Rugby

England need to change selection policy - Armitage
28 May 2017

England Need to Change Selection Policy - Armitage

Pau forward Steffon Armitage has called on England bosses to change their selection policy and consider players based overseas. The 31-year-old left the Aviva Premiership to link up with Toulon ...
28 May 2017

Jones Open to Lions Job

England coach Eddie Jones has admitted it would be tough to turn down the chance to work with the British & Irish Lions in the future. Jones is currently gearing ...
27 May 2017

Steenson Stays Cool to Give Exeter Title

Captain Gareth Steenson kicked a penalty towards the end of extra time as Exeter beat Wasps 23-20 in the Aviva Premiership Grand Final. The 33-year-old Northern Irishman slotted the three-pointer ...
27 May 2017

Wallabies Hit By McMahon Injury

Australia are set to be without Sean McMahon ahead of next month's Test series after he suffered a suspected dislocated elbow. The 22-year-old backrower suffered the injury during the Melbourne ...
27 May 2017

Turner Relishing Giants Move

Former St Helens star Jordan Turner has revealed his delight at returning to the UK after signing a deal with Huddersfield. The 28-year-old has struggled to make an impact in ...

27 May 2017

McDermott Keeping Rhinos Grounded

Leeds Rhinos boss Brian McDermott is not willing to get carried away following his side's 40-0 hammering of Warrington on Friday. Hooker Matt Parcell ran in three tries as Leeds ...
27 May 2017

Beale Blow for Wasps

Wasps have confirmed that Kurtley Beale will miss Saturday's Premiership Grand Final against Exeter due to a hamstring injury. The Australian full-back has confirmed he will leave the club when ...
27 May 2017

McCall Delighted With Maitland Deal

Saracens head coach Mark McCall says he is more than happy Sean Maitland has agreed to extend his stay at the club. Scotland international Maitland arrived at Allianz Park last ...
27 May 2017

Minichiello Demands Immediate Response

Hull FC forward Mark Minichiello insists his team need to respond against Leigh Centurions following their defeat to St Helens. The Black and Whites remain third in the Super League ...

27 May 2017

Hansen Hints At Retirement

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has admitted he could end his coaching career after the 2019 Rugby World Cup. The 58-year-old has been in charge of the All Blacks since ...
27 May 2017

Wane Unhappy With Defeat

Wigan Warriors boss Shaun Wane was left bemoaning some referring decisions after seeing his side suffer a 22-19 defeat to St Helens. A thrilling encounter looked to have been settled ...
25 May 2017

Walker Relishing Wakefield Chance

Adam Walker says he is looking forward to reuniting with coach Chris Chester after swapping St Helens for Wakefield. Walker, 26, joined St Helens at the end of last season ...
25 May 2017

Talei Announces Retirement

Harlequins and Fiji back-row forward Netani Talei has retired due to ongoing injury problems. The 34-year-old has confirmed he is quitting the sport after struggling to recover from a troublesome ...
25 May 2017

England Name Eight Debutantes

England boss Eddie Jones has named eight uncapped players in his starting XV for the Old Mutual Wealth Cup clash with the Barbarians. With 17 international regulars unavailable due to ...
25 May 2017

'Simple' Decision to Extend Stay - Philbin

Joe Philbin says it was an easy decision to make after signing a new two-year contract with Warrington Wolves. Philbin, who is a product of the club's youth system, has ...
25 May 2017

Saints Announce Barba Signing

St Helens have announced the signing of NRL Grand Final winner Ben Barba on a two-and-a-half year deal. Barba was recently released from his lucrative contract with French rugby union ...
24 May 2017

Evans Cleared for Final

Scarlets wing Steff Evans has been cleared to play in Saturday’s Pro12 final against Munster after his recent red card was rescinded. Evans was given his marching orders by referee ...

24 May 2017

Ratchford Pens Fresh Terms

Warrington Wolves have handed out a two-year contract extension to England full-back Stefan Ratchford. The 28-year-old has been a loyal servant to the Super League side, having initially joined in ...
24 May 2017

Toulon Eager to Extend Halfpenny Deal

Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal is keen to get a new deal over the line for Leigh Halfpenny before he joins the British & Irish Lions. The Wales full-back is currently ...
24 May 2017

Higson Banned for Five

Leigh winger Adam Higson has been handed a five-match ban following his sending off in the defeat to Salford at the weekend. Higson was sent off after 55 minutes for ...
23 May 2017

Rhinos Extend Golding Stay

Full-back Ashton Golding has agreed a new deal with Leeds Rhinos which will keep him at the club until 2021. The 20-year-old is enjoying a breakthrough campaign at Headingley, after ...
23 May 2017

Kennedy Has Tunnel Vision

London Irish director of rugby Nick Kennedy insists his sole focus is on Wednesday's Championship play-off final second leg. The Exiles finished top of the Championship standings, with 91 points ...
23 May 2017

Warburton Fit to 'Crack On' With Lions

Captain Sam Warburton has handed the British and Irish Lions a boost by confirming he has fully recovered from a knee injury. The 28-year-old Wales international flanker has been selected ...
23 May 2017

Wolfpack Not Chasing Rangi

Toronto Wolfpack have denied they are to add Rangi Chase to their ranks at the end of the season. The Canadians, who have played eight and won eight in League ...
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