The Six Nations

England players react as Irish players celebrate their 19-9 win in rugby union 6 nations match at the Aviva stadium. Photo / AP

Is England ready for the RWC?

It was a gesture of pre-calculation which exposed the difference between England and the best and showed what a very steep hill this team have to climb to reach the…

England players reacts as Irish players celebrate their 19-9 win. Photo / AP

Ireland takes control

Ireland took control of its Six Nations destiny with a 19-9 victory this morning over England in the visitors' first defeat of the tournament. The unbeaten Irish broke…

League Leaders

All you need to know about your favourite teams and players
Aaron Smith (left), Israel Dagg (second left), Richie McCaw and Dan Carter were all named in a UK Paper's top 100 rugby players of all time list. Photo / Getty.

World's top 100 rugby players

New Zealand has produced 21 of the top current 100 rugby players in the world, according to a UK papers latest rankings. The…

The All Blacks have a brand new sponsor to support them in Rugby World Cup year, through the sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics and all of 2017 - ASB. Photo / Brett Phibbs

All Blacks announce new sponsor

The All Blacks have a brand new sponsor to support them in Rugby World Cup year, through the sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics…

Tom Taylor in action for the Crusaders. Photo / Getty Images

Another AB heads overseas

Three-test All Black and Crusaders utility back Tom Taylor has signed a deal with French rugby club Bayonne. The 25-year-old…

Sevens: Rugby's a bonus Video

Sevens: Rugby's a bonus

They came for the costumes, the crowds and the carnival-like atmosphere - but not all, it seems, came to watch the rugby. An…