Women's Six Nations: Ireland shock the World Champions

The Ireland Women's team claimed only their second ever victory over England in a tight Six Nations clash at Ashbourne RFC over the weekend.
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Ireland Women

Irish eye third spot behind All Blacks and Boks

Ireland and England go into Sunday’s (GMT time, Monday morning NZDT) Six Nations clash at the Aviva Stadium with third place in the World Rugby Rankings on the line.
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Ireland Argentina

2015 Six Nations: Wales win in Paris

A gutsy performance from Wales ensured Sam Warburton's men remain in 6 Nations title contention after defeating France 20-13 at Stade de France.

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France Wales 2015

2015 Six Nations: Italy stun Scotland

Scotland succumbed to a hugely disappointing defeat to Italy at BT Murrayfield for the second time since the Azzurri were welcomed to the RBS 6 Nations Championship this afternoon.
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Italy 2015

Lions could play Super Rugby sides

The British and Irish Lions could play Investec Super Rugby teams for the first time when they tour New Zealand in 2017.
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British and Irish Lions

Promising financial outlook for New Zealand Rugby

The financial picture looks promising for New Zealand Rugby (NZR) with a modest profit for 2014 to be reported shortly and a boost likely from the new broadcast contracts.
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Steve Tew

Hammett set to leave Cardiff

Former Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett is set to step down as coach of the Cardiff Blues, only six months into a three-year contract.
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Mark Hammett

Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Japan, USA and Canada to contest Pacific Nations

The tournament, confirmed by World Rugby over the weekend, takes place just six weeks ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015.
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Fiji Samoa

Enjoyment the key as McCaw enters home straight

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw will finish his rugby career in New Zealand but before he thinks about a retirement date he wants to enjoy the Investec Super Rugby campaign
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Richie McCaw

2015 Six Nations: England run riot against Italy

Two tries from man of the match Jonathan Joseph, and six in total, saw England cruise past Italy to record a 47-17 victory at Twickenham in the RBS 6 Nations.
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Italy 2015

2015 Six Nations: Ireland edge France in Dublin

Jonathan Sexton was the match winner once again for Joe Schmidt's men, slotting five successful penalties from as many attempts as Ireland earned back-to-back victories over France for the first time since 2000-2001.
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Ireland France 2015

NFL's Ellison catches up with his rugby past

Minnesota Vikings NFL star Rhett Ellison, 26, only realised his long-standing family connection with All Blacks rugby last year.
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Rhett Ellison

England keep the faith ahead of Italian showdown

Stuart Lancaster has named an unchanged match day squad for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Italy at Twickenham.
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England 2015

England, France and Ireland notch Six Nations triumphs

The first round of the 2015 Six Nations has begun, with defending champion's Ireland beating Italy, while England and France accounted for Wales and Scotland respectively.
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Stuart Lancaster

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