England and Sale Sharks centre Manu Tuilagi has been ruled out for six months with an Achilles injury, according to the Gallagher Premiership side's director of rugby Steve Diamond.
New Zealand will reprise the domestic Super Rugby Aotearoa competition in 2021, with no Australian or Pacific islands teams involved, but there is the possibility of expansion in 2022, the chairman of the national governing body said on Thursday.
New Zealand will reprise the domestic Super Rugby Aotearoa competition in 2021, with no Australian or Pacific islands teams involved, Brett Impey, the chairman of New Zealand Rugby, said on Thursday.
Eight Australian sports federations, including peak bodies for tennis, rugby union and Australian Rules football, issued guidelines for the participation of transgender athletes in competition on Thursday.
Brumbies halfback Joe Powell has jumped ship to the Melbourne Rebels after six years in Canberra.
Siya Kolisi will captain a team in the Springbok Showdown, 10 months after leading South Africa to glory in the Rugby World Cup final.
Relations between southern hemisphere rugby powers Australia and New Zealand have plunged to their "lowest ebb" but can be repaired if the nations work together to shape the future of the game, Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan said.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) appears to have known the Rugby Championship would conclude on Dec. 12 despite assertions it had been blindsided by the fixture list, according to reports from leaked minutes of a meeting this month.
South Africa has voted to pull its four major franchises from Super Rugby and explore expanding their presence in the European PRO14 competition.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster said on Tuesday Rugby Championship organisers needed to move quickly to change the tournament's schedule and allow his team to spend Christmas with family rather than in quarantine in New Zealand.
The Southern Hemisphere competition will be staged in Australia from Nov. 7 to Dec. 12 but the defending champion Springboks face being woefully under-prepared, which Erasmus believes could make participation dangerous for the players.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has poured cold water on the All Blacks' hopes of avoiding Christmas in quarantine after the Rugby Championship, saying the team would be "uncomfortable" with being given special treatment.
The Wallabies will look to Plan B for the Rugby Championship after towering lock Rory Arnold fractured his forearm while playing in France overnight.
The victory sent Racing 92, who have never won the title, into their third final at the expense of the three-times champions Saracens.
Wallabies squad members will return to full pay for the Rugby Championship, but have put some aside for the remainder of Australia's professionals who will remain on 70 per cent of their normal wage for the rest of the year.
Springboks, Blitzboks and Junior Boks players have been named in two 25-man squads for the Springbok Showdown to be played at Newlands in Cape Town on Oct. 3.
The Stormers captain has revealed in-depth discussions within the Stormers camp about BLM and equality.
Former Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has joined Argentina's coaching team for the upcoming Rugby Championship, which will be played in Australia from Nov.
Gallagher Premiership owners have said clubs could go bust if the U.K. government does not provide financial aid after its U-turn on allowing fans at stadiums amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Charlotte Caslick is a household name in rugby circles but it's her own high standards that make her nervous about a transition to NRLW with the Sydney Roosters.
Trans-Tasman rugby relations are seemingly as their lowest ebb with New Zealand Rugby accusing its Rugby Australia counterparts of back-tracking on a deal to condense the Rugby Championship to five weeks.
Andy Marinos, chief executive of SANZAAR, the organisers of Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship, denies the provincial championship "will never look the same again" if more South African teams join the PRO14.