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Chiefs pounce on Sunwolves

Rugby Feb 15, 2020

Chiefs pounce on Sunwolves

The Sunwolves suffered their first loss of the Super Rugby season Saturday, losing 43-17 to the Chiefs. In an entertaining game in front of 18,708 at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, the rugged, hard work of the Chiefs pack and the mercurial skills of Damian ...

Sloppy France holds off Italy in Six Nations

Rugby Feb 10, 2020

Sloppy France holds off Italy in Six Nations

France followed up its impressive win against pre-tournament favorite England with a scrappy 35-22 victory against Italy in the Six Nations on Sunday. It was a vastly improved performance from tenacious Italy, which was routed 42-0 by defending champion Wales last weekend. France moved level ...

England boss Eddie Jones says abuse from fans comes with job

Rugby Feb 7, 2020

England boss Eddie Jones says abuse from fans comes with job

England coach Eddie Jones has insisted being taunted by supporters comes with the territory as he prepared his side for another Calcutta Cup clash away to Scotland on Saturday. The Australian found himself on the receiving end of verbal and physical abuse from a few ...

Past World Cup stars join Major League Rugby teams

Rugby Feb 7, 2020

Past World Cup stars join Major League Rugby teams

Tendai Mtawarira, who helped South Africa capture the 2019 World Cup title, and two former New Zealand All Blacks highlight new stars joining Major League Rugby for its third season beginning on Saturday. Mtawarira, a 34-year-old loosehead prop better known as "The Beast," joined Old ...

France stands firm late to hold off England

Rugby Feb 3, 2020

France stands firm late to hold off England

France came out fighting in the rain and pinned tournament favorite England onto the back foot in their Six Nations opener, leading the World Cup runner-up 24-0 then defending resolutely for a 24-17 win on Sunday. Fabien Galthie's new-look side confounded expectations in style. This ...