Rugby

Kolisi’s story will inspire far beyond the rugby pitch

The Springboks arrived with a rich past and will leave with new heroes and maybe a greater prize still. There have been ...

South Africa dominate England to win third World Cup

England came into the match with huge expectations

New Zealand take bronze with six-try win over Wales

While pundits and fans had questioned the relevance of a third-placed playoff, both sides said the game was an ...

‘Finishers’ face off against ‘Bomb Squad’ in 21st century final

Only injury substitutions were initially allowed in rugby but tactical replacements were gradually introduced with now ...

The ‘unique story’ of South Africa’s first black captain

South African success in Saturday’s World Cup final would see their first black captain Siya Kolisi lift the trophy in ...

Springboks coach impressed with balance of England pack attack

Proudfoot, who has been involved with the Springboks since 2016, indicated England’s forwards’ performance against the ...

Gatland rings the changes for his final match with Wales

Tomos Williams and Rhys Patchell form a new halfback partnership as Gareth Davies and Dan Biggar move to the bench, ...

England expect the unexpected from New Zealand

Thirteen of the England squad were on the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand in 2017 when the series was drawn ...

Habana praises wingers but says substance comes over style for Boks

Habana’s eight tries at the 2007 World Cup are tied with New Zealand pair Jonah Lomu and Julian Savea for most ever in ...

Any spy would be wasting their time, Jenkins says

There’s quite a lot of buildings around us watching us train, but I’m not overly concerned about that at the end of the ...

World Cup became ‘self-consuming monster’, says Schmidt

Rated major contenders a year out from the tournament, Ireland crashed out of the quarter-finals with a 46-14 thrashing ...

Achieng’ lands shot against Malawian as Commonwealth title returns to Nairobi after 16 years absence

Ndolo said the event is one of the many major fight contests his new team is endeavouring to host locally.

Briton Murray back in Davis Cup frame

Britain have been pitted in Group E with Kazakhstan and Netherlands for the inaugural 18-team finals in Madrid from ...

World Rugby investigates referee’s picture with Wales fans

In the picture Peyper’s elbow is raised into a fan’s chin hours after he sent off Vahaamahina for elbowing Aaron ...

England expect fully fit squad for semi-final against New Zealand

Nowell made his return from an ankle problem against Argentina in the pool stage but a hamstring concern kept the wing ...

South African power ends Japan's fairytale run

The Springboks led after a powerful run gave Makazole Mapimpi a try, but went a player down when Tendai Mtawarira was ...

We gave All Blacks a leg up says Ireland coach Schmidt

The All Blacks ran in seven tries to Ireland’s two in a comprehensive win.