The road to Rugby World Cup 2015

Canada became the first to emerge from the global qualification process to book their place at Rugby World Cup 2015 by beating neighbours USA 40-20 on aggregate over two legs in August. The Canucks,...

The road to Rugby World Cup 2015

The road to Rugby World Cup 2015

Canada became the first to emerge from the global qualification process to book their place at Rugby World Cup 2015 by beating neighbours USA 40-20 on aggregate over two legs in August. The Canucks,...

Chatting to BOD, Heaslip's techno and Guinness cake for King of

Chatting to BOD, Heaslip's techno and Guinness cake for King of Tonga

21 December 2013He greets me warmly, and we sit down for lunch in Toddy's Brasserie in the Gresham. Rala is the Irish team's kitman, the bagman-in-chief, but his role seems to run much...

All Blacks to face Scotland in Edinburgh

The All Blacks will play Scotland in the second leg of their 2014 tour to Europe, the Scottish Rugby Union has announced. The Test is scheduled for Murrayfield in Edinburgh on November 15 or 16, falling...

Tigers snatch thrilling last-gasp win

A last-minute converted try by centre Niki Goneva saw Leicester Tigers escape the Stade Yves-du-Manoir with a pulsating 15-14 win on Sunday. In Sunday’s other matches, Edinburgh scored a 16-10 away...

Harlequins prepare for Racing Métro resurgence following shock

Harlequins prepare for Racing Métro resurgence following shock Heineken Cup hammering in France

It was not the most seismic result of last weekend, what with Connacht winning in Toulouse, but it still created some tremors of its own. Harlequins not only beat Racing Métro away, they hammered...

Gloucester v Edinburgh (Sun)

Tonga prop Sila Puafisi is in a Gloucester squad for the first time for Sunday's Heineken Cup Pool Six visit by Edinburgh. The recent signing starts on the bench as coach Nigel Davies makes...

Harlequins v Racing Metro 92 (Sun)

Harlequins have made one change to the starting XV with Tim Molenaar replacing the injured Tom Casson at inside centre for the visit of Racing Metro. On the bench, Joe Gray makes his return from...

Jones urges players to keep quiet

Newport Gwent Dragons director of rugby Lyn Jones says players and coaches should stay out of the debate about the future of Welsh rugby. Wales' four regions are to meet with the Welsh Rugby...

Osprey Jones wants British league

Ex-Wales captain Ryan Jones would like to see his Ospreys team play in an Anglo-Welsh competition next season. The regions have stated they want to play against English clubs, rather than be...

RUGBY UNION: Welsh are eyeing up top spot - Oxford Mail

RUGBY UNION: Welsh are eyeing up top spot - Oxford Mail

9 hours agoby Oxford Mailon Google News

Reps: McInally, Hobson, Townson, Mama, Braley, Jarvis, Hughes. London Welsh: L'Estrange, Stegmann, May (capt), Tonga'uiha, Ajuwa, Davies, Keats, Bristow, Vella, Edwards, Corker, Spencer, Thorpe, Kirwan, D Browne. Reps: Morris, Trevett, Griffiths, West, ...

Swansea visit Llanelli looking to keep alive Welsh Premiership survival hopes. - Southwales Evening Post

Swansea visit Llanelli looking to keep alive Welsh Premiership survival hopes. - Southwales Evening Post

If the Whites tumble out of Welsh club rugby's top flight it would represent one of the blackest chapters in the club's proud history. "Llanelli are a good side, and they get ... Trophy in Hong Kong tomorrow. He will control the game between Tonga and ...

Rugby Sevens: born in Scotland, and coming back to Glasgow - Glasgow Evening Times

Rugby Sevens: born in Scotland, and coming back to Glasgow - Glasgow Evening Times

Over the following four decades, rugby union clubs across the north of England and Wales in time welcomed sevens with the same enthusiasm as those where its popularity had been firmly established. The first officially sanctioned international ...

Bristol v London Welsh preview - The Rugby Paper

London Welsh: Toby L'Estrange; Seb Stegmann, Tom May (Capt.), Hudson Tonga'uiha, Joe Ajuwa; Alex Davies, Tyson Keats; Tom Bristow, Nathan Vella, Peter Edwards; Matt Corker, Will Spencer; Richard Thorpe, Carl Kirwan, Daniel Browne. Replacements: ...

Pro12 previews: Leinster to get back on track, while Ulster may struggle in ... - RTE.ie

20 hours agoby RTE.ieon Google News

Leinster take on Treviso looking to bounce back after having a lengthy run of Rabo Direct Pro12 victories ended by Ospreys in Wales last week. Treviso are not the soft touch of old and have been competitive on their ... The Tongan-born inside-centre ...

RUGBY UNION: Keats starts as Welsh change nine - Oxford Mail

RUGBY UNION: Keats starts as Welsh change nine - Oxford Mail

6 days agoby Oxford Mailon Google News

Keats, whose botched registration saw Welsh docked five points in the Premiership last season, starts at scrum half. He is one of nine changes to a Welsh side in which centre Hudson Tonga'uiha returns after 16 months out injured. Toby L'Estrange is ...

RUGBY UNION: Welsh's six-try show puts Jersey in shade - Oxford Mail

RUGBY UNION: Welsh's six-try show puts Jersey in shade - Oxford Mail

3 days agoby Oxford Mailon Google News

With relegation rivals Ealing beating Nottingham, Jersey's survival hopes were further dented. Welsh welcomed back centre Hudson Tonga'uiha after a 16-month injury absence, while scrum half Tyson Keats made his first appearance after re-joining the club.

Should Inglis play fullback for Maroons? - The Roar

Should Inglis play fullback for Maroons? - The Roar

1 day agoby The Roaron Google News

Although Slater is still considered by many to be the greatest fullback in world rugby league, it appears as though he no longer possesses the same levels of speed and attacking flair that he was renowned for during the earlier days of his illustrious ...

Canada out of Junior World Rugby Trophy contention - CTV News

Canada out of Junior World Rugby Trophy contention - CTV News

3 days agoby CTV Newson Google News

HONG KONG -- Canada will play for seventh place at the eight-team IRB Junior World Rugby Trophy after dropping a 37-12 decision to Japan on Tuesday. Canada trailed 13-5 at the half before the Japanese pulled away. Matt Mullins of ... Tonga will take on ...

Championship: London Welsh thump struggling Jersey - BBC News

Championship: London Welsh thump struggling Jersey - BBC News

5 days agoby BBC Newson Google News

London Welsh: L'Estrange, Ajuwa, Tonga'uiha, May (capt), Scott, Davies, Keats, Hepburn, Morris, Ryan, Corker, Spencer, Lees, Quill, Browne. Replacements: Davis, Trevett, Griffiths, Pienaar, Thorpe, Lewis, O'Neill. Jersey: Burroughs, Pointer, Locke ...

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