American Rugby News for 19 Oct 2017
Former Welsh international and British and Irish Lions number eight Scott Quinnell expects Wales' new 60-cap rule to boost local rugby. The post Quinnell backs new Welsh 60-cap rule appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
Wales and British & Irish Lions flanker Justin Tipuric has urged the Ospreys to perform for the full match against Saracens this weekend. The post Tipuric expects ‘full 80’ from Ospreys appeared... first on Planet Rugby.
(Photo: Getty Images) By Neale Harvey Exeter speedster Olly Woodburn is ready to back up Philippe Saint-Andre's fervent assertion that it is time the England hierarchy picked him. A key figure in last... season's title win, Woodburn has started the current campaign equally impressively, with his try-scoring, defensive work and ability under the high ball […]
By Brendan Gallagher ITALIAN rugby can be proud of the part it has played in the rehabilitation - physically and mentally - of not one but two players whose careers were thought to be over following... the loss of sight in one eye. The case of Ian McKinley is the better known with the former […]
The former France maestro on Richard Wigglesworth's integral role in the Saracens squad
Round 2 of the Challenge Cup gets underway this evening, and here are my predictions.
Fly-half becomes the latest Sarries player to commit their future to the Champions Cup holders
Wales and British & Irish Lions hooker Ken Owens returns to lead the Scarlets in Friday's Champions Cup clash with Bath at Parc y Scarlets. The post Preview: Scarlets v Bath appeared first on Planet... Rugby.
Three games take place in the Challenge Cup on Friday as Brive, Lyon and Toulouse will host Oyonnax, Sale and Cardiff Blues respectively. The post Challenge Cup teams: Friday appeared first on Planet... Rugby.
Your one-stop spot for all the Currie Cup starting XVs as they come out. The post Team Tracker: Currie Cup, semi-finals appeared first on Planet Rugby.
Despite interest from other Premiership clubs, fly-half Alex Lozowski has signed a contract extension with European champions Saracens. The post Saracens re-sign promising Lozowski appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
Connacht and the Irish Rugby Football Union have announced the signing of Waikato and former Blues and Hurricanes centre Pita Ahki. The post Ahki on his way to Connacht appeared first on Planet Rugby.
Northampton Saints boss Jim Mallinder feels sticking together will be vital for his side ahead of Saturday's Champions Cup clash at Clermont. The post ‘Sticking together vital for Saints’ –... Mallinder appeared first on Planet Rugby.
Check out this behind the scenes look at how back-to-back European Rugby Champions Cup winners Saracens recover between big games. The post Inside Saracens’ cryotherapy chamber appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
As the debate over who should start in the England number two shirt rolls on, Will Greenwood and Pat Sanderson argue each hooker's case. The post Big debate: Your starting England hooker? appeared... first on Planet Rugby.
Springbok tighthead prop Wilco Louw has reportedly signed a contract extension to stay with Western Province and the Stormers until 2020. The post Louw signs new WP deal – report appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
Former Munster, Ireland and British & Irish Lions second-row Donncha O'Callaghan says the physicality in rugby has gone "through the roof". The post O’Callaghan concerned over rugby’s future... appeared first on Planet Rugby.
The Reds have added depth to their back-line for the Super Rugby 2018 after announcing the re-signing of utility back Chris Feauai-Sautia. The post Feauai-Sautia pens new Reds deal appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
Sherwin Stowers has retired from professional rugby after a prominent career for both the All Blacks Sevens and Counties Manukau Steelers. The post Retirement call from Stowers appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
Wallabies boss Michael Cheika has made one change to his starting line-up for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test with New Zealand in Brisbane. The post Wallabies change one for All Blacks appeared first on... Planet Rugby.