Rugby clubs support anti-racism in restart
Top-flight Premiership clubs will take a stand against racism with different gestures as Premiership Rugby committed itself to making the sport more diverse and inclusive