IRFU gives SA teams the thumbs up

IRFU gives SA teams the thumbs up

According to a report in bbc.com, the IRFU has come out in support of the South African Super Rugby franchises joining the ranks of the Pro14 in the near future.   As things stand, the Pro14 includes...

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"I shouldn't have winked at him!" Facing PRIME Jonah Lomu in the 1995 World Cup

Tony Underwood was one of England's best players at the 1995 Rugby World Cup, but when he lined up against Jonah Lomu of the All Blacks in the semi-final, he was powerless to stop an absolute masterclass....

Nigel Owens reflects on his amazing 100 test career as a referee
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Nigel Owens reflects on his amazing 100 test career as a referee

Nigel Owens became the first referee to take charge of 100 international rugby tests this weekend, and he called in to Rugby Tonight for a chat about some of his highlights, and how the game has changed,...

Ireland have 'no intention' of changing selection policies

Ireland have 'no intention' of changing selection policies

IRFU Performance Director David Nucifora says they have no plans to change their selection policies if high-profile players depart the provincial setup next season.   Ireland do not select players...

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

Sale Sharks sign the tallest player in Super Rugby history

Sale Sharks have confirmed the signing of South African second-rower Jean-Pierre du Preez from the Cheetahs.    The lock joins the club on a two-year deal and will link up with the...

The story behind the All Blacks tribute to Diego Maradona

The story behind the All Blacks tribute to Diego Maradona

All Blacks captain Sam Cane has credited scrumhalf TJ Perenara with the idea of presenting Argentina with an All Blacks jersey with the name Maradona on the back.     Cane laid...