Nigel Owens and Wayne Barnes officiating at the 2015 Rugby World Cup.
Colin Newboult

Wayne Barnes’ verdict on Paolo Garbisi’s penalty miss as Nigel Owens admits France got ‘very lucky’

Former Test referees Wayne Barnes and Nigel Owens have delved fully into the incident at the end of Italy’s 13-13 draw with France in the Six Nations.
Sir Ian McGeechan working as a pundit.
Adam Kyriacou

British and Irish Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan lands surprising new job

British and Irish Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan has landed a new job in rugby that will surprise many as he looks to mentor a young head coach.
Rieko Ioane celebrates NZ v Ireland RWC 2023 - Alamy.jpg
Colin Newboult

‘All Blacks are supposed to play rugby’ – Ex-Wallaby blasts New Zealand Rugby for ‘most stupid’ policy

Ex-Wallaby Greg Martin has lashed out following the decision to rest All Blacks stars early in the Super Rugby Pacific campaign.
Munster scrum-half Craig Casey with ball in hand.
David Skippers

Ireland trio back for Munster while Scotland stalwart hits Edinburgh century

The teams have been named for Friday’s United Rugby Championship action as Edinburgh and Munster host the Ospreys and Zebre Parma respectively.
Split with Makazole Mapimpi (Sharks), Canan Moodie (Bulls) and Sanele Nohamba (Lions).
Dylan Coetzee

Returning Springboks, SA Shield on the line and Lions on the hunt in United Rugby Championship storylines

There is much to discuss and before the URC action begins we give you some storylines to follow during the second of two Origin Rounds.