Former Glasgow rugby player dies during triathlon – BBC News

Former Glasgow rugby player dies during triathlon – BBC News

Image copyright Glasgow Hawks Image caption Steve Begley became ill during the swimming leg of the race A former Glasgow rugby player has died while taking part in a triathlon in Singapore. Steve Begley, 42, became unwell during the swimming leg of the race on Sunday. Begley played for Glasgow Accies and was part of […]

Rugby league's first openly gay player reveals how teen boy's tragic suicide spurred him on to convince the NRL to … – Daily Mail

Rugby league's first openly gay player reveals how teen boy's tragic suicide spurred him on to convince the NRL to … – Daily Mail

Former rugby league hardman Ian Roberts has inspired the NRL to publicly announce their support for legalising same-sex marriage. Roberts became the first openly gay rugby league player in the world when he came out in 1994. Last week, Roberts sent a passionate email to NRL chief executive Todd Greenberg imploring him and the organisation […]

Sobering problem goes wider than rugby – Radio New Zealand

Sobering problem goes wider than rugby – Radio New Zealand

Opinion – After a horrible performance off the field last year, yesterday saw the release of the Respect and Responsibility Report by NZ Rugby into drinking culture issues in the game. Photo: 123RF A quick counterpoint to that is that anyone who actually has been exposed to drinking culture in New Zealand knows full well […]

Shocking moment rugby player Mark Meafua hits referee as he was about to be carded that saw him banned for TEN … – The Sun

Shocking moment rugby player Mark Meafua hits referee as he was about to be carded that saw him banned for TEN … – The Sun

HEAD’S GONE The 18-year-old was turning out for Australian side Maitland Blacks against Newcastle Wanderers in a colts grand final when he saw red A JUNIOR rugby player has been banned for ten years from the sport following a shocking hit on a referee. Mark Meafua was turning out for Australian colts outfit Maitland Blacks […]

Argentina make seven changes for Rugby Championship Test v NZ – Fox Sports

Argentina make seven changes for Rugby Championship Test v NZ – Fox Sports

THE Pumas are counting on fresh faces to revive a sluggish start to the Rugby Championship and end a dire record against the All Blacks in New Zealand. Coach Daniel Hourcade unveiled a side featuring seven starting changes, matching the number made by New Zealand counterpart Steve Hansen for Saturday’s clash in New Plymouth. While […]