Dec 13 Wales and Bath number eight Taulupe Faletau could miss next year's Six Nations championships after being ruled out for 12-to-16 weeks due to a knee injury, the forward's Premiership side said on Tuesday.
WELLINGTON, Dec 13 All Blacks captain Kieran Read is to have back surgery this weekend and will miss the early rounds of next year's Super Rugby competition.
SYDNEY, Dec 13 Australia have launched bids to host the men's Rugby World Cup in 2027 and the women's event in 2021, Rugby Australia (RA) said on Wednesday.
Dec 12 Northampton Saints have sacked director of rugby Jim Mallinder after over a decade at the club following a poor run of results, the Premiership side said on Tuesday.
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SYDNEY, Dec 12 Former New Zealand Netball chief executive Raelene Castle is expected to be named as Rugby Australia's first female boss later on Tuesday at a news conference.
Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Results and standings from the European Rugby Champions Cup Group Stage matches on Monday RESULTS Saracens 14 ASM Clermont Auvergne 46 Pool 2 STANDINGS P W D F A B Pts Pool 1 1. La Rochelle 3 3 0 124 73 3 15 2. Ulster 3 2 0 53 55 0 8 3. Wasps 3 1 0 79 78 2 6 4. Harlequins 3 0 0 42 92 1 1 Pool 2 1. ASM Clermont Auvergne 3 3 0 96 42 2 14 2. Saracens
Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Fixtures from the European Rugby Champions Cup Group Stage matches FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 FIXTURES (GMT) Ulster v Harlequins (1945) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 FIXTURES (GMT) Benetton Rugby Treviso v Scarlets (1300) Montpellier v Glasgow Warriors (1300) Leinster v Exeter Chiefs (1515) Racing 92 v Castres Olympique (1515) Bath Rugby v Toulon (1730) SUNDAY, DECEMBER 17 FIXTURES
Dec 11 (Gracenote) - Fixtures from the European Rugby Challenge Cup Group Stage matches THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 FIXTURES (GMT) Pau v SU Agen (1945) FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15 FIXTURES (GMT) Oyonnax v Worcester Warriors (1900) Bordeaux-Begles v Enisei-STM (1930) Dragons v Newcastle Falcons (1930) Edinburgh Rugby v Krasny Yar (1935) SATURDAY, DECEMBER 16 FIXTURES (GMT) Connacht v Brive (1500) Gloucester Rugby v Zeb
CAPE TOWN, Dec 11 South African Rugby have announced the venues for the Springboks’ three home matches in the 2018 Rugby Championship, including a fixture against world champions New Zealand in Pretoria.