Family members meeting up on New Year's Eve is routine and unlikely to arouse suspicions — unless you are brothers on rival sports teams playing the next day.
Sam Warburton was no longer guaranteed a start for Wales and agreed to give up the captaincy to focus on his form, interim coach Rob Howley said on Tuesday.
England's pack has been hit with another injury setback ahead of the Six Nations after prop Joe Marler was ruled out for at least a month with a broken left leg.
Manu Tuilagi will miss the rest of the rugby season with a knee injury, ruling the injury-plagued center out of the England's Six Nations title defense.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read has undergone wrist surgery and will not return to Super Rugby until April, two months before next year's tour by the British and Irish Lions.
New Zealand Maori coach Colin Cooper will take over from Dave Rennie as coach of the Hamilton-based Chiefs in Super Rugby from the end of the 2017 season.
French club champion Racing 92 was considering legal action after it was shocked by the retirement of its 24-year-old Springboks back Johan Goosen on Friday.
In a move compared to turkeys voting for Christmas, members of South African rugby's ruling general council decided on Friday to reduce some of their own powers, part of a major shake-up prompted by the dramatic fall from grace of the Springboks.
Samoa Rugby Union had its first SUPER 9’s tourna-ment workshop with presidents and representatives from its Respective Sub-Unions last Thursday, 1st of December. SUPER 9, is the new tournament that will replace the National Provincial Cup (NPC) tournament held in previous years and it is expected to kick start next year in late March.
South Africa claimed top prize in Dubai on Saturday after they beat last season's series champions and Olympic gold medallists, Fiji, 26-14.
When Muhammad Ali wasn't jabbing or dancing in the ring, he sometimes liked dabbling as an artist.
Australia beat New Zealand 26-6 in a rugby league international on Saturday, boosting the Kangaroos' preparation for the impending Four Nations.
The Chinese Super League has shocked the soccer world by spending huge sums to attract star foreign players but new rules introduced for the start of the 2017 season will have a significant impact on the game in China, Asia and perhaps around the world.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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