Dan Carter backs Japan to reach RWC knockouts

Dan Carter backs Japan to reach RWC knockouts

World Cup-winning flyhalf legend Dan Carter has tipped Japan to go through the Pool stages of the World Cup and reach the knockout stages next year - and warned favourites New Zealand will not have...

5 Things To Keep An Eye Out For This Weekend

5 Things To Keep An Eye Out For This Weekend

Test rugby is back in full swing this weekend with plenty of action to keep you glued to your seat.   UK Times   Here are five things one should look out for on Saturday.     Who...

Cornal Hendricks to join the Bulls

Cornal Hendricks to join the Bulls

The Blue Bulls have announced that Cornal Hendricks will join the club for the upcoming 2019 Super Rugby season.   The 30-year-old winger played 12 test matches for South Africa, the last in...

No more overseas-based players for the Springboks?

No more overseas-based players for the Springboks?

Springbok head coach Rassie Erasmus has said that he is unlikely to bring in more overseas-based players into his squad between now and next year's Rugby World Cup.      Now...

Referee John Lacey to retire from test officiating

Referee John Lacey to retire from test officiating

Irish international referee John Lacey has decided to retire from test officiating to take up a high performance referee coaching and talent identification role with the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU).   The...

Joe Schmidt should be in the All Blacks coaching mix - McCaw

Joe Schmidt should be in the All Blacks coaching mix - McCaw

Former All Black captain Richie McCaw believes that New Zealand would be “silly” not to do everything they can to try and persuade Joe Schmidt to return home after next year’s World...