Junior Springboks

U20 Championship: Junior Boks make six changes for Italy clash

Junior Springbok head coach Bafana Nhleko named five uncapped players in his starting team to face Italy in Paarl on Thursday.

Finlay Bealham

Ireland prop Finlay Bealham to miss rest of Six Nations with knee injury

Ireland prop Finlay Bealham has been ruled out of the remainder of the Guinness Six Nations with a knee injury sustained in Saturday's win over Italy.


Ireland avoid upset in Italy to keep Grand Slam hopes alive

Grand Slam-chasing Ireland avoided a major upset to keep themselves on course for Six Nations glory with a disjointed 34-20 bonus-point win over Italy.


England beat Italy to get the Steve Borthwick era up and running

England dismantled a disappointing Italy to give the Steve Borthwick era lift off with a 31-14 Guinness Six Nations victory at Twickenham.

Federico Ruzza

Ethan Dumortier scores try on debut as Six Nations holders France beat Italy

Ethan Dumortier scored a try on his France debut as the Les Bleus kick-started their Six Nations title defence with a 29-24 bonus-point victory over Italy at the Stadio Olimpico.


Italy player suspended over banana gift to Benetton teammate Cherif Traore

Italy prop Ivan Nemer has been suspended until June 30 after giving Benetton teammate Cherif Traore a rotten banana during the club's Secret Santa gift exchange.