Saracens beat Wasps in record-breaking semi to reach Premiership final

Alex Lozowski’s opening try was three seconds off Matt Banahan’s 2015 record for the fastest-ever try in a Premiership semi-final Aviva Premiership semi-final Saracens: (23) 57 Tries: Lozowski, Koch, Wyles, Figallo, Itoje, Spencer Cons: Farrell 6 Pens: Farrell 5 Wasps: (5) 33 Tries: Le Roux 2, Cooper-Woolley, Young, Wade Cons: Gopperth 2, Cipriani 2 Saracens […]

Scarlets cruise past Glasgow to reach Pro14 final

Pro14 semi-final highlights: Glasgow 13-28 Scarlets Pro14: Glasgow Warriors v Scarlets Glasgow Warriors (3) 13 Tries: Gray, Grigg Pens: Russell Scarlets (21) 28 Tries: Patchell, Davies, Evans, Owens Cons: Patchell 4 Defending champions Scarlets reached next weekend’s Pro14 final in Dublin after outclassing Glasgow Warriors. The Welsh side took advantage of an error-strewn first half […]

Farrell will put own stamp on team – Jones

Farrell needs to remain ‘aggressive’ as captain – Jones England tour of South Africa 1st Test: Saturday, 9 June in Johannesburg (kick-off 16:05 BST) 2nd Test: Saturday, 16 June in Bloemfontein (kick-off 16:05) 3rd Test: Saturday, 23 June in Cape Town (kick-off 16:05) Coverage: Live text coverage on BBC Sport website and app England head […]

Russia into Rugby World Cup – after Spain, Belgium & Romania sanctioned

Spain players lodged a formal complaint over Romanian referee Vlad Iordachescu’s handling of their defeat by Belgium, which meant Romania qualified Russia have qualified for next year’s Rugby World Cup after Spain, Belgium and Romania were sanctioned for fielding ineligible players. Spain had hoped for a reprieve after an investigation into their defeat by Belgium, […]

Leinster secure record-equalling fourth European title

Leinster’s Johnny Sexton, centre, played for opponents Racing during an unsuccessful stint in France European Champions Cup final Leinster (6) 15 Pens: Sexton 3, Nacewa 2 Racing 92 (6) 12 Pens: Iribaren 4 Leinster beat Racing 92 in a nail-biting Champions Cup final to be crowned European champions for a record-equalling fourth time. Three penalties […]