Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne to step down

RUGBY AUSTRALIA CHAIRMAN CAMERON CLYNE TO STEP DOWN

Rugby Australia chairman Cameron Clyne has confirmed that he will stand down from his role in 2020, conceding that the negativity surrounding...

JAMIE JOSEPH DROPS OUT OF ALL BLACKS RACE TO STAY AT JAPAN

The Japan Rugby Football Union have announced that head coach Jamie Joseph has agreed a new contract extension which will take him...

 
 
 
Defending champions Saracens outclassed by Racing

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS SARACENS OUTCLASSED BY RACING

A severely weakened Saracens outfit, who were without their England stars, were no match for Racing 92 on Sunday as the Frenchmen claimed...

SAINTS TOO GOOD FOR LYON, CONNACHT STUN MONTPELLIER

Northampton Saints made a superb start to their Champions Cup campaign courtesy of a 25-7 victory over Lyon at Franklin's Gardens on...

 
 
 
‘The machine is purring again' - Rob Baxter

‘THE MACHINE IS PURRING AGAIN' - ROB BAXTER

Exeter Chiefs director of rugby Rob Baxter insists that they are back on track after his side opened their European Champions Cup campaign...

LEO CULLEN HAILS LEINSTER'S RETURNING IRELAND STARS

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen hailed his returning Test stars after their 33-19 bonus-point win over Benetton in their Champions Cup...

 
 
 

MY RUGBY HERO: PETER STRINGER

During the 2019/20 Champions Cup, we dig through the archives to highlight a hero from a previous tournament. Next up, it's Peter Stringer. Player...

Sunday Social: The good, the bad and the Yato

SUNDAY SOCIAL: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE YATO

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...

 
 
 
Conor O'Shea steps down as Italy coach

CONOR O'SHEA STEPS DOWN AS ITALY COACH

The Italian Rugby Federation have confirmed that their head coach, Conor O'Shea, has stepped down from his position with immediate...

Four-try Jonah Holmes stars in Leicester triumph

FOUR-TRY JONAH HOLMES STARS IN LEICESTER TRIUMPH

Jonah Holmes crossed four times as he helped inspire Leicester Tigers to a 41-20 Challenge Cup victory over Pau at Welford Road on...

 
 
 
Fiji impress in victory over Barbarians

FIJI IMPRESS IN VICTORY OVER BARBARIANS

An under-strength Fiji produced an impressive performance as they beat the Barbarians 33-31 in an entertaining game at Twickenham on...

Munster show their class to defeat Ospreys

MUNSTER SHOW THEIR CLASS TO DEFEAT OSPREYS

Munster showed their Champions Cup credentials by producing an excellent performance to comfortably beat the Ospreys 32-13 at the Liberty...

 
 
 

EXETER EASE TO IMPRESSIVE WIN OVER LA ROCHELLE

Exeter Chiefs produced one of their greatest ever European performances to stun La Rochelle at the Stade Marcel-Deflandre, claiming...

Ulster edge Bath for crucial Champions Cup win

ULSTER EDGE BATH FOR CRUCIAL CHAMPIONS CUP WIN

Ulster got their European Champions Cup campaign off to an excellent start following a narrow 17-16 triumph over Bath at the Rec on...

 
 
 
Johan Ackermann proud of Gloucester effort in defeat

JOHAN ACKERMANN PROUD OF GLOUCESTER EFFORT IN DEFEAT

Gloucester head coach Johan Ackermann applauded his team's commitment despite going down to an opening Champions Cup pool loss to Toulouse. Two...

NINE-TRY VICTORY FOR WORCESTER OVER ENISEI-STM

Worcester Warriors kicked off their Challenge Cup pool charge with a clinical nine-try 57-14 victory over Russian outfit Enisei-STM...

