Rugby

22 July 2017

McDermott Takes Positive From Wigan Whitewash

Leeds coach Brian McDermott refused to be downbeat about his young team's performance after watching them lose 34-0 to Wigan on Friday. The Rhinos went in to the final match ...
21 July 2017

Humphreys Reveals Rennie Plans

Glasgow Warriors assistant Jonathan Humphreys says new head coach Dave Rennie will give everyone a chance when he arrives. Assistant coach Humphreys has revealed Rennie has played a big part ...
21 July 2017

Fekitoa Confirms Toulon Move

New Zealand's Malakai Fekitoa has revealed he will be joining French club Toulon following the conclusion of the Super Rugby season. The centre's future with current club Highlanders had been ...
21 July 2017

Rhinos Land Hooker

Leeds have agreed a deal with Warrington for hooker Brad Dwyer and he will join the club at the end of the season. The 24-year-old will come in as cover ...
21 July 2017

Powell Wants a Last Effort

Castleford Tigers boss Daryl Powell does not believe he will have a problem motivating his side to face Catalans in France on Saturday. As the Super League reaches its final ...

20 July 2017

Europe the Target for Flood

Toby Flood has set his sights on European qualification with Newcastle Falcons following his switch from Toulouse. The fly-half, who was capped 60 times by England between 2006 and 2014, ...
20 July 2017

Tomkins Eyes England Recall

Wigan full-back Sam Tomkins has set his sights on returning to the England scene in time for this year's Rugby League World Cup. The 28-year-old has been out of the ...
20 July 2017

Stringer Makes Warriors Move

Veteran scrum-half Peter Stringer has joined Worcester Warriors on a six-month deal as cover for Francois Hougaard. The 39-year-old former Ireland international, who won 98 caps for his country between ...
20 July 2017

Walker Rejects Leeds Deal Over Positional Plea

Jack Walker is set to leave Leeds Rhinos after turning down the offer of a three-year deal because he wants to play at full-back. Leeds' Super League rivals Warrington Wolves ...
19 July 2017

Hartley Extends Northampton Contract

England captain Dylan Hartley has confirmed he has signed a new contract with Northampton Saints. Hartley has spent the last 12 years at Franklin's Gardens, making 229 appearances in the ...
19 July 2017

Eadie Settling in With Saints

No.8 Mitch Eadie says he is settling in well with new club Northampton Saints after linking up with the squad for pre-season. Saints brought the forward in from relegated Bristol ...
19 July 2017

Acton Lands Ban

Leigh Centurions forward Jamie Acton has been handed a nine-game ban after admitting a charge of "other contrary behaviour". The 25-year-old was handed the charge after an incident in the ...

19 July 2017

Second Rhinos Legend Calls It a Day

Leeds Rhinos great Rob Burrow has announced he will hang up his boots at the end of the season and take a coaching role at Headingley. The versatile half-back has ...
18 July 2017

Jones Talks Up May Progress

England boss Jonny May has hailed the progress made by winger Jonny May after a strong tour of Argentina. Gloucester wing May helped England secure a series victory over the ...
18 July 2017

Walmsley Highlights Trinity Clash

St Helens star Alex Walmsley admits Sunday's trip to Wakefield is his side's biggest game of the season. The prop ran in one of Saints' seven tries during the weekend's ...

18 July 2017

Lealiifano Back for Brumbies

The Brumbies have included Christian Lealiifano in their squad for Friday's Super Rugby quarter-final with the Hurricanes. The inside back was diagnosed with leukemia last August and after undergoing chemotherapy ...
18 July 2017

McGuire Opts for Hull Kr

Leeds Rhinos captain Danny McGuire has revealed his delight after penning a two-year deal with Hull KR. The Robins are on course to win promotion straight back to Super League ...
17 July 2017

Crotty Signs New Zealand Extension

Ryan Crotty says he is not yet ready to play rugby outside of New Zealand after signing a one-year extension to keep him at Crusaders. The 28-year-old centre has established ...
17 July 2017

Leigh Bring in Richards

Leigh Centurions have confirmed the singing of prop Greg Richards with immediate effect from St Helens. The 21-year-old boasts a wealth of experience at the top level despite his tender ...
17 July 2017

Beale Eyeing All Blacks Battles

Australia utility back Kurtley Beale says he hopes to be available for the Wallabies' encounters with New Zealand in the Bledisloe Cup. The Waratahs star, who finished his brief spell ...
17 July 2017

Hodgson Confirms Widnes Exit

Widnes Vikings assistant coach Brett Hodgson has confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season to return to Australia. The former Warrington Wolves star has made ...
16 July 2017

Saints Boost Top-Four Hopes

St Helens beat Catalans Dragons 46-28 to boost their hopes of securing themselves a place in the top four of the Super League. Mark Percival kicked nine goals and also ...

16 July 2017

Kvesic Relishing Fresh Start

Exeter new boy Matt Kvesic says he is already feeling at home following his recent arrival at the club from Gloucester. Following four years at Kingsholm, the 25-year-old openside flanker ...
16 July 2017

Ritchie Backs Shorter Lions Tour

Retiring Rugby Football Union chief executive Ian Ritchie has backed plans to reduce British and Irish Lions tours to eight matches. Ritchie, who has decided to step down from his ...
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