George North: World Rugby to look at TV replays for head injuries

Rugby's world governing body could expand TV replays to monitor head injuries after George North's suspected concussion in Wales' loss to England.

Rugby World Cup 2015: Ireland’s O’Brien banned for Argentina game

Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien will miss Sunday's World Cup quarter-final against Argentina after being suspended for a week. The flanker, 26, was given the ban after admitting he punched France's Pascal Pape in the early stages of last Sunday's World...
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Highlanders book date with Carter’s club

Dan Carter's new club Racing 92 will face Super Rugby champions the Highlanders in Hong Kong in February. The Paris based Top 14 side replaces European champions Toulon in the one off game. Racing will be playing in Hong Kong for...
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Dan Carter: Ex-All Black star’s drug test ‘showed anomalies’

Former All Blacks Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko gave drug tests which showed "anomalies" ahead of this year's Top 14 final, says French newspaper L'Equipe. But the New Zealand pair's manager says both had therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs) - giving...

All Blacks team named to play Argentina

The All Blacks team to play the Investec Rugby Championship match against Argentina at Yarrow Stadium on Saturday 9 September 2017 has been named. The match day 23 (with Test caps in brackets) is: 1. Joe Moody (30) 2. Dane Coles (50) 3....
Japan shock New Zealand as Sonny Bill Williams hurt

Japan shock New Zealand as Sonny Bill Williams hurt

Japan stunned New Zealand 14-12 in their opening match of the Olympic rugby sevens on Tuesday as All Blacks star Sonny Bill Williams came off injured. The opening pool match upset was an echo of Japan's famous victory over South...
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All Blacks sublime as Wallaby woes continue

So the Rugby Championship rumbled on to week 2, with the Wallabies having to pick up the pieces, and make the trip over to Wellington. New Zealand already hand one hand on the Bledisloe Cup after sweeping the floor...
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Paul O’Connell: Irish legend retires on medical advice

Former Ireland and Lions captain Paul O'Connell has been forced to retire from rugby with immediate effect. Lock O'Connell quit international rugby after injuring a hamstring in a 2015 World Cup group game against France. He signed a two-year contract with...
Will Sonny Bill Williams convert his famous rugby attributes to the sevens game in 2016?

Rugby Sevens: An A to Z of stars to watch in 2016

On 6-11 August 2016 the finest rugby sevens players in the world will join their countries' Olympic teams to try and win the first sevens medals, at Rio 2016. Here we run the rule over some of the players...

All Blacks and Black Caps set to meet at Hagley Oval

Ever wondered how the All Blacks might fare against the Black Caps on the cricket field? Fans will get that opportunity in January when a host of former New Zealand cricketers take on a mix of current and ex-rugby internationals...

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