Coastal sides collide in postponed URC match

Coastal sides collide in postponed URC match

The Sharks and Stormers will take centre stage in the United Rugby Championship this weekend as they battle it out in the only match on Saturday in a postponed fixture from the opening round of the competition.   The...

Six Nations Countdown: Day 2 - 2 Irish flyhalves, 2 last-gasp drop-goal victories

Six Nations Countdown: Day 2 - 2 Irish flyhalves, 2 last-gasp drop-goal victories

Few players possess the nerves of steel it requires to drop the ball on the foot in the heat of battle at the death in the hope of snatching victory from the gaping jaws of defeat.   At the Millennium...

Vern Cotter steps down as Fiji head coach

Vern Cotter steps down as Fiji head coach

New Zealand-born Vern Cotter has stepped down as Fiji national coach little more than eight months out from the Rugby World Cup in France.   Cotter assumed charge of Fiji three years ago after an...

Super Rugby Countdown Day 22: Players with the Most Super Rugby Appearances

Super Rugby Countdown Day 22: Players with the Most Super Rugby Appearances

Only the best players have the coaches confidence in taking the field a number of times due to their talent and reliability. Here's a list of the top ten players to have been called up the most in Super...

RFU Statement - Wasps and Worcester Warriors

RFU Statement - Wasps and Worcester Warriors

The RFU has informed the new owners of Wasps RFC, and the administrators of WRFC Trading Limited (the main operating entity of Worcester Warriors RFC) that they have until 14 February to conclude their...

RFU Disciplinary: Stephan Lewies, Harlequins

RFU Disciplinary: Stephan Lewies, Harlequins

The case of Stephan Lewies, Harlequins, was dealt with on papers by an independent disciplinary panel chaired by Ian Unsworth KC sitting with Alastair Campbell and Mitch Read.Lewies was cited for dangerous...