‘Holy s***’: Sickening injury stops game

A horrific moment has rocked the Super Rugby competition as Highlanders captain James Lentjes suffered a horrific broken leg in their match against the Melbourne Rebels. It was 29 minutes in with the Rebels going on the attack to try to extend their 21-7 lead. Watch every match of the

England bounce back from France defeat with emphatic win

Manu Tuilagi provided the power as England blew away unbeaten Ireland to hand France a clear advantage in the Six Nations title race. Back in the side after injury Leicester's wrecking ball centre put England on the front foot from the off, leaving Ireland’s Triple Crown dream in tatters. Andy

Wallaby star revolted after Folau case

Former Wallaby Sekope Kepu has revealed the Israel Folau saga split their World Cup campaign, with the veteran prop saying he boycotted a pre-tournament camp. Kepu, as well as ex-Test centre Samu Kerevi, filed affidavits in November supporting Folau’s legal case against Rugby Australia, which was settled out of court

League star’s outrageous solo kick-off try

Wigan coach Adrian Lam has hailed Liam Marshall “one of the best wingers in the competition” after he scored what is already being called the try of the season in their game against Huddersfield. Marshall scored three tries in the 42-10 win but it was his four-pointer right before half-time

AFL goal umpires go back to the future

It's not quite a throwback to the days of white lab coats and wide-brim hats, but AFL goal umpires will operate in a slightly more traditional manner this season. Instead of scurrying back to the middle of the goal line to signal a score, goal umpires can now do so

Mbye injury opens door to round-one bench spot for Tigers’ Reynolds

Wests Tigers co-captain Moses Mbye's knee injury looks set to sideline him for round one but pave the way for teammate Josh Reynolds to nail down a bench spot. Mbye suffered a suspected low-grade medial ligament strain to his right knee during the 20-6 trial win over the New Zealand

NRL offers private briefings to every coach for new rule

The NRL will take the unusual step of offering private education sessions for every coach and skipper to ensure the captain's challenge is not beset with problems in the opening rounds. Just hours after the Australian Rugby League Commission officially endorsed the replay tactic for this season, the NRL wrote

Rance ‘not going to completely rule out’ return to footy

Alex Rance has not ruled out a return to football following his unexpected retirement late last year. The 2017 premiership player and five-time All Australian told RRR radio on Monday morning that he was happy with the balance he has found in his life since leaving Richmond, but is keeping

Best ever: Hunger driving Taumalolo to leave lasting NRL legacy

Jason Taumalolo has declared he wants to be remembered as one of rugby league’s best ever, as his long-term North Queensland contract allows him to consider a lasting legacy. Already considered the NRL’s premier forward, Taumalolo will assume a more senior role in a younger Cowboys’ forward pack when they

The sun will never set on Gold Coast, says McLachlan

The Gold Coast Suns will remain in the AFL competition "forever'' and their long-term position is as guaranteed as anything can be, according to AFL boss Gillon McLachlan. While the viability of the Suns has been questioned on occasion, as the club has struggled to retain players, never made finals