Global Rugby News for 11 Dec 2018
Springbok Sevens duo Muller du Plessis and Justin Geduld are in a race against time to be fit to tour to Hamilton next month.
A host of South African rugby stars were honoured at the BrightRock Players Choice Awards held in Sandton with Malcolm Marx and Aphiwe Dyantyi the standouts.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus wants Swys de Bruin to stay on as an attacking consultant until next year's World Cup in Japan.
Jon Davies picks out the key talking points from the weekend's Heineken Champions Cup matches.
Our analyst Sam Larner returns to Planet Rugby and is studying the dismal defensive work going on at Leicester Tigers so far in 2018/19. The post Analysis: Leaky Leicester must fix defence appeared... first on Planet Rugby.
Johnny Sexton has signed a new deal with the IRFU that sees him commit to Ireland and Leinster until 2021.
Alan Zondagh, who has been appointed as the Bulls' director of rugby, believes there are "exciting times" ahead for the franchise.
Blue Bulls president Willem Strauss says head coach Pote Human will be a valuable asset for the union going forward.
World Player of the Year Johnny Sexton has signed a new contract which will see the fly-half play his rugby in Ireland until June 2021. The post Johnny Sexton signs new IRFU contract appeared first on... Planet Rugby.
Head coach Bernard Jackman has parted company with the Dragons after just 18 months in the role at the region, according to reports. The post Bernard Jackman leaves Dragons – report appeared first... on Planet Rugby.
Stuart Lancaster plans to speak to Andy Farrell about a possible coaching reunion with Ireland.
Former Springbok captain Bob Skinstad reckons the current Super Rugby product has become obsolete.
The Bulls have announced that Pote Human will take the head coach's role for the upcoming Super Rugby campaign, replacing John Mitchell. The post Bulls bring in Pote Human as head coach appeared first... on Planet Rugby.
With a busy year almost over we go back over the last 12 months and hand out our gongs - good and bad - to a number of worthy recipients. The post Planet Rugby Awards 2018 appeared first on Planet... Rugby.
Mako Vunipola has vowed to fight his way back into the England squad after more than two months out with a calf injury.
With a thrilling weekend now over, test your knowledge on the games that took place in the Champions Cup as well as the Cape Town Sevens. The post Weekend Quiz: Champions Cup and Cape Town Sevens... appeared first on Planet Rugby.
Planet Rugby looks back at the best - and worst - of 2018 expressed in numerical form, this year coming at you via a festive advent calendar. The post Planet Rugby's advent calendar - December 11... appeared first on Planet Rugby.