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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

New injury setback for Pocock

Wallaby flanker David Pocock has suffered a new injury setback and will miss the ACT Brumbies Super Rugby match against the Waikato Chiefs this weekend with ankle trouble, club officials said on Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/2/17 0:03:37

Tillous-Borde extends stay

France scrumhalf Sebastien Tillous-Borde has extended his contract with French and European champions Toulon by three years until 2018.
Soure:Agencies: 2015/2/14 23:38:01

Coetzee to leave Stormers

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee will leave the South African Super Rugby side at the end of the season to take up a coaching post with Japanese team Kobe Steel Kobelco Steelers.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/2/3 23:18:02

Tillous-Borde to miss Scotland tie

Injured scrumhalf Sebastien Tillous-Borde has been ruled out of France's Six Nations opening game against Scotland with manager Philippe Saint-Andre leaving him out of his 31-man squad for Saturday's clash at the Stade de France.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/2/1 23:23:02

England lock Parling joins Exeter

England lock Geoff Parling is joining ­Exeter on a two-year deal from Premiership rivals Leicester, the club said Thursday. He is the club's first major signing ahead of the 2015-16 season
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/29 23:08:01

McKibbin joins London Irish

London Irish were back on the recruitment trail on Monday, announcing the signing of Scotland-born scrum-half Brendan McKibbin on a two-year deal.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/26 23:03:01

Henson signs for Bristol

One-time Wales international Gavin Henson will join second-tier Bristol from Premiership side Bath at the end of the ­season, the Championship club announced on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2015/1/23 23:08:01

Irish sign Scotland's Maitland

London Irish have signed New Zealand-born Scotland international Sean Maitland from Scottish side Glasgow, the English Premiership club announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/22 22:38:07

Foden out for months

England's Ben Foden will miss the rest of the season with a knee injury, his club Northampton said Tuesday, which puts his World Cup hopes in jeopardy.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/21 23:23:01

Franks agrees Irish deal

All Black prop Ben Franks is joining London Irish from the Wellington-based Hurricanes, the English Premiership side announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/20 23:08:01

Smith leaves London Irish

Former England attack coach Brian Smith is leaving his post as director of rugby at London Irish with immediate effect, the Premiership club said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/13 23:23:03

Dusautoir extends stay

French national captain Thierry Dusautoir has extended his contract with Top 14 club Toulouse for a further two seasons, he announced Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2015/1/12 22:28:43

Morgan injury opens door for evergreen Easter for England

As England coach Stuart Lancaster digested news of the broken leg suffered by his first-choice No.8 Ben Morgan, a 36-year-old delivered a virtuoso performance in that position which revived calls for his international return.
Soure:Reuters-Global Times: 2015/1/12 22:28:43

Montpellier extend Galthie suspension

Fabien Galthie's suspension as coach of French Top 14 rugby club Montpellier has been extended, club president Mohed Altrad said Friday after a meeting between the two men.
Soure:AFP: 2015/1/9 23:28:02

Quesada earns new deal

Gonzalo Quesada, the sporting director of French Top 14 side Stade Francais, has extended his contract for two seasons with the option of extending it for a third, the Parisian club said Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2014/12/29 10:43:07

Hooker Hartley banned

Northampton's England hooker Dylan Hartley has been suspended for three weeks for elbowing Leicester's Matt Smith in a Premiership match, the Rugby Football Union (RFU) said in a statement on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/12/24 23:33:01