Another busy day in the rugby union game as Northampton Saints announce 19 contract extensions while there’s huge news from the World Rugby Sevens Series.
What’s on the site
Courtney Lawes, Dan Biggar and Rory Hutchinson are among the players to have re-signed at Franklin’s Gardens in a major boost for the Premiership club.
What’s in the news
Worcester Warriors are also looking ahead to 2020/21 and have given promising fly-half Billy Searle a contract extension that keeps him at the club until 2023.
What’s on social media
What a game this was in 2001? It’s 19 years to the day that Jason Robinson and Brian O’Driscoll scored these memorable tries for the Lions against Australia.
⚡️ Billy Whizz
👌 BOD magic
🗓 On this day in 2001: Lions thump Australia 29-13. pic.twitter.com/tJqPZ0h1ik
— Planet Rugby (@PlanetRugby) June 30, 2020
What’s on TV
Super Rugby Aotearoa continues into Round Four with the Highlanders v Crusaders on Saturday before the Chiefs v Hurricanes on Sunday. There’s also Super Rugby AU live on Sky Sports that starts on Friday with the Reds v Waratahs. The Brumbies face the Rebels on Saturday.