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Sale swoop for Evans

Sale have signed New Zealand international lock Bryn Evans from Biarritz on a two-year contract, the English Premiership club announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/5/21 23:13:47

Fiji win World Series

Fiji were crowned the 2014-15 Sevens World Series champions after beating South Africa 19-7 in the quarterfinals of the London Sevens on Sunday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/5/17 22:53:01

Australia to tour US

Australia will finish off their preparations for this year’s rugby World Cup with a brief tour of the US, featuring a one-off Test against the Americans in Chicago. The Australian Rugby Union (ARU) announced Wednesday the Test match would be played on September 5 at Chicago’s Soldier Field, where the Eagles also hosted New Zealand’s All Blacks a year ago.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/5/13 23:10:38

Murray calls time on intl career

Scotland's most-capped prop Euan ­Murray, who refuses to play on Sundays due to his religious beliefs, on Monday announced his retirement from international rugby just four months before the World Cup.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/5/11 22:43:02

Tension at Toulouse as coach eyes France job

Veteran Toulouse coach Guy Noves said Monday he fully understood his club president’s frustration over his potential appointment as the new France coach.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/5/11 22:43:02

Overseas Wallabies

For the first time experienced Wallabies playing at foreign clubs will be considered for selection for the Australia Test team effective immediately, the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) said Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/4/22 23:03:01

France’s Top 14 hits record deficit as salaries soar

France’s Top 14, the world’s richest rugby union championship, suffered a record deficit of 24.2 million euros ($25.5 million) last season as player salaries soared, the league said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/4/14 22:33:01

Mignoni to coach Lyon

Pierre Mignoni will leave his job as backs coach at Toulon at the end of the season to take over the helm at Top 14 rivals Lyon.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/4/12 22:53:01

Raiders sign Whitehead

Australian rugby league team Canberra Raiders said Wednesday they have signed England international Elliott Whitehead on a two-year deal from the start of the 2016 season.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/4/8 23:08:03

Singapore grows sports portfolio by adding Sevens leg

Singapore added to its growing portfolio of sporting events by confirming Tuesday they will stage a leg of the rugby sevens World Series next year at its National Stadium.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2015/4/7 23:23:02

Kellock calls it quits

Glasgow’s Scottish international lock Alastair Kellock will retire from rugby at the end of the season, he announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/4/2 23:38:01

Blair returns to Scotland

Scotland’s most-capped scrum-half Mike Blair has agreed to join Glasgow from Newcastle on a two-year contract, the Celtic League club announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/3/31 23:41:27

White pens pre-contract

South African coach Jake White has signed a pre-­contract to extend his stay with Top 14 side Montpellier until 2017, sources close to the club confirmed Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/3/30 23:03:01

Tuilagi out for season

England center Manu Tuilagi’s nagging groin injury looks like seeing him sit out the rest of the season, his Leicester Tigers coach Richard Cockerill said Sunday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/3/29 23:34:25

Test coach Fearnley dies at 81

Former Australia and New South Wales coach Terry Fearnley has died aged 81, the National Rugby League said Wednesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/3/5 0:03:34

James out for Six Nations

Wales prop Paul James will miss the remainder of the Six Nations after fracturing his thumb in the victory over France in Paris on ­Saturday, the Welsh Rugby Union said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/3/4 0:03:59

Saint-Andre denies doping accusations

Former France captain and current head coach Philippe Saint-Andre on Wednesday ­denied accusations in a new book that the team were huge consumers of amphetamines during the 1980s.
Soure:AFP-Global Times: 2015/2/25 23:33:01

WRU head to step down

Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) Chief Executive Roger Lewis will leave his post after this year’s World Cup, the WRU announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/2/24 22:23:01