Category: Rugby Union

Rugby Union News

Feb 22

Six Nations 2018: Shaun Edwards says he’s ‘potentially’ open to job offers

Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards backs his record against the best, and says he would listen to offers of a job as a head coach.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43160616

Feb 22

Sinoti Sinoti: Newcastle Falcons winger signs contract extension

Samoa winger Sinoti Sinoti signs an undisclosed contract extension with Newcastle Falcons beyond the current season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43160213

Feb 22

Ringrose Returns As Leinster Give Frawley His First Start At Out-Half

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his team to play the Southern Kings at the RDS on Friday in round 16 of the GUINNESS PRO14 (kick-off 7.35pm).

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/41468.php

Feb 22

Six Nations 2018: Defence and discipline key for Wales in Dublin – Edwards

Defence coach Shaun Edwards believes Wales will have to be at their best in defence to beat Ireland in Saturday’s Six Nations match.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43158781

Feb 22

Bleyendaal And O’Callaghan To Start For Munster

The Munster team to face Conference A leaders Glasgow Warriors at Irish Independent Park in the GUINNESS PRO14 on Friday (kick-off 7pm) has been named.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/41467.php

Feb 22

Preview: Women’s Six Nations Round Three

With the players returning to action after a weekend’s rest, the focus is firmly on the round three fixtures in the Women’s Six Nations.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/en/news/scotland/32665.php

Feb 22

Irish Rugby TV: Mike McCarthy On Ireland v Wales

Former Ireland second row Mike McCarthy gives us his reaction to the Ireland team announcement and previews the NatWest 6 Nations clash with Wales on Saturday.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/41465.php

Feb 22

Injuries put Ireland’s unbeaten Six Nations run at risk against Wales

• Andrew Porter and Chris Farrell to make first Championship starts• Leigh Halfpenny, Liam Williams and Dan Biggar back for visitorsIreland have not been beaten at home in the Six Nations since Joe Schmidt became their coach in 2013 but they will have …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/feb/22/andrew-porter-chris-farrell-six-nations-rugby-union-debuts-ireland-wales

Feb 22

France make six changes for Italy visit

France have made six changes to their starting XV to take on Italy in Corsica in Round 3 of the Women’s Six Nations.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/en/news/france/32664.php

Feb 22

Ireland Team Announcement Press Conference

Joe Schmidt and Cian Healy at the Ireland team announcement press conference ahead of the NatWest 6 Nations round 3 match against Wales.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/41464.php

Feb 22

Farrell centre of attention as Furlong and Henderson miss out

Chris Farrell comes in for his first-ever NatWest 6 Nations start for Ireland against Wales but British & Irish Lions Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong both miss out with injury.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/en/news/ireland/32663.php

Feb 22

Bulls start four Boks against Hurricanes

Bulls Super Rugby head coach John Mitchell has included four Springboks in his starting team to play in their Super Rugby opening match against the Hurricanes at Loftus Versfeld. Mitchell has named a team that has six Springboks overall and three playe…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.superxv.com/bulls-start-four-boks-hurricanes/

Feb 22

Six Nations 2018: Henderson and Furlong miss Wales match

Ireland’s Iain Henderson and Tadhg Furlong are ruled out of Saturday’s Six Nations match against Wales through injury.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/rugby-union/43152956

Feb 22

Porter And Farrell To Start Against Wales

The Ireland coaching group have named the match day 23 that will host Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Round 3 of the NatWest 6 Nations Championship.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.irishrugby.ie/news/41463.php

Feb 22

Italy make five changes ahead of France clash

Italy Women have made five changes to their starting XV ahead of their trip to Corsica to take on France.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.sixnationsrugby.com/en/news/italy/32662.php

Feb 22

Lions make two changes for Jaguares

Lions Super Rugby head coach Swys de Bruin has named a team with two changes to play Argentina’s Jaguares at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday Andries Ferreira (pictured), who withdrew at the last minute before the game against the Shar…

Permanent link to this article: http://www.superxv.com/lions-make-two-changes-jaguares/