Ian Foster: New Zealand head coach in limbo as resurgent All Blacks return from South Africa | Rugby Union News

Despite Saturday’s stunning victory over South Africa, doubt remains over Ian Foster’s future as head coach of the All Blacks. “My expectations are I’m the All Blacks head coach…until I’m told anything different,” he said. Last Updated: 8/15/22 12:30pm Ian Foster’s New Zealand shocked South Africa at Ellis Park after three straight defeats Ian Foster’s … Read more

South Africa 23 – 35 New Zealand

New Zealand win thriller against South Africa at Ellis Park watch Argentina vs Australia (8.10pm) live on Sky Sports Action on Saturday night before The Wallabies host South Africa (6.30am) and then NZ take on Argentina (8.45am) on August 27 in the next round of matches Last Updated: 8/13/22 7:07pm Please use Chrome browser for … Read more

Rugby Championship: Are New Zealand in turmoil after three straight defeats? | Rugby Union News

New Zealand’s players were left dejected following last week’s defeat to South Africa It says much that, for only the fourth time in the history of New Zealand sports, the bookies had the All Blacks as underdogs for their opening match of this year’s Rugby Championship against South Africa. If that was a rarity, then … Read more

Ed Slater: Former rugby union player staying positive by living in present after motor neurone disease diagnosis | Rugby Union News

Former Gloucester and Leicester Tigers forward Ed Slater revealed he had been diagnosed with MND last month and announced his retirement from rugby union Last Updated: 08/08/22 9:20am Ed Slater revealed his MND diagnosis last month Ed Slater believes living in the present is helping him face the challenge of his motor neurone disease diagnosis. … Read more

Match Report – Argentina – – – Australia

Argentina were leading Australia halfway through the match but were ultimately overwhelmed by a wide margin; Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper however was forced off with an injury; stand-in skipper James Slipper paid tribute to captain Michael Hooper Last Updated: 06/08/22 11:19pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Highlights of the Rugby … Read more

Australia rugby captain Michael Hooper withdraws from Argentina clash for personal reasons | Rugby Union News

Hooper says: “My whole career I’ve looked to put the team first and I don’t feel I am able to fulfill my responsibilities at the moment in my current mindset.” – watch Australia play Argentina live on Sky Sports Action from 8pm on Saturday Last Updated: 05/08/22 10:58pm Michael Hopper has withdrawn from Australia’s game … Read more

Rugby Championship: Ian Foster and All Blacks under intense pressure to deliver in South Africa | Rugby Union News

As the Rugby Championship gets under way, the All Blacks travel to South Africa under major pressure, with head coach Ian Foster battling for survival; watch South Africa vs New Zealand from 3:55pm and Argentina vs Australia from 8pm live on Sky Sports Action on Saturday By Brian Barry Last Updated: 04/08/22 5:01pm All Blacks … Read more

Players with early-onset dementia to issue proceedings against rugby authorities | Rugby Union News

Former Wales captain Ryan Jones and England’s 2003 Rugby World Cup-winning hooker Steve Thompson are among the group of professional and semi-professional players involved in the class action lawsuit Last Updated: 7/25/22 12:01am Former England hooker Steve Thompson is one of the players to have suffered early-onset dementia A legal case involving a group of … Read more

Ryan Jones: Former Wales rugby captain reveals early-onset dementia diagnosis at age of 41 | Rugby Union News

“Rugby is walking headlong with its eyes closed into a catastrophic situation,” says Ryan Jones after revealing he has been diagnosed with early-onset dementia at the age of 41; he calls for the sport to take more preventive measures now Last Updated: 7/16/22 11:21pm Ryan Jones is confronting a difficult future. (Photo: David Davies/PA Wire) … Read more

Australia 17-21 England: Marcus Smith inspires third Test victory as Eddie Jones’ side win series | Rugby Union News

Fly-half pounced on fumbled ball and used his exceptional pace to out-sprint four Wallabies players in second half; England had already turned around 10-3 deficit in first half; result sealed 2-1 series win as England follow Ireland in southern hemisphere outfit winning summer series Last Updated: 7/16/22 1:20pm Please use Chrome browser for a more … Read more