Connacht have signed New Zealand-born hooker Tom McCartney from the Blues on a three-year contract from next season.
Stuart Lancaster has whipped England into genuine Rugby World Cup 2015 contenders, according to New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter.
Dan Carter has described how Jonny Wilkinson – “the ultimate professional” – inspired him to climb to the summit of world rugby.
THEY have left their cocker spaniel Lupo behind at home but the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge found some cute new furry friends today when they visited a police training college on the last tour of their tour of New Zealand.
Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has revealed that he may need to reconsider his availability in all three forms of cricket to ensure his fitness for the 2015 Ashes Series in England.
Brad Barritt is determined to cause Stuart Lancaster a serious midfield selection headache for England’s tour to New Zealand, having eclipsed Luther Burrell when they went head to head in the Premiership.
England head coach Stuart Lancaster could send Christian Wade for specialist sprint training in America if the Wasps wing fails to recover from surgery in time for the summer tour of New Zealand.
Poole Pirates chief Matt Ford says he is delighted to be able to call on Chris Holder as replacement for the injury Darcy Ward.
THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge went for an adrenaline-fuelled jet boat ride through one of New Zealand’s most spectacular canyons today after dispelling suggestions that Kate might be pregnant.
PRINCE William dropped a broad hint on his New Zealand tour yesterday that it will not be long before he and wife Kate have another baby.
THE Duchess of Cambridge is renowned for recycling wardrobe staples – and she was at it again yesterday.
Former France scrum-half Dimitri Yachvili has announced he will retire at the end of the season. Yachvili, 33, played for France in the 2011 World Cup final defeat to New Zealand.
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IT was battle royal on the high seas and there was only ever going to be one winner when the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge raced against each other in New Zealand today.
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Wills joked: “He’s at his most vocal at 3am – I swear I heard him doing the haka this morning. He’s currently preparing for life as a prop forward!”
Austin Healey has urged England to give “serious consideration” to ending Danny Cipriani’s international exile.
Wellington in New Zealand will host the final of this year’s Four Nations series tournament.
Elite League title favourites Poole Pirates and King’s Lynn Stars both opened their campaigns with comfortable home wins, whilst Birmingham grabbed their first victory of the season.
THE Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were greeted by a 5,000-strong cheering crowd when they went on the first walkabout of their New Zealand tour today.