Shields latest injury concern for depleted England
Flanker Brad Shields has become the latest injury concern for England ahead of the Six Nations after he was ruled out of Wasps' European Champions Cup clash with Leinster.
Hunt joins Waratahs in player swap with Hegarty
Karmichael Hunt's move to NSW was finally confirmed on Monday morning with the fallen Wallabies star heading south in a virtual player swap with Bryce Hegarty.
Why there's cause for Super Rugby excitement
Super Rugby is back in just a month, and this season has the ingredients to be the best of the past few years - a prospect that could not be more timely given the general dissatisfaction that has surrounded the once-mighty southern hemisphere tournament.
Bulls, Lions, Sharks, Stormers unveil Marvel Super Hero jerseys
The new jerseys, inspired by Marvel's Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America, will debut in public at the Super Hero Sunday preseason double-header at Cape Town Stadium on February 3.
espnW foresight: Stars, shockers and stories of 2019
As the countdown to the 2019 season begins we look ahead to our four big women's winter codes: AFLW, Super Netball, Super W and rugby league. What will be the same in 2019? What has changed? Read our bold predictions for the season ahead.
Your list of Super Rugby preseason trials
The presence of the Rugby World Cup means Super Rugby begins two weeks earlier in 2019. But before the season proper kicks off, there are a number of trial games to be contested. Check out the full list here.
Karmichael Hunt to join Waratahs: report
Karmichael Hunt will reportedly return to Super Rugby next season after being thrown a lifeline by the NSW Waratahs.
Savea signs extended All Blacks contract
All Blacks flanker Ardia Savea has resisted approaches from French club rugby and added two years to his contract with New Zealand Rugby.
Folau's brother signs with Waratahs
John Folau, Wallabies star Israel Folau's brother, has followed in his older sibling's footsteps by signing with the NSW Waratahs for the 2019 Super Rugby season after quitting the NRL in September.
Pote Human appointed Bulls Super Rugby coach
Human, who will be mentored by Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus during pre-season in the build-up to the Super Rugby campaign, was a no-nonsense loose forward who played 116 games for Eastern Province and 82 for Free State.
Queensland Reds star Perese to switch to NRL
Promising Queensland Reds winger Izaia Perese has reportedly agreed to swap codes and make a bid for an NRL contract with Brisbane.
Former NRL coach's surprise Waratahs role
Axed NRL coach Anthony Griffin has found a new role helping the rival code, bobbing up as a surprise consultant for the NSW Waratahs.
SANZAAR should be thrilled Super Rugby speculation exists
SANZAAR issued another typically vague response to reports Super Rugby may revert to a 14-team competition from 2021. It's not such a bad situation, though, and one the governing body would be wise to embrace, Sam Bruce writes.
Defence the best form of attack for 'Tahs
NSW coach Daryl Gibson has identified defence and scrum time as the non-negotiables that must improve if the Waratahs are to be a Super Rugby title force in 2019.
Razor's timing as sharp as ever should Hansen walk
The first piece in the All Blacks coaching jumble has moved, making Steve Hansen's looming decision New Zealand rugby's hot topic at the start of southern hemisphere's offseason. Scott Robertson is ready to see where the cards fall.
Rebels prop Weeks retires from Super Rugby
Melbourne Rebels stalwart prop Laurie Weeks has announced his retirement from Super Rugby.
Petaia inks new Reds, Wallabies deals
Exciting Wallabies rookie Jordan Petaia has rejected interest from NRL clubs and committed his future to rugby union, signing a new four-year contract with Rugby Australia.
Cooper says he won't change for Rebels
Rebels recruit Quade Cooper insists he doesn't need to change as he looks to kick-start his Super Rugby career with his shift to Melbourne.
Chiefs host Super Rugby opener
The Super Rugby season will run for 21 weeks without a break from February to the grand final on Jul. 6, as there are no inbound Tests due to Rugby World Cup in Japan later in the year.
Rebels say Cooper hungry after Super move
The Melbourne Rebels believe Quade Cooper's season out of Super Rugby will be a good thing for their star recruit.
Rapid Rugby conditionally sanctioned by World Rugby
Andrew Forrest's new-look Rapid Rugby competition has been conditionally sanctioned by the World Rugby Council and it's dates are set to clash with the more established Super Rugby tournament.
Suva to host Super Rugby derby
Fiji will host a Super Rugby match for the fourth successive season when Kiwi heavy-hitters the Chiefs and Crusaders square off in June next year.
World Series Rugby launches rebrand
World Series Rugby has undergone a complete rebrand as they prepare for a bigger 2019 season with the renamed Global Rapid Rugby continuing their push into Asia, with teams from Singapore and Malaysia entering the fray.
Aussie duo find new Super homes in NZ
Unwanted by their Australian franchises, Sef Fa'agase and Jack Debreczeni have linked with New Zealand Super Rugby teams for the 2019 season.
NZ teams unveil 2019 Super Rugby squads
New Zealand's five Super Rugby franchises each unveiled their 38-man squads for 2019 on Wednesday, with several promising rookies and some returning former stars among the lists.
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