The University of Cape Town’s Varsity Cup win this week has been tainted by allegations of a post-match assault by an Ikey Tigers player.
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday commended the Leopards Rugby Union (LRU) for taking a zero tolerance approach after a recent incident of referee abuse in a club match.
Hennie van den Heever, a coach of the Vaal Reefs Rugby Club’s second team, was suspended for life from all forms of rugby by the LRU following a disciplinary hearing where he was found guilty of transgressing Regulation 20.4 (b) of the International Rugby Board.
Samoan legend Brian Lima has resigned as defence coach of his country’s national team after his arrest for assault on his former wife.
Samoa rugby legend Brian Lima faces criminal charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-wife in public last week, leaving her with serious facial injuries, reports said on Thursday.
Ryan Grant and Sean Maitland are among four Scotland rugby players due to appear in court next month after an alleged assault outside a takeaway shop in Glasgow last month.
As many as 15 percent of New Zealand’s professional players may be wrestling with stress, anxiety, substance abuse and behavioural and mental health issues.
This is the outcome of a survey, done by the New Zealand Herald, in the wake of the Julian Savea saga – the latest in a long line of All Blacks who fell foul of the law.
Wallaby and Rebels bad boy Kurtley Beale has stopped playing rugby to deal with his off-field demons.
Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White was assaulted at a music festival and has fractured his jaw, but is not expected to miss the start of the Super Rugby season.