Biggar upbeat on World Cup chances

Wales’ Dan Biggar believes the depth of players available stands his country in good stead ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
The fly-half is about to begin a new chapter in his domestic career, after choosing to leave boyhood club Ospreys and join Northampton Saints in the English Premiership. read more...

Irish secure McFarland’s release

The Irish Rugby Football Union have secured Dan McFarland's release from Scottish Rugby, enabling him to take over at Ulster on Monday.
The unions have reached an agreement to allow the 46-year-old to leave his post as Scotland forwards coach early. McFarland signed a three-year deal with th read more...

Hansen expects Wallabies response

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says he is expecting a real response from Australia ahead of their encounter next weekend.
The All Blacks put the Wallabies to the sword on Saturday as they managed to score 33 second-half points to beat their old rivals 38-13 in their 2018 Rugby Championship o read more...

Erasmus sees room for improvement

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus claims there is plenty for his side to work on after their 34-21 win over Argentina.
The Springboks were made to work hard for their victory over a resilient Pumas side in Durban but eventually they managed to secure a bonus-point win to get their 2018 read more...

Six-try Boks down Pumas

South Africa opened their 2018 Rugby Championship campaign with a hard-fought 34-21 victory over Argentina in Durban.
The Springboks trailed 14-10 at half-time but came roaring back to claim the spoils after 80 minutes at Kings Park Stadium. It was the hosts who opened the scoring in the eig read more...

All Blacks too hot for Aussies

New Zealand produced a superb second-half display to thrash Australia 38-13 in the 2018 Rugby Championship opener.
Trailing 6-5 at the break after a hard-fought first 40 minutes, the All Blacks scored five tries to romp to a record 13th consecutive Rugby Championship victory. The Aussies wer read more...

Gloucester slam RFU’s Cipriani charge

CEO Stephen Vaughan claims Gloucester are

surprised and extremely disappointed
at the RFU's disciplinary charge for Danny Cipriani.
Rugby Union's governing body confirmed on Friday afternoon that the 30-year-old was being charged for
conduct prejudicial t read more...

Glasgow confirm co-captains

Back-rowers Callum Gibbins and Ryan Wilson will co-captain Glasgow Warriors for the 2018/19 campaign.
Scotland international Wilson, who has been with the Warriors his entire professional career, led Glasgow last term in Dave Rennie's first season at the helm and the skipper did a good job. read more...

Cipriani hit by Gloucester omission

Gloucester have omitted Danny Cipriani from their squad for Saturday's pre-season friendly against Pro14 outfit Ulster.
The decision has come a day after the 30-year-old fly-half was fined and ordered to pay £250 compensation to a woman police officer after pleading guilty to assault and r read more...