Match Report – Huddersfield 14 – 18 Wakefield

Tom Johnstone’s try inside the final five minutes secured Wakefield Trinity’s first win since the Super League season resumed in August as they defeated Huddersfield Giants 18-14. A promising start from Wakefield was rewarded through Matty Ashurst’s opening try, but Huddersfield hit back to lead 10-6 at half time through

England game in doubt after Barbarians breach Covid protocols

England’s game against the Barbarians on Sunday is in doubt after a number of Barbarians players – including former England captain Chris Robshaw – breached the agreed Covid code of conduct. Robshaw, who was set to make his final appearance in England before moving to San Diego Legion in America’s

Exeter boss says rugby’s challenge is to survive pandemic as Wasps get all-clear

Exeter Chiefs boss Rob Baxter said rugby’s priority was simply to stay alive – after the Premiership Final dodged a Covid bullet. The English game breathed a collective sigh of relief as virus-hit Wasps were cleared to play Baxter's Euro kings in Saturday’s showpiece. It meant Bristol, who had been

Rhyce Shaw leaves North Melbourne permanently

Save articles for later Add articles to your saved list and come back to them any time. North Melbourne and Rhyce Shaw have come to a mutual agreement to terminate the first-year coach's contract. The Kangaroos last week announced Shaw would take time off from the club to deal with

Panthers have six stars coming off contract. They’ll have to take a cut to stay together

The Panthers are one game away from an 18th straight win and first premiership since 2003, but attention has already turned to trying to keep the squad together for a dynasty. Penrith stars Jarome Luai, Isaah Yeo, Josh Mansour, Stephen Crichton, Matt Burton and Spencer Leniu are due to officially

Willis is key to Wasps bid for glory in the Premiership final

Wasps flanker Jack Willis is king of the breakdown and key to their bid for glory in the Premiership final against Exeter… and it’s thanks to ballet and plumbing! Willis has dominated at the breakdown in the Premiership this season Flanker has taken a staggering 44 turnovers, 25 more than anyone

Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter says he fears for rugby’s future after coronavirus

Exeter boss Rob Baxter has delivered a stark appraisal as rugby union continues grappling with coronavirus and its wide-ranging impact on the sport. Exeter will, as scheduled, face Wasps in Saturday’s Gallagher Premiership final behind closed doors at Twickenham. But Wasps’ participation had been in doubt after seven players and

Ben Brown meets with Melbourne

Ben Brown has met virtually with Melbourne as the AFL's looming key forward carousel gathers pace. The Demons have ramped up their interest in the out-of-contract North Melbourne spearhead, with key Dees personnel attending an online meeting with Brown in recent weeks. COVID-19 restrictions have prevented clubs from meeting prospective

Sam Burgess allegations not leaked to newspaper by police, court told

The lawyers for Sam Burgess have made a formal request of Phoebe Burgess' legal team to reveal how allegations levelled against the former NRL star made its way into the public domain. Mr Burgess' lawyer Bryan Wrench told Moss Vale Local Court on Wednesday he had requested the correspondence between