Rugby

Last updated on 4 hours ago4 hours ago.From the section Welsh Rugby Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) chief executive Steve Phillips has resigned. Performance director Nigel Walker will take over as acting CEO with immediate effect while the WRU search for Phillips’ permanent successor. Walker admitted Welsh rugby was facing an “existential crisis” and the WRU
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5:42 PM GMT Benetton Rugby prop Ivan Nemer has been suspended until June 30 after giving Black teammate Cherif Traore a “rotten banana” as a Christmas present, the Italian Rugby Federation said on Friday. The sanction was imposed based on investigations into what happened during a private lunch organised by the club’s players on Dec.
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Who will be providing punditry as part of ITV’s coverage of the 2023 Six Nations? Let’s take a look Brian O’Driscoll with ITV (Getty Images) With all the matches from the Six Nations being televised on either BBC or ITV, there could be varying you might be wondering who is presenting on BBc and ‘Who
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11:47 AM GMT England are facing a growing injury crisis ahead of their Six Nations opener against Scotland with Jamie George and Elliot Daly the latest players to withdraw from training. Steve Borthwick begins his England tenure in the Calcutta Cup clash on Feb. 4, but his front-row resources are being tested with George the
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There’s nothing quite like a Six Nations day out to Twickenham Stadium and in the 2023 edition, England have three home games. The Cabbage Patch pub Best pubs near Twickenham Stadium for Six Nations games Nearly a quarter of a million rugby fans will descend on ‘HQ’ for the clashes with Scotland, Italy and France
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Jan 19, 2023 Tackling above the waist will be banned in community rugby matches from next season to “reduce head impact exposure and concussion risk”, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said on Thursday. The RFU added that ball carriers would be encouraged to “follow the principle of evasion” and avoid “late dipping.” “Designed to improve
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Here we will update Gregor Townsend’s squad throughout the 2023 championship Ruaridh McConnochie has been named in Scotland’s Six Nations squad after switching allegiance from England (Getty Images) Scotland Six Nations Squad 2023 Gregor Townsend starts the 2023 Six Nations looking to continue Scotland’s recent dominance of the Calcutta Cup against England to kickstart the
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Premiership Rugby club finances are “clearly unsustainable”, a damning parliamentary report has concluded. The Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) select committee report said the recent demise of Wasps and Worcester Warriors puts a “stain on the reputation” of the sport’s authorities. The committee heard from leading figures in rugby after the two clubs went
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10:38 PM GMT ESPN staff Eddie Jones will make a stunning return to Australian rugby as Wallabies coach, with Dave Rennie sacked after a disappointing 2022 season when Australia won just five of 14 Tests. Rugby Australia [RA] on Monday morning confirmed Jones had been signed on a five-year deal through to the 2027 Rugby
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Clermont Auvergne: (14) 29 Tries: Delguy, Fourcade, Belleau, Jedrasiak; Pen: Belleau; Cons: Belleau 3 Leicester Tigers: (27) 44 Tries: Scott 2, Simmons, Kelly, Cronin; Pens: Pollard 2, Gopperth; Cons: Pollard 4, Gopperth Leicester qualified for the Heineken Champions Cup last 16 with a game to spare as they returned to winning ways with a bonus-point
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Scotland great Jim Telfer thinks so Scotland players during the anthem, at Murrayfield (Getty Images) Is it time to ditch Flower of Scotland? Later this month, BT Sport will air a documentary version of the celebrated rugby book The Grudge, looking back at the incredible showdown between Scotland and England in 1990. Something else special
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Jan 11, 2023 England’s Owen Farrell looks set to be available for the opening match of the 2023 Six Nations despite being handed a four-week suspension for a dangerous tackle. Farrell is set to be a key part of England’s charge in the championship under new coach Steve Borthwick, but was a doubt for their
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