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Dec 5, 2014

Ben Foden to appear in Hollyoaks

Northampton and England full-back Ben Foden is set to appear in soap opera Hollyoaks
Foden is set to play a 'rugby hunk' in Hollyoaks Getty Images
Nov 27, 2014

Richie McCaw now a winning racehorse owner

Richie McCaw enjoys yet another victory, this time away from the rugby field, with the blue-blooded racehorse he part owns making a winning debut in New Zealand
Nov 26, 2014

Wallabies expecting bill for dressing-room door

Wallabies staff broke a dressing-room door and hinges after the defeat by Ireland in Dublin, causing "a few thousand euros" worth of damage, the Irish Examiner reports
Nov 26, 2014

Four players shown red cards in mass French brawl

A French rugby match descended into chaos when four front-rowers were issued red cards for their part in a brawl
Nov 18, 2014

Sonny Bill plays it Daddy Cool

A quick glance at Sonny Bill Williams - all that ink, those bulging muscles and his slick short back and sides - leads you to the suspicion that the code-hopping, globe-trotting All Blacks centre is quite the modern man. Now he's proved it.
Nov 10, 2014

Jake victim of BBC's Balls-up

Jake Ball is probably going to be stuck with his new nickname for a while - and all thanks to the BBC...
Nov 4, 2014

Lomu, Dagg face fine for breaching electoral law

New Zealand electoral law prohibit the distribution of material on the day of an election that may influence voting, but Jonah Lomu and israel Dagg tweeted their support for the Prime Minister
Oct 8, 2014

Sebastien Chabal ... from fairy to presenter

Last seen on your screens as a fairy in a TV commercial, former France international Sebastien Chabal can now be seen teaching the basics of rugby
Oct 8, 2014

LSE rugby side disbanded for distributing sexist leaflet

The London School of Economics rugby side has been banned from playing for a year after what was intended to be a light-hearted leaflet advertising social events ignited a row over sexism
Oct 5, 2014

Argentinean tenor butchers Australia's anthem

Prior to the match in Mendoza, the Argentinean tenor bellowed out a fairly unique version of the Australian national anthem causing mirth among the Wallabies ranks
Oct 4, 2014

Streaker sparks all-in brawl

A streaker has managed to escape punishment after he tackled a player into touch during a university match between Newcastle University and Northumbria in England
Oct 2, 2014

Bath start Sam Burgess countdown

Bath are clearly excited about their new recruit and have launched a series of preview videos to whet the appetite ahead of Sam Burgess' arrival at the club
Sep 26, 2014

World Cup enlists fake Wilkinson to warn off ticket touts

World Cup organisers enlist fake Jonny Wilkinson to help promote buying tickets from official outlets
Sep 17, 2014

Nude Otago player left red faced

A naked player was left red-faced after he was televised changing during the prematch pep talk in Otago's changing room before last Wednesday night's ITM Cup match against Northland
Sep 15, 2014

The re-mastering of the dummy pass

A unique piece of skill from America that could re-write the textbook on dummy passes
Sep 14, 2014

Tindall returns to rugby ... for Devon Tribute 2 side

England World Cup-winner Mike Tindall's retirement from rugby has not lasted long. While his former Gloucester team-mates were running out against Sale in the Aviva Premiership, Tindall enjoyed a cameo for Devon Tribute 2 side North Tawton
Sep 8, 2014

Honey Badger shops for 'fart catcher' in Japan

Nick Cummins, better known as 'Honey Badger', prepared for his inaugural start with Japanese club Coca Cola West Red Sparks in a rather unusual fashion
Sep 4, 2014

New Zealand 'minimised' in World Cup promotion

Rugby World Cup officials defend themselves after New Zealand did not obviously feature in their Game of Thrones-inspired promotional video
Aug 29, 2014

Dan Carter takes ice bucket challenge

Dan Carter is the latest high-profile rugby star to undertake the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise funds to fight motor neuron disease
Aug 27, 2014

The Honey Budger and the goldfish with dementia

Nick Cummins, who often left English-speaking journalists bewildered with his responses, has made an immediate impression on his arrival to play in Japan with the local media