Rugby News

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Ex-Springbok Drotske in intensive care after setback in shooting recovery
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Former South Africa international Naka Drotske is in intensive care following a setback in his recovery after being shot in a robbery.

Stade Francais teenager dies after tackle during game in France
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
A 19-year-old rugby player with French side Stade Francais dies in hospital after breaking his neck in a youth game.

The incredible rise of Hartpury - the student side that breeds superstars
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Thirteen seasons, nine promotions, and the nursery of multiple internationals - including Jonny May, Ross Moriarty and Ellis Genge - Hartpury have had an incredible rise.

Ospreys rest current Wales players for trip to Paris
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Ospreys will be without all their current Wales players for Friday's European Challenge Cup game at Stade Francais in Paris.

Schmidt rejected role with All Blacks last year
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt turned down an offer to return to his native New Zealand as assistant to Steve Hansen last year.

Andrei Ostrikov: Sale forward gets four-week suspension after Bordeaux red card
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Sale's Russian forward Andrei Ostrikov is banned for four weeks after being sent off at Bordeaux in the European Challenge Cup.

Gambling TV adverts ban confirmed
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Gambling chiefs confirm plans to effectively ban television betting adverts during pre-watershed live sport.

Matti Williams: Worcester Warriors forward signs new deal
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Flanker Matti Williams signs a new contract with Premiership side Worcester Warriors.

Ulster's Stockdale wins 2018 BBC Sport NI Personality of the Year award
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Ulster and Ireland rugby star Jacob Stockdale is named 2018 BBC Sport Northern Ireland Personality of Year.

Sexton signs with Ireland and Leinster until 2021
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:16:22 +0000
Lions fly-half Johnny Sexton signs a new deal with the Irish Rugby Football Union and will play for Ireland and Leinster until 2021.