VIDEO: Richie Mo’unga shows his quality in Super Rugby final

Date published: August 8 2018 Richie Mo’unga was named man of the match in the Super Rugby final and this demonstrates why after instigating David Havili’s crucial score. The Crusaders pivot has been in exceptional form throughout 2018 and is putting pressure on Beauden Barrett for the starting All Blacks jersey in the Rugby Championship….

Shaun Edwards to make league return as Wigan Warriors head coach in 2020 | Sport

Shaun Edwards will return to rugby league in 2020 as the Wigan head coach after fulfilling his commitments with Wales rugby union side following the World Cup next year. Edwards, who played for Wigan from 1983 to 1997, has been widely linked with a return to league since Shaun Wane announced in May that he would…

Financial adjustment or turmoil? What’s going on at the RFU?

Steve Brown congratulates England coach Eddie Jones on his contract extension in January When Steve Brown was appointed chief executive of the Rugby Football Union in September 2017, he made his intentions clear: he wanted England to be the leading rugby nation in the world, both on and off the field. Almost a year later,…

Newly discovered 100-year-old Goldie painting up for sale for first time

Last updated 12:55, August 9 2018 International Art Centre Kapi Kapi an Arawa Chieftainess, painted in 1918, is going up for sale at the International Art Centre next week. A newly discovered 100-year-old painting by revered artist Charles F Goldie is going up for sale for the first time.  The painting, Kapi Kapi an Arawa Chieftainess, was…

Gavin Henson aiming to prolong professional career

Date published: August 8 2018 Former Wales international Gavin Henson is looking to continue his playing career beyond the current campaign with the Newport-based Dragons. The utility back, who has garnered 33 caps for his country, will be 37 by the end of his current deal at the Welsh region which runs out in June…

Shaun Edwards’ Wales departure is confirmed as his next move is announced

Wales defence coach Shaun Edwards will become head coach of rugby league side Wigan Warriors following the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Edwards, like head coach Warren Gatland, attack coach Rob Howley and forwards coach Robin McBryde, will see his current contract expire after next year’s global showpiece in Japan. Gatland’s successor has already been confirmed…

James Haskell clears DJ decks for new lease of life with Northampton | Sport

James Haskell was too busy honing his deejaying skills to worry about regaining his England place over the summer after missing out on the series defeat by South Africa. Haskell, who returned to the England party for last week’s training camp, was left at home as Brad Shields and Tom Curry were given chances to…

RU Today: Gonzalo Quesada becomes the new Jaguares boss

Another busy day in the rugby union game as ex-fly-half Gonzalo Quesada was announced as Mario Ledesma’s successor at the Jaguares. What’s on the site Read the story on Gonzalo Quesada’s appointment as the Jaguares’ new head coach, taking over from Mario Ledesma, who became Argentina’s boss last week. Elsewhere, England wing Jonny May believes…

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