1. Jonah Lomu Memorial Service at Eden Park Sees Emotional Haka from Ex-All Blacks

    A number of former New Zealand national rugby union team stars performed a stirring haka at a memorial service for late All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu at Auckland's Eden Park on Monday...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 2 months ago 2,774 reads 2 comments

  2. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of November 27-29

    A 48-18 drubbing of Worcester Warriors saw Saracens advance their campaign as Aviva Premiership leaders on Saturday, and Mark McCall's squad have had plenty of star performers this season...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 months ago 1,013 reads 0 comments

  3. Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins Rips Cristiano Ronaldo and Tim Cahill Book Sales

    Nick Cummins has been "busier than a one-armed bricklayer in Baghdad " penning his first book, Tales of the Honey Badger , and it seems Australian rugby’s favourite cult hero’s opus is flying off the shelves...

    Mark Bollons Written by Mark Bollons about 2 months ago 1,628 reads 2 comments

  4. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of November 27-29

    Toulon got their domestic season back on track on Saturday after the French heavy-hitters defeated Top 14 leaders Clermont Auvergne 35-9 in their own backyard...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 2 months ago 692 reads 0 comments

  5. 5 Players with Fresh England Hope Under New Coach Eddie Jones

    Eddie Jones begins his job officially as England head coach on December 1, and he will have roughly a month to draw up the names he wants to form his first elite player squad in January...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 2 months ago 1,914 reads 0 comments

  6. Why Eddie Jones Was Right to Accept England's Eligibility Rule

    One of the major elephants in the room was cornered, captured and chased out no sooner had Eddie Jones taken his seat at his first press conference as England’s head coach...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 2 months ago 569 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of November 20-22

    The European season moved into its second week, and with the fall of the mercury came the rise of the red rose...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 762 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of November 20-22

    Bleacher Report's biggest hits make a thumping return this week, after the big guns of European rugby collided and the Champions Cup reclaimed centre stage...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 59 reads 0 comments

  9. Best XV in World Rugby from Weekend of November 20-22

    The European Rugby Champions Cup finally got off to a delayed start for a raft of the continent's best and brightest this weekend, where it was the English clubs in particular who soared higher than any others...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 760 reads 0 comments

  10. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of November 21-22

    England's representatives enjoyed a triumphant return to European competition this weekend as the Champions Cup reclaimed centre stage...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 1,152 reads 0 comments

  11. 3 Key Decisions Facing Eddie Jones at Start of His Role as England Coach

    The RFU have their man, and the Stormers presumably have an awful lot of compensation. Eddie J ones has swapped Table Mountain for Twickenham to become the next head coach of ...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 1,262 reads 0 comments

  12. Harlequins' Nick Easter Gets a Stud in the Eye from Cardiff Blues' Matthew Rees

    Warning: Gruesome content. There was an extremely uncomfortable incident from Thursday night's European Rugby Challenge Cup match between Harlequins and Cardiff, when Blues hooker Matthew Rees was sent off for a stamp on Nick Easter...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 3 months ago 3,619 reads 0 comments

  13. Eddie Jones Appointed England Rugby Head Coach: Latest Details and Reaction

    Eddie Jones has been appointed as the new head coach of the England rugby team on a four-year deal. Confirmation of the Australian's appointment was reported on Friday by England ...

    Rory Marsden Written by Rory Marsden about 3 months ago 1,073 reads 1 comments

  14. Why an Overseas Coach Is the Best Way Forward for England

    The England rugby team is at a crossroads in its history, and the decision regarding whom is appointed to succeed Stuart Lancaster will dictate how the Red Rose bounces back from arguably its greatest-ever disappointment...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 652 reads 0 comments

  15. Jonah Lomu: How He Changed the Game of Rugby Union Forever

    There are very few sportsmen who can justifiably be said to have changed the way their game was played forever...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 6,231 reads 3 comments

  16. Richie McCaw Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Richie McCaw has announced his retirement from professional rugby, bringing to a close one of the most decorated careers in the sport just three weeks after he captained New Zealand to the 2015 Rugby World Cup crown...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 839 reads 2 comments

  17. 6 of the Best Tries by the Late Great Jonah Lomu

    Jonah Lomu's death on Wednesday came as a shock to the world . Tributes have been flowing, as have memories of the legendary winger's exploits on the rugby field...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 3 months ago 9,584 reads 4 comments

  18. The Sporting World Reacts to News of All Blacks Legend Jonah Lomu's Sudden Death

    The rugby world was in mourning on Wednesday following news that former New Zealand wing Jonah Lomu had passed away in Auckland, aged 40...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 3 months ago 25,210 reads 13 comments

  19. Wesley College Students Perform Haka for Former Pupil, Ex-All Black Jonah Lomu

    The rugby world was in shock on Wednesday morning following news of All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu 's death. Students at his former school, Wesley College in Auckland, paid tribute to the former winger with a touching haka ...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 3 months ago 13,663 reads 3 comments

  20. 4 Stars of Rugby League Who Could Succeed in Union Unlike Sam Burgess

    In light of the speed with which Sam Burgess disappeared back from whence he came, the next scout brave enough to knock on his coach's door and suggest he signs another rugby league convert may want to do so wearing full body armour...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 1,405 reads 4 comments

  21. Jonah Lomu, Former All Blacks Rugby Star, Dies at Age 40

    Former New Zealand rugby star Jonah Lomu died on Wednesday at the age of 40. The All Blacks, whom Lomu represented on 63 occasions, paid their respects on Twitter: All ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 23,850 reads 22 comments

  22. Ranking Europe's Top 10 Club Teams After Weekend of November 13-15

    Europe's top clubs opened the Champions Cup season last weekend, albeit with the champions Toulon, Parisian side Racing 92, Clermont Auvergne and Bordeaux-Begles postponing their fixtures in the wake of events in Paris...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 1,017 reads 4 comments

  23. Winners and Losers from Week 1 of 2015/16 Rugby Champions Cup

    Sport took a back seat last weekend with the tragic events in Paris dominating the thoughts of many. Some fixtures in the opening round of the Champions Cup were postponed in the ...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 293 reads 0 comments

  24. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of November 14-15

    The Rugby World Cup 2015 is in the rear-view mirror after the 2015-16 European Rugby Champions Cup got under way this weekend and the continental calendar made its return to the calendar...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 1,800 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 Under-the-Radar Players Who Will Shine in 2015/16 Rugby Champions Cup

    The European Rugby Champions Cup gets under way this weekend with Toulon aiming to win it for the fourth time in a row...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 735 reads 0 comments