As the world mourns and celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, SANZAR has paid tribute to one of the most inspirational leaders of our time.
All Black Kieran Read has been paid a double compliment by his fellow professionals – winning IRPA’s first Ultimate Rugby players’ Player of the Year award, as well as a place in the players’ World XV of the Year.
The future stars of world Rugby will come together in New Zealand from June 2-20 for the IRB Junior World Championship 2014.
Alex Cuthbert (Cardiff Blues) and Scott Williams (Scarlets) have returned from injury to be named in the starting line-up for the Wales against the Qantas Wallabies on Saturday. (4AM Sunday AEDT)
British & Irish Lions stalwart Paul O'Connell will lead Ireland against the Qantas Wallabies at the Aviva Stadium this Saturday (Sunday 4.45am AEDT) while legendary centre Brian O'Driscoll earns his 127th cap since his Test debut against Australia in 1999.
The day you win your 50th Test cap is special for any player but for Italian fullback Luke McLean it will be extra special this weekend in Turin, because it will be earned against the country of his birth, Australia.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster has pulled a selection surprise naming Northampton No.9 Lee Dickson ahead of Lions star Ben Youngs in his team to face the Qantas Wallabies on Saturday (Sunday morning 1.30AEDT) at Twickenham.
The Australian Women's Rugby team, the Wallaroos will meet Wales, South Africa and hosts, France in Pool C of the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2014 following the pool allocation draw in Paris on Thursday.
British & Irish Lions lock Geoff Parling has been ruled out of the huge Cook Cup clash between the Qantas Wallabies and England this weekend (Sunday 1.30am AEDT) at Twickenham.
Australian Rugby Union, NSW Rugby Union and the NSW Waratahs today joined NSW Sports Minister, Gabrielle Upton in launching the NSW Parliamentary Friends of Rugby Union Group.