Monday, June 18, 2018

France beat England to win their first ever World Rugby U20 Championship

France are the World Rugby U20 Championship champions after victory over England on Sunday. It is the first time in the competitions 11-year history that they have won it. MORE »

Sunday, June 17, 2018

USA edge Scotland in dramatic first ever victory over a tier one nation

It's taken several attempts, but the US have finally claimed their first victory over a tier one opponent. The match came down to the wire and ended in dramatic fashion with Scotland missing a last-chance conversion, sealing the match for the Eagles 30-29. MORE »

France and England all set to square off in World Rugby U20 Championship final

The World Rugby U20 championship reaches its climax today as host nation France take on three-time winners England in the final in Béziers MORE »

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Benjamin Fall sent off for flipping Beauden Barrett as All Blacks secure series win

A red card for French winger Benjamin Fall in the 12th minute allowed New Zealand to claim a 26-13 victory in Wellington to wrap up the series with a match to spare. MORE »

Friday, June 15, 2018

Beast Mtawarira on his 100th Test and exclusive tour of his triple story home

Tendai Mtawarira will reach the milestone of his 100th Test when he runs out for South Africa against England on Saturday. He becomes only the sixth ever Springbok, and first ever Springbok prop to reach the milestone. MORE »

Don't be surprised if the World Rankings look very different on Monday

As we head into another weekend of June Internationals, a number of teams could receive a large boost and shake up the official World Rankings, which could have a different look to them come Monday. Here are all the permutations. MORE »

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Eddie Jones on Kiwi Brad Shields starting for England against Springboks

Eddie Jones has named Brad Shields in the starting fifteen to take on the Springboks in the second Test in Bloemfontein on Saturday. Danny Cipriani has also been selected, setting up a first return to Test rugby for him since 2015. MORE »

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Ugly stamp angers neutrals in France vs New Zealand U20s match

Jay Renton can find himself extremely lucky to have only conceded a penalty after this stamp during New Zealand U20's loss to their French counterparts. MORE »

France U20s thrill home crowd to set up crunch final against England U20s

France and England will contest the World Rugby U20 Championship final after dramatic semi final victories over New Zealand and South Africa respectively last night. Hosts France will feature in their first ever final at U20 level, while England go into their sixth in a row. MORE »

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Carlin Isles repeatedly burns opposition to finish prolific season as top try scorer

USA speedster Carlin Isles produced another superb performance in the final round of the World Sevens Series in Paris, ending the year as the top try scorer. Two of his best tries on the weekend made Fijian and New Zealand defenders look helpless. MORE »

WATCH LIVE: World Rugby U20 Championship Semi Finals day

The penultimate round of play in the World Rugby U20 Championships take place today in France, as South Africa face England and New Zealand take on hosts France. All matches can be watched live below, including those semi finals for the remaining positions in the tournament. MORE »

Monday, June 11, 2018

Israel Folau try disallowed after TMO spots foul play a few phases back

Australia earned a hard-fought 18-9 victory Saturday night at Suncorp Stadium, ending Ireland's winning streak at 12 matches. Folau scored what would have been his first try against Ireland, but the TMO had other ideas. MORE »

Springboks add veteran Schalk Brits to squad after thriller with England

The Springboks have recalled recently retired Saracens hooker Schalk Brits following their 42-39 win over England on Saturday. The visitors squandered a 20-point lead as the Boks turned things around to go 1-0 in the three-Test series. MORE »

South Africa retain 7s Series crown after dramatic Paris finale

The HSBC World Rugby Seven’s Series title came down to the final match of the final leg as Paris was the setting for a dramatic finale, with South Africa needing a tournament victory to overtake Fiji in the overall series standings. If they lost, Fiji, would be crowned champions. MORE »

Remy Grosso hospitalized with double skull fracture after brutal collision

France were pummeled 52-11 at Eden Park Saturday night after leading at the break. However, the worst news came for winger Remy Grosso after taking successive, back-to-back shots to the head from Sam Cane and Ofa Tu'ungafasi. MORE »