Further Rugby World Cup 2015 tickets available

Fans from around the world now have further opportunities to buy tickets for Rugby World Cup 2015 matches with more tickets on general sale from Tuesday 31 March via
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Rugby World Cup 2015

Kaino wants to end career at home

Jerome Kaino's decision to say in New Zealand and commit to another three years of top-level rugby was based on his desire to end his playing career at home.
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Jerome Kaino

NZR wants change in the game

New Zealand Rugby is keen to see the views already espoused by All Blacks coach Steve Hansen on the defensive aspects of the game pursued in the upper levels of the sport.
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Steve Tew

Women's Six Nations: Ireland win, France beat World Champions

Ireland’s women followed the example of the men 24 hours earlier to capture the RBS Women's 6 Nations title on points difference after a record 73-3 win over Scotland at the Broadwood Stadium on Sunday.
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Ireland Women

High drama in Europe as 27 tries decide Six Nations

At times the rugby on display during the final day of the 2015 tournament seemed to be celestial in its quality, oddly fitting after a bumper month of total solar eclipses, a March equinox and a Super moon to boot in Europe.
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Six Nations 2015

Black Ferns and Huriana contribute to grow the game

The Pasifika Aotearoa Cup has become one of the hidden treasures of Women’s Rugby across New Zealand, allowing international players past and present to feature alongside young wide-eyed girls, many who were picking up a ball for the first time.
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England take out Under 20 Six Nations

The 6 Nations U20s 2015 comes to a close with England taking the title with victory over France, Scotland beat Ireland to claim their highest finishing position of third, and Wales escape with a narrow win in Italy.
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England Under 20

New Zealand rugby bible posts 80 years

New Zealand's rugby bible, the Rugby Almanack, has reached its 80th year of publication and in its presentation it reflects just how much the game has changed.
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Brodie Retallick

World Rugby rankings: Wales to fifth, Wallabies to sixth

Wales have climbed one place to fifth in the latest World Rugby Rankings after a 23-16 victory over Ireland set up a thrilling climax to the RBS 6 Nations with three sides tied on six points.
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Warren Gatland

NZ women romp to Atlanta Sevens win

New Zealand's dominance of women's World Sevens was confirmed in Atlanta on Monday (NZT) when they beat the United States 50-12 in the round three final of the series.
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New Zealand win Atlanta Sevens

Georgia and Russia in action alongside Six Nations teams

There is a feast of international rugby in Europe over the weekend, with Rugby World Cup participants in action in the Euro Nations Cup while the penultimate round of the 2015 Six Nations takes place.
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Georgia rugby

Six Nations 2015: Paul O'Connell to earn his 100th cap

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has made one change to the team for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations match against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff (kick-off 2.30pm).
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Paul O'Connell

Six Nations 2015: Wales unchanged for Ireland

Sam Warburton will lead an unchanged Wales XV against Ireland on Saturday as he enters the record books, captaining his nation for a record 34th time.
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Sam Warburton

Six Nations 2015: Two changes for England

Full back Mike Brown and lock Courtney Lawes return to England's side for the RBS 6 Nations encounter against Scotland at Twickenham on Saturday.
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Courtney Lawes

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