Christmas Quiz 2011 answers

Did you take part in our Big Fat Rugby Quiz of the Year? All the answers are below. Winners to be announced shortly! A. MUDDLED UP 1. Alex Spink. 2. Steve…

Craig Joubert to take charge of World Cup final

Craig Joubert will take charge of his first Rugby World Cup Final after the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced that the South African has been appointed to the New Zealand…

Danny Cipriani

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor ANTICS ON the football field lately, particularly the endless diving and poor attitudes on show in the Barcelona-Real Madrid Champions League semi-final, have…

England return to fourth in the world

England have reclaimed the mantle as the leading northern hemisphere nation in the latest IRB World Rankings after beating France 17-9 in the battle of the unbeaten teams in the…

No to Bath and Clermont for Berrick Barnes

Berrick Barnes has turned down overtures from a number of clubs, including Bath and Clermont to re-sign with the NSW Waratahs and the Australian Rugby Union. The talented 24-year-old, who will…

Highley RFC hit by suspected arson attack

SHROPSHIRE village club Highley have lost all their rugby equipment in a suspected arson attack which destroyed the hut they used for changing and storage. Highley, who play social rugby…

Wales v England – Rugby World’s stat attack

Wales v England Venue: Millennium Stadium Date: Friday, 4 February Kick-off: 1945 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC One from 1930 (BBC Wales and Red Button from 1900); listen on BBC Radio…

Ferris rules himself out of Italy v Ireland

Stephen Ferris has become the latest Irish player to be ruled out of the trip to Italy in round one of the RBS 6 Nations, next weekend. “It’s now looking…