Rugby Union News

Sexton ponders contract offer

Sexton ponders contract offer

Ireland fly-half Jonny Sexton is pondering a new four-year contract offer from French giants Racing Metro.

Big expectations at Gloucester

Big expectations at Gloucester

David Humphreys is confident Gloucester can deal with the huge weight of expectation on them this season.

Glasgow bring in Braid

Glasgow bring in Braid

Canada international Connor Braid has joined Guinness PRO12 side Glasgow on an initial three-month deal.

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  • Tommy Bowe on Ulster's pre-season and rivalry with Leinster

    Rivalry renewed

    Tommy Bowe says Ulster are ready for the new season and driven by their rivalry with Leinster.


  • Rugby Championship: Springboks top the table after round 1

    Rugby Championship R1

    Bad weather dominated the opening fixtures of the Rugby Championship, but what will this weekend hold?


  • Try of the week: Vote for your favourite

    Try of the week

    Watch five of the best tries from around the world of rugby union - and then vote for your favourite.

  • The Off Load: England's World Cup stars shine in Paris

    The Off Load

    Rupert Cox reviews the weekend's rugby - from rain-soaked Sydney to England's World Cup winners in Paris.


Experts & Columnists

  • Stuart Barnes blogs on New Zealand's draw, downpours and England Women's World Cup win

    Streak slips away

    New Zealand fell short of an historic record but England Women had plenty to smile about, says Stuart Barnes.

  • Will Greenwood pays tribute to fellow World Cup winner Mike Tindall after his retirement

    Tindall a 'warrior'

    Will Greenwood heaped praise on fellow 2003 World Cup winner Mike Tindall following his retirement.


  • England, Wales and France handed World Cup wake-up call, says Stuart Barnes

    Wake-up call

    As England, France and Wales suffer, Stuart Barnes reviews the international lessons learnt.


  • New Zealand v England: Tourists must step up a level, says Will Greenwood

    Opportunities missed

    England must take their chances to match New Zealand’s level by the World Cup, says Will Greenwood.


TV Shows

  • Last year's finalists Glasgow and Leinster feature in the opening round of the PRO12

    PRO12 on Sky

    We take a look at all the exciting Guinness PRO12 action being brought to you on Sky Sports.


  • England Women win World Cup: Emily Scarratt and Maggie Alphonsi 'superb'

    Scarratt 'just superb'

    Former captain Catherine Spencer pays tribute to World Cup winners Emily Scarratt and Maggie Alphonsi.

  • Sky Sports News: Look back at how we covered breaking news of yesteryear

    SSN memories: 2005

    Ahead of the launch of Sky Sports News HQ, we look back at our pioneering coverage of yesteryear.

  • Sky Sports News HQ will launch on August 12 on the new channel of 401

    Sky Sports News HQ

    Sky Sports News will relaunch on channel 401 as Sky Sports News HQ from August 12.


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