Club Rugby

Saracens Chairman Not Happy With Loss Of Players For International Games

The Saracens chairman, Nigel Wray, wants the rugby calendar to be changed so that the clubs and England play at different times. He described the current system, whereby Premiership sides lose their international players for three months every season, an “absolute nonsense”. “Professional rugby dawned 20 years ago and we still behave as if the game is amateur,” said Wray …

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Could The NRL Bunker Be The Answer To Rugby Union’s TMO Problem?

Rugby has borrowed many things from its 13-man spin-off over the years and it seems rugby league’s latest development, the video-replay bunker, has also worked its way onto the World Rugby radar. While technology and the use of the Television Match Official continue to cloud this year’s Super Rugby season, the NRL’s new bunker set-up has largely been hailed as …

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A Super Rugby vs Champions Cup Winners Game Looks To Be On The Cards

A meeting between the champion clubs of European and southern hemisphere rugby seems to be edging closer, although “planning is at an early stage”. European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) says it is talking to southern hemisphere governing body Sanzar about organising a game “in the future”. Toulon won the European Champions Cup in 2015 while New Zealand’s Highlanders are the …

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All Blacks Legend To Join New American Pro Rugby League

The former All Black full-back Mils Muliaina has signed to play in the first US domestic professional rugby union competition, which is set to kick off in April. PRO Rugby will announce the move on Friday, a little over two weeks before the first round of matches. Muliaina – who is currently contracted to Zebre in Italy – will play …

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