Premiership: Sale Sharks 13-31 Wasps

Nizaam Carr’s equalising try was the game’s main turning point at the AJ Bell Stadium Gallagher Premiership Sale (10) 13 Tries: Ross Cons: MacGinty Pens: MacGinty 2 Wasps (10) 31 Tries: Carr, Bassett, Stuart, Hughes Cons: Sopoaga 4 Pens: Sopoaga Wasps came from behind as they claimed their third Premiership victory in four games with […]

Pro14: Last-gasp Ulster earn 39-39 draw with Cheetahs

Winger Maxwane thought he had scored the winning try with four minutes remaining Pro14: Cheetahs 39-39 Ulster Cheetahs (17) 39 Try: Olivier, Small-Smith, Dweba, du Toit, Maxwane Con: Schoeman 2, Fouche Pen: Schoeman, Fouche Ulster (14) 39 Tries: Shanahan 2, Stewart, penalty try, Speight Cons: Burns 3 Pens: Burns 2 Henry Speight’s try with the […]

Spencer gets four-week ban for dangerous tackle

Will Spencer’s red card was the first of his career Leicester second row Will Spencer has been banned for four weeks after being sent off for a dangerous tackle in Sunday’s Premiership match with Wasps. Tigers head coach Geordan Murphy claimed rugby has become “too PC” following Spencer’s dismissal. A number of other players and […]

England women’s 15-a-side players to get full-time contracts

England women won the World Cup in 2014 The Rugby Football Union will reintroduce contracts for their England women’s 15-a-side players to make them fully professional. Twenty-eight full-time deals will be available from 1 January, along with seven elite player squad agreements. Contracts were previously awarded based on the next major tournament. “We are at […]

Exeter maintain 100% start to Premiership season

Alex Cuthbert’s try secured a bonus point for Exeter Gallagher Premiership Exeter (14) 35 Tries: Cordero, Hill, Maunder, Cuthbert, Lawday Cons: Simmonds 3, Steenson 2 Sale (13) 18 Tries: Yarde, Evans Con: MacGinty Pens: MacGinty 2 Exeter Chiefs scored five tries as they easily saw off Sale Sharks to continue their 100% start to the […]

Du Preez ‘unable to speak for four weeks’ after throat injury less than five minutes into debut

Cornell du Preez is a Scotland international, with six caps for his country Worcester Warriors forward Cornell du Preez has revealed on social media that he will be unable to speak for the next four weeks as he continues his recovery from a throat injury. Worcester have confirmed the 27-year-old will spend at least the […]

‘Anyone who takes England lightly is a fool’

Eddie Jones took charge of England after the 2015 World Cup, replacing Stuart Lancaster in the role England coach Eddie Jones “will reinvent himself” to resurrect his side’s form for next year’s Rugby World Cup, says Wallaby great John Eales. After losing once in two years under Jones, England have lost six of their nine […]