 
 
 
Toulouse fight back to win opener at Gloucester

TOULOUSE FIGHT BACK TO WIN OPENER AT GLOUCESTER

Toulouse fought back from 20-9 down at the break to overcome Gloucester 25-20 in the opening Champions Cup fixture at Kingsholm on...

Rugby Union Today: Champions Cup previews

RUGBY UNION TODAY: CHAMPIONS CUP PREVIEWS

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we look ahead to this weekend's Champions Cup action and also have the Challenge Cup teams. What's...

 
 
 

CHALLENGE CUP TEAM SHEETS: SATURDAY

Round One's Challenge Cup action continues on Saturday with six matches taking place, starting with Calvisano taking on Cardiff Blues. Calvisano...

JACKSON WRAY TO PLAY 50TH CHAMPIONS CUP GAME FOR SARACENS

Three fixtures take place on Sunday in Round One of the European Champions Cup, starting with Connacht hosting Montpellier in Galway. Connacht...

 
 
 



Police trap 800 students inside Hong Kong university and threaten to shoot...

Police trap 800 students inside Hong Kong university and threaten to shoot over unrest

Students remain trapped in Polytechnic University in Hong Kong and police have warned they'll use live ammunition if anyone continues to protest in a tense showdown Read more ...

Chelsea could have signed Man City star Sergio Aguero but John Terry stopped...

Chelsea could have signed Man City star Sergio Aguero but John Terry stopped the transfer

Chelsea could have signed Sergio Aguero before he joined Manchester City. Read more ...

'What was the point?' Lorraine hits out at US woman linked to Boris for...

'What was the point?' Lorraine hits out at US woman linked to Boris for dodging questions

JENNIFER ARCURI joined Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid on Good Morning Britain to talk about her relationship with Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Following the chat, Lorraine... Read more ...

Prince Andrew got Queen's approval for interview, says Emily Maitlis

Prince Andrew got Queen's approval for interview, says Emily Maitlis

Emily Maitlis said Prince Andrew sought approval ‘from higher up' (Picture: Mark Harrison/ BBC/ Rex Features) Prince Andrew may have got the Queen's approval for his explosive... Read more ...

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard quits soap after 30 years

Coronation Street's Beverley Callard quits soap after 30 years

Coronation Street actress Beverley Callard will bow out as Liz McDonald from the ITV soap after 30 years in the role Read more ...

Ant McPartlin enjoys a drink as he celebrates 44th birthday with Declan Donnelly

Ant McPartlin enjoys a drink as he celebrates 44th birthday with Declan Donnelly

After making his grand return to I'm A Celebrity, the presenter rung in the milestone with his girlfriend Anne-Marie Corbett, Declan Donnelly, Dec's wife Ali Astall and baby... Read more ...

Jose Mourinho was issued Romelu Lukaku warning before Man Utd transfer...

Jose Mourinho was issued Romelu Lukaku warning before Man Utd transfer - 'He's a big baby'

Manchester United sold Romelu Lukaku to Inter Milan during the summer. Read more ...

Denis Zakaria's agent reveals midfielder won't be leaving amid interest from...

Denis Zakaria's agent reveals midfielder won't be leaving amid interest from Arsenal and Man Utd

The 22-year-old has starred for Borussia Monchengladbach who top the Bundesliga table. His agent has denied claims that he will be leaving the club in the upcoming January... Read more ...

Fresno shooting: ‘Several dead' as at least 9 are shot at football party...

Fresno shooting: ‘Several dead' as at least 9 are shot at football party after ‘gunman sneaks into yard and opens fire'

SEVERAL people have reportedly been killed after at least nine were gunned down at a garden football party in California on Sunday night. A huge manhunt is underway for a... Read more ...

Amazon Black Friday deals 2019 - offers live now and what to expect

Amazon Black Friday deals 2019 - offers live now and what to expect

Black Friday features big discounts from major retailers that you won't find at any other time of the year - with even bigger deals than Amazon Prime Day. For example, last... Read more ...