NRL set to entertain Warriors bid for player loan to boost forward stocks

The Warriors have received cautious support from NRL clubs as they intensify the push for a loan player to bolster their injury-wracked roster. Coach Stephen Kearney remains hopeful of borrowing a middle forward from one of his rivals, despite the Warriors’ first request being rebuffed last weekend following a spate

Serie A clubs vote to resume season on June 13

Serie A clubs have voted to resume the season on June 13, pending approval from the Italian government. Sixteen Serie A clubs voted in favour of that date during a league assembly on Wednesday, while the remaining four voted to resume the season the following weekend, on June 20. It

Scholes says Man United were inches from signing Ronaldinho in 2003

‘We thought he was going to bring something special’: Paul Scholes says Manchester United were so close to signing Ronaldinho in 2003 that the club had given him a shirt number before the Brazilian opted to join Barcelona instea Man United were nearing a deal to sign Brazil superstar Ronaldinho

Andrea Rinaldi: Atalanta midfielder dies aged 19 after aneurysm

Atalanta midfielder Andrea Rinaldi has died aged 19 after suffering an aneurysm. Rinaldi was part of Atalanta’s youth team and had been on loan at Serie D side Legnano. “Andrea Rinaldi, our warrior, has left us,” said Legnano’s statement. “An aneurysm snatched him in the prime of life, with a

Giorgio Chiellini blasts old Italy team-mate Mario Balotelli

‘Balotelli is a negative person, with no respect for the group. During the 2013 Confederations Cup he really did deserve a slap’: Giorgio Chiellini blasts old Italy team-mate who is not of one the ‘top 20 strikers in the world’ The Juventus captain has spilled the beans in his new

German Grand Prix could make instant return to Formula One

German Grand Prix could make instant return as Formula One chiefs approach Hockenheim over helping fill 2020 calendar amid coronavirus crisis The German Grand Prix had dropped off the calendar following the 2019 race Hockenheim had previously held the event on a biennial basis before deal ended But circuit chiefs

Download your own NRL colour-in chart

Missing your NRL? Stuck in isolation with nothing for you or the kids to do? Well, we’ve got you covered with an activity that can help keep everyone occupied. Resident sport artist Scott ‘Boo’ Bailey has made this week’s It’s A Funny Game cartoon strip a dedicated Colour-In Isolation Edition,

RFU fear losing massive £50m in revenue from coronavirus pandemic

Eddie Jones will be asked to take 25 per cent pay cut from £750,000-a-year salary as RFU fear losing £50m in revenue from coronavirus pandemic without use of Twickenham Chief executive Bill Sweeney said that ‘huge losses’ will be incurred this year He insisted there is a plan in place

Coronavirus: Sporting events in the Republic of Ireland to be hit by government measures

Sporting events in the Republic of Ireland are to be hit by new restrictions imposed by government in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar advised that outdoor gatherings of over 500 people, and indoor gatherings of over 100, should be cancelled until 29 March. The measures are likely

‘I have no intention to step down’: Marlow to stay on rugby board

A commercial litigation expert, a veteran diplomat and trade negotiator, the deputy head of emergency medicine at a major Sydney hospital and an experienced political lobbyist were among the women overlooked for Rugby Australia board roles as the sole female non-executive director vowed to stay on. Salesforce Australia-New Zealand chief