Rugby

6:57 PM BST Saracens have ‘formally warned’ England No. 8 Billy Vunipola over his social media activity after defending Israel Folau’s social media posts claiming “hell awaits” homosexuals. Vunipola was booed when he came off the bench for Saracens against Bristol in the Premiership at the weekend after liking Folau’s posts before defending the Australian’s
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12:08 PM BST ESPN staff Former Wallabies and Queensland Reds captain James Horwill has announced his retirement after playing professional rugby for more than a decade. Horwill, who made his debut in 2006 for the Reds before captaining the side to the 2011 Super Rugby championship, will finish his career at the end of the
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1:36 PM BST South Africa produced a remarkable comeback to defeat Fiji in the HSBC World Rugby Singapore Sevens, overcoming a 19-0 halftime deficit to win the Cup final 20-19. Aminiasi Tuimaba, Napolioni Bolaca and Vilimoni Botitu scored tries for Fiji in the first half, two of which were converted by Bolaca, and the Islanders
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3:15 PM BST Wales prop Rob Evans will miss the rest of the Scarlets’ season after undergoing surgery on an injured shoulder. Evans — who was part of the Wales squad that won a Six Nations Grand Slam in March — will miss Saturday’s Pro14 match against Zebre, the Judgement Day game with Dragons and
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3:02 PM BST The Rugby Football Union (RFU) will hold talks with England’s Billy Vunipola after he publicly supported Australian Israel Folau over his controversial social media comments. Wallabies star Folau posted anti-gay comments on his Instagram on Wednesday and declared that “hell awaits” homosexuals as well as drunks, adulterers, liars, fornicators, thieves, atheists and
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11:00 AM BST French rugby clubs have voted against having a foreigner as their next head coach, according to a referendum result announced on Friday. The referendum took place between Tuesday and Thursday and saw 59 percent of amateur clubs vote ‘no’ when asked if the next head coach of the France national team should
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