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Isa's France move a blow for Argentina

Argentine and Jaguares rugby has been dealt a blow with No.8 Facundo Isa opting to take up a contract with Toulon from the end of this season.
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Wales to play Tonga in Auckland region

Wales could play again in Auckland for the second time within a year after an Auckland region venue was being considered as a replacement venue for the scheduled Tonga-Wales Test in Nuku'alofa on June 17.
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Gatland thinks fans should have say in Lions' future

Not only are the British and Irish Lions the rarest team in rugby – they play only every four years – they are also shaping as one of the most democratic to the point where fans could have a say in the team's future.
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Ben Ryan - Rugby 30-40 years behind in skills

Gold medal-winning Olympic Sevens coach Ben Ryan believes rugby is still 30-40 years behind other professional sports in terms of skills.
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DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 on track to deliver on and off the field

New Zealand Rugby (NZR) today confirmed that 75 percent of tickets to the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017 are already sold with less than four months to go until the opening match in Whangarei.

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Headaches for Gatland's Lions selection

Former British and Irish Lion Neil Jenkins believes the coach of the Lions for this years DHL New Zealand Lions Series, Warren Gatland, will be having 'a good few headaches' over his selection.
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Team Preview: SUNWOLVES

After showing brief glimpses of brilliance in 2016, the Sunwolves will be hoping for more consistency in 2017.
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The Lions Form XV - Round Two

Like his All Blacks counter part, Warren Gatland has depth and options when he sits down to pick his loose forwards and midfield for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017.

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Woodward's Bristol battling to survive

Former Hurricanes utility back Jason Woodward has playing for England on his mind, but helping Bristol avoid relegation from the Premiership rates even higher.
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Boosts for Mauger, Gibbes

Former All Black Aaron Mauger was relieved after his Leicester side dealt with the challenge from Jeremy Thrush's Gloucester by taking a 34-9 win at the weekend.
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Special Lions team shaping - Woodward

England and Wales sent out a warning to the All Blacks ahead of the DHL New Zealand Lions Series in June when battling out a 21-16 thriller at the Millennium Stadium.
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Thrush's Gloucester face big challenge

Recently married former All Blacks and Hurricanes lock Jeremy Thrush is looking forward to one of the biggest challenges yet in his British rugby career.
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Relieved Tuipulotu straight into action with Blues

A relieved All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu was back with his Blues team-mates for the first time in the 2017 season on Friday relieved that his career is back on track and he can look forward to playing again after a negative drug test result was confirmed on Thursday.
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England closer to All Blacks - but still work to do

Former Wales captain Sam Warburton may believe England have the right to be compared to the All Blacks, but not everyone agrees.
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