Rugby: Israel Folau to fight on after missing sacking appeal deadline

SYDNEY (AFP) – Israel Folau lashed out at Rugby Australia Monday (May 20) for damaging his reputation and signalled an intention to fight on after his contract was torn up over homophobic comments. He stated: “I still have a lot of rugby left in me.” The devoutly Christian fullback was found guilty of a “high-level” breach of the governing body’s […]

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Rugby: Singapore-based Asia Pacific Dragons to face South China Tigers in first Global Rapid Rugby match at home

SINGAPORE – The Asia Pacific Dragons are looking to exact revenge on the South China Tigers when the Singapore-based team play their first Global Rapid Rugby Showcase Series home game at Queenstown Stadium on Sunday (April 28). In their first meeting last Sunday (April 21), the Dragons lost 29-19 at the Aberdeen Stadium in Hong Kong and will be looking […]

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Rugby: France beat Italy 25-14 in their final Six Nations match

ROME (AFP) – France beat Italy 25-14 to finish their disappointing Six Nations campaign with a second win, condemning the hosts to a 22nd straight defeat in the tournament. Three tries from Antoine Dupont, Maxime Medard and Damian Penaud and 10 points from youngster Romain Ntamack sealed victory in the Giuseppe Garibaldi Trophy between the two nations. Tito Tebaldi replied […]

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Rugby: Ireland finally find Six Nations form with France win

DUBLIN (REUTERS) – Ireland finally produced some Six Nations form on Sunday (March 10) by hammering France with a 26-14 scoreline that flattered the visitors to keep alive their remote chance of back-to-back titles ahead of next weekend’s finale of games. Captain Rory Best got the Irish going with an early try while Johnny Sexton, Jack Conan and Keith Earls […]

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Rugby: Sembawang Primary kids get the Sunwolves touch at clinic

SINGAPORE – Over 50 pupils from Sembawang Primary School got drilled in some rugby fundamentals by members of the HITO-Communications Sunwolves team on Thursday (Feb 14). The students, aged between nine and 12, had the opportunity to get up close and personal with the players during skill workshops and fun interactive drills. Sunwolves players Jamie Henry, Pauliasi Manu, Nathan Vella, […]

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