All international rugby could be scrapped this year, reveals World Rugby chief Sir Bill Beaumont

17 Apr

World Rugby chairman Sir Bill Beaumont believes there is a ‘distinct possibility’ that all international rugby could be scrapped for the remainder of the year. On Thursday, the organisation announced it was providing an £80million relief fund to aid national unions through the crisis. The organisation is also exploring a way to return to playing […]

The greatest acts of sportsmanship to restore your faith in humanity, including Mike Tyson, Aryton Senna, Freddie Flintoff and Robbie Fowler

29 Mar

The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus has stopped civilisation as we know it, bringing the globe to a grinding halt. As the death rate and cases of infection for COVID-19 continue to mount, more and more of the world as we know it is shutting down. Unfortunately, this has meant sport has also taken a […]

England coach Eddie Jones agrees to take 25 per cent pay cut as RFU faces up to £50million revenue losses due to coronavirus pandemic

26 Mar

England coach Eddie Jones has agreed to take a pay cut in excess of 25 per cent. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is facing revenue losses of up to £50million over the next 18 months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Subsequently, RFU chiefs and Jones have taken pay cuts to limit the financial impact on […]

Rugby Football Union cancels 2019/20 season for all domestic rugby below Premiership in England due to coronavirus crisis

20 Mar

The Rugby Football Union has cancelled the 2019/20 season for all domestic rugby in England – with the exception of the Premiership – due to the coronavirus crisis. English rugby’s governing body remains in constant discussion with its top-flight over the future of the current campaign, which has been suspended for five weeks. A statement […]

Coronavirus in sport: All the events cancelled or postponed including Premier League, Euro 2020, Olympics, The Open, Wimbledon and Anthony Joshua fight

13 Mar

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has wreaked havoc on the worldwide sporting calendar. The Football Association, the Premier League, the English Football League, FA Women’s Super League and FA Women’s Championship have all called a halt to the action. Meanwhile, England’s cricket team cut short their tour of Sri Lanka, while the year’s first golf major, […]

Coronavirus: Final round of Six Nations matches ‘postponed until October’ due to COVID-19 outbreak

9 Mar

The final round of Six Nations matches has been postponed until October due to the coronavirus outbreak, reports claim. The deadly disease has infected more than 110,000 people, with almost 4,000 deaths worldwide England’s match with Italy, which was originally scheduled for March 14, has already been called off. French outlet Rugbyrama claim remaining Six […]

England keep hopes of winning Six Nations alive with win over Wales in match where Joe Marler grabs Alun Wyn Jones’ penis

7 Mar

England kept alive their hopes of winning the 2020 Six Nations with a 33-30 victory over rivals Wales at Twickenham. Tries from Anthony Watson and Elliot Daly helped Eddie Jones’ side raced to a commanding 20-9 lead at half time. The first half also saw one of the more bizarre moments of this year’s championships […]

Scotland vs France Women’s Six Nations clash postponed as home player tests positive for coronavirus

6 Mar

Scotland Women’s Six Nations clash with France has been postponed after a home player tested positive for coronavirus. The game was set to take place in Glasgow on Saturday. A statement on the Scottish Rugby’s official website said the player had been ‘admitted to a health care facility as part of the protocol but was […]

Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson earn first England starts since World Cup final for Six Nations clash vs Wales

5 Mar

Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson have both been selected to face Wales in England’s Six Nations clash at Twickenham on Saturday. Bath wing Watson and Sale back-row forward Wilson will feature for the first time since the Rugby World Cup final defeat to South Africa last November. Watson has recovered from a calf injury while […]

England’s Six Nations clash in Italy postponed due to coronavirus as FA holds talks about Azzurri friendly at Wembley

5 Mar

England’s Six Nations clash in Italy has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, it has been announced. COVID-19 has infected more than 94,000 people, which includes over 3,000 deaths across the globe. And the death toll has reached 107 in Italy, with 3,090 people infected, making it one of the worst-hit European countries. Six […]

Six Nations 2020: England produce dominant display to end Ireland’s Grand Slam hopes and reignite title hopes

23 Feb

England stormed to a crushing 24-12 victory over Ireland at Twickenham, reigniting their own hopes of landing the Six Nations title. There were shades of the knockout phase romps against Australia and New Zealand as Eddie Jones’ men ended the Irish Grand Slam march in destructive fashion, leaving France as the Guinness Six Nations’ only […]

Six Nations RESULTS: Scotland cruise to victory over Italy in Rome ahead of crunch clash between Wales and France

22 Feb

Scotland cruised to a straightforward 17-0 victory over Italy to claim their first victory of the 2020 Six Nations campaign. Scotland had failed to score in either of their opening defeats to Ireland and England, but Stuart Hogg – guilty of horror spills in both those losses – made amends after 23 minutes with a […]

Danny Cipriani reveals he tried to buy a gun to kill himself in an emotional Instagram post about ex-girlfriend Caroline Flack’s death

21 Feb

Danny Cipriani reveals he has suffered from suicidal thoughts and considered buying a gun during an emotional video in the wake of Caroline Flack’s death. The former Love Island presenter was found dead at her flat on Saturday having taken her own life as she awaited trial for allegedly assaulting her boyfriend, Lewis Burton. Flack […]