Rugby Union Today: Samu Manoa joins Cardiff Blues

Date published: July 11 2018

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you Super Rugby team announcements and news that Samu Manoa has joined Cardiff Blues.

What’s on the site

Samu Manoa is the latest player to put pen to paper at Cardiff Blues as John Mulvihill adds further international quality to his squad.

Connacht have announced the signing of experienced loose forward Colby Fainga’a from Australian Super Rugby side the Melbourne Rebels.

We also bring you team announcements from the Reds and Sunwolves, who meet at Suncorp Stadium as well as the Hurricanes and Chiefs, who meet at FMG Stadium – both on Friday.

What’s in the news

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has named a side laden with international experience for the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco next weekend.

Harlequins have announced that skills coach Collin Osborne has left the club for personal reasons after 13 years with the Premiership side.

What’s on social media

Leicester have got into the World Cup spirit ahead of the England vs Croatia semi-final. What global rugby names do you think would work?

What’s on TV

There is just one week remaining in the Super Rugby regular season and Sky Sports are showing all seven Round 19 clashes.