The Crusaders romped to a ninth straight win to keep hold of top spot in Super Rugby on Saturday, and closest rivals the Lions began their tour of Australia with a win and clinched a bonus point with the last move of the game.
The Highlanders conceded the opening try before scoring nine of their own to overwhelm South Africa's Stormers 57-14 on Friday for their fifth straight win in Super Rugby.
One-test All Black James Broadhurst has become the latest prominent New Zealand rugby player to retire prematurely because of problems with concussion.
Tomorrow, Samoa’s U20’s team will be put to the test. The Baby Manu will open their international campaign against a strong Australian side. The 26-man squad has already arrived in Australia and has wasted no time putting in the hard yards on the field.
Winger George Bridge scored three first-half tries as the Christchurch-based Crusaders overwhelmed South Africa's Stormers 57-24 Saturday to stretch their winning start to the Super Rugby season to eight matches.
Center Vince Aso scored three tries from Beauden Barrett assists as the Hurricanes withstood a first-half rally by the ACT Brumbies to beat the Australian conference leaders 56-21 in Super Rugby on Friday.
A day after being snubbed by the British and Irish Lions, Dylan Hartley was selected by England to lead a much-weakened 31-man squad to tour Argentina in June.
Matches involving New Zealand teams in Super Rugby are expected to become more intense with the announcement in London of the British and Irish Lions team to tour New Zealand in June.
Two members of the Auckland Blues team are already on island prior to the Super Rugby ‘Auckland Blues versus Queensland Reds’ encounter at Apia Park, on Friday evening, June 2.
Canada scored a try less than two minutes from the end after squandering a 19-0 lead to beat the United States 26-19 in the first all-American final at the World Series Sevens in Singapore on Sunday.
The Crusaders are the only unbeaten team left in Super Rugby after the Stormers' run came to an end on Saturday, beaten convincingly at home by the Lions in their South African derby.
The Perth-based Western Force have begun legal action against the Australian Rugby Union as the governing body prepares to announce whether they or the Melbourne Rebels will be culled from Super Rugby next season.
The Australian Rugby Union says it will decide within three days whether the Melbourne Rebels or Western Force will be culled from Super Rugby as the southern hemisphere tournament is reduced from 18 to 15 teams next season.
Super Rugby organizer SANZAAR has confirmed the southern hemisphere rugby tournament will be cut from 18 to 15 teams next season with the removal of two sides from South Africa and one from Australia.
The United States may have fallen agonizingly short in their bid to win the Hong Kong Sevens but there was some consolation for the Eagles when Perry Baker finished as the tournament's leading tryscorer.
Anthony Joshua remained in the ring long after 90,000 of his supporters had filed out of Wembley Stadium, posing happily for pictures with his team and hugging just about everyone he knew.
Tom Brady's stolen Super Bowl jerseys are back with the New England Patriots.
Cristiano Ronaldo scored on his emotional return home, but Portugal squandered a two-goal lead to lose 3-2 to Sweden in a friendly on Tuesday.
Samoa enters this year’s F.I.B.A. U18 Oceania Championships aiming to improve on a promising performance in the 2014 tournament, and a lot of their fortunes will be placed on the shoulders of Linda Kelsall
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