Countries

bjorn basson

Springboks test positive for banned substances

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson (above) are returning home from South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland having returned positive samples for a banned stimulant following the Test against…

Sixnations2010captains

RBS Six Nations 2011 Fixtures

The fixture list for the 2011 RBS 6 Nations has been announced with another tantalising finale is in store for rugby fans. On March 19, Grand Slam holders France host…

Melamu ban cut to two weeks

Melamu ban cut to two weeks

Keven Mealamu, the New Zealand hooker, appeared before an independent IRB Appeal Committee, chaired by Peter Ingwersen (South Africa) and also comprising Robert Williams (Wales) and Jean-Noel Couraud (France). The…

donncha o'callaghan ireland

Donncha signs new Ireland contract

The Irish Rugby Football Union is pleased to announce that Donncha O’Callaghan has signed a new Ireland international contract that will see him remain in Ireland to play his rugby…

Wales v South Africa – Preview

Wales v South Africa – Preview

Prince William Cup Venue: Millennium Stadium Date: Saturday, 13 November Kick-off: 1430 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC One; listen on Radio Wales, Radio Cymru and BBC Radio 5 live; text commentary…

Under-20s World Cup draw (Italy)

Under-20s World Cup draw (Italy)

England Under 20 have been drawn against South Africa, Scotland and Ireland in Pool C of the 2011 IRB Junior World Championship in Italy. Head Coach Rob Hunter has said that…