Rugby Union

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.

Pulling power of Fiji rugby obvious at Commonwealth Games

Apr 14, 2018

The Fijian netball team went missing on the Gold Coast, failing to turn up to watch the semifinals of their Commonwealth Games sport. Instead, they were found further south at the rugby sevens where the Olympic champion Fijian men began their campaign

Semenya clinches 800-1,500 double at Commonwealth Games

Apr 13, 2018

Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya of South Africa made it a middle-distance double at the Commonwealth Games, winning the 800 meters on Friday after taking the 1,500 gold earlier in the week

Try time: Women's Rugby 7s makes debut at Commonwealth Games

Apr 13, 2018

Exhilarating, compelling, instantaneous _ women's rugby sevens made its long-awaited debut at the Commonwealth Games

France to face South Africa, Argentina and Fiji in November

Apr 12, 2018

France is to host South Africa, Argentina and Fiji in November rugby tests

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