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England's Launchbury to miss Six Nations

England's Launchbury to miss Six Nations

England second-row forward Joe Launchbury will miss the Six Nations after Wasps announced on Thursday that he must undergo neck surgery and faces up to four months out..

International News  | Published: 18 Dec 2014 12:46

Wallaby coach unfazed by overseas player drain

Wallaby coach unfazed by overseas player drain

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is unfazed about a possible mass exodus of players after next year's World Cup following the departures of veterans James Horwill and Adam Ashley-Cooper..

International News  | Published: 18 Dec 2014 06:46

Force sign Japanese international Yamada

Force sign Japanese international Yamada

Dynamic Japanese international Akihito Yamada has signed for Australian Super 15 team Western Force, the club said on Thursday..

International News  | Published: 18 Dec 2014 04:16

All Black Carter to play in France after World Cup

All Black Carter to play in France after World Cup

All Black great Dan Carter will leave New Zealand rugby after next year's World Cup to play for French Top 14 club Racing Metro, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) said Thursday..

International News  | Published: 18 Dec 2014 01:01

Aussie Horwill to join Harlequins

Aussie Horwill to join Harlequins

Australia lock James Horwill will join Harlequins from Queensland Rugby after the 2015 World Cup, the English Premiership club announced on Wednesday..

Rugby Union News  | Published: 17 Dec 2014 23:01

Toulon's Armitage handed 12-week ban

Toulon's Armitage handed 12-week ban

Two-time defending European champions Toulon suffered a blow on Wednesday as utility back Delon Armitage was banned for 12 weeks after being found guilty of misconduct following the stormy European Champions Cup defeat by Leicester..

Rugby Union News  | Published: 17 Dec 2014 22:16

Kenyan rugby chief Muthee quits

Kenyan rugby chief Muthee quits

Kenyan rugby was thrown into turmoil when Kenyan Rugby Union (KRU) chairman Mwangi Muthee resigned on Wednesday in the wake of the sevens team dismal showing in the Sevens World Series..

Rugby Union News  | Published: 17 Dec 2014 19:46

 Ashley-Cooper to join Bordeaux

Ashley-Cooper to join Bordeaux

French Top-14 side Bordeaux-Bègles on Wednesday announced they had agreed a two-year contract with Australian international Adam Ashley-Cooper to join them after next year's World Cup..

Rugby Union News  | Published: 17 Dec 2014 15:46

Hartley and Lawes staying at Northampton

Hartley and Lawes staying at Northampton

England internationals Dylan Hartley and Courtney Lawes have both signed new contracts with Premiership champions Northampton, the club announced on Wednesday..

Rugby Union News  | Published: 17 Dec 2014 10:46