Highlights: Scotland v France
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Highlights: Scotland v France

Scotland kept France scoreless in the second half to overturn a heavy loss from last week. Damian Penaud was off to a flyer, again, scoring a first half brace but a penalty from Laidlaw and a try from...

Ireland 'nowhere near where we need to be' - Best

Ireland 'nowhere near where we need to be' - Best

The Rugby World Cup is not far away but Ireland's performance against England showed they are not ready, according to Rory Best.     Rory Best admitted Ireland are "nowhere near" where...

Bayonne stun Racing 92 on opening day, Toulouse beaten

Bayonne stun Racing 92 on opening day, Toulouse beaten

There were shock wins for Bayonne and Bordeaux-Begles as the Top 14 returned for the 2019-20 season on Saturday.       Newly promoted Bayonne celebrated an opening-day upset as the...

Savea scores as Toulon start campaign with Agen trouncing

Savea scores as Toulon start campaign with Agen trouncing

Former New Zealand winger Julian Savea scored as Toulon crushed Agen 44-25 on Saturday in the opening round of the French Top 14 campaign. Savea, 29, who failed to score until three months into last season,...

England 'cautiously optimistic' over Vunipola despite brief return at Twickenham

England 'cautiously optimistic' over Vunipola despite brief return at Twickenham

Eddie Jones is hopeful England prop Mako Vunipola did not suffer a serious injury setback when his return to action was cut short against Ireland.   The Saracens front row was ruled out for three...

Record win keeps Schmidt's men from top spot

Record win keeps Schmidt's men from top spot

England produced a stylish display to secure a record-breaking 57-15 home win over Ireland in their latest Rugby World Cup warm-up match, denying the visitors a place as world number one.     For...