International Rugby News

Rugby: McCabe hangs up boots after third neck fracture

Rugby: McCabe hangs up boots after third neck fracture

Australia utility back Pat McCabe has decided to retire after fracturing his neck for the third time in last weekend's Rugby Championship defeat to New Zealand, his Super Rugby coach Steve Larkham says.

Rugby: Wallabies captain to lead Brumbies

Wallabies hooker Stephen Moore has been named captain of the ACT Brumbies, despite the likelihood of missing part of next year's Super Rugby season as he recovers from a serious knee injury.

Rugby: Matfield back with Boks for trip Down Under

Rugby: Matfield back with Boks for trip Down Under

Experienced lock Victor Matfield has overcome injury and been included in South Africa's squad to tour Australia and New Zealand in the Rugby Championship next month, but question marks remain over the fitness of loose-forward Willem Alberts.

Rugby: England claim women's World Cup

Rugby: England claim women's World Cup

A scorching try from centre Emily Scarratt helped England lift their first women's rugby World Cup title since 1994 after a 21-9 final victory over Canada.

Rugby: Early try key as Boks edge Pumas

Rugby: Early try key as Boks edge Pumas

A first-minute try from Ruan Pienaar proved decisive as South Africa beat Argentina 13-6 in their rain-affected Rugby Championship test at Loftus Versfeld to record a winning start to the annual four-nation competition.

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