With Cardiff Blues set to follow in the footsteps of Saracens by introducing an artificial pitch at the Arms Park, is rugby leading the way in the artificial pitch stakes?
Yesterday the Cardiff Blues board agreed to insert the artificial pitch at the Arms Park in time for the new season due to the shocking state of the current turf. Although the alteration still requires the official approval of the WRU all signs point to work starting on the new pitch in early June as the Blues seek to bring...Read Full Story
(Reuters) – Winger Tom English scored his first two tries in Super Rugby as the Melbourne Rebels claimed a maiden win over the New South Wales Waratahs 24-22 in a closely contested all-Australian Super Rugby clash on Friday.
English touched down in the corner for tries in the ninth and 75th minutes as the Rebels, led by another immense display by their skipper and number eight Scott Higginbotham, edged a scrappy contest in front of their fans at AAMI Park.
While Australia coach Robbie Deans...Read Full Story
It was a matter of hours after Richard Hill was sacked, that former Gloucester Coach, Dean Ryan, had taken over the somewhat hopeless head post at Sixways. Worcester, in typical fashion, had another underwhelming, underachieving season in the Premiership and had a certain Mike Scott to thank for their avoidance of relegation. A Warriors supporter myself, I have been accustomed to shabby performances, ‘past-it’ signings and a general lugubrious atmosphere on a Saturday afternoon. Let’s be...Read Full Story
Ben Barba was back to his best in the Bulldogs' 24-14 win against Brisbane at ANZ Stadium.Read Full Story
Rugby is a sport that is popular in Europe. It involves a football shaped ball, that is carried up and down a field. The ball is passed backfield, which is odd from most sports. For more information, check back here. Also, share pictures, news, videos and more.
Rugby football, usually just "rugby", may refer to a number of sports descended from a common form of football developed at Rugby School in Rugby, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, this is when William Web Ellis picked up the leather football which was being used for a school football game and ran with it. Rugby league, rugby union, Australian rules, American football and Canadian football are modern sports that originated from rugby football. However rugby league and rugby union are the only two sports referred to as "rugby" today.