Monday Morning Round Up

Monday Morning Round Up

All Blacks 7s take the honours in Australia

New Zealand beat USA 21-5 to win the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in Sydney and move top of the overall standings after four events. Read more

Hill and Hepburn agree new deals at Chiefs

Exeter Chiefs has confirmed that forwards Alec Hepburn, 25, and Jonny Hill, 24, are the latest to put pen to paper, both agreeing terms on two-year contract extensions that will keep them at Sandy Park until at least the summer of 2021. Full story



Stephen Larkham axed as Wallabies assistant coach



Stephen Larkham has been axed as Wallabies assistant coach following "differences in attacking strategy" with coach Michael Cheika. Full story

Six Nations: Team Of The Week Round One

Wales and France got things underway on Friday evening with Wales continuing their impressive run of victories that extended to 10 games. The win also saw Wales notch up their 50th win over France  and their seventh in their last eight meetings.

The action continued on Saturday when Scotland claimed an impressive 33-20 win over Italy go top of the Six Nations table, while England ended Ireland's 12 game winning streak at Aviva Stadium, defeating the reigning Six Nations' champions 20-32. See our Team of the Week here

England Women secure bonus-point win in Ireland

Reaction: England secure bonus-point win in Ireland to put down early marker

England sent out an early message to their Women's Six Nations rivals by beating Ireland 51-7 at Donnybrook. Katy Daley-Mclean notched 16 points as last year's runners-up got their campaign up and running in fine style.

Italy also secured a bonus-point win, beating Scotland 28-7 at Scotstoun. The visitors ran in three scores in the second to seal the extra point and put gloss on the scoreboard.

Major League Rugby Round-Up: Gameweek 2

Game week two in Major League Rugby saw three matches take place and the standout no doubt being New Orleans Gold against the Glendale Raptors.

NOLA sent a message to the rest of their competition as they stunned the 2018 finalists, Raptors, 40-31 at Gold Stadium, while last year’s champions the Seattle Seawolves went down 17-13 against the San Diego Legion. Read more

2019 Americas Rugby Championship Round-Up

The 2019 Americas Rugby Championship kicked off its fourth series on Saturday, with all the Uruguay providing the only shock in week 1.

The opening round saw three fixtures take place and it was Uruguay that stunned the Canadians 20-17 at the Estadio Charrúa after being 17- 8 behind at the break. Full story

Premiership Rugby Cup Semi Finals Confirmed:

The Premiership Rugby Cup played its last round of pool games this weekend (with the exception of Bath vs Gloucester which is on this evening after postponement) and the Semi Finals have been confirmed for this weekend

Friday - Worcester Warriors vs Saracens (19:45)

Saturday - Northampton Saints vs Newcastle Falcons (12:15)


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