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Rob Baxter hopes Exeter can follow Liverpool's example and clinch title

作者:admin 2020-06-27

Exeter Chiefs are hoping to copy Liverpool’s patient example and enjoy delayed title satisfaction if and when this season restarts as planned. The Chiefs’ director of rugby, Rob Baxter, has warned, however, that his squad have a harder run-in than Ju 阅读全文

Boris Johnson opposes ban on Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

作者:admin 2020-06-26

Boris Johnson has criticised a review by rugby union authorities into the song Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, saying the focus should be on the “substance” of efforts to combat racism. The Guardian revealed on Thursday that the Rugby Football Union was lo 阅读全文

Quiz: sport in the 1980s

作者:admin 2020-06-26

At which football ground in London did Barry McGuigan beat Eusebio Pedroza to win the world featherweight title in 1985? Wembley Loftus Road McGuigan won a unanimous points decision at QPR's ground and went on to win the BBC Spo 阅读全文

New Zealand All Blacks to play cross-code blockbuster against Australia's rugby league team

作者:admin 2020-06-26

New Zealand Rugby has confirmed talks are under way to stage a cross-code match between the All Blacks and the Kangaroos. NZR chief executive Mark Robinson verified reports an historic hybrid game could take place later in the year as a money-making 阅读全文

RFU may urge England fans not to sing Swing Low because of slavery link

作者:admin 2020-06-26

The Rugby Football Union is conducting a review into the singing of Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by England supporters, admitting that many of them are unaware of its origins as a song about slavery. England fans have previously been criticised for “cros 阅读全文

Lack of global vision could lead to 'the death of rugby in Japan'

作者:admin 2020-06-26

The truth can be elusive in rugby union. Even in exceptionally unstable times there will always be those who dismiss it as simply a bit of light turbulence. So things must be serious when those with extensive knowledge of the game’s economics publicl 阅读全文

Chris Robshaw, ex-England captain, signs for San Diego Legion in MLR

作者:admin 2020-06-26

The former England captain Chris Robshaw has signed for the San Diego Legion in Major League Rugby, the Guardian can confirm. Chris Robshaw: ‘When Eddie Jones calls you it’s normally not good news’ | Donald McRae Read more The Har 阅读全文

Contract situation is 'an absolute circus', says rugby players' association

作者:admin 2020-06-26

English club rugby union is in chaos with some players being given 24-hour ultimatums to sign new contracts in order to exploit a loophole in the new salary cap rules. The Rugby Players’ Association says it is working around the clock to help hundred 阅读全文

Will Carling: 'I didn't open the curtains for a year, I was so battered'

作者:admin 2020-06-26

Twenty-five years ago I might have sneered at the fact Will Carling and I have just talked at length three days in a row. I would have been astonished by my discovery that he is one of the most interesting interviewees in sport. It was easy to be jud 阅读全文

Rugby's failure to reach calendar consensus is warning of bleak future

作者:admin 2020-06-26

No one could ever accuse rugby union of rushing into big decisions. It is 25 years and counting since the sport was effectively ushered into a new professional era and still the arguments continue regarding how it should ideally look. Monday’s global 阅读全文