Rugby League

Rugby league legend Tommy Raudonikis dies aged 70

Tommy Raudonikis, perhaps rugby league’s most loved character, has died after a long battle with cancer. The former Australian halfback and captain was with his partner Trish Brown when he passed away at 7.15am on Wednesday in a Gold Coast hospital, only six days short of his 71st birthday. Rugby league legend Tommy Raudonikis has […]

Rugby League

Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa: Video resurfaces as Sky commentator Joe Wheeler apologises for use of mock Asian accent

An old video has resurfaced in light of last night’s incident involving Sky Sport commentator Joe Wheeler, where he made offensive comments in a post-match incident. Wheeler had to apologise to Highlanders flanker Kazuki Himeno after comments he made following the team’s 33-12 win over the Crusaders on Friday night when he praised Himeno’s performance […]

Rugby Union

Sunday’s Heineken Champions Cup round-of-16: Racing 92 vs Edinburgh, Bordeaux-Begles vs Bristol, Scarlets vs Sale

We look ahead to Sunday’s Champions Cup round-of-16 ties, as Racing 92 welcome Edinburgh, Bordeaux-Begles host Bristol Bears and Scarlets face Sale Sharks… Racing 92 v Edinburgh (12.30pm) Richard Cockerill believes starting Blair Kinghorn in Edinburgh’s number 10 jersey is “worth the risk” as he prepares to roll the dice on the Scotland full-back guiding […]

Rugby League

Super League: Carlos Tuimavave finds a home at Hull FC

When Carlos Tuimavave’s current contract with Hull FC comes to an end, the centre will have been with the Super League club for eight years. Considering the Samoa international once envisaged a return to the NRL after several seasons sampling rugby league on this side of the world, that is quite an achievement. Tuimavave and […]