Rugby Union

Subscribe to Rugby Union feed Rugby Union
BBC Sport - Rugby Union
Updated: 2 hours 21 min ago

Warren Gatland awaiting 'concrete' job offers as Wales tenure draws to close

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 22:05
Warren Gatland says he has had no firm job offers with less than a year to go until the end of his tenure as Wales coach.
Categories: Rugby Union

Iain Henderson to miss Ireland's opening Six Nations games with finger injury

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 16:31
Ulster's Iain Henderson is set to miss Ireland's opening Six Nations games against England and Scotland because of a finger injury.
Categories: Rugby Union

Three sporting Sodje brothers jailed for taking charity money

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 15:24
The ex-footballers and former rugby player siphoned off money meant to help poor African children.
Categories: Rugby Union

Blair urges Scotland not to settle for 'mediocrity'

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:48
Scotland "can't be content with mediocrity" and must "keep pushing" to be Six Nations title contenders, says assistant coach Mike Blair.
Categories: Rugby Union

Josh McNally: Bath sign forward from London Irish

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 14:28
Bath confirm the signing of forward Josh McNally from London Irish for the 2019-20 season.
Categories: Rugby Union

Farai Mudariki: Worcester Warriors' Zimbabwe prop signs new one-year deal

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 13:28
Worcester Warriors' Zimbabwe international tighthead prop Farai Mudariki signs a new one-year contract.
Categories: Rugby Union

Premiership club owner Cuddy declared bankrupt as wife takes over Neath

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 12:12
Mike Cuddy is declared personally bankrupt as his wife Simone takes over as sole director of troubled Neath RFC.
Categories: Rugby Union

Ireland's Sexton 'should be fit' for Six Nations opener with England

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 10:46
Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton is nearing a return to full fitness ahead of the Six Nations opener against England, according to Leinster boss Leo Cullen.
Categories: Rugby Union

Scotland call up quartet for Six Nations as injuries bite

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 09:20
Scotland call up Luke Crosbie, Matt Smith, Alex Dunbar and Rob Harley to their Six Nations squad as key flanker Hamish Watson drops out.
Categories: Rugby Union

Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie: England trio sign new Exeter Chiefs deals

Mon, 01/21/2019 - 08:47
England internationals Jack Nowell, Henry Slade and Luke Cowan-Dickie all sign new two-year deals with Exeter Chiefs.
Categories: Rugby Union

Lambie confirms retirement with 'persistent post-concussion symptoms'

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 21:28
Racing 92 and South Africa fly-half Pat Lambie retires from rugby because of "persistent post-concussion symptoms".
Categories: Rugby Union

Saracens and Glasgow paired again in quarter-final draw

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 17:48
Saracens meet Glasgow Warriors again in the Champions Cup quarter-finals as holders Leinster face Ulster and Edinburgh host Munster.
Categories: Rugby Union

Ireland v England: Brad Shields a doubt for Six Nations opener

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 15:30
Flanker Brad Shields is a doubt for England's Six Nations opener against Ireland after pulling out of Wasps' Champions Cup match against Leinster on Sunday.
Categories: Rugby Union

John Mulvihill: Cardiff Blues can be 'happy' with Euro campaign

Sun, 01/20/2019 - 14:12
Cardiff Blues can take credit from their Champions Cup campaign despite not progressing, says head coach John Mulvihill
Categories: Rugby Union

Premier 15s: Saracens Women maintain seven-point lead at the top

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 23:37
Saracens Women maintain their seven-point lead at the top of the Premier 15s table with a bonus-point victory at Gloucester-Hartpury.
Categories: Rugby Union

Ireland's Sexton 'has bat phone to the ref' - England coach Jones

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 22:57
England coach Eddie Jones has repeated his claim that Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton is given preferential treatment by referees.
Categories: Rugby Union

Wayne Pivac: Scarlets can beat Europe's best after losing at Racing 92

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 19:46
Scarlets coach Wayne Pivac insists his team can compete with Europe’s best despite crashing out of Europe with just one win from their six pool matches.
Categories: Rugby Union

Six Nations: England's Owen Farrell to undergo minor procedure on thumb

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 12:34
England's preparations for their Six Nations opener against champions Ireland in Dublin have been hit by an injury to captain Owen Farrell.
Categories: Rugby Union

Richard Parks: Former rugby international's 'harrowing' South Pole record attempt

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 10:16
Former Wales rugby international Richard Parks says his failed attempt to set a new world record skiing solo to the South Pole was a "harrowing" experience.
Categories: Rugby Union

Rob Baxter: Exeter's Premiership schedule ahead of Champions Cup games is 'madness'

Sat, 01/19/2019 - 06:47
Exeter boss Rob Baxter says the their Premiership fixture schedule if they reach the Champions Cup knockout stages is "madness".
Categories: Rugby Union