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Welsh singer makes starting lineup

Springlands School teacher Elin Tomos will perform the Welsh national anthem in front of thousands of rugby fans.

Some young singers dream of performing at Carnegie Hall, few dream of taking centre stage on the rugby field.

Aussies ignoring Eddie's lip

Eddie Jones' mischievous grin will be even wider if England can topple the Wallabies.

Israel Folau does not want the Wallabies to engage in a war of words with England's cheeky Aussie head coach

Wallabies unveil new jersey

The Wallabies will first don their new jersey on June 11 in Brisbane against England. 
Trying out the jerseys from left ...

Watch out All Blacks, because the new Wallabies jersey will apparently 'enhance players' grip'.

World champs beat Australia in opener

Jordie Barrett contributed 15 points as the New Zealand under-20s rugby team beat Australia 30-10 on the Gold Coast on ...

NZ under-20s rugby side warm up for World Cup defence with win on the Gold Coast.

England's Hartley headache

Dylan Hartley hasn't played any rugby since England won the Grand Slam in Paris on March 19.

Kiwi-born captain is still battling to recover from a concussion injury he suffered playing for England in March.

Beale ' just wants Wallabies starting spot'

Dangerous combination: Kurtley Beale at Waratahs training with Israel Folau.

Kurtley Beale has stayed out of the No.12 debate, saying his focus is simply securing a Wallabies starting spot.

Andrew to quit English RFU

Rob Andrew has not had any direct involvement in the senior England team since his role was redefined in 2011.

He is being replaced by his former England team-mate and captain Nigel Melville.

SA rugby becoming second-rate

Halfback Nic Groom in try-scoring form for the Stormers, who were the leading South African Super Rugby side before this ...

OPINION: NZ needs Super Rugby teams in the republic to be strong.

Ex-NRL star firms for England berth

New cap: Ex-NRL star Ben Te'o, in action for Irish side Leinster.

New Zealand born Ben Te'o is being considered to make his debut for England against the Wallabies.

'Lions need Kiwi coaches to beat ABs'

Wales captain Sam Warburton wants Warren Gatland to lead the Lions tour along with two other Kiwi coaches.

Wales captain wants triumvirate of New Zealanders to lead Lions tour.

Jones' tantrums may not work: Finegan

Owen Finegan believes Eddie Jones' abrasive style will grate with English players.

Former Wallabies hardman questions how Jones' abrasive style will go over with English.

Marler banned for two weeks

Harlequins prop Joe Marler has copped  a two-match ban after an incident in his first match since serving another ...

Joe Marler free to play in next month's Challenge Cup final after receiving a two-week suspension.

Cheika backs underfire Wallaby

It has been tough going for Michael Hooper and the Australian Super Rugby sides against overseas opposition this season.

Australian coach rallies to defence of Wallabies No.7 Michael Hooper.

Prop suspended over Vegas gig

Italy's Martin Castrogiovanni has been suspended by French club Racing 92 over his Las Vegas trip.

Dan Carter's Racing 92 team-mate suspended after choosing to party rather than play.

England duo Marler and Farrell cited

Joe Marler is in hot water again after being cited for kicking while playing for Harlequins.

England prop faces four-week ban if found guilty of kicking opponent.

World Cup penalty on diversity

South Africa's Willie le Roux and Bryan Habana.

SA sports minister bans rugby and cricket from hosting major tournaments over diversity targets failure.

Carter sets sights on Farrell

Dan Carter played a pivotal role in Racing 92's victory over Leicester.

ABs great can't wait to lock horns with English star in European club final.

Carter leads Racing 92 to final

Dan Carter kicked 11 points for Racing 92's victory over Leicester.

Former All Black Dan Carter kicks his French side to Champions Cup semis victory over Leicester, securing their first ever finals spot.

Carter still best in Burns' book

Dan Carter fires out a pass at a Racing 92 training session. His English rivals still rate him the best No 10 in world rugby.

Dan Carter's Leicester Tigers rival, Freddie Burns, rates him the best in the world, and says Aaron Mauger's coaching has helped his own game.

England prop faces ban for 'head kick' video

Joe Marler appeared to kick Grenoble hooker Arnaud Heguy in the head.

Joe Marler was making his return from suspension when he appeared to boot an opponent in the head.

Why England will beat Aussies

Winner's grin: Eddie Jones has made a great start to his time with England.

Jones gives his views on the standard of Super Rugby and why England will cause an upset against the Wallabies.

Bledisloe move: Steady on, mate

New Zealand Rugby hasn't been consulted about shifting one of the Bledisloe Cup tests in 2020 abroad.

Australia neglected to tell NZ about plans to play a Bledisloe Cup test overseas.

Head-kick cops 29-year ban video

Argentine player Cipriano Martinez has been banned for 29 years for kicking an opponent.

Argentine rugby player banned for 1508 weeks for an unprovoked kick to the head of a prone opponent.

Welsh told to lose weight

Prop Samson Lee is one of Wales' beefy boys as they eye their tour of New Zealand.

Leaner and meaner are Warren Gatland's orders to counter All Blacks' speed on three-test tour.

Australia eye London Bledisloe

Twickenham is the headquarters for the English Rugby Football Union.

Wallabies keen for a RWC final repeat with stadium rebuild taking Sydney out of the equation.

Carter up for top Europe gong

Dan Carter has every reasons to smile as his good form continues to get recognised.

Decorated NZ rugby star joined by Kiwis Thomas Waldrom and Charles Piutau as European player of the year award finalists.

Mauger: Carter the best video

Aaron Mauger, left, is no longer water boy for Dan Carter as the pair are rivals for a European Champions Cup semifinal.

They're now rivals but an old teammate of Dan Carter's hasn't spared the praise.

Tigers out to cage Carter video

The Leicester Tigers are promising some close attention for Racing 92 star Dan Carter in their Champions Cup semi-final.

 Leicester hope Aaron Mauger's familiarity with former All Black can help in Champions Cup semi.

Springbok logo under threat

South African rugby stars Willie du Plessis and Bryan Habana wearing the dual emblems of the Springbok and Protea.

Renewed calls to replace famous rugby emblem considered a hangover from South Africa's apartheid past.

Carter re-signs with adidas video

Dan Carter has re-signed with adidas for another three years.

ABs great celebrates Laureus award with new three-year deal with sportswear giant.

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