Pocock to reunite with Deans

There was speculation that Pocock would sign a lucrative contract in Europe.

Aussie star David Pocock has agreed to join Robbie Deans' Japanese Wild Knights side.

Warburton could exit NZ tour

Sam Warburton could exit Wales' tour of New Zealand early if his wife goes into labour earlier than planned.

Some things are just more important than rugby, like the birth of your first child.

Three more years for SBW? video

Sonny Bill Williams is expected to stay put for three more years.

NZR should get their man, with SBW expected to stay until after 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Saracens hold off Exeter for victory

Saracens celebrate their victory over Exeter in the Aviva Premiership Final.

European champions take the double, batting off the Chiefs' fightback to take the Aviva Premiership Final.

England picks Kiwi debutante

Teimana Harrison has earned a call-up to play for England in a one-off test against Wales.

NZ-born flanker Teimana Harrison named in the England team to play a one-off test against Wales at Twickenham.

Waldrom forced out of final

Thomas Waldrom has been in prolific form again for Exeter but misses their biggest match of the season because of a knee ...

Exeter's Kiwi try-scoring machine devastated as knee injury rules him out of England Premiership title match with Saracens.

RWC defeat will spur England

England's Jack Clifford: "Whoever is lucky enough to get picked will think about that game."

Defeat by Australia at RWC will spur England in next month's three-test series Down Under.

Cheika stocks armoury for tour

Michael Cheika: "I want my team to love it, the physicality of the game and the aggression. I think that's to be expected."

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika keeping his powder dry in any war of words with his England counterpart.

Powell pranked by call-up

Joe Powell was convinced his Wallabies call-up was a wind up.

The Wallabies even managed to spell the disbelieving Brumbies halfback's name wrong on Twitter.

Kiwi is back in the Wallabies

Leroy Houston attempts to brush off the tackle of Owen Farrell in the Aviva premiership final between Bath and Saracens ...

Back-rower Leroy Houston get another chance to make the Wallabies.

Sacked coach switches sports

Stuart Lancaster guided England to their worst ever performance at a Rugby World Cup.

Stuart Lancaster was in charge of England at the Rugby World Cup. Now he's been named on a British Cycling panel.

Kiwi call-up for Ireland

Sean Reidy, pictured playing for Counties Manukau in 2013, has been selected by Ireland to tour South Africa.

Former Counties loose forward Sean Reidy named in Ireland squad to tour South Africa.

Canes flanker turns Eagle

Tony Lamborn, right, prepares to wrap up Wellington's Matt Proctor during Hawke's Bay's 2015 provincial championship ...

Hurricanes flanker Tony Lamborn selected in USA squad.

Ton's up for Craig Joubert

Craig Joubert's first Super Rugby game was in 2005 when the Waratahs hosted the Chiefs in Sydney.

The South African official hits a big milestone as he takes charge of his 100th Super Rugby match.

Warburton missing for Wales

Scott Baldwin playing in Wales' Six Nations defeat to England at Twickenham in March.

Wales star eyes redemption against England, but they'll be missing their captain before facing the All Blacks.

Folau ready to face off with Te'o

Israel Folau is looking forward to clashing with his former flatmate.

NRL premiership winner returns to Australia with England rugby team to face his old flatmate.

Jones sends a warning

Eddie Jones: "We want to be the top team in the world ... therefore, if we go to Australia, we should expect to win the ...

England coach Eddie Jones has warned Australia to be prepared for an "enormous scrap".

Argentina bid for 2027 Rugby World Cup

World Rugby vice chairman Agustin Pichot will be instrumental in Argentina's bid to host the Rugby World Cup.

South American country will enter the race to host the World Cup.

Te'o named in England rugby squad

Ben Te'o helped the South Sydney Rabbitohs to their 2014 NRL victory.

Kiwi former league star Ben Te'o will join English tour of Australia next month.

Fijian centre in Wallaby mix

Hard-running Queensland back Samu Kerevi is one of Michael Cheika's opitons at second five-eighth.

Wallabies coach looks to get inventive in the backs.

Cooper joins Stade Francais

Greg Cooper will become part of the coaching team at Stade Francais.

He took some convincing, but the French club's head coach revealed why Cooper has joined his coaching team.

Wales star eyes Toulon return

Leigh Halfpenny with the European Champions Cup last year, which Toulon successfully defended in 2015.

Leigh Halfpenny could spark a club v country row if Wales call him up for NZ tour.

Swapsies, Cooper and Goromaru?

Ayumu Goromaru has reportedly not been offered a contract by the Reds for next season.

Reports in Australia claim the Reds and Toulon are lining up a remarkable deal between the playmakers.

Cheika: 'Wasps like Man City'

Michael Cheika insisted he is a big league fan and has called for the rivals code to unite against European clubs.

Wallabies coach calls for league and union to unite as Europe's rich clubs get richer and richer.

Cheika commits to 2019

Michael Cheika will coach the Wallabies through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

A major boost for the Wallabies, and their coach says nothing was stopping him staying on until the next World Cup.

Adam Jones' XV to face ABs

Adam Jones was a key part of the Lions team that beat Australia in 2013.

The Welsh prop played all three tests as the Lions beat Australia in 2013. Here's his XV to beat the All Blacks.

'Don't let Hayne play at Rio' video

Should Jarryd Hayne be allowed to play for Fiji at the Rio Olympic Games?

OPINION: If it please the court, our next case is Peter FitzSimons' Odds & Sods v Jarryd Hayne.

Marler 'not 100' - ruled out

Joe Marler has ruled himself out of England's tour of Australia saying he needs a rest after a controversial club season.

England prop's honesty admired as he makes himself unavailable for the Australia tour in June

Bath move for Meyer?

Heyneke Meyer left his role as Springboks coach last December.

Reports in England claim that Bath are interested in appointing the former Springboks coach.

Kiwi rugby star set on laptop thief

Bundee Aki, pictured playing for Counties Manukau against Auckland, was involved in a confrontation in Ireland over a ...

Bundee Aki and Connacht rugby mates went to a housing estate to retrieve stolen goods.

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