Injured No 8 Taulupe Faletau was a surprise inclusion in the Wales squad for the Autumn internationals, with coach Rob Howley also calling up uncapped Ospreys duo Sam Davies and Rory Thornton.
South African rugby is "rotten from the bottom up and top down" and needs radical reform, 1995 World Cup hero Joel Stransky says.
England coach Eddie Jones wants to give his side a unique identity rather copy the template of the all-conquering All Blacks just to prove that there is more than one route to success in the...
Centre Samu Kerevi scored two tries as Australia beat Argentina 33-21 at Twickenham to snatch the runners-up spot in the Rugby Championship.
A French newspaper is claiming there are "anomalies" in drug tests undertaken by former All Blacks Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko on the eve of this year's France Top 14 final.
Flyhalf Morne Steyn kicked all South Africa's points in an error-strewn 18-10 victory over Australia in their Rugby Championship clash at Loftus Versfeld.
Italy has withdrawn from the race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
Winger Chris Ashton will appear before a Rugby Football Union disciplinary panel after he was accused of two separate incidents of biting an opponent, English rugby's governing body says.
Michael Cheika was delighted with the five tries Australia scored in their victory over Argentina in Perth last night but it was the improvement in defence that really pleased the Wallabies' coach.
It's possible, as long as there are no rogue voters, that small but significant changes to the rugby calendar will be ratified in November.
Australia has beaten South Africa in the Rugby Championship to claim its first win of 2016.
South Africa captain Adriaan Strauss has announced he will quit international rugby at the end of the 2016 season.
Wallabies flyhalf Quade Cooper has signed a three-year contract with the Australian Rugby Union and the Queensland Reds, confirming his return after a season with French club Toulon.
The All Blacks are sailing on through the Rugby Championship but rivals Australia and South Africa continue to run into injury troubles.
A late penalty has given Argentina a 26-24 victory over South Africa in the Rugby Championship in Salta.
Argentina will be driven by a belief that the Pumas are capable of beating anyone on their day when they meet South Africa again in Salta this weekend.
Cillian Willis has become the first professional rugby player to sue an English club for clinical negligence over concussion in a landmark case for the sport.
Warren Gatland is set to become the second coach to lead the Lions on major back-to-back tours, the Guardian reported.
Rugby Championships matches in the northern hemisphere could become a more regular feature as the competition seeks to attract new audiences and take games to expatriate fans, organisers said.
Jarryd Hayne has reportedly met the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) about a possible switch to the NSW Waratahs in a move that could ruin the Eels' chances of getting their elite star back into the NRL at Parramatta.