Cotter to take over as Fiji coach – Rugby.com.au

Montpellier’s Vern Cotter will take the reins of Fiji’s Test side, the FRU confirmed on Tuesday. New Zealander Cotter has been with Montpellier since 2017 and has coached at both Test and domestic league level. Cotter, who led Scotland to a World Cup quarter-final in 2015, had the most successful record of any Scotland coach […]

World Rugby chief Bill Beaumont fears rugby has become 'a game for big people' with tactical substitutions – Stuff.co.nz

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont would like to see the game’s governing body consider ending tactical substitutions out of concern that rugby has “become a game for big people”. Beaumont, a former England and British and Irish Lions captain, has told The Daily Telegraph he supports a trial which would mean only players with verifiable injuries […]

Six Nations: How did Welsh rugby become a game for all? – BBC News

Six Nations: How did Welsh rugby become a game for all? – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Rhys Gabe (middle row, third from right), one of Wales’ finest internationals, worked as a teacher and played in a team from all corners of society Wales has, for as long as anyone can remember, been a rugby nation. The team was dominant in the early 20th Century, developed […]

Rugby evening headlines as Israel Folau could make rugby comeback in Wales and Dan Biggar is rested – Wales Online

Rugby evening headlines as Israel Folau could make rugby comeback in Wales and Dan Biggar is rested – Wales Online

Here are your rugby evening headlines from Wales and beyond for Thursday, January 23 Israel Folau could be playing in Wales  Controversial superstar Israel Folau could make a return to sport playing in Wales after reportedly holding talks with ambitious American Rugby League franchise New York City. But just a little over 14 months from […]

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