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British & Irish Lions to reduce fixtures for 2021 South Africa tour

2 hours ago by The Guardian

• Organisers believe there is not enough ‘meaningful’ opposition• Premiership clubs concerned about workload of leading playersThe British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 2021 will be...

Friday Morning Round Up

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Barrett back for All Blacks, while Dagg is out for the year Barrett has been included as a late call-up and will be replacing Lima Sopoaga, whose partner is awaiting the birth of their first child. Israel...

Barrett back for All Blacks, while Dagg is out for the year

2 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Beauden Barrett has been called back in to the All Blacks squad to travel to Argentina.   Barrett, who was initially rested for the All Blacks' Rugby Championship trip to Argentina, has now...

Kingsley Jones named as the new Head Coach of Canada’s Men’s

2 days ago by Canada Rugby

 Rugby Canada’s General Manager of Rugby Operations and Performance Jim Dixon announced that Kingsley Jones has been appointed Head Coach of Canada’s Men’s Fifteens Program, commencing...

Carter confirms he won’t attend France’s RWC bid

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

All Blacks legend Dan Carter has confirmed he won't be in London to support France's World Cup bid presentation next week.   France hoped to make the most of Carter's star power as they look to...

Nkosi, Schreuder and Louw added to Springbok squad

4 days ago by Springbok Rugby

Experienced flanker Francois Louw and the uncapped Sharks duo of S’busiso Nkosi (wing) and Louis Schreuder (scrumhalf) have been included in the Springbok squad for the two remaining home matches...

France willing to break the bank for RWC 2023

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

French 2023 Rugby World Cup bid leader Claude Atcher has told the media they would be happy to pay World Rugby £30 million more than the £120 million asking price to stage the tournament, which...

Rugby union international power rankings: who can challenge All Blacks? | Gerard Meagher

4 days ago by The Guardian

Our first power rankings since the 2015 World Cup mark two years to go until Japan 2019. England lead the chasing pack while Australia and Wales struggleBefore the All Blacks’ record 57-0 victory over...

The Wallabies forwards make amends, but we need consistency

5 days ago by TheRoar.com.au

The Wallabies forwards have been consistently inconsistent for a long time now. A miserable showing against the All Blacks in Bledisloe 1 was quickly followed up by a much-improved performance in New Zealand....

Tuesday Evening Round Up

5 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Worcester Warriors sign Jono Kitto on a short-term deal With number nines Luke Baldwin (bicep) and Jonny Arr (concussion) out injured, Director of Rugby Gary Gold has acted to bring in the 25-year-old...