Thursday, February 9, 2012
Toulouse lock Yoan Maestri says cleaning up his act on the pitch is the reason why he has made the progress required which sees him rewarded with his first start for Rugby World Cup finalists France at the Stade de France on Saturday against Ireland.
France have brought Imanol Harinordoquy into their team for Saturday's Six Nations home clash against Ireland in four changes to the starting lineup from last weekend's opening victory against Italy.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Wales lock Bradley Davies and Ireland's Stephen Ferris face disciplinary action after being cited on Tuesday for foul play in last weekend's Six Nations clash, organisers said.
The Rugby Sevens World Series is to expand as it builds up to the sport's inclusion at the Olympic Games in 2016, organizers said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Leigh Halfpenny's last-minute penalty gave Wales a 23-21 win over Ireland in an enthralling Six Nations seesaw battle on Sunday as the hosts failed to avenge last year's World Cup quarterfinal defeat.
Monday, February 6, 2012
France justified its status as Six Nations favorite with a 30-12 win over Italy, while England's rebuilt side showed it has spirit as well as talent to open its title defense with a 13-6 win at Scotland on Saturday.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
Old hurts and new hopes will all be in the air when Scotland and England start their Six Nations campaign with the latest edition of international rugby union's oldest match here on Saturday.
Rugby World Cup (RWC) finalists France will bid to get their Six Nations campaign off with a resounding bang when they host Italy at the Stade de France on Saturday.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
New England captain Chris Robshaw will be winning just his second Test cap when he leads the side against Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday having never before played at the Edinburgh ground.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
Former Australia coach Eddie Jones was expected to be named head coach of Japan's national rugby team Monday to replace All Blacks legend John Kirwan.