Former Australian rugby union player Israel Folau has settled his legal dispute with Rugby Australia (RA) and New South Wales Rugby Union (NSWRU) after his dismissal for a homophobic social media post.
New Wales head coach Wayne Pivac was delighted to lay some Six Nations foundations after beginning his reign with victory over the Barbarians.
Wayne Pivac celebrated his first game in charge of Wales with a 43-33 win over the Barbarians as Warren Gatland’s return to Cardiff ended in defeat.
Justin Tipuric says new Wales coach Wayne Pivac has already instituted change and that his ultimate ambition must be to win the World Cup.
New Wales coach Wayne Pivac has defended the selection of players on residency after naming New Zealand-born Scarlets wing Johnny McNicholl in his first side to take on the Barbarians.
England may have enjoyed a successful World Cup by finishing runners-up to South Africa, but their coaching team led by Eddie Jones is in a state of flux. Here Press Association Sport examines the status of the back room staff in the wake of confirmation that Scott Wisemantel has left.
Saracens overwhelmed the Ospreys 44-3 but their first home match since the salary cap scandal broke was played amid a subdued atmosphere at Allianz Park.
Joe Marler has taken the internet by storm with an extended metaphor about a horse.
Harlequins head of rugby Paul Gustard predicts Joe Marler will continue to play for England, despite the loosehead prop taking it one game at a time.
Eddie Jones fears England may feel the fallout from Saracens’ salary cap breach as main sponsors Allianz seek talks with the double winners over concerns arising from the scandal.
Saracens have chosen not to appeal against their 35-point deduction and £5.36million fine for salary cap breaches.
Saracens are expected to drop their appeal against heavy punishments for breaking the Premiership’s salary cap.
Jack Singleton was shocked to find out Saracens are facing a 35-point deduction and a fine of over £5million but is itching to help his new team keep silencing their critics.
Sonny Bill Williams is excited about the challenge ahead at Toronto Wolfpack and revealed he started finalising his move to the Super League newcomers the day after New Zealand’s semi-final defeat to England.
Saracens back Alex Lozowski has warned rival clubs they will be back on the trophy trail again soon despite the salary cap breach currently dominating the headlines.
Mark McCall says everyone at Saracens is aware of the need to be patient in pursuit of answers over the club’s long-term future.
Liverpool took a firm grip on the Premier League title race with a 3-1 home victory over champions Manchester City at Anfield. There was more top-flight VAR controversy this weekend and disappointment for England’s Lionesses before a record Wembley crowd. But the sporting weekend did see success for England’s men’s cricketers in New Zealand.
Sale boss Steve Diamond has accused Saracens of being naive for believing they could sidestep salary cap regulations and says they should “take down the integrity and honesty signs” from their Allianz Park home for a year.
Saracens chairman Nigel Wray has insisted the club’s all-conquering team will not have to be ripped apart after being deducted 35 points and fined more than £5million for breaching the salary cap.
Chris Robshaw has declared the pinnacle of English rugby “illegal” and accused Saracens of cheating after they were punished for breaches of salary cap regulations.
England fell short in Yokohama as South Africa won the World Cup for a record-equalling third time with a comprehensive 32-12 victory.
The Rugby World Cup ended in Japan on Saturday after South Africa beat England in the final. Here, the PA news agency picks out the best pictures from the tournament as a whole:
Warren Gatland’s Wales reign finished with back-to-back World Cup defeats but he still leaves his role as coach with a superb record.
Saturday morning will be a good test for newlyweds Rosie and Ken Marshall as they cheer on rival teams in the Rugby World Cup final.
George Kruis insists England must “man up” in expectation of the physical onslaught expected from South Africa in Saturday’s World Cup final.
The Rugby World Cup draws to a close this weekend in Japan. Here, the PA news agency picks out 15 of the best pictures from the tournament.
England take on South Africa in the World Cup final on Saturday morning. The Red Roses last won the showpiece in 2003 when a Jonny Wilkinson drop goal secured a 20-17 victory over Australia in extra-time. Here, the PA news agency looks at the best images from that battle.
Kyle Sinckler will be ready to explode into Saturday’s World Cup final after learning how to adjust his psychological approach to big games.
Courtney Lawes insists England need to be “ready for anything” in Saturday’s World Cup final against South Africa.
England will face South Africa in the World Cup final at the International Stadium Yokohama on Saturday.