Rory runs a quick eye over the weekend's action and how it leaves the Scotland camp going into the Six Nations training week. The post Townsend’s worries ease going into training camp appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
rugby union Mon 22 Jan, AT 08:28 Saracens save their blushes with Champions Cup qualification European champions progress to the quarter-finals after win over Northampton
SYDNEY, Jan 21 (Reuters) - David Pocock's return to Australian rugby from his year-long sabbatical will be delayed after the Wallabies loose forward had knee surgery, Super Rugby side the ACT Brumbies said on Sunday.
The French rugby team has dropped center Mathieu Bastareaud (above) following a three-week suspension for using anti-gay slurs. Bastareaud was suspended for using anti-gay language during a recent Champions Cup match. Tournament organizers opened an… Read The post French Rugby International Dropped For Calling Opponent Anti-Gay Slur appeared first on Towleroad.
Team news as Wasps host Ulster Rugby in Sunday's European Rugby Champions Cup fixture at the Ricoh Arena (15:15 GMT).
Harlequins director of rugby John Kingston and coaches Mark Mapletoft and Graham Rowntree extend their deals with the club.
rugby union Thu 18 Jan, AT 10:33 Eddie Jones: England coach available to lead the Lions England name eight uncapped players in squad for Six Nations opener against Italy
Cammy Black picks through the results of our survey into behaviour in rugby and asks some hard questions about the current state of the sport The post Rugby Devalued appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Leicester Tigers boss Matt O'Connor says his struggling side need to keep their belief and shut out the criticism.
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Jan 17 (Reuters) - England head coach Eddie Jones has signed a contract extension to keep him in the role until 2021, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Wednesday.
Not content with the front row insights we usually get, we let our regular commenter Scrummo loose on the squad. Here are his thoughts... The post Scrummo’s Scotland Squad Analysis appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
TOKYO, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Australian rugby player George Smith, who won 111 caps for the Wallabies and is currently playing for Tokyo-based Suntory Sungoliath, has been arrested in Japan, the team's owner Suntory said on Wednesday.
Ireland and Ulster winger Tommy Bowe says he will retire from rugby at the end of this season.
Jan 16 (Reuters) - European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) has opened an investigation into the comments made by Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal when he defended Mathieu Bastareaud following the French international's homophobic rema...
Northampton Saints CEO Mark Darbon says the club want to "move quickly" to appoint a new director of rugby for next season.
Gregor Townsend has picked a 40-man training squad for the Six Nations as Scotland look to continue their good form from the autumn. The post Townsend Announces Big Six Nations Squad appeared first on Scottish Rugby Blog.
Mathieu Bastareaud, a player on the French rugby team, faces a hearing and apologized on Sunday after hurling a homophobic slur (video above) at a player on Italian team Benetton. The Guardian reports: In the final minute of Toulon’s 36-0 win on Sund… Read The post French Rugby Player Mathieu Bastareaud Hurls Homophobic Slur at Italian Player: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
PARIS, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Toulon owner Mourad Boudjellal said he feared the "mormon side" of European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) after Mathieu Bastareaud was cited for making a homophobic comment during Sunday's Champions Cup win over Benetton Treviso.