The men's Barbarians match against Samoa at Twickenham on Saturday was cancelled 90 minutes before kickoff after four players and two members of the staff in the Barbarians camp tested positive for COVID-19.
South African sport faced a shutdown on Friday due to the detection of a new coronavirus variant, with British rugby teams scrambling to leave before travel restrictions are imposed, and the first event of golf's new-look DP World Tour under threat.
A World Cup in New Zealand, Commonwealth Games, World Cup Sevens and an expanded home-and-away Super W season are all on the calendar, but a big question remains: What shape is the women's game actually in at the moment? Brittany Mitchell writes.
South Africa's director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has withdrawn his appeal against a two-month ban and apologised to referee Nic Berry for his 62-minute video critique of the match official after the first Test against the British & Irish Lions in July.
Eddie Jones does not view England lock Maro Itoje as a future England captain, despite sending him to acting classes to try and improve his leadership skills.
Rugby Australia boss Andy Marinos has pledged to not repeat the mistakes of the past, with the governing body already planning an endowment fund to manage the financial windfall that will be generated by hosting the 2027 Rugby World Cup.
Wallabies legend Stephen Larkham is returning to Australian rugby on a two-year to coach the Brumbies from 2023.
Australia has been announced as the "preferred candidate" for the 2027 Rugby World Cup, virtually guaranteeing the tournament will return Down Under for the first time in 24 years.
International rugby players will be allowed to switch national teams from next year subject to certain criteria, the World Rugby Council announced on Wednesday.
The inaugural Super Rugby Pacific season and its historic "Super Round" have been thrust back into uncertainty, after the New Zealand Government on Wednesdaty unveiled its plan for the staged reopening of its international border.
Most nations would see 12 wins from 15 Tests as an excellent season. But it was the nature of those losses that have heaped pressure on Ian Foster and the All Blacks, and that spotlight is entirely justified -- Liam Napier writes.
Former Leeds captain Kevin Sinfield runs gruelling 101 miles in 24hrs for motor neurone disease charity
Kevin Sinfield, the former captain of Leeds Rhinos, has raised more than £1 million for a motor neurone disease charity after undertaking a gruelling 101-mile run from Leicester to Leeds within 24 hours.
New Zealand coach Ian Foster believes 2021 was a unique season and there is no need for panic just because the All Blacks lost their last two Tests of their European tour against Ireland and France.
The halfway point between Rugby World Cups has been reached, with the countdown now on to France 2023. After a fascinating few weeks of cross-hemisphere play, where does the pecking order sit for the game's elite nations?
Finishing the season with 12 wins out of 15 tests would probably not trigger a crisis for most major rugby nations but All Blacks coach Ian Foster will head home from Europe to a storm of calls for his sacking.
When the frustrations of several key decisions from the loss to Wales subside, the Wallabies can take pride in the fact that this was their best performance of the tour -- and look ahead to 2022 with the belief they have significant improvement to come.
The England women's rugby team completed an autumn clean sweep with an emphatic 89-0 thrashing of the United States on Sunday to extend their winning streak to 18 matches.
Ireland followed up last week's triumph over New Zealand with 53-7 thrashing of Argentina at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday.
France survived a brief scare as they beat New Zealand for the first time in 21 years in a dominant performance on Saturday.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has delivered an uncharacteristic blast at the match officials after his brave but ill-disciplined Wallabies were beaten 29-28 in a thrilling European tour finale in Cardiff.
Fly-half Marcus Smith stepped up when counted to seal victory over South Africa, capping a flawless autumn for Eddie Jones' new-look England side.
Wales' Rhys Priestland kicked a penalty after the hooter as the hosts poured more misery on Australia with a 29-28 victory at the Principality Stadium on Saturday.
Marcus Smith converted a last minute penalty as England snatched a late 27-26 win over South Africa on Saturday.
Captain Stuart Hogg became Scotland's record test try scorer as he led his side to a nervous 29-20 victory over brave Japan in their autumn series clash at Murrayfield on Saturday.