‘Would he have said that to my Dad?’ – Brady furious after fan abuses wife and mother at match

Tom Brady is currently training with Sale Sharks after being released by Leicester Tigers Former Leicester Tigers winger Tom Brady said a fan hurled abuse at his wife and mother as they watched him play in a pre-season friendly. Brady, who is unattached after being released from Leicester at the end of last season, was […]

Ronan O’Gara: Former Ireland and Munster fly-half earns Hall of Fame honour

Ronan O’Gara celebrates scoring the drop goal that clinched Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam winner Ronan O’Gara will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame later this year. The ex-Munster fly-half is the leading points scorer in European Cup history. O’Gara, who is now assistant coach with Super Rugby champions […]

O’Gara to be inducted into World Rugby Hall of Fame

Ronan O’Gara celebrates scoring the drop goal that clinched Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam Ireland’s 2009 Grand Slam winner Ronan O’Gara will be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame later this year. The ex-Munster fly-half is the leading points scorer in European Cup history. O’Gara, who is now assistant coach with Super Rugby champions […]

Sevens tunnel ‘assault’ was a ‘shot from behind’

Luke Morgan is Wales Sevens’ all-time record try-scorer Wales Sevens player Luke Morgan has spoken of his shock about an alleged tunnel altercation with Samoa’s Gordon Langkilde. The incident at last month’s World Cup in San Francisco left him and two of his team-mates with facial injuries. Langkilde was arrested and has since pleaded not […]

Scotland’s new semi-pro teams to play Welsh sides as part of Super Six

The Super Six competition begins in season 2019-20 Scotland’s new semi-professional rugby teams will face Welsh opposition as part of the forthcoming Super Six. The competition’s six Scottish franchises will play cross-border fixtures against the top six sides in Wales’ Principality Premiership. SRU chief executive Mark Dodson confirmed the move at the group’s annual general […]

Paul O’Connell: Stade Francais name former Ireland captain as forwards coach

Paul O’Connell’s Test career included seven appearances for the British and Irish Lions Former Ireland captain Paul O’Connell has been appointed as forwards coach by French Top 14 club Stade Francais. O’Connell, 38, will link up with his former Munster team-mate Mike Prendergast, who is also part of Heyneke Meyer’s coaching staff. “Paul will bring […]

Ex-All Blacks coach Mitchell is England target

John Mitchell coaches the Blue Bulls in South Africa Former New Zealand boss John Mitchell is understood to be head coach Eddie Jones’ number one target to replace Paul Gustard as England defence coach. Mitchell is head coach at the Blue Bulls in Pretoria and was assistant to Clive Woodward with England between 1997 and […]