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Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and his team-mates celebrate after winning the Pro14 final against Scarlets at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, on Saturday. Photograph: PA

Turnover at rugby’s Pro14 tournament has doubled to more than €20 million over the last two years as two South African franchises have joined the comp(...)

 Leinster’s Luke McGrath:  he  must prove the ankle damage sustained against  Saracens  has healed sufficiently.  Photograph: Alex Davidson/Inpho

The Natal Sharks and a second South African side are set to join the Guinness Pro 14 in 2019/20. Having become increasingly disillusioned with the Sup(...)

Allister Coetzee stepped down as South Africa’s rugby coach on February 2nd, 2018 following a string of poor results and a leaked letter in which he alleged that officials were undermining him. Photo: Miguel Medina/Getty Images

South Africa have sacked coach Allister Coetzee after a difficult couple of years in charge. The 54-year-old becomes the first Springboks coach to be (...)

France 2023: Bernard Laporte celebrates after winning the battle to host the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty

Big-picture hats on. World Rugby’s humiliation, South African disgust (again) and French ecstasy combined to make Ireland’s ongoing wait for the World(...)

IRFU chief executive Philip Browne talks to the media after the decision to award ther 2023 Rugby World Cup to FRance was made in London. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Six years of work having ended in defeat in their bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, the IRFU chief executive Philip Browne said it was too soon to(...)

Joel Stransky called World Rugby an ‘old boys club’ after South Africa were beaten to the hosting of the 2023 Rugby World Cup by France. Photo: Carl Fourie/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Former South Africa outhalf Joel Stransky has labelled World Rugby an “old boys’ club” and questioned the process to select the 2023 World Cup hosts a(...)

IRFU chief executive  Philip Browne:  he   queried whether Rugby World Cup Ltd examined reasons for the Commonwealth Games being take out of Durban in a “substantive manner”. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

World Rugby and the South African Rugby Union (SARU) have privately expressed disappointment at critical reactions from Ireland and France after last (...)

 Ireland’s Rugby World Cup    bid ambassador Brian O’Driscoll; Taoiseach Leo Varadkar; and Ireland 2023 oversight board chairman   Dick Spring. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Monday marks another significant landmark in the three-way battle between Ireland, South Africa and France for the right to host the 2023 World Cup. T(...)

Martin Anayi, chief executive of  Guinness PRO14 Rugby. “You can continue making this tournament bigger, better, make it more relevant.” Photograph: INPHO/Gary Carr

It’s that time of year again. The hurling final is upon us. Electric Picnic brings the curtain down on summer revelry. Cork and Belfast turnstiles jus(...)

Johan Erasmus during his playing days with South Africa. He has been confirmed as Munster’s new director of rugby on a three-year-deal. Photograph: Getty

Johan Erasmus has been confirmed as Munster’s new director of rugby on a three-year-deal. The former Springbok international and current high perfo(...)

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