Rugby Union News Archive

Young rues costly defeat

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:08:38 GMTPlus11
Wasps' director of rugby Dai Young admits that their recent European excursion has been an important learning curve for the squad.

Tandy parts company with Ospreys

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 01:57:34 GMTPlus11
Head coach Steve Tandy has parted company with Ospreys after six years at the helm, the Welsh region have confirmed.

Nacewa takes short-term view

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 22:23:36 GMTPlus11
Leinster captain Isa Nacewa insists that his side are not looking too far ahead after comfortably qualifying for the European Champions Cup quarter-finals.

Savea expects more from Australian sides

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:42:47 GMTPlus11
Hurricanes winger Julian Savea reckons Australian Super Rugby sides will be far more competitive this year, after a dreadful 2017 season.

Surgery means delayed start for Pocock

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:36:51 GMTPlus11
Openside flanker David Pocock will miss at least the first four rounds of Super Rugby for the Brumbies.

Wales suffer Biggar blow

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 23:02:04 GMTPlus11
Ospreys fly half Dan Biggar could miss Wales' Six Nations opener against Scotland after picking up a shoulder injury on Saturday.

Henry wary of Wasps sting

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 00:31:21 GMTPlus11
Ulster flanker Chris Henry says that they are wary of Wasps' try-scoring ability when the two sides go head-to-head on Sunday.

Lealiifano tipped for captaincy

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:52:02 GMTPlus11
Christian Lealiifano has been backed to slot straight back into the ACT Brumbies captaincy this year.

Steenson demands total focus

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:48:54 GMTPlus11
Exeter fly-half Gareth Steenson insists that it is vital the Chiefs produce the same intensity they showed against Montpellier when they take on Glasgow.

Ross talks up Irish challenge

Thu, 18 Jan 2018 22:15:30 GMTPlus11
Former Ireland prop Mike Ross believes that Leinster and Munster have an excellent chance of rekindling past glories in this season's Champions Cup.
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