BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Michael Maguire’s exit from the West Tigers was confirmed hours after the New Zealand Warriors announced Nathan Brown’s departure on Tuesday in a bad day for head coaches in the National Rugby League.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Va’aiga Tuigamala, the barrel-chested All Blacks and Samoa winger known to his fans as “Inga the Winger”, has died. He was 52.
His death was confirmed on Friday by New Zealand Rugby which described him as an “icon and inspiration,” saying he achieved things “on and the field others could only dream of.”
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Urban Meyer’s tumultuous NFL tenure ended after just 13 games — and two victories — when the Jacksonville Jaguars fired him early Thursday because of an accumulation of missteps.
France and England have been allowed to play their rugby league test next week in Perpignan without scrums.
Scrums were scrapped when the English Super League was restarted in August 2020 in order to reduce close contacts during matches at the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — France-based Catalans Dragons' bid to become the first overseas team to win the English Super League came up just short when they lost to St. Helens 12-10 in the grand final on Saturday.
LEEDS, England (AP) — England will play France in an international test in October as part of their buildup to the Rugby League World Cup delayed to next year.
The World Cup was scheduled for October in England but was postponed to 2022 after Australia and New Zealand pulled out, citing player welfare concerns in the COVID-19 pandemic.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Australia and New Zealand were called “selfish” and "cowardly” for pulling out of the Rugby League World Cup in October in England on Thursday.
The southern hemisphere giants, who have won 12 of the 15 World Cups, stunned organizers when they withdrew citing player welfare and safety concerns in the pandemic.
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Rugby League World Cup organizers confirmed on Thursday the tournament will go ahead as planned in October and remain confident Australia will be in England to defend its trophy.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former Wallabies coach Robbie Deans guided the Panasonic Wild Knights to a 31-26 win over perpetual rivals Suntory Sungoliath Sunday in the final of Japan rugby’s Top League.
SYDNEY (AP) — Former England rugby league and rugby union international Sam Burgess was convicted Friday of intimidating his then-wife’s father in an altercation in October 2019...
Boat Race in London on March 29 canceled.
Americas Olympic qualification regatta in Rio de Janeiro from April 2-5 canceled...
Olympic women’s qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June.
Olympic women’s qualifying event in Lliria Spain from March 20-22 postponed to June.
Olympic women’s qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June...
Olympic women's qualifying event in Podgorica, Montenegro from March 20-22 postponed to June...