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Toulon given tough draw

French and European champions Toulon have been handed a tough draw in the inaugural European Rugby Champions Cup made in Neuchatel, Switzerland on Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/10 23:58:01

Harlequins sign Tikoirotuma

Fiji international back Aseli Tikoirotuma has signed for Harlequins on a two-tear contract, the English Premiership side announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/6 0:33:02

Bayonne’s new coach

Top 14 club Bayonne on Wednesday unveiled Australian Patricio Noriega as its new coach, along with assistant Nicolas Morlaes.
Soure:Agencies - Global Times: 2014/6/5 9:57:03

Hendricks set for debut

Sevens star Cornal Hendricks will take his first bow as wing for the Springboks when South Africa play the World XV in Cape Town on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/5 0:13:01

Heathcote leaves Bath

Scotland international fly-half Tom Heathcote is to join Edinburgh for next season, his current club Bath confirmed Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/6/2 23:48:01

New Zealand cuts Guildford’s contract

The New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) terminated troubled winger Zac Guildford’s contract early on Thursday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/30 0:03:01

Captain Read returns

All Blacks No.8 Kieran Read will return to Super Rugby action for the Canterbury Crusaders on Friday after six weeks on the sidelines with concussion and flu.
Soure:Global Times-Agencies: 2014/5/29 0:08:13

Strauss suspended for Tests

South Africa hooker Adriaan Strauss will miss two home Tests against Wales next month after he was given a three-week suspension from all forms of rugby on Tuesday by a disciplinary hearing.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/27 23:58:01

Borthwick’s Japan job

Former England rugby captain Steve Borthwick will take up a coaching role with Japan after hanging up his playing boots with Saracens at the weekend.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/26 23:53:02

Gotcha

Coastal Sharks’ Keegan Daniel (top) tackles Auckland Blues’ Luke Braid (center) during their Super 15 rugby union match at Albany Stadium in Auckland on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2014/5/24 0:43:01

Roof to be closed

The rugby union European Cup final between French holders Toulon and English side Saracens will be played under a closed roof at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff on Saturday, organizers announced Sunday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/19 0:13:01

Gloucester ditch coach Davies

Gloucester director of rugby Nigel Davies has left the English Premiership side with immediate effect, the club announced Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/12 23:48:01

Australian great dies at 74

Australian rugby league great Reg Gasnier, the outstanding international center of the 1960s, died Sunday at the age of 74.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/11 23:38:02

Kenya Rugby Union trashes government doping report

Kenya Rugby Union (KRU) on Friday rubbished the anti-doping report presented by a government probe committee that claimed the sport was among those affected by substance abuse.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/5/9 23:44:42

Iconic Chabal to retire

Former France utility forward Sebastien Chabal, capped 62 times between 2000 and 2011, will end his 16-year playing career on Sunday, the 37-year-old Chabal told a news conference on Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/5/6 9:20:10

Argentinian Herrera signs for Castres

Argentinian tight head prop Ramiro Herrera has signed for French rugby champions Castres ­until 2016, the Top 14 side confirmed Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/4/29 23:43:02

Former NRL player Tandy found dead

Former National Rugby League (NRL) forward Ryan Tandy has been found dead from a drug overdose, Australian media reported Monday.
Soure:Agencies-Global Times: 2014/4/28 23:23:01

Australian Rugby League introduces measures to prevent drug scandals

The Australian National Rugby League (NRL) has announced a new set of measures for preventing a repeat of the Cronulla doping scandal, local media reported on Thursday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2014/4/23 18:46:36