Rugby Union Headlines...

World Cup ticket sales near 1m
World Cup ticket sales near 1m
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:49:04 GMT

A total of 950,000 tickets were sold for the 2015 Rugby World Cup during September, organisers say.

No Wales squad place safe - North
No Wales squad place safe - North
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:33:45 GMT

George North says Warren Gatland's decision to omit Adam Jones, James Hook and Ian Evans proves no player's place is safe.

White in line for Ireland debut
White in line for Ireland debut
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:11:01 GMT

Joe Schmidt hints Connacht's Nathan White will earn his first Irish cap against South Africa if Mike Ross is ruled out.

Clermont's Bardy given five-week ban
Clermont's Bardy given five-week ban
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:31:32 GMT

Clermont's Julien Bardy is given a five-week ban for striking Saracens' Billy Vunipola with his knee on Saturday.

Rowntree backs 'exceptional’ Kruis
Rowntree backs 'exceptional’ Kruis
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:45:44 GMT

Forwards coach Graham Rowntree says "exceptional" George Kruis could make his England debut next month.

Rugby League Headlines...

Burgess wins international prize
Burgess wins international prize
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:44:58 GMT

Rugby union-bound Sam Burgess is the first English player to win the RLIF's International Player of the Year award.

England 'gun' Widdop ready to fire
England 'gun' Widdop ready to fire
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:25:43 GMT

Halifax-born, Melbourne-bred, playmaker Gareth Widdop is a major threat for England in the Four Nations down under.

Wheeler joins Wolves from Saints
Wheeler joins Wolves from Saints
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:57:12 GMT

Warrington Wolves sign half-back Gary Wheeler on a one-year deal following his release by St Helens.

Irish recall Littler for Scots game
Irish recall Littler for Scots game
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:46:55 GMT

Ireland's former captain Stuart Littler returns to the squad for Saturday's European Championship match against Scotland.

Graham to lead England against Samoa
Graham to lead England against Samoa
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 07:47:22 GMT

James Graham captains England in their Four Nations opener with Samoa on Saturday as Sean O'Loughlin is out injured.


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