BROKEN LEG ENDS JOSH DICKSON'S SEASON

The Highlanders have suffered a setback after Josh Dickson broke his leg during Saturday's Super Rugby Aotearoa defeat to the Crusaders. Dickson...

Rugby Union Today: Loose Pass and Gloucester departures

RUGBY UNION TODAY: LOOSE PASS AND GLOUCESTER DEPARTURES

Another busy day in the rugby union game as Loose Pass returned to Planet Rugby to provide its unique take on several topics in the...

 
 
 
Loose Pass: Issues in the north and south

LOOSE PASS: ISSUES IN THE NORTH AND SOUTH

This week we will mostly be concerning ourselves with the precarious situation down south, the precarious situation up north and the...

Five of the best Rugby World Cup games ever

FIVE OF THE BEST RUGBY WORLD CUP GAMES EVER

The World Cup is the pinnacle of rugby union, and we have seen some truly special games since the tournament was first held back in...

 
 
 

COACH RORY TEAGUE THE LATEST TO DEPART GLOUCESTER

Premiership side Gloucester have announced that skills coach Rory Teague will leave the club after just one season back in the West...

GLASGOW BOLSTER SECOND-ROW STOCKS BY SIGNING EX-U20 STAR

PRO14 outfit Glasgow Warriors have confirmed the signing of second-rower and former Scotland U20 representative Hamish Bain. The lock...

 
 
 

‘RFU REDUNDANCIES TO BE EXPECTED' - WILL GREENWOOD

Former England centre Will Greenwood says that cost-cutting at the Rugby Football Union was inevitable because of the coronavirus pandemic. It...

GLOUCESTER EXODUS CONTINUES AS GERBRANDT GROBLER JOINS STADE

South African second-row Gerbrandt Grobler has become the latest player to leave Gloucester after signing a two-year deal with Stade...

 
 
 
Bristol bring in former Worcester defence coach

BRISTOL BRING IN FORMER WORCESTER DEFENCE COACH

Premiership side Bristol Bears have confirmed the arrival of Omar Mouneimne as the club's new defence coach with immediate effect. Mouneimne...

Talented wing Mark Telea commits to the Blues

TALENTED WING MARK TELEA COMMITS TO THE BLUES

Exciting young winger Mark Telea has extended his time at the Auckland-based Blues after penning a new two-year deal with the franchise. The...

 
 
 
Rugby Union Today: Hot and Not and big cuts at RFU

RUGBY UNION TODAY: HOT AND NOT AND BIG CUTS AT RFU

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you Who's hot and who's not plus there's big news from the RFU and elsewhere this...

RFU SET TO MAKE 139 REDUNDANT AS £107M LOSS EXPECTED

The Rugby Football Union has announced it will make 139 positions redundant as part of cost-cutting measures to cope with the coronavirus...

 
 
 

WORCESTER STATEMENT AFTER MICHAEL FATIALOFA GETS HUGE BILL

Worcester Warriors co-owners Colin Goldring and Jason Whittingham have released a statement after it emerged that injured second-row...

NEW TIGERS DEAL FOR SAM ASPLAND-ROBINSON

Leicester Tigers have announced that outside back Sam Aspland-Robinson has put pen to paper on a new contract at the Premiership outfit. The...

 
 
 

GREIG LAIDLAW CONFIRMS MOVE TO NTT SHINING ARCS

Former Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has signed a contract to play for Japanese Top League outfit NTT Shining Arcs ahead of next year's...

Who's hot and who's not!

WHO'S HOT AND WHO'S NOT!

It's time for our Monday wrap of who has their name in lights and who is making the headlines for all the wrong reasons over the past...

 
 
 
Blues re-sign hot prospect Hoskins Sotutu until 2022

BLUES RE-SIGN HOT PROSPECT HOSKINS SOTUTU UNTIL 2022

Impressive young number eight Hoskins Sotutu has agreed a new contract at the Blues until at least 2022, putting an end to speculation...

Sunday Social: A special birthday, new laws and a big hit

SUNDAY SOCIAL: A SPECIAL BIRTHDAY, NEW LAWS AND A BIG HIT

It is time for Planet Rugby's Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week's...

 
 
 
Video of the Week: Aaron Smith player cam

VIDEO OF THE WEEK: AARON SMITH PLAYER CAM

It's that time again for Planet Rugby's Video of the Week, bringing you standout footage you might like. New Zealand scrum-half Aaron...

14-MAN HURRICANES PROVE TOO STRONG FOR CHIEFS

The Hurricanes proved too strong for the Chiefs as they sealed a 25-18 victory in their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash in Hamilton on Sunday. With...

 
 
 



Mikel Arteta fuming Jamie Vardy escaped red as Arsenal boss gives Eddie...

Mikel Arteta fuming Jamie Vardy escaped red as Arsenal boss gives Eddie Nketiah verdict

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta felt Jamie Vardy should've been shown red during the Gunners' draw with Leicester on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Everton v Southampton: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and...

Everton v Southampton: When is it, where can you watch it, team news and what are the odds?

When is Everton v Southampton? Barring any health emergencies, the game is scheduled to take place on Thursday July 9. What time does Everton v Southampton kick-off? The game... Read more ...

Free Hospital Parking For NHS Staff Set To Be Scrapped As Coronavirus...

Free Hospital Parking For NHS Staff Set To Be Scrapped As Coronavirus Pandemic Eases

Get the latest on coronavirus. Sign up to the Daily Brief for news, explainers, how-tos, opinion and more. Free hospital parking for NHS staff in England will end once the... Read more ...

Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain

Boohoo launches independent review of UK supply chain

Online fashion retailer Boohoo has launched an independent review of its UK supply chain after allegations about working conditions at one factory. Read more ...

Piers Morgan rages as 'tone-deaf' government charge NHS staff for parking again

Piers Morgan rages as 'tone-deaf' government charge NHS staff for parking again

Piers, 55, branded the plans 'utterly disgusting' and accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of "kicking the boot in" Read more ...

Usain Bolt Reveals Baby Daughter's Name, And Well, It's Absolutely Perfect

Usain Bolt Reveals Baby Daughter's Name, And Well, It's Absolutely Perfect

Usain Bolt has revealed the name of his baby daughter and it really is perfect. The sprinter's partner Kasi Bennett gave birth to their first child on 17 May, and the... Read more ...

Liverpool strike transfer agreement with Thiago Alcantara over summer switch

Liverpool strike transfer agreement with Thiago Alcantara over summer switch

Liverpool are a step closer to signing Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara, it has been claimed. Read more ...

Chelsea player ratings vs Crystal Palace: Pulisic and Willian star again but...

Chelsea player ratings vs Crystal Palace: Pulisic and Willian star again but one ace flops

Chelsea kept their hopes of Champions League qualification alive with victory over Crystal Palace, but which of Frank Lampard's men impressed at Selhurst Park? Read more ...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims AC Milan would have won the Serie A title had he...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic claims AC Milan would have won the Serie A title had he been there all season

In his second spell at the club, after winning the Serie A title during his first, Ibrahimovic boldly claimed AC Milan would have done so again this season if he had been there... Read more ...

BILD: Kai Havertz asks to leave Leverkusen with Chelsea looking to pay...

BILD: Kai Havertz asks to leave Leverkusen with Chelsea looking to pay instalments

Another day, another strong Kai Havertz to Chelsea rumour from another top source. This time, it's German publication BILD providing the update. This outlet has close links to... Read more ...