International Rugby Union – Six Nations, Heineken Cup, Rugby Championship

International Rugby has seen growth in both competitiveness and popularity in recent years, especially after the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, where the All Blacks held off a rampaging French team, while South Africa were beaten by a dogged Australia who lost to New Zealand in the semi-finals.

The Pumas are now in the new look Southern Hemisphere tournament The Rugby Championship, featuring the Wallabies, All Blacks and Springboks along with Argentina.

The emergence of countries such as Fiji, Italy and Scotland have also aided International Rugby in its quest for worldwide recognition.

The Six Nations in Europe and The Rugby Championship in the southern hemisphere are the biggest annual tournaments in international bugby, with the Rugby World Cup one of the largest tournaments in the world, held every four years. The IRB have announced that the 2015 Rugby World Cup will be played in England and Wales.

International Rugby Articles

England vs Wallabies live stream: How to watch online or on TV – England vs Australia Spring Tour Test

England vs Wallabies live stream: How to watch online or on TV – England vs Australia Spring Tour Test

by , 3 Dec 2016 Popular article!

It’s the final game of the Wallabies Spring Tour as they try to close it on a winning note against England at Twickenham with the match scheduled to get underway on Sunday, December 4 at 1:30am (AEDT). This is The Roar‘s ultimate guide to streaming and watching the match.

French Barbarians vs Wallabies live stream: How to watch online – Spring Tour match

French Barbarians vs Wallabies live stream: How to watch online – Spring Tour match

by , 24 Nov 2016

The Wallabies take a break from their five-match international fixture on the Spring Tour, taking on the French Barbarians on Friday morning at 6:45am (AEDT).

Another whopper weekend rugby review

Another whopper weekend rugby review

by , 23 Nov 2016

Following last week’s international Rugby review, I’ve pieced together another for the past week of international action. There weren’t as many games but there were certainly some very interesting results.

Whopper weekend of rugby review

Whopper weekend of rugby review

by , 16 Nov 2016

Wow. What a weekend of rugby that was. There was 18 action-packed internationals played across four continents.

Ireland out to prove All-Blacks victory wasn’t a one-off

Ireland out to prove All-Blacks victory wasn’t a one-off

by , 16 Nov 2016

Everyone is expecting a mighty comeback from the All Blacks in Dublin. Nobody takes a loss harder or rebounds better.

Steve Hansen decides he likes coaching rugby’s best team, re-signs until 2019

Steve Hansen decides he likes coaching rugby’s best team, re-signs until 2019

by , 25 Jul 2016

The All Blacks’ era of unparalleled dominance on the international rugby scene is set to continue, with World Cup-winning coach Steve Hansen extending his contract until the end of the 2019 World Cup.

NRC 2016 scoring system a move in the right direction

NRC 2016 scoring system a move in the right direction

by , 4 Jul 2016

The experimental scoring system being trialled in this 2016 edition of the National Rugby Championship (NRC) provides excellent incentive for attacking rugby.

Toomua, Skelton in for third Wallabies Test against England

Toomua, Skelton in for third Wallabies Test against England

by , 23 Jun 2016 Popular article!

Michael Cheika has named his side for the third and final Test against England, with three changes made from the side that lost the series-deciding Test in Melbourne last weekend.

All Blacks vs Wales highlights: All Blacks win the series

All Blacks vs Wales highlights: All Blacks win the series

by , 18 Jun 2016 Popular article!

Match result: The All Blacks have taken a win over Wales and claimed an uncatchable 2-0 win in their three-Test series with a 12-point victory at Eden Park on Saturday.

Pulver says AAMI Park perfect for Test

by , 18 Jun 2016

Australian Rugby Union boss Bill Pulver has defended staging the Wallabies Test against England on suspect turf at AAMI Park with the MCG vacant this weekend.


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