RUGBY NEWS

Six Nations 2018: Sam Simmonds to miss England games against Scotland & France

Number eight Sam Simmonds is out of England's next two Six Nations matches after picking up a shoulder injury in the victory over Wales.
Via BBC Sport
5 days ago

Morgan Knowles: St Helens forward banned for four games

St Helens forward Morgan Knowles is suspended for four games and fined £500 after being found guilty of a dangerous throw.
Via BBC Sport
5 days ago

Jones critical of World Rugby's 'retrospective refereeing'

Eddie Jones has criticised World Rugby for their "retrospective refereeing" of England's Six Nations victory over Wales at Twickenham.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

Kyle Eastmond: Wasps and England centre banned for six weeks

Wasps and England centre Kyle Eastmond is banned for six weeks after pleading guilty to two dangerous tackle offences.
Via BBC Sport
5 days ago

Wallabies wing Naiyaravoro signs for Saints

The winger, who tops 125kg, will leave New South Wales later this year, and will arrive at Saints in time to play alongside former Waratahs teammate Rob Horne for the 2018-19 Aviva Premiership campaign.
Via ESPN
5 days ago

'He used to bully the hell out of me' - Niall Malone on Richard Cockerill

Ulster skills coach Niall Malone praises Richard Cockerill's impact on Edinburgh but adds his former Leicester Tigers team-mate used to "scare" him.
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Wasps' Eastmond banned six weeks

Wasps centre Kyle Eastmond has been suspended for six weeks after two dangerous tackles during his side's 44-22 victory at Harlequins on Sunday.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Oliver Roberts: Huddersfield Giants forward agrees new five-year contract

Huddersfield Giants forward Oliver Roberts signs a new five-year deal with the Super League side.
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Will Rowlands: Wasps forward signs new contract with Premiership club

Second-row forward Will Rowlands signs a new contract with Premiership side Wasps following 12 appearances this season.
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

England prop Brookes to leave Northampton

England prop Kieran Brookes will leave Premiership side Northampton Saints at the end of the season.
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Storm & Rhinos go head-to-head in World Club Challenge

Team news and preview as Melbourne Storm host Leeds Rhinos in Friday's World Club Challenge at AAMI Park (09:00 GMT).
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Brookes to leave Saints at season's end

Kieran Brookes will leave Northampton Saints at the end of the season, the Aviva Premiership outfit have confirmed.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Muir "blown away" by wing wizard Mapimpi

Sharks assistant coach Dick Muir says he has been "blown away' by new wing Makazole Mapimpi, who has the potential to be one of the stars of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Scully: Other Eagles will step up in my absence

USA Eagles captain Blaine Scully enjoyed a hometown farewell as Canada were beaten convincingly in Sacramento. He now heads back to his Cardiff, UK club confident his teammates can finish the job in the Americas Rugby Championship.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Super League: Widnes Vikings v Warrington Wolves

Team news as Widnes Vikings host Warrington Wolves in Friday's Super League fixture at The Select Security Stadium (19:35 GMT).
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Scotland forward Denton to join Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers sign Worcester Warriors and Scotland back row forward David Denton for the 2018-19 season.
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Gilroy and Timoney sign new Ulster deals

Ireland international Craig Gilroy and back-row Nick Timoney extend their contracts with Pro14 team Ulster.
Via BBC Sport
4 days ago

Six Nations: No action over France HIAs

Six Nations will be taking no action against France or their players Antoine Dupont and Matthieu Jalibert following the head injury assessments (HIA) review of two incidents during their clash with Ireland.
Via ESPN
4 days ago

Super League: Hull Kingston Rovers v Catalans Dragons

Team news as Hull Kingston Rovers host Catalans Dragons in Thursday's Super League fixture at KCOM Craven Park (19:35 GMT).
Via BBC Sport
3 days ago

Marler: I'm missing things I want to be part of

Joe Marler has revealed that banishing his family from the living room in order to watch England face Wales has sharpened his determination to address the indiscipline that has afflicted his career.
Via ESPN
3 days ago

Weekend predictions: Prem, PRO14, Top 14

Ahead of a busy few days our experts predict which teams are set for a big weekend, which players will shine and where your attention should be trained across all three leagues.
Via ESPN
3 days ago

Premiership: Newcastle Falcons v Bath

Team news as Newcastle Falcons host Bath in Friday's Aviva Premiership fixture at Kingston Park (19:45 GMT).
Via BBC Sport
3 days ago

Premiership: Sale Sharks v Saracens

Team news as Sale Sharks host Saracens in Friday's Premiership fixture at The AJ Bell Stadium (19:45 GMT).
Via BBC Sport
3 days ago

One positive drugs test in 2016-17 season, reveals RFU

The Rugby Football Union insists it is running a "comprehensive" anti-doping programme after 2016-17 drug test results revealed.
Via BBC Sport
3 days ago

RFU releases anti-doping report

The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has published its annual doping report for the 2016-17 season, with a decrease in violations in the professional game on the previous campaign.
Via ESPN
3 days ago
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