Rugby

NRL 2020 | Penrith Panthers smash New Zealand Warriors to further reveal blowout truth

The NRL’s six again rule entered the game next most people loving the new development. While players and coaches bristled at the new rule, many brushed it off. But after fans enjoyed the speed and the continuity of the game — even AFL commentators and greats were blown away by it — lopsided matches to start round four may have given fans a glimpse of the rule’s true nature. Kayo

Dan Carter given fierce warning after joining the Blues – by his Crusaders-supporting father

Dan Carter’s shock decision to join the Blues has riled up fans of his former side Canterbury Crusaders to such an extent that even his father hopes the former All Blacks fly-half will be on the losing team when they meet in July. The 38-year-old Carter, who played for the Crusaders from 2003-15 before moving to France, surprised many on Thursday when he signed with the Blues for New Zealand’s

Premiership announces 15 August start date to restart rugby after coronavirus

Premiership Rugby has outlined plans to return on 15 August in an effort to complete the 2019/20 season, ending what will be a five-month hiatus for the sport in England. In what will be one of the final sports to return to action in Britain, rugby union will get the green light to resume matches in late summer, with the top flight still hoping to complete all nine remaining rounds

Molan denies mocking Pacific Islander names in bizarre live radio slip-up

Channel 9 rugby league personality Erin Molan has denied mocking the names of Pacific Island players on 2GB. During a conversation about player names with co-hosts of The Continuous Call Darryl Brohman and Mark Levy, Molan said “hooka looka mooka hooka fooka”. It left her co-hosts dazed and confused. Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership. Every game of every round Live & On-Demand with no-ad breaks

Saracens told they WILL complete European Cup defence even if relegated first

Saracens have been assured that they will complete their Champions Cup defence even if they are no longer in English rugby’s top flight when the tournament resumes. The Londoners, condemned to relegation next season for multiple salary cap breaches, are awaiting a revised date to travel to Dublin for their quarter-final against Leinster. With rugby in Britain and Ireland as yet unclear when it will be able to restart, the

All Blacks legend Dan Carter joins Auckland Blues

Former All Blacks fly-half Dan Carter has made a surprise return to New Zealand domestic rugby after an absence of five years by joining the Auckland Blues. Carter confirmed he had signed for the team for the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition after his first training session with the side on Thursday. The 10-week competition features all five of New Zealand’s Super Rugby sides and starts on June 13. “It’s a

NRL 2020, Round 3 | Penrith Panther Vs Newcastle Knights

Seven minutes in, the Newcastle Knights are already having a horrible start to their game against the Penrith Panthers. Already entering the match without Kalyn Ponga, much of the creativity for the team was set to fall on the shoulders of captain Mitchell Pearce. Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership. Every game of every round Live & On-Demand with no-ad breaks during play. New to Kayo?

George Williams already making an impact in the NRL

English import George Williams showed shades of his Canberra coach Ricky Stuart with a starring performance in his team’s shock 22-6 win over Melbourne. In just his third NRL match and his first visit to AAMI Park, Williams set up two brilliant first-half tries as the visitors ran the Storm ragged. As well as the assists, he finished the game with six runs for 66 metres, three tackle busts and

George Williams: England half-back making big impact in NRL

English half-back George Williams is proving to be a headline act in Australia after his latest match-winning display for Canberra Raiders. And his former England team-mate Kevin Brown says Williams’ move to the NRL, coupled with a switch from the left to the right side of the field, has made him “the complete half-back” who will only get better and better. In only his third NRL game, 25-year-old Williams created

NRL 2020 | New Zealand Warriors hold St George Illawarra Dragons scoreless as pressure piles on side

The New Zealand Warriors will be every fans’ second team for what they have sacrificed to make the 2020 season possible but few expected the side to make any real waves. They may be rethinking it after destroying the St George Illawarra Dragons 18-0 on the Central Coast, the first time the Warriors have kept a team to nil since 2014 and the first time since 2006 they have kept