Impediment for a global season to move

Six Nations to be played at end of northern winter by Lynn McConnell May 22 Pressure on World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont to change his stance is likely to see the Six Nations tournament moved from its usual place on the rugby calendar. Beaumont had said after his re-election as World Rugby chairman,

Whitelock returns excited by changes

Happy to be a lieutenant for captain Cane by Lynn McConnell May 22 All Blacks lock and Crusader Sam Whitelock might be one of the most experienced still playing in New Zealand but he is looking forward to participating in the changed rugby scene in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Whitelock said

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game

Rugby begins preparation phase for return of community game Rugby clubs around the country can start a three-stage approach to getting back on the grass with training potentially beginning later this month. Today’s announcement from New Zealand Rugby (NZR) follows the Government’s confirmation that community sport can resume with certain hygiene and distancing