Steven Luatua

21 results

 Ian Madigan of Bristol Bears celebrates during the Gallagher Premiership Rugby match between Bristol Bears and Leicester Tigers. Photograph: Harry Trump/Getty Images

Former England centre Kyle Eastmond was sent off as 14-man Leicester crashed to a 41-10 English Premiership defeat against Bristol at Ashton Gate. R(...)

Lima Sopoaga: “I do think that things are starting to change and players are starting to wise up. They realise that it’s a business these days.” Photograph: Joe Allison/Inpho/Photosport

When Johnny Sexton looks across the scrum to Lima Sopoaga tonight, he may think to himself ‘yep know how you feel’. Wasps’ marquee summer signing pla(...)

New Zealand’s head coach Steve Hansen has called for increased public funding in rugby. Photograph: Inpho

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen has repeated his call for the country’s government to look at helping fund the team in order to retain its top-level pl(...)

Lima Sopoaga kicks the ball during a Wasps training session in Coventry. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

The Wasps outhalf Lima Sopoaga believes the player drain from New Zealand to Europe will increase because the lure of the All Blacks jersey no longer (...)

John Afoa at the Gloucester Captain’s Run in  San Mamés Stadium in  Bilbao: “We’ve lacked a little bit of intensity in the last few games but there is no point worrying about the last few weeks. It’s all about trying to lift the trophy.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Gloucester have prioritised performance over results since Johan Ackermann took charge in August, but their season will be defined by the outcome of t(...)

New Zealand’s Sam Cane  runs away from Barbarians’ New Zealand fullback George Bridge to score a try during the  match  at Twickenham. Photograph: Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images

Barbarians 22 New Zealand 31 New Zealand provided a chilling insight into their future strength after coming from behind to dispatch the Barbarians 3(...)

Maro Itoje  has to feature somewhere at some stage against the All Blacks. Photograph:  Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

One of the points of differences between the Lions and New Zealand teams is how they will go about finding space and creating quick possession. Kiwi (...)

Blues’ Ihaia West scores the winning try against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park in Auckland. Photograph: Peter Meecham/Inpho/Photosport

Blues 22 Lions 16 Conventional wisdom always had it that as abbreviated modern-day tours in the professional era of ten matches or so go, this was th(...)

Warren Gatland’s side head to Eden Park looking to build some momentum. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Blues v British and Irish Lions Venue: Eden Park Kick-off: Wednesday 7.35pm local time (8.35am BST) On TV: Live on Sky Sports This is a bigger ga(...)

Ian Madigan will join Bristol from   Bordeaux-Begles in a deal worth over €1.5 million over three years. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

Ireland international outhalf Ian Madigan has signed a three-year deal worth over €1.5 million to join Pat Lam at Bristol. After publicly expressing (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »