The draw for the Champions Cup will be held again in Lausanne

The Swiss “Olympic” city will host the ceremony of distribution of participants in groups of the main club Rugby tournament in Europe for the third year in a row. The updated competition will feature 24 teams – eight each from the Premiership, TOP 14 and PRO 14.

How coronavirus is ruining a Rugby player’s career

Today on the website of the French “Castra” released a statement: “We regret to inform you that Seme Kunatani has not met the minimum medical requirements of the National Rugby League and therefore will not be able to play for the club. Castres regrets this situation and

Jonathan Davies is back in action after an eleven-month absence

The scarlets and Wales centre has recovered from a knee Injury sustained in the 2019 world Cup 3rd-place match. The 32-year-old has spent 47 weeks in the infirmary, but has already started training with the club for the new PRO-14 season and is in the starting line-up

Vito Kolelishvili retired from Rugby at 30

After spending almost two years recovering, the former Georgia forward finished his career. “A lot of injuries have accumulated in recent years, and I made this decision. Even when I played, I went out on the field with injuries. I hoped that I would be able to

Maxim Uskov: Children beat Peter

The coach of Lokomotiv-2, who replaced CSKA Moscow in the Russian Rugby championship-7, about his impressions of the game of the wards. Maxim, the team found out that they will take part in the tournament at the last moment. It is clear that there was no time

Hawaii is not in MLR – which is to be expected

The world’s first Maori and Polynesian franchise, as it was announced, never made it to the major Leagues. The MLR management comments: “major League announced the expiration of the exclusive negotiating agreement signed with Kanaloa Hawai’i Rugby Ltd. The parties have not reached an agreement on Kanaloa

Steve Hansen recommends Australians cut back

The former All Blacks coach believes five Australian franchises in Super Rugby are bad for the Wallabies. “It is clear that the Australians want to develop Rugby across the continent, but the fact that strong players are distributed across a large number of teams, first of all,

Kieran Read will return to New Zealand

But only for a short period. Counties Manukau announced the signing of a contract with the player for the period of mitre 10 caps. After the end of the tournament, the 34-year-old third-line forward will again go to Japan, where he will continue to play for Toyota

Joe Schmidt left to work for World Rugby

A new position has even been created for the new Zealander and former Ireland coach. According to British media, Schmidt will get the post of Director of Rugby and high-performance sports. His duties will be to manage match officials, interact with coaches, and help develop Rugby in

Dave Rennie wants to increase the importance of Australian coaches

The Wallabies coach told Rugbyworld in an interview. “I was impressed with a lot of things related to Australian Rugby. A lot of good things are happening, and there are passionate people trying to make a difference. This is what you have to do all the supporters