Chun Sokphallin is among the top 32 ‘unstoppable ‘women players from Asia.
Argentina rugby captain Pablo Matera said he was just “an immature boy” when he posted tweets deemed to be racist and which saw him briefly suspended from the Pumas team earlier this month.
Holders South Africa could face hosts France at the 2023 Rugby World Cup with the draw for the pool stages taking place in Paris on Monday with a cloud hanging over the sport.
Argentina rugby skipper Pablo Matera said he was “deeply ashamed” Tuesday as he was stripped of the captaincy and suspended along with two other players over racist tweets.
Australia’s National Rugby League was in shock Tuesday at the sudden death of promising Manly Warringah Sea Eagles rookie Keith Titmuss at the age of just 20.
Ministry of Defense (Hanuman) rugby team wins National Rugby 7’s Championship.
Rugby Australia announced a broadcast rights deal with Nine Entertainment Monday that the financially stricken body said would “reboot the game at every level”.
South Africa have committed to the Rugby Championship until 2030, organising body SANZAAR said Wednesday, ending speculation the World Cup holders were set to shift to Europe.
The financial fallout for rugby from the coronavirus pandemic has been “devastating” with World Rugby effectively operating like a “central bank”, the governing body’s CEO Brett Gosper said on Monday.
Australia’s National Rugby League was rocked by twin scandals Saturday, with experienced centre Michael Jennings failing a drugs test and the son of legend Wendell Sailor charged with aggravated sexual assault.
New Zealand’s rugby chief admitted the future of the club game in the southern hemisphere was unclear on Wednesday after South Africa pulled most of their teams out of Super Rugby, effectively ending the once-admired competition after 25 years.
Several players took a knee and the national body recommitted to fighting racism.
Five teams will be competing for the crown next month in the first major tournament that Cambodia will hold since being re-admitted to Asia Rugby.
Embattled Chinese telco Huawei exited its main sponsorship deal with rugby league’s Canberra Raiders Monday, citing a “negative business environment” after Australia blocked the company from its 5G wireless networks.
French rugby clubs, a longtime financial magnet for a host of international stars, “are in danger” and face losses of up 35 million euros due to strict limits on crowd sizes, the national league boss warned Wednesday.
Rugby Australia Monday proposed a Super 8 series with teams from New Zealand, South Africa, Japan and Argentina to be played at the conclusion of either a domestic or trans-Tasman tournament.
Rugby’s governing body defended its election processes Thursday after a report accused it of allowing backroom deals in the vote for a new chairman and said it had ignored corruption in the Pacific.
CFR’s officials have expressed their happiness with the Kingdom rejoining Asia Rugby.
The Auckland Blues, featuring their blue-chip signing Beauden Barrett for the first time, overran the Wellington Hurricanes 30-20 on Sunday as the return of live sport in New Zealand drew a full house to Auckland’s Eden Park.
Agustin Pichot is to resign from the World Rugby Council following his narrow defeat to Bill Beaumont for the chairmanship of the sport’s governing body, he announced on Wednesday.
Former England captain Bill Beaumont was re-elected as World Rugby chairman on Saturday and immediately came under pressure to have the “courage” to make the big decisions.
Rugby Australia’s beleaguered chief executive Raelene Castle resigned late Thursday, a report said, ending weeks of speculation about her future triggered by the sport’s dismal financial outlook.
Two Fiji rugby players have been arrested for ignoring the Pacific nation’s coronavirus self-isolation rules, with local authorities saying their “irresponsible behaviour” would be reported to rugby’s world governing body.
Australian rugby league may be shut down due to COVID-19 but that didn’t spare the scandal-plagued sport more bad news as two Canterbury Bulldogs players were sacked over an escapade with “young females”.
Cambodia Federation of Rugby is the latest sports federation to suspend its games.
The Kenya rugby fraternity was thrown into mourning on Wednesday following the sudden death of international Tony Onyango.
Twenty rugby coaches underwent further training to enhance their skills.
French rugby league club Catalans Dragons signed controversial former Australian rugby star Israel Folau on Tuesday, triggering widespread condemnation for hiring a player banned at home for highly publicised homophobic views.
Rahus to engage in international friendly matches against a visiting team from the US.
Australian rugby was already in crisis when Raelene Castle took over but the problems refuse to go away for the chief executive — even after ending the Israel Folau anti-gay controversy.