Ralph Rimmer: RFL chief executive avoids sanction for Fiji comment | Rugby League News

RFL chief executive Ralph Rimmer, who is leaving his role at the end of the year, was investigated after a complaint was made over comments he made about the Fiji national team at the Championship and League One awards dinner on September 26 Last Updated: 07/10/22 6:32pm Ralph Rimmer was investigated for comments made at … Read more

Dan Biggar to leave Northampton Saints at end of season | Rugby Union News

British and Irish Lion and Wales fly-half Dan Biggar will be leaving Northampton Saints at the end of the season; The club have cited the reduction in marquee players and the salary caps as reasons behind the decision Last Updated: 07/10/22 9:12am Dan Biggar will remain with the Saints for the last eight months of … Read more

Worcester Warriors’ Premiership suspension and enforced relegation to Championship confirmed by RFU | Rugby Union News

RFU confirms Worcester have been suspended from the remainder of 2022/23 Premiership season and relegated to the Championship due to insolvency; RFU and administrators working together in attempt to allow University of Worcester Warriors women’s team to continue playing this season Last Updated: 06/10/22 6:35pm Worcester Warriors have been suspended for the remainder of the … Read more

Women’s Rugby World Cup: Sarah Hunter captains England in tournament opener against Fiji | Rugby Union News

World Cup favourites England begin campaign against Fiji on Saturday (4.45am BST); Sarah Hunter to skipper side while Abby Dow named among the replacements and could make her first appearance since breaking leg in April; England will also face France and South Africa in Pool C Last Updated: 05/10/22 10:32pm Sarah Hunter will skipper England … Read more

Leigh 44-12 Batley: Centurions seal Super League return with deserved win in Championship Grand Final | Rugby League News

Leigh Centurions bounce back to Super League at the first attempt; Adrian Lam’s side won all but one of their 27 matches of the regular season; victory completes a hat-trick of trophies having lifted the 1895 Cup as well as the League Leaders Shield; Lam: ‘I’m over the moon’ Last Updated: 02/10/22 10:00pm Leigh Centurions … Read more

James Graham: Former Great Britain and England international on advocating for concussion awareness | Rugby League News

James Graham has become an advocate for greater awareness around concussion in rugby league As a player, James Graham epitomised all the perceived qualities of a rugby league forward; the toughness, the fortitude, and the willingness to carry on playing through the pain barrier with the same levels of intensity. It was those attributes which … Read more

Jamie Jones-Buchanan: ‘Ethnicities never been a barrier in rugby league – but we need to tell more stories’ | Rugby League News

Leeds Rhinos’ head of culture, diversity and inclusivity Jamie Jones-Buchanan praises the rich history of diversity within rugby league and says the sport should use Black History Month to continue to promote inclusivity. By Amar Mehta Last Updated: 01/10/22 11:41am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player Leeds Rhinos’ head of culture, … Read more

Rugby League World Cup: Andy Ackers handed surprise England call-up | Marc Sneyd, Victor Radley in RLWC squad | Rugby League News

Head coach Shaun Wane announces 24-man squad for this year’s tournament as England bid to go one better than finishing runners-up in 2017; Hosts open RLWC2021 with a match against Samoa in Group A on Saturday, October 15 at Newcastle’s St James’ Park Last Updated: 30/09/22 10:42am Andy Ackers has been called up to England’s … Read more

Worcester Warriors players go unpaid and can walk away from contracts in two weeks if wages not delivered | Rugby Union News

Worcester Warriors are currently in administration with more than £25m in debt and suspended from all competitions by the RFU; a winding-up order from HMRC could be issued in October By Amar Mehta Last Updated: 30/09/22 9:44am Players and staff at stricken Premiership club Worcester Warriors will not be paid on Friday. Players at the … Read more

Women’s Six Nations: Twickenham to host first standalone Red Roses fixture | Rugby Union News

The Red Roses have played at Twickenham in double-headers with the men’s side but have never played at the venue in a standalone fixture; they will be looking to defend their Women’s Six Nations title Last Updated: 28/09/22 11:10am Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player England Women head coach Simon Middleton … Read more