Rugby Round Up - Tackle Laws, Players On The Move And FFR Boss Resigns
Jan 27, 2023World Rugby has announced its intention to lower the legal tackling height at the elite level worldwide in the coming years to reduce the risk of head injuries in the sport.
Rugby Football Union Face Vote Of No Confidence As Amateur Clubs Unite
Jan 26, 2023Following what has been a turbulent few months for Rugby’s governing body in England, RFU Chief Executive Bill Sweeney could be facing a vote of no confidence.
Six Nations Rugby 2023 Schedule & What To Know
Jan 25, 2023One of the premier rugby events in the world returns in February as some of Europe's best national rugby teams begin a five week tournament known as the Six Nations.
RFU Statement: Borthwick's England Squad Loses Two More Players To Injury
Jan 25, 2023England has lost four players from its original 36-strong Guinness Six Nations squad, with Elliot Daly and Jamie George withdrawing on Tuesday from this week's five-day training camp, just 24 hours after it was confirmed that Courtney Lawes and George McGuigan would miss out.
Frustrated Finn Russell Explains Racing's Champions Cup Elimination
Jan 24, 2023Finn Russell has shed light on how frustrated and disappointed Racing 92 is following its elimination from the pool stage of the Heineken Champions Cup.
Owen Farrell Explains Biggest Lesson He Learned At Tackle School
Jan 24, 2023England skipper Owen Farrell has explained the biggest thing he has learned from his recent enrollment in the World Rugby tackle school that ensured his availability to play in the Guinness Six Nations opener versus Scotland at Twickenham on Feb. 4.
Sitting Duck' Ireland's Reaction To RFU Waist-High Tackling
Jan 24, 2023Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton has strongly disagreed with the RFU decision to limit the community game in England to waist-high tackles, which starts next season. It's an initiative also criticized by his national team coach, Andy Farrell.
RFU's Tackle Law Opens New Front In Rugby's Culture War
Jan 20, 2023What do they want us to do now? Go out there and play 'Pat-a-cake, pat-a-cake, baker's man?
Rugby Round-Up: Six Nations Shock Selections and Drastic Rule Change Afoot
Jan 20, 2023Six Nations squads revealed, a controversial new tackle rule and an international arrested, the wheels of professional rugby kept on churning this week.
Ireland Names 37-Strong Six Nations Squad, Including One Uncapped Player
Jan 20, 2023Andy Farrell has named a 37-strong Ireland squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations, including only 27 of the 34 players capped during the recent three-game Autumn Nations Series.
EPCR Statement: Bans For Five Players, Including Springboks Mapimpi
Jan 20, 2023Tournament organizer, EPCR, has confirmed that five players have copped a total suspension of 13 weeks for red cards and a citing last weekend, with Springboks winger Makazole Mapimpi included on that list.
'Beginning Of The End' - Shock RFU Tackle Change Rocks English Rugby
Jan 19, 2023There has been a largely negative reaction to the Rugby Football Union's decision to change the tackle height to the waistline in amateur rugby in England - one of the most radical changes to the amateur game ever made in the history of the sport.
Ex-England Wing Ruaridh McConnochie Named To Scotland Squad Of 40
Jan 19, 2023Gregor Townsend has named four new players to his 40-strong Scotland squad for the upcoming Guinness Six Nations, a campaign that begins with a match away to England at Twickenham on Feb. 4.
All Blacks Centurion Retallick Set To Leave New Zealand Rugby
Jan 18, 2023All Blacks centurion Brodie Retallick will play his final test in the coveted black jersey at this year's World Cup, according to a report out of New Zealand.
Four Uncapped Players Named To 37-Strong Wales Six Nations Squad
Jan 18, 2023Wales head coach Warren Gatland has named four uncapped players to his squad for the Guinness Six Nations championship.