

<b>Fears over a terrorist attack could see land near Newport's Rodney Parade sold to the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU).</b><p>The council-owned area, forming part of a walkway between the rugby ground and Maindee Primary School, has sparked security concerns on match days.<p>Following attacks in Manchester and Paris, …

News (Wales)

Contraband Hong Kong bound

Promising four-year-old galloper Contraband will continue his racing career offshore after being sold to Hong Kong interests.<p>The Teofilo gelding had …

Hong Kong

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Cardiff Blues

Predicted Newcastle team v Cardiff

Saturday sees the first away game of the season after losing to Spurs last weekend, my predicted Newcastle team v Cardiff is below.<p>Already I think we …


'I’ve got a massive ambition to play international rugby' - Ulster 10 Burns

BILLY BURNS HAS several good memories of coming to Ireland for family weddings over the years.<p>“They were always interesting occasions,” says the new …

Rugby Union

Justin Tipuric appointed Ospreys captain

<b>Justin Tipuric will lead the Ospreys this season after he was confirmed as the region’s new skipper to take over from Alun Wyn Jones after eight</b> …

News (South Africa)

Tottenham stadium update: Mauricio Pochettino ‘disappointed’ by Spurs‘ failure to complete new ground on time

Tottenham Hotspur’s failure to complete their new stadium on time is already causing the club real problems, and now it's beginning to get to the …


Kyle Eastmond and David Denton are both set for Leicester Tigers debuts

Leicester Tigers will have a much more seasoned look to them when they face Treviso in Italy on Friday evening.<p>After an inexperienced side edged out …

Leicester Tigers

Caernarfon Town can help fill the Welsh Premier void left by Bangor City and Rhyl

With the Welsh Premier now having lost its two biggest clubs something new and exciting has been needed to breathe fresh life into our national …

North Wales

Katie Louise Bowe signs for North Wales Women's Football League club Bangor

Spectacular goal specialist Katie Louise Bowe has signed for North Wales Women's Football League club Bangor.<p>The former Llandudno and Caernarfon Town …

North Wales

Fardy captains Leinster as Frawley gets shot at 10 against Newcastle

SCOTT FARDY WILL captain Leinster in tomorrow evening’s pre-season friendly against Newcastle at Donnybrook [KO 7pm], as Ciarán Frawley starts in the …

Cardiff Blues

Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles: Who lands 2019 coaching gig?

1 Des Hasler<p>Could Des Hasler, a favourite son and Premiership-winning coach at the club return to where it all began?<p>Hasler's coaching career kicked …


Michael Owen predicts Cardiff v Newcastle United

Michael Owen has been looking ahead to Newcastle United first away game of the season.<p>The Magpies travel to Wales and face newly promoted Cardiff …


Ireland call-up off Copeland's radar as he looks to become Connacht leader

The 30-year-old doesn’t think he is part of Joe Schmidt’s plans.


Contact skills, Crusaders clips, five stars - Leinster look to get even better

Number eight Jack Conan explains how Leinster’s coaches are working to improve again.


IRFU and WRU announce the creation of The Celtic Cup

The competition which features development squads from Connacht, Leinster, Munster, Ulster, Blues, Dragons, Scarlets and the Ospreys aims to provide …

Cardiff Blues

How Origin mismanagement has contributed to the Dragons’ slide

After seeing the Dragons hit another post-Origin drop in form for the third time in four seasons, it made me wonder where this stems from – …


Where in the world should we play Ben Hunt?

Sporting history is made up of memorable and defining moments. History was made in 2015 when the North Queensland Cowboys defeated the Brisbane …