Achilles tendon rupture for Australia prop Taniela Tupou

Tupou is the fourth Wallaby to suffer an Achilles tendon injury this season. A scourge that Australians want to investigate. Australia coach Dave Rennie confirmed on Friday that Taniela Tupou has suffered a ruptured Achilles tendon. The pillar of Tongan origin could still be reinstated for the 2023 World Cup in France. He had been … Read more

Irishman Josh Van der Flier named World Rugby Player of the Year 2022

Antoine Dupont does not keep his player of the year title. Elected in 2021, the scrum half of the fifteen of France sees Josh Van der Flier succeed him. The Irishman was rewarded this Sunday evening at the World Rugby Awards in Monaco. The third all-terrain line was the major asset of his selection, who … Read more

November test matches: where are the players from the best nations in the world playing?

As the autumn tour begins this weekend for the XV of France (Saturday evening, 9 p.m. against Australia), while many other nations are performing, with matches Scotland – Fiji (to follow at 2 p.m. hours on the L’Équipe channel), Wales – New Zealand or Ireland – South Africa this Saturday, in particular, all the Championships … Read more

South Africa lose in Dublin to Ireland

Between two nations that will find themselves in the same World Cup group (with Scotland, Tonga and Romania) in less than a year, the ascendancy seems to have been taken by the Irish, Saturday evening in a green lagoon jersey . Except in the last five minutes, the South Africans were found to be blunted, … Read more

Murray back in the Irish XV against South Africa for his 100th cap

Irish scrum-half Conor Murray, who will celebrate his 100th cap, will start on Saturday for the first time in almost a year in the first test match of the autumn, against South Africa, announced Thursday the Irish Rugby Federation (IRFU). Murray, who replaces Jamison Gibson-Park, the usual holder absent due to a hamstring injury, has … Read more

French invincibility, first place in the world: the 5 challenges of the autumn tour

The first two meetings of the November test matches, last Saturday, set the tone. At the end of the suspense, the Scots bowed (15-16) after their opener Blair Kinghorn failed to materialize a vulnerability in his camp, two minutes from the end, offering the meeting its share of twists and turns. regret. For their part, … Read more

three former Irish professional players file concussion charges

David Corkery, Declan Fitzpatrick and Ben Marshall have filed complaints against their federation, World Rugby and their former clubs, for having suffered several concussions during their career. Three former Irish rugby players, including two internationals, have filed a complaint in Dublin against their federation, World Rugby and their former clubs, for repeated concussions suffered during … Read more

Irish transgender players banned from matches

The Irish Rugby Union announced on Wednesday that transgender players will no longer be allowed to participate in matches in the coming season, in accordance with the latest guidelines from World Rugby. Only players registered as female at birth will be allowed to participate in matches. Ireland notably recalled the decision of English rugby union … Read more

the video recap of Ireland’s historic new win in New Zealand

By The Sports editorial staff Posted 2 hours ago, Update 2 hours ago Irishman Bundee Aki is tackled by New Zealand captain Sam Cane MARTY MELVILLE / AFP Discover the four tries of the Irish success in New Zealand this Saturday (22-32). Ireland, thanks to a match full of control, signed Saturday in Wellington a … Read more

Earls captain Ireland bis against Maori All Blacks

Full-back Keith Earls, 34, 97 caps, will captain Ireland for Tuesday’s match against the Maori All Blacks, coach Andy Farrell announced on Monday. For this scheduled meeting in Wellington, in revenge for the 32-17 defeat at the start of the tour on June 29 in Hamilton, Farrell had to make some changes. Michael Lowry, Ulster … Read more