Ireland’s five-match tour in New Zealand vs All Blacks and Maori All Blacks: how to watch live on Sky Sports | Rugby Union News

Johnny Sexton leads Ireland as captain on their New Zealand tour, live on Sky Sports Andy Farrell will lead Ireland to a first-ever win over the All Blacks on New Zealand soil this summer, exclusively live on Sky Sports. The tour will be Ireland’s first since a 2018 Series 2-1 win against the Wallabies in … Read more

Danny Care ready for shock England comeback against Barbarians in Twickenham | Rugby Union News

Eddie Jones says non-cap international against the Barbarians is all about “chance” with Danny Care poised to complete his shocking comeback; Sunday’s game is an important part of England’s preparations for their three-Test series against Australia, live on Sky Sports Last updated: 17/06/22 14:01 hrs Danny Care is set to complete his shocking England comeback … Read more

Ukraine loses World Cup play-off to Wales 1-0 in Cardiff, ending their dream of qualifying for the final in Qatar

Ukrainian players wept in the rain as they applauded their dejected supporters after missing out on World Cup qualifiers by losing 1-0 to Wales in Europe’s final play-off for the FIFA football showpiece on Sunday. World Cup play-off Wales 1 Andriy Yarmolenko (OG) Ukraine 0 Wales take Europe’s 13th and final World Cup qualifying spot … Read more

Ukraine national football team hopes to beat Wales to World Cup spot amid war at home

Far from battlefields and Russian invaders, Ukrainian footballers exempt from military service are trying to lead their country to the World Cup. Ukraine at major tournaments 2006 World Cup (Qualified): Reached Quarter Finals Euro 2012 (co-hosts): Eliminated in group stage Euro 2016: (Qualified): Eliminated in Group Stage Euro 2020 (qualified): reached quarter-finals As they prepare … Read more

Harlequins Andre Esterhuizen named player player of the year; Freddie Steward claims double prize | Rugby Union News

England and Leicester fullback Freddie Steward doubles down at the awards ceremony, while Tigers team-mate Chris Ashton is voted the season’s moment of breaking the Premiership’s all-time try-scoring record; Marlie Packer named England Women’s Player of the Year Last updated: 25/05/22 11:56 PM Harlequins center Andre Esterhuizen elected player of the year by his colleagues … Read more

England captain Sarah Hunter misses Six Nations Grand Slam decision maker against France | Rugby Union News

Hunter, 36, sustained the injury in Sunday’s 69-0 win over Ireland; England will meet France on Saturday in Bayonee at 2.15 pm Last updated: 26/04/22 2:58 PM Sarah Hunter will miss Saturday’s decider against France England captain Sarah Hunter will miss the Six Nations Grand Slam decider against France on Saturday with a rib injury. … Read more

Queen leads royals in memorial service to Prince Philip

Royal family members arrive at Westminster Abbey for Prince Philip memorial service Ailing Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday made her first major public appearance in months, at a thanksgiving service for her late husband, Prince Philip, who died last year aged 99. The monarch, who turns 96 next month, has not attended a high-profile event … Read more

France set down World Cup marker with superb Grand Slam

France’s scrum half Antoine Dupont, the World Player of the Year, is a constant menace to opponents France’s first Six Nations title for 12 years showed that Fabien Galthie’s impressive team, who beat England in a party atmosphere at the Stade de France, will be hard to stop at the World Cup on home soil … Read more

Six Nations: Eddie Jones won’t be drawn on England future after third-place finish | Rugby Union News

England’s campaign ended with a 25-13 defeat to champions France which also saw the hosts claim the Grand Slam; The result confirmed a third-place finish for Jones’ side, but the Australian refused to answer questions about his future Last Updated: 20/03/22 12:01am Eddie Jones would not be drawn on his future after England’s loss to … Read more

France beat England to seal Grand Slam in style

Captain Antoine Dupont (C) led France to their first Six Nations title since 2010 France won their first Six Nations title since 2010 by defeating England 25-13 in an impressive all-round display at the Stade de France on Saturday. Victory also gave Les Bleus their first Grand Slam in 12 years and underlined their status … Read more