New Zealand Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has named his squad for the final two legs of the IRB Sevens World Series in Scotland and England.
All Blacks legend Sir Fred Allen will be farewelled at Eden Park this Wednesday.
Rugby News' DAVE CAMPBELL was one of the last journos to speak to Sir Fred Allen when he interviewed him on the eve of the release of his book, Fred The Needle – The Untold Story of Fred Allen, last year.
Kurtis Haiu has appeared in court on a drink-driving charge.
Richie McCaw will make his return from injury off the bench when the Crusaders play the Waratahs in Sydney on Sunday afternoon.
The IRB will get a face-lift in its next council meeting in May when former Puma captain Agustín Pichot joins the world rugby organisation as the Argentine representative.
The unemployed Peter de Villiers has taken another swipe at the referee he feels cost the Springboks the chance to defend their Rugby World Cup crown last year.
England coach Stuart Lancaster has had a “productive meeting” with Wayne Smith about him joining his coaching staff, according to reports in the UK.
The New Zealand Sevens team will play its Australian counterparts in a curtainraiser to the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Crusaders at Allianz Stadium in Sydney this Sunday.
Warren Gatland will miss Wales’ tour of Australia in June because of the injuries he suffered during his fall in New Zealand.
Super Rugby referees need to take a tougher stance on the offside rules, says former All Blacks selector and USA coach Peter Thorburn.
Under-fire Blues coach Pat Lam is among a list of well-known coaches linked to the vacant Sale job in England.
All Blacks and Highlanders halfback Jimmy Cowan is to leave New Zealand to play for Gloucester
The New Zealand Rugby Union has posted a $9.6 million bottom line profit for the 2011 financial year.
The new Manu Samoa coach is said to have been named, but there is confusion from the ‘preferred candidate’ who says he has not signed a contract nor has he entered into any real discussion with the Samoan Rugby Union about the job yet.
Highlanders flanker James Haskell hasn’t thought what he’ll do if Wasps are relegated from the Aviva Premiership.
Rugby News looks back on some of the stories which made headlines during the week that was April 2-8.
New Zealand Sevens coach Gordon Tietjens will mentor the side at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.
This weekend throws up another set of games which could go either way.
Which player was unlucky not to make the Wallabies’ preliminary squad for the British and Irish Lions series?