Rugby

10:40 AM BST The Lions have been delivered serious injury news before they leave to play the Sunwolves in Singapore this week, with Kwagga Smith, Vincent Tshituka, Dylan Smith and Dillon Smit each ruled out of action for a minimum four weeks. The Johannesburg-based Super Rugby franchise are still celebrating their incredible comeback victory against
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3:14 AM BST Asia’s only Super Rugby-based side is set to be axed from the competition. According to reports, the Sunwolves involvement in Super Rugby is set to end after South Africa Rugby led the push to remove the side from the competition citing a lack of local interest to their matches and the travel
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12:28 PM BST Wales head coach Warren Gatland believes the newly-crowned Six Nations champions can lift the World Cup in November, if they continue the form they have shown over the past 12 months. Wales convincingly beat Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday to claim the Grand Slam and a first Six Nations triumph since 2013,
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11:45 AM BST The Crusaders are open to discussing a potential name change following mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people. The Crusaders adopted their name 23 years ago when rugby went professional but questions have been raised over its associations with the medieval religious wars between Christians and Muslims since
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9:45 AM BST Record-breaking Jess Breach scored two more tries in the women’s Six Nations on Saturday as England completed the Grand Slam by crushing Scotland 80-0 at Twickenham Stadium. The 21-year-old winger has scored nine tries in the tournament — and has touched down an extraordinary 20 times in her seven test appearances. Twickenham’s
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6:28 AM BST The scheduled Super Rugby clash between the Highlanders and Crusaders in Dunedin has been cancelled after Friday’s Christchurch terror attacks. The decision was made by New Zealand Rugby after meetings with both teams, as well as venue management at Forsyth Barr Stadium and police. At least 49 people were killed in separate
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