Warburton retires from rugby at age of 29
The former Wales and British and Irish Lions captain has been forced to retire due to injury concerns.
England prop Genge out until 2019 with injury
England prop Ellis Genge is expected to be out of action until early 2019 after undergoing knee surgery, the 23-year-old's club Leicester Tigers have said.
R19 Rebooted: Waratahs are finals fraudsters
There was plenty on the line in the final regular season round yet two Australian teams were unable to perform when it mattered most. The Brumbies did, however, exposing the Waratahs for exactly what they are.
Under-fire SANZAAR to review TMO rules
Following objectionable rulings from the last two months of Super and Test rugby, SANZAAR has committed to reviewing its TMO rules.
Amanaki Mafi charged by NZ police, released on bail
Melbourne Rebels star Amanaki Mafi has been charged by New Zealand police following an alleged assault on teammate Lopeti Timani in Dunedin.
Los Angeles gets pro rugby as Coast join MLR
Professional rugby will come to Los Angeles next year when LA Coast Rugby joins Major League Rugby, bringing the sport to a city where interest in it has been steadily growing.
Pivac to follow Henry, Gatland into Welsh history
Wales have opted for another New Zealand coach in Wyane Pivac to follow on the work of Graham Henry and Warren Gatland after the 2019 Rugby World Cup.
Kerevi, Rangi voted Reds, Rebels best
Kerevi and Rangi have been chosen by their peers as their teams' best players of the season
Skipper Shields in doubt for Hurricanes
Changes aplenty will make for an interesting quarterfinal between the Hurricanes and Chiefs in Wellington.
Tahs, Landers highly wary of each other
Both the Waratahs and Highlanders have admitted wariness of each other ahead of this weekend's Super Rugby quarterfinal
Tahs CEO feels overseas clubs want Folau
Northern hemisphere clubs could be among several potential suitors striving to woo superstar fullback Israel Folau away from the Waratahs.
Springboks women's side looking to ruffle feathers
South Africa's Springboks Women's Sevens side has not travelled halfway across the world just to make up the numbers at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, or to have a nice holiday in San Francisco, coach Paul Delport says.
Carlin Isles: More than fastest man in rugby
The U.S. Eagles superstar wants to win the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francsico, but the "fastest man in rugby" has designs also on the Olympic 100m gold medal at the 2020 Games in Tokyo.
Just gone crazy for women's sevens - Brazier
New Zealand sevens veteran Kelly Brazier believes the women's game may only be scratching the surface in terms of its potential, and she is prepared for a whole new level of "crazy" when the Rugby World Cup Sevens gets underway in San Francisco.
Sharks results give cause for optimism
The Sharks will take confidence from their performances against New Zealand teams leading up to their Super Rugby quarter-final match against the Crusaders in Christchurch on Saturday morning.
Blitzboks' proven mental strength key weapon
Springboks Sevens coach Neill Powell says the manner in which his team handled the pressure in the last tournament of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series has given them a lot of confidence going into Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco.
Rebels fine Mafi, Timani for off-field altercation
Melbourne Rebels have fined departing forwards Amanaki Mafi and Lopeti Timani $15,000 each for their physical altercation in New Zealand last weekend.
Lions lose Groom ahead of Jaguares clash
Lions scrumhalf Nic Groom has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season as he undergoes surgery on an injured hand, the union confirmed on Tuesday.
Israel Folau coy on Reds move speculation
Wallabies superstar Israel Folau has not ruled out an off-season switch from the NSW Waratahs to the Queensland Reds.
The king Crusader: Time we laud Sam Whitelock
The Crusaders are in the box seat to claim a ninth Super Rugby title and while their backline is doing most of the try-scoring damage, it's skipper Sam Whitelock and his irrepressible pack that lay the platform -- Craig Dowd writes.
Quirk cops two-week ban for 'love tap'
Both Ed Quirk and Caleb Timu have copped two-game suspensions for their foul play on Friday night
Chastened Tahs aim for quarter-final lift
Disappointment is set to galvanise the chastened NSW Waratahs, for their Super Rugby quarter-final against a Highlanders side poised to bring back some of their biggest stars.
All Black Dagg confirms Japan contract
Israel Dagg is the most distinguished of a long list of All Blacks leaving New Zealand to sign in Japan
Sharks pip Rebels in Super Rugby playoff race
The Sharks sneaked into the Super Rugby playoffs after they beat a second-string Jaguares 20-10 in a rather uninspiring match at a wet Kings Park on Saturday night.
Chris Ashton pauses when asked how he might be received by the Twickenham crowd on Sunday. "I might have been forgotten," he says with a smile, "hopefully!"
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