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Louis Lynagh during an England training session held at The Lensburyin Teddington, England. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Louis Lynagh’s selection in an extended England squad last month put a dagger through the heart of Australian rugby fans who hold precious memories of(...)

 Michael Ala’alatoa:  played 95 times in five years for the Crusaders, with three Super Rugby campaigns backed up by two Super Rugby Aotearoa crowns, so he brings an impressive CV to Leinster.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Michael Ala’alatoa always had big shoes to fill, literally and figuratively. His father Vili was a tight-head prop who played for what was then Weste(...)

 Matthew Carley: When the Racing flanker Baptiste Chouzenoux made obvious shoulder contact to the head of a Bordeaux player,  referee  Carley commenced an extraordinary exchange with his TMO, which  was accompanied by 24 replays of the one high tackle. Photograph:  Alex Davidson/Getty Images

As if to openly defy the pandemic gloom, clubs in Super Rugby and the Heineken Cup are playing inspiring, creative, running rugby. In recent weeks th(...)

Dave Rennie: will leave Glasgow Warriors to take over as Australia coach on a three-and-a-half year deal. Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

With Dave Rennie’s appointment as Wallabies coach an important part of his predecessor Michael Cheika’s legacy will live on. When Cheika took over (...)

Japan’s Sunwolves will be axed from Super Rugby from 2021. Photograph: Getty Images

The Tokyo-based Sunwolves will be cut from Super Rugby after the 2020 season in a major blow for Japan as the nation prepares to showcase its developm(...)

Connacht’s Kyle Godwin is tackled by Charlie Matthers and Ambrose Curtis of Wasps in a pre-season friendly at Dubarry Park, Athlone last Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Australian international Kyle Godwin is ready to embrace the challenge of playing rugby in the northern hemisphere and says it was thanks to former co(...)

  New Zealand’s Kieran Read holds up the Championship trophy after victory over  Argentina at Jose Amalfitani Stadium  in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Photograph:  Gabriel Rossi/Getty Images

Holders New Zealand face a fresh assault on their Rugby Championship title this year, but for the four sides involved in the southern hemisphere battl(...)

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne during Friday’s agm at Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

With IRFU chief executive Philip Browne admitting “radical” change is needed for Irish provinces to remain competitive in Europe, the Guinness Pro12 i(...)

Marnitz Boshoff has signed a two year deal for Connacht. Photograph: Getty Images

Connacht Rugby have announced the signing of South African outhalf Marnitz Boshoff on a two-year deal. The 27-year-old from Nelspruit, South Africa, (...)