Rugby

Apr 15, 2024, 06:56 PM Open Extended Reactions New Zealand rugby star Jordie Barrett is set to play for Irish club Leinster for six months from December 2024 after signing a new contract with New Zealand Rugby that permits him to play away from his home country. Barrett exercised an option to play overseas as
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Apr 11, 2024, 12:06 PM Open Extended Reactions Louis Rees-Zammit has opened up on signing for the Kansas City Chiefs, text messages he’s received from Patrick Mahomes and Travis Kelce, and the daunting task ahead of him as he aims to earn a place as a starter. The former Wales rugby international participated in the
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The potential new competition has started a debate Saracens take on Bordeaux (Getty Images) A rugby club World Cup is on the cards and is reportedly going to start from 2028. It will involved 16 clubs, representing the Champions Cup, Super Rugby and Japan. The new competition, first reported by the Guardian, has started a
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Venue: Hive Stadium, Edinburgh Dates: Saturday, 13 April Kick-off: 14:15 BST Coverage: Watch live on BBC One, BBC iPlayer and online; text commentary, highlights and report on BBC Sport website and app Zoe Aldcroft will captain England in their Women’s Six Nations game against Scotland on Saturday, with regular skipper Marlie Packer named on the
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Tom Hamilton, Senior WriterApr 9, 2024, 11:56 AM Close • Joined ESPN in 2011• Covered two Olympics, a pair of Rugby World Cups and two British & Irish Lions tours• Previously rugby editor, and became senior writer in 2018 Open Extended Reactions Plans for a rugby Club World Cup where the best northern and southern hemisphere club sides
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Apr 2, 2024, 12:45 PM Open Extended Reactions All Blacks legend Sam Whitelock has announced he will retire at the end of the season, finishing his career at French Top 14 side Pau. Whitelock is the most capped player in New Zealand history with 153 caps over 13 years. He played 180 games for the
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Watch a Guinness Women’s Six Nations 2024 live stream when the action resumes on Saturday 13 April Who’ll lift the Women’s Six Nations Championship trophy on April 27? France and reigning champions England are the early pacesetters in this year’s championship, and they’ll be looking to consolidate their positions when the tournament resumes on Saturday
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Leinster could be without a host of injured Irish internationals for this weekend’s Investec Champions Cup last-16 match against Leicester Tigers. Luke McGrath and Robbie Henshaw must go through return to play protocols following the club’s United Rugby Championship win over the Bulls. Ciaran Frawley (foot), Hugo Keenan (hip), Andrew Porter and Garry Ringrose (both
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Adam Teicher, ESPN Staff WriterMar 28, 2024, 03:38 PM Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 Open Extended Reactions The Kansas City Chiefs have signed European rugby star Louis Rees-Zammit, the team announced Friday, giving them another potential offensive threat. The Chiefs will look at Rees-Zammit at running
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Venue: Ashton Gate, Bristol Dates: Saturday, 30 March Kick-off: 16:45 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC Two, BBC iPlayer and online; listen on BBC Radio 5 Extra, BBC Radio Wales & BBC Radio Cymru; text commentary, highlights and report on BBC Sport website and app. When seeking a third successive Grand Slam and a sixth
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