England's Tom Curry, Sam Underhill to start against Ireland

Rugby Aug 22, 2019

England's Tom Curry, Sam Underhill to start against Ireland

Tom Curry and Sam Underhill will line up either side of Billy Vunipola in a new-look, highly mobile back row against Ireland on Saturday as England coach Eddie Jones continues to juggle his resources in the team's penultimate Rugby World Cup warm-up match. Curry and ...

Rugby Aug 22, 2019

Contentious George North try prompts World Rugby rule change

World Rugby has changed a rule governing restarts in the wake of George North's contentious try for Wales in its 13-6 win over England in Cardiff on Saturday. Wales winger North scored in the 34th minute while England had yet to send on a temporary ...

Injured Ruaridh McConnochie misses out on test debut again

Rugby Aug 17, 2019

Injured Ruaridh McConnochie misses out on test debut again

Ruaridh McConnochie, who was a surprise choice for England's Rugby World Cup squad, will have to wait to make his debut after pulling out of the test with Wales in Cardiff on Saturday. The 27-year-old wing — formerly a sevens specialist who won Olympic silver ...

Eddie Jones says England poised to win Rugby World Cup

Rugby Aug 9, 2019

Eddie Jones says England poised to win Rugby World Cup

England head coach Eddie Jones said four warm-up matches ahead of the Rugby World Cup will allow his side to fine-tune its game to the extent it will be ready to win the trophy for a second time. The 59-year-old Australian — who was on ...

Australia wins first Ashes test by 251 runs

More Sports / Cricket Aug 6, 2019

Australia wins first Ashes test by 251 runs

Australia won the first Ashes test by a huge margin of 251 runs on Monday after dismissing England for 146 in its second innings on the final day. Offspinner Nathan Lyon was often unplayable with 6-49 and passed 350 test wickets in a remarkable turnaround ...