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Sanzaar has confirmed that it has ‘no option’ but to suspend the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament at the conclusion of this weekend’s matches for the foreseeable future. Following a Sanzaar Executive Committee (EXCO) teleconference in response to the announcement by the New Zealand Government that all returning travellers will have to self-isolate for 14 …

BREAKING NEWS: Asia Rugby recently elected Asia Rugby President, Qais Al Dhalai in Hanoi Vietnam as part of his commitment to grow the game in all over Asia on only his 28th day in office. Today he had a meeting with Vietnam National Olympic Committee Secretary-General Mr. Manh Van Tran and a fruitful discussion was …

An endorsement from England has only reinforced the belief of Rugby Australia it will mount a compelling case to stage the 2027 Rugby World Cup. It’s still two years until the host nation for the 11th global tournament is unveiled but RA officials believe the signs are good it can pull together a successful bid. …

Rugby clubs urged to give World Cup stars a longer rest after Henry Slade plays for Exeter just eight days after England’s final defeat Rugby Players Association demand more time off for players after World Cups Henry Slade played for 80 minutes Exeter’s defeat to Bristol on Sunday The game came just eight days after …

By Mark Ashenden Last Updated: 08/11/19 5:20pm Samantha Kinghorn was defending champion heading to Dubai British wheelchair sprinter and Sky Scholar Samantha Kinghorn battled to bronze in the T53 100m at the World Para Athletics Championships in Dubai on Friday. It was Great Britain’s second medal of the Championships following Paul Blake’s stunning gold on …

Rugby’s elite in talks over new world championship series as Northern and Southern Hemisphere sides look to build on success of 2019 World Cup Six Nations and Southern Hemisphere teams are in talks over new competition Major nations want more opportunities for the leading teams to play each other England have played New Zealand only …

Robert Kitson While South Africa’s final surge tipped the scales in a couple of positions, Pieter-Steph du Toit is an unlucky absentee. But how could you possibly omit the incredible Japan captain, Michael Leitch, or the youthful Tom Curry from the back row? Only one All Black tells its own story but the semi-final against …

All Blacks star TJ Perenara has graciously used his magic moment from the Rugby World Cup to praise the victorious Springboks. Perenara won World Rugby’s try of the year and New Zealand’s Ruby Tui was named women’s sevens player of the year at a glittering awards night in Tokyo. Predictably the Springboks swept the major awards …

The first Rugby World Cup in Asia draws to a close with South Africa crowned champions and a multitude of records broken in the most impactful and ground-breaking Rugby World Cup in history. Record 99.3 per cent attendance with 1.84 million tickets sold Record 1.13 million people in fanzones Record 54.8 million television audience for …

Kolisi, who grew up in the township of Zwide, just outside Port Elizabeth, was just 16 when South Africa won the 2007 Rugby World Cup final. On Saturday, the man whose family did not own a television, had his picture beamed across the world after leading his side to World Cup glory. The picture of …