Rugby League

Hartley leads England tour of Argentina after Lions snub

Apr 20, 2017

A day after being snubbed by the British and Irish Lions, Dylan Hartley was selected by England to lead a much-weakened 31-man squad to tour Argentina in June

Cronulla ends Melbourne's unbeaten start to the NRL season

Apr 9, 2017

The defending champion Cronulla Sharks have made it two in a row over the Melbourne Storm in the National Rugby League, but this match was not as important as the last one

Dragons win 4th in a row in Australia's NRL

Apr 8, 2017

Josh McCrone set up four tries and Gareth Widdop scored 19 points as the St. George Illawarra Dragons outclassed Manly 35-10 on Saturday for their fourth National Rugby League win in a row

Wests Tigers appoint Cleary as coach, replacing Taylor

Apr 3, 2017

The Wests Tigers have hired Ivan Cleary as head coach to replace Jason Taylor, who was fired three weeks into the NRL season

Melbourne wins 5th in a row, only unbeaten team in NRL

Apr 2, 2017

The Melbourne Storm defeated Penrith 28-6 for their fifth consecutive win to remain the only unbeaten team in the National Rugby League after five rounds

Roosters, Storm unbeaten after 4 NRL rounds

Mar 26, 2017

The Melbourne Storm overcame a 14-0 deficit to beat the Wests Tigers 22-14 Sunday and join the Sydney Roosters as the only undefeated teams after four rounds in the National Rugby League

3 NRL clubs face fines for concussion protocol breaches

Mar 20, 2017

Three clubs face $270,000 (350,000 Australian dollars) in fines for alleged breaches of the National Rugby League's concussion protocols in what could be the heaviest sanctions the competition's governing body has ever imposed for such infringements

Taylor fired as West Tigers coach 3 rounds into NRL season

Mar 20, 2017

The Wests Tigers have fired head coach Jason Taylor three weeks into the National Rugby League season following back-to-back losses to Canberra and Penrith

Storm, Roosters undefeated in National Rugby League

Mar 19, 2017

Fullback Michael Gordon scored two tries to lead the Sydney Roosters to a 14-12 win over Penrith, and Melbourne captain Cameron Smith converted a try from the sideline with three minutes remaining for the same 14-12 advantage over Brisbane

Merger of Paris rugby clubs still possible

Mar 17, 2017

Stade Francais president Thomas Savare wants a merger with rival Racing 92 to go ahead despite strong opposition from fans and players