CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

CVC's Six Nations deal approved by French Board

The French Rugby Federation (FFR) announced on Saturday that its has approved a private equity firm's investment in the Six Nations.   CVC Capital Partners will take a 14.3% stake in the annual...

Matthieu Jalibert gets caught up in Penaud's try celebration

Matthieu Jalibert gets caught up in Penaud's try celebration

Bordeaux and Clermont played out to a 16 all draw in Saturday's opening TOP14 clash at the Stade Chaban-Delmas.   A real arm-wrestle between the two sides saw just two tries being scored with Bordeaux...

Jalibert hugs Damian Penaud after an excellent Clermont score
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Jalibert hugs Damian Penaud after an excellent Clermont score

Australia propose a mini World Cup in 2021

Australia propose a mini World Cup in 2021

Rugby Australia are proposing a mini Rugby World Cup this year to boost the coffers of international rugby unions.   “We are still expecting the Rugby Championship to go ahead this year but...

SA Rugby to pay £10 million to join the Pro 16

SA Rugby to pay £10 million to join the Pro 16

More details of next seasons Pro 16 are starting to emerge. In a report by Simon Thomas for Wales Online it suggests that the annual payment of £6 million pounds that SA Rugby had been paying for...

UAR publishes finding of racism investigation

UAR publishes finding of racism investigation

The UAR has now announced the findings of the internal investigation into Pablo Matera, Guido Petti and Santiago Socino. All 3 players have been ordered to complete a series of courses before they will...