Sports fans gathered in Tokyo's Shibuya entertainment district on Wednesday to mark two years until Japan hosts the 2019 Rugby World Cup, the first time the tournament will be held outside the traditional rugby-playing countries.
Flanker Jerome Kaino has been recalled to the All Blacks squad for Rugby Championship tests against Argentina and South Africa over the next two weeks.
The Southern Tornadoes of Falealili and Siumu scored an emphatic victory over the Eagles of Tuamasaga yesterday, 43-16, in the latest round of the Super 9 tournament at Apia Park.
Fullback Israel Folau scored a try in each half to lead Australia to a 45-20 win over Argentina on Saturday, the Wallabies' first win in the Rugby Championship.
Flyhalf Beauden Barrett inspired the All Blacks to a record 57-0 win over the Springboks in a Rugby Championship test Saturday, dashing South Africa's belief in the revival of its rugby fortunes this season.
Kane Hames will start a test for the first time after being drafted into the New Zealand lineup for Saturday's Rugby Championship test against South Africa as a replacement for injured prop Joe Moody.
Still searching for victory in the 2017 Rugby Championship, Argentina made four changes to its starting XV and the Wallabies just one for Saturday's test match in Australia's capital.
Australian mining billionaire Andrew Forrest is preparing to launch the Indo Pacific Rugby Championship, a six-team competition schedule to begin next August.
England will play New Zealand for the first time in four years as part of a grueling set of autumn tests in 2018 for the northern hemisphere's top rugby team.
The worst kept secret in town appears to be finally out. Fuimaono Titimaea Tafua has returned as the Head of Coach of the Manu Samoa, replacing former coach, Namulauulu Alama Ieremia. The decision was reportedly made during a Samoa Rugby Union Board meeting last night.
Flanker Vaea Fifita marked his first test start with a brilliant solo try which lifted New Zealand from the brink of defeat to a 39-22 win over Argentina in the Rugby Championship on Saturday.
South Africa overcame a 20-10 deficit to draw with Australia 23-23 in the Rugby Championship, on Saturday, leaving the Wallabies without a win after three matches.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika created a selection surprise Thursday by naming uncapped hooker Jordan Uelese on the bench for Saturday's Rugby Championship test against South Africa.
Manu Tuilagi was warned by England rugby coach Eddie Jones on Tuesday that he is on his last chance with the national team after being sent home from a preseason training camp last month for "team culture issues."
Britain's anti-doping agency says its dispute with former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury and his cousin, Hughie, is being delayed while a tribunal weighs up an application made by the boxers to exclude certain evidence.
Brisbane Broncos halfback Ben Hunt and Melbourne Storm playmaker Cameron Munster have been called in to the Queensland squad to replace injured stars Johnathan Thurston and Darius Boyd for next week's series-deciding State of Origin match against New South Wales.
Cristiano Ronaldo lost his cool, and now Real Madrid has lost its main man for five matches at the start of the Spanish season.
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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