New US-based ‘gamified’ rugby sevens series launching in 2022 with US$1m prize pot

New US-based ‘gamified’ rugby sevens series launching in 2022 with US$1m prize pot

A new US-based rugby sevens series is being launched in 2022, offering its 16 teams a share of a US$1 million prize pot, confirms SportsProMedia.     The newly-founded Rugby Football...

Looking ahead to Round 10 of the Premiership

Looking ahead to Round 10 of the Premiership

Gloucester vs Bristol Bears:  The 9th round was a better one for the Cherry & Whites than for the Bears, the latter registering their fifth loss of the campaign as they fell to Northampton...

EPCR 2021/22 season update

EPCR 2021/22 season update

Ahead of the kick-off of the 2021/22 Heineken Champions Cup and EPCR Challenge Cup season, EPCR would like to clarify its position with regard to the registration of players for the tournaments.Following...

Women's Six Nations breaks link with men’s calendar as all 15 games to be broadcasted on BBC, RTÉ, Virgin Media and Sky Italia

Women's Six Nations breaks link with men’s calendar as all 15 games to be broadcasted on BBC, RTÉ, Virgin Media and Sky Italia

The Women’s Six Nations in 2022 will be broadcasted on networks in the UK, Ireland and Italy and a confirmed stand-alone slot in the calendar.   The 2022 Championship will see all...

Tomas Lavanini cops a five-week ban for record breaking red card

Tomas Lavanini cops a five-week ban for record breaking red card

Argentina second-row Tomas Lavanini has been suspended for five weeks following his red card against Ireland.   Lavanini became the first player to ever be sent off five times at test level when...

Scarlets approach Ospreys to loan players for Champions Cup opener

Scarlets approach Ospreys to loan players for Champions Cup opener

The Scarlets will be without 32 of their players for their opening Champions Cup fixture against Bristol Bears next week.   The Welsh region have 32 players currently in quarantine in...