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Uruguay to face Russia in repechage final

Russia will take on Uruguay for a final place during a 2015 Rugby World Cup after a dual sides emerged as winners from their particular repechage semi-finals. Russia were initial to secure their place in a final, defeating Zimbabwe 23-15 in Saturday’s initial semi-final. Uruguay afterwards warranted a right to face them in a shoot-out […]

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Gatland targets 10 for executive contracts

Warren Gatland has drawn adult a shortlist of 10 Wales-based players he wants to see offering twin club-and-country contracts for a new season. The Wales conduct manager is set to try to restart negotiations between a warring WRU and regions over a terms of due executive contracts for some of his pivotal men. With a […]

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Keith Wood among 3 Irish rugby greats to join IRB Hall of Fame

IN A DEAL that creates enormous sense, a International Rugby Hall of Fame and a IRB Hall of Fame have been merged. Both enterprises have run exclusively for a series of years though sense, and finances, have prevailed and all of rugby’s greats will now be immortalised underneath one roof. The general code has been […]

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English kids can finish Gavin Henson’s Wales dream

Gavin Henson hopes a uninformed agreement and new found fortitude during Bath can pave a approach for a Wales remember before a 2015 World Cup. But centre star Henson, who won a final of his 33 caps opposite England in Aug 2011, knows a organisation of “incredibly talented” Englishmen might forestall him saying his case. […]

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Strong bar rugby in Ireland assisting to rise U20 internationals – Ruddock

AS THE FINAL weekend of a Ulster Bank League approaches, Mike Ruddock has settled his faith that Irish bar rugby is in excellent health. A win for Old Belvedere divided to relegated Garryowen on Saturday would secure a Dublin bar a Division 1A title, while Highfield play-off opposite Thomond for a place in 2A and […]

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Autumn Internationals: Australia betray channel for northern hemisphere trip

Ewen McKenzie: Happy with Australia’s autumn itinerary Australia will face dual of their World Cup opponents of 2015 during this year’s autumn outing to a northern hemisphere. Ewen McKenzie’s group will take on Wales and England in November, in what will be seen as dress rehearsals forward of subsequent year’s matches in Pool A of […]

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RFU penetrating to urge financial rewards for tip English players

England players sight during Twickenham The Rugby Football Union are penetrating to urge a financial advantages for England’s tip players following subsequent year’s World Cup. Chief executive Ian Ritchie accepts that English clubs are behind their French counterparts with regards to income and wants a RFU to put a plan in place to forestall some-more […]

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RFU to examine West Country derby

The Rugby Football Union will launch an examination into Saturday’s unusual compare between Gloucester and Bath, that finished with a mass punch-up and a fan reportedly throwing a bottle during arbitrate Tim Wigglesworth. In an unpleasant West Country derby during Kingsholm, difficulty that had been brewing all diversion finally boiled over after Bath were awarded […]

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New European Cup format ends long-running dispute

LONDON (Reuters) – The destiny of European bar rugby was resolved on Thursday with a new chosen foe replacing a Heineken Cup, putting an finish to a brawl that rumbled on for scarcely dual years and threatened to rip a northern hemisphere diversion apart.   The new European Rugby Champions Cup, that will be run […]

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Henson targets Wales recall

Wales’ Gavin Henson is carefree of earning an general remember though is uncertain either his dreams are picturesque or not. Henson penned a new one-year understanding with Bath on Wednesday and spurned advances from a Dragons to lapse behind to Wales. Henson has found his first-team opportunities during Bath singular though he put in a […]

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