Men's rugby union

Members of the England team reacts after the end of the Six Nations rugby union match between France and England at the Stade de France stadium in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, Saturday, March 10, 2018. France defeated England 22-16. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 12, 2018 - 12:20 pm
The wheels are coming off the English chariot. After two years of unprecedented and virtually unstinting success under Eddie Jones, England's rugby team has hit problems just as the 2019 Rugby World Cup is looming into view. "I always said this year would be the hardest year we'd have," Jones said...
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February 03, 2018 - 5:01 pm
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan when it beat Canada 32-31 to advance 10-point winners on aggregate on Saturday. Uruguay won the first leg of the Americas playoff 38-29 in Vancouver a week ago. At its fourth Rugby World Cup, the Teros will go in...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
UNDATED: over four seasons ___ June 1 — Roberto De Vicenzo, 94, known has much for his scorecard error at the Masters as his British Open victory. De Vicenzo amassed 230 titles worldwide, mostly in South America, but he achieved fame on the biggest stages in golf. He outlasted Jack Nicklaus to win...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
UNDATED: NBA Development League. ___ Feb. 12 — Dave Adolph, 79, former NFL defensive coach and coordinator and assistant college football coach. Adolph joined Sam Rutigliano's Cleveland Browns staff as defensive line coach in 1979. He worked his way up to defensive coordinator in 1984. After his...
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Ireland's Conor Murray, left is tackled by Argentina's Martin Landajo, right and Ramiro Moyano , foreground, during the rugby union international match between Ireland and Argentina, at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
November 25, 2017 - 5:26 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland swept its autumn rugby tests after holding off Argentina 28-19 at Lansdowne Road on Saturday. In their first matchup since the 2015 Rugby World Cup quarterfinals, Ireland earned a measure of revenge. Ireland had the result in hand leading 20-0 in the third quarter and 25-7...
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England's Mike Brown makes a try during the rugby union international match between England and Samoa at Twickenham stadium in London, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
November 25, 2017 - 12:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — England completed a sweep of victories in the autumn rugby internationals by running in seven tries to beat Samoa 48-14 at Twickenham on Saturday. After wins over Argentina and Australia, England coach Eddie Jones fielded a largely reserve team against the weakest of the opponents...
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November 25, 2017 - 11:04 am
PARIS (AP) — Former All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will leave French club Racing 92 at the end of the season and go to Japanese club Kobe Steelers. The 35-year-old Carter, who joined Racing 92 in December 2015 after winning the Rugby World Cup with New Zealand, won the Top 14 with the Paris club in...
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November 21, 2017 - 4:42 pm
Hooker Stephen Moore says he will retire from playing rugby after Australia's final test of the season against Scotland on Saturday. Rugby Australia says in a statement on Wednesday that Moore originally planned to play one last season with the Queensland Reds in Super Rugby, but will retire after...
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New Zealand's Sonny Bill Williams has altercation breaks out with the French team during a rugby union international match at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, outside Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 15, 2017 - 8:17 am
LONDON (AP) — France has been selected to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup ahead of South Africa and Ireland on Wednesday. France, which previously hosted the tournament in 2007, beat its rivals in a secret ballot by the World Rugby Council in London on Wednesday. An evaluation report undertaken by...
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November 15, 2017 - 8:06 am
LONDON (AP) — France chosen to host 2023 Rugby World Cup, beating South Africa and Ireland.
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