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Jun 18, 2014

Moffett rages against the dying of the light

Following a resounding defeat at the EGM aimed at overturning the board of the WRU, David Moffett remains as combative as ever
Jun 16, 2014

Streaker receives rough justice

The security guard who "hammered" a streaker who ran onto the pitch during the All Blacks Test match on Saturday should have been playing for his home club, but needed the extra money, his coach says
May 30, 2014

Former Lingerie League player picked for Australia

If the selectors for Australia's women's side for a forthcoming tri-nations tournament wanted to guarantee headlines then their selection of the uncapped Chloe Butler ensured just that
May 28, 2014

'Trip' parent banned from touchline for two years

A parent who tripped up an Under-16s rugby player during a match in Hertfordshirehas been handed a two-year touchline ban
May 27, 2014

Police forced to breathalyse fans ... at a school game

For the fourth year running alcohol was banned for a school's match in New Zealand because spectators could be trusted to behave after a number of ugly incidents
May 27, 2014

Player faces long ban for wiping blood on ref's jersey

The parents of a player in Australia have pressed charges with the police after their son was allegedly punched during a match in Queensland
May 15, 2014

Cory Jane finally takes driving test after 12 years

Cory Jane finally upgrades to a full driver's licence, taking his driving test after 12 years on restricted duties because "I had pressure put on me from the New Zealand Rugby Union"
May 14, 2014

Taniela Tupou the latest rugby internet sensation

Watch the latest viral rugby video to see why "The Tongan Thor" is surely already on the radar of Auckland, the Blues and probably every ITM Cup and Super Rugby team in New Zealand
May 8, 2014

Taranaki launch search for bull as new mascot

Taranaki have asked their fans to lend them a bull to be their new mascot
May 7, 2014

Captain wanted to 'deck' dad admits tripped schoolboy

The schoolboy tripped up by the father of one of the opposing side in a bid to prevent him scoring a try has spoken out about what happened
May 7, 2014

David Moffett slams newspaper advertising

Former WRU chief executive David Moffett, actively campaigning to return to the board, has launched a remarkable attack on the Western Mail
May 7, 2014

The Welsh like rugby claims shock report

The WRU has revealed the results of a survey it commissioned which it says show that more than half the population of Wales is involved with rugby
May 1, 2014

Spectator banned for tripping player

A spectator has been caught on camera tripping a player as he attempted to stop a try during an Under-16s match
Apr 28, 2014

Long ban for stamping after player left needing 70 stitches

A club player in New Zealand has been banned for 78 weeks for brutally stamping on the head of an opponent.
Apr 25, 2014

Forward mocked for diving after 'punch'

Simaika Mikaele was ridiculed when threw himself to the ground clutching his face - albeit in instalments - after the mildest of jabs to his chest
Apr 23, 2014

England circus kit replaces kaleidoscope version

It does not seem to be that long ago when England last unveiled their new Sevens kit but they have a new strip and it will make its debut on May 3 at the Glasgow leg of the IRB Sevens World Series
Apr 17, 2014

England's monster raving loonies

Organisers of next month's London Sevens ensured decent coverage by dressing up three England players as monsters
Apr 16, 2014

The rugby star and the topless TV presenter

While his Highlanders team-mates might flying high in the Super XV's final 'wild card' slot, it seems Aaron Smith's love life might be getting a little too wild for his own good
Apr 15, 2014

Schoolboy scores 60 points in one match

A New Zealand schoolboy has achieved the remarkable feat of scoring 60 points in one match
Apr 9, 2014

McIlroy attempts to lure Dan Carter to Ulster

Rory McIlroy has admitted he tried to sell to Dan Carter the idea of moving to Ulster