Junior World Cup semi-finals confirmed

Defending champions New Zealand, England and France all enjoyed victories on the last day of pool action at the IRB Junior World Championship 2011 in Italy to take their place…

Wales Under 20 head coach Richard Webster has named his side to take on Argentina in their opening IRB Junior World Championship game, in Padua on Friday (17.10 UK time).…

Gavin Henson

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor GAVIN HENSON made his long-awaited return to Test rugby against the Barbarians on Saturday afternoon. He’d been out of the international arena for…

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…

Rugby’s global participation up 19%

Rugby has experienced a big increase in participation since the last Rugby World Cup, driven in large part by strong growth from emerging markets, according to research commissioned by MasterCard…

World Cup changes confirmed

Tournament Organiser Rugby New Zealand 2011 (RNZ 2011) today announced the revised match schedule for Rugby World Cup 2011 (RWC 2011) following the decision to reallocate all matches from Christchurch…

AMI Stadium

CHRISTCHURCH WILL will no longer be a venue for Rugby World Cup games this autumn following the earthquake in the city. The AMI Stadium – or Stadium Christchurch as it…