Rugby

NRL star Blake Green’s Newcastle contract confirmed after Warriors snub

Star playmaker Blake Green is finally free from the New Zealand Warriors after signing a short-term deal with the Newcastle Knights. The deal will see Green make the move to the Knights immediately after sneaking the contract through before the season’s trade deadline. The deal was first confirmed by The Daily Telegraph’s Phil Rothfield in an interview on Sky Sports Radio. Kayo is your ticket to the 2020 NRL Telstra

Tom Wood undergoes life-saving treatment due to a clot on his lung

Former England flanker Tom Wood suffers clot on his lung and has life-saving treatment… but is still hopeful of playing for Northampton this season Tom Wood suffered a major health scare after a clot on his lung was discovered The 33-year-old woke up during the night in considerable pain last month He was diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism after going to hospital  Back-rower has now recovered having been treated promptly

Northampton Saints and England flanker Tom Wood recovering from lung infection

Northampton have revealed that England international Tom Wood has been recovering from a pulmonary embolism but could still feature in the 2019-20 season. Saints initially said the 33-year-old flanker would miss the remainder of the interrupted campaign when they signed Jamie Gibson as cover on a short-term deal last month. At the time no reason for Wood’s absence was given, but the club have now said he was diagnosed with

Super Rugby team of the week: Crusaders and Blues dominate after wins over Chiefs and Highlanders

The Crusaders and the Blues dominate our team of the week following their respective wins over the Chiefs and the Highlanders… 15. Will Jordan (Crusaders) New Zealand’s depth is a growing concern for all Test coaches around the world that are not Ian Foster. Will Jordan is competing for the same jersey as Damian McKenzie and Jordie Barrett – and what if Beauden Barrett does not make the switch to

Ugly accusation in Anthony Seibold's Broncos ‘disaster’

Former NSW hooker Michael Ennis doesn’t believe Broncos players are improving at all under Anthony Seibold’s coaching in a damning indication the Brisbane coach’s position is in serious jeopardy. The Broncos sit second-last having lost nine of 10 games since the NRL season restarted in May after it was suspended because of coronavirus. They gave up three tries in the final 10 minutes of their match against the Sharks on

Saints solidify spot in top four with win over Swans

Clubs with feel good stories often become a second favourite team for footy fans. That is, of course, until they start winning on a regular basis and become a serious threat to your own club's flag aspirations. Enter the 2020 incarnation of St Kilda, who snapped a 10-game losing streak to Sydney, with a six-goal final term, to march to an emphatic, 53-point victory over the Swans at the Gabba.

Gold Coast coach Justin Holbrook rages at Brian Kelly sin bin in close Sydney Roosters loss

The Gold Coast Titans have given the injury hit Sydney Roosters a mighty scare but the defending premiers have come away 18-12 winners at the SCG. Without the Morris twins, Boyd Cordner, Angus Crichton and Daniel Tupou, it was a weakened Roosters side but the Titans put in another gutsy display. Watch Every Game of the 2020 NRL Telstra Premiership Indigenous Round Live & On-Demand with Kayo. New to Kayo?

2020 Six Nations to conclude in October

The 2020 Six Nations campaigns will conclude on the weekends of October 24 and 31, World Rugby has announced, with a programme of autumn internationals also approved by the governing body. The temporary global window will accommodate the completion of the 2020 men’s and women’s Six Nations Championships on 24 and 31 October, a rest weekend on 7 November and four consecutive rounds of international matches. Fiji, Japan to join

Jaguares can no longer afford top players, says Argentine Rugby Union president

The Jaguares Super Rugby team can no longer afford top players, according to the president of the Argentine Rugby Union Marcelo Rodriguez. Salaries have become a bigger issue than normal due to the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on club finances and Rodriguez has confirmed the decision has been taken to release players from their contracts. ‘Jaguares told to take overseas deals’ NZ open to hosting Rugby Championship this year

Super League restart: Joel Tomkins finds home from home at Catalans Dragons

There is a corner of the south of France which, for now, is almost a mini-Wigan. The latest addition to the group of players with a connection to the Lancashire town’s rugby league team at Catalans Dragons is Joel Tomkins, who moved from Hull Kingston Rovers on a two-year contract over the winter. The second row joined his brother Sam, good friend Michael McIlorum, Tom Davies and Lewis Tierney among