Fiji coach gifted huge reward after Rio gold

Ben Ryan has been given three acres of land to go with a civil honour as a reward for coaching the Fiji rugby sevens team to win the gold medal win at Rio.

All Black get boost as Barrett re-signs

Paris (AFP) - All Black hopes of defending their World Cup in Japan have been handed a massive boost after in-form playmaker Beauden Barrett re-signed a deal with the New Zealand rugby federation …


Clermont hold on to beat Montpellier

Paris (AFP) - Clermont beat Montpellier 26-22 for their first win of the new Top 14 season on Sunday but were made to work hard for victory.


Wallabies job not under threat - Cheika

Sydney (AFP) - Michael Cheika said Sunday he did not feel under threat as coach, as the Wallabies eyed a record low-point of Test defeats in the wake of their latest heavy loss to New Zealand.