British & Irish Lions squad strength reinforced by big-name absentees
Warren Gatland has picked a pretty mean 37-man squad for the British & Irish Lions Tour of South Africa. Tom Hamilton argues the strength of the squad is judged by the top-level players who failed to make the cut.
Jones to captain Lions; Sexton out of SA tour
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones will lead the 2021 British & Irish Lions on their tour of South Africa this summer with England's Kyle Sinckler and Ireland skipper Johnny Sexton missing out on the 37-man squad.
Reds win Super Rugby AU decider after dramatic O'Connor try
James O'Connor scored a try five minutes into injury time as the Queensland Reds finally found a way past a 13-man Brumbies outfit to seal a remarkable 19-16 Super Rugby AU final win at Suncorp Stadium.
Richie Mo'unga clutch as Crusaders hold off Chiefs to win Super Rugby Aotearoa
The Crusaders had to scrap for it but overcame a courageous Chiefs team 24-13 in a thrilling final to retain the Super Rugby Aotearoa title at their Christchurch Stadium fortress on Saturday.
Three Tests in 11 days: Wallabies' confirm French series
The Wallabies and France will meet in three Tests in the space of just 11 days in July, with the teams playing two midweek Tests.
Women's 6N can't be pros vs amateurs - Cleall
England's Poppy Cleall has said that the Women's Six Nations cannot continue to include matches with "professionals v amateurs" and urged the unions to invest more in the game.
Brumbies happy underdogs vs. 'expectant' Reds
Happy to claim the underdog status, coach Dan McKellar says the Super Rugby AU season has positioned the Brumbies perfectly to snatch the title from competition favourites Queensland on Saturday night.
Toni Pulu's red card was debatable, and that's why the red-card replacement is so valuable
There was a yet another red card in Super Rugby AU over the weekend, but thankfully the Brumbies-Force contest wasn't ruined because of the 20-minute replacement law trial. For tackles like Toni Pulu's, it is a worthy inclusion in the law book.
Youngs pulls out of Lions tour for family reasons
England scrum-half Ben Youngs has ruled himself out for the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa this year to spend more family time this summer.
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