Robinson had earned his first start

Glasgow Warriors teenage full-back Stuart Hogg will make his first start for Scotland in Sunday’s RBS 6 Nations Championship match against France at Murrayfield. Hogg, a product of the Hawick…

Treviso set for Scarlets

After losing against two Irish teams, Benetton Treviso continue their Celtic adventure in Wales for Round 16 of the RaboDirect PRO12. Treviso have been hit hard by injury and six…

Western Force name strong team for season opener

Eight internationals line up for Western Force in the 2012 Super Rugby season opener in Canberra this Friday against the Brumbies. Following 15 weeks of intensive pre-season preparations Coach Richard…

Michael Hobbs (left) beats Piri Weepu to the #10 shirt

Blues coach Pat Lam has named a starting line-up of players who earned their jerseys through solid pre-season performances and are in optimum shape to play the Crusaders in the…

Hard fall: Read recovers in time to start alongside McCaw for the first time this season

The Crusaders will open the Super Rugby season this Friday night when they meet the Blues in Auckland.  Coming off a successful pre-season where they knocked off the Highlanders, Hurricanes…

Wing Lee jones seen celebrating a try against London Irish during the pool stages of the Heinieken Cup

Scotland and Edinburgh Rugby winger Lee Jones has capped a breakthrough season with an extended deal that will keep him at the Murrayfield club until 2014. As one of the…

D'Arcy picks up his 65th cap for Ireland

The Ireland team to play Italy in the RBS 6 Nations Championship at Aviva Stadium on Saturday, February 25th has been named. Kidney has named the same starting XV and…

conor murray ireland

IN December Peter Stringer was parachuted in to Saracens from Munster to assist them during their injury crisis. Sarries regulars Richard Wigglesworth and Neil de Kock were struck down with…

Susie Brown returns from injury

With the return from injury of back row Susie Brown, there’s been some movement in the pack as Scotland Women look forward to taking on France at Stirling County RFC…