Rugby

South Africa probably enjoy playing in Perth more than at any other Australian venue, after having achieved three wins and a draw in Western Australia. But there has also been a lot of heartache for the Boks, as they have also lost four matches there. KweséESPN takes a look at the Springboks’ past results against
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French Rugby Federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte met government-appointed investigators Thursday to explain his role in a potential conflict-of-interests scandal that has rocked the Gallic game. The meeting, at the FFR’s Marcoussis headquarters, comes a day after a seventh member of the federation’s 13-strong appeals committee resigned amid allegations that Laporte used his influence to
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1:09 PM BST ESPN staff New Zealand Rugby must combat a number of inherent issues, including alcohol abuse, sexism and a sense of entitlement, a new report has found. The ‘respect and responsibility’ review was commissioned by NZR last year following a number of scandals involving players. It states that “events prior to and in
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A Senate committee will inquire into the future of rugby union in Australia, a day after the ARU’s victory in its fight to axe the Western Force from Super Rugby. West Australian Liberal senator Linda Reynolds’s motion was carried on Wednesday after RugbyWA lost its battle in the NSW Supreme Court on Tuesday to retain
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10:16 PM BST ESPN staff Saracens believe the ankle injury sustained by England lock George Kruis is not as bad as was initially feared. Kruis, 27, limped out of Saracens’ season-opening 55-24 demolition of Northampton at Twickenham on Saturday but subsequent scans have allayed concerns he could miss a significant portion of the campaign. “George
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