Rugby Union

Rebels release England-bound former captain Nic Stirzaker

May 18, 2018

The Melbourne Rebels have released former captain Nic Stirzaker, who will leave the Super Rugby team to play in England for Bristol

Leinster win European Cup after beating Racing 92 15-12

May 12, 2018

Leinster has won the European Champions Cup for the fourth time by edging Racing 92 15-12 in a dour final in Bilbao

England recall Cipriani, pick Shields for South Africa tour

May 10, 2018

Flyhalf Danny Cipriani is recalled after three years and flanker Brad Shields picked after New Zealand Rugby release him for England's tour of South Africa next month

SANZAAR rejects report of South African exodus

May 7, 2018

SANZAAR rejects report South African teams will quite Super Rugby

Australia player fined for urinating on a bar on night out

May 1, 2018

Australia scrumhalf Nick Phipps has been fined and suspended from the captaincy of the New South Wales Waratahs after admitting to urinating on a bar while wearing a cow costume during a night out in Sydney last month

England captain Hartley to miss South Africa tour in June

Apr 23, 2018

England captain Dylan Hartley will miss the rugby tour of South Africa in June because of concussion

No contest: Lions defeat Waratahs 29-0 in Super Rugby

Apr 20, 2018

A much-anticipated match between the Australian and South African conference leaders in Super Rugby turned out to be not much of a contest on Friday

5 Spanish rugby players banned for between 14-43 weeks

Apr 18, 2018

Five Spain rugby internationals have been banned for between 14 and 43 weeks for abusing a match official at the end of a controversial Rugby Europe Championship match against Belgium last month

Leader collapses, Shelley wins Commonwealth Games marathon

Apr 15, 2018

Michael Shelley won the Commonwealth Games men's marathon in dramatic fashion Sunday when leader Callum Hawkins of Scotland collapsed to the road with cramping with about two kilometers remaining.

Double gold for New Zealand at expense of Olympic champions

Apr 15, 2018

New Zealand got some Olympic revenge on Australia to claim the inaugural Commonwealth Games women's rugby sevens gold medal with an extra-time win. New Zealand made it a double by upsetting Olympic champion Fiji in the men's final.

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