World Rugby to review behaviour of water-carriers entering field of play

The issue of respect of match officials was a hot topic at World Rugby’s general assembly this week and results of Laporte’s review are expected to be announced before the Six Nations. In a statement, World Rugby said: “Rugby is... Read more

How James O’Connor, Australian rugby’s former bad boy, turned his life around – with help from Sale

When asked if he minds the current phase of his international career being described as a “second act”, James O’Connor cannot help but laugh. “Oh, I like that!” he says. O’Connor’s two-part career is neatly summed up by his appearance... Read more

Australia to complain to World Rugby about autumn refereeing decisions after Wales defeat

Australia plan to contact World Rugby in the coming days to complain about key decisions against the Wallabies during their European tour, after head coach Dave Rennie described the officiating in Australia’s loss to Wales as “horrendous”. Rennie’s main gripe was... Read more