Rugby Union News Archive

Hughes key to England pack - Greenwood

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 06:44:16 EST
Former England centre Will Greenwood believes No.8 Nathan Hughes is crucial to the national team's cause after being named in the starting XV to face Scotland.

Chiefs have faith in Ngatai

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:57:46 EST
Chiefs assistant coach Tabai Matson is confident co-captain Charlie Ngatai is ready to take on arguably the toughest challenge in Super Rugby in round one.

Umaga backs Gatland for Blues

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:40:43 EST
Bryn Gatland has his coach Tana Umaga's backing to make his mark on the Blues' Super Rugby season-opener against the Highlanders.

Exiles' problems worry Kennedy

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:23:37 EST
London Irish's director of rugby Nick Kennedy admits that time is running out in their battle to avoid relegation from the Aviva Premiership.

Jones hands Hughes a start

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 04:59:06 EST
Eddie Jones has recalled Nathan Hughes for England's Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland but otherwise the side is the same one that beat Wales.

Scott relishing Edinburgh return

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:43:45 EST
Gloucester centre Matt Scott says he is looking forward to returning to his hometown after confirming he will join Edinburgh from next season.

ACT aiming to 'release shackles'

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:55:55 EST
Prop Ben Alexander wants the Brumbies to hit the ground running when they take on the Sunwolves in Tokyo in their opening Super Rugby game.

McKenzie excited at new Chiefs role

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:44:38 EST
Damian McKenzie's not fazed by the prospect of going into a new Super Rugby season in a different position for the Chiefs.

Unchanged Scots ready for England test

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:23:22 EST
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend knows his unchanged side will have to be at their best if they are to overcome rivals England on Saturday.

Russell given Chalmers backing

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:20:47 EST
Former Scotland fly-half Craig Chalmers has backed current incumbent Finn Russell to re-find his form following a difficult start to the Six Nations.
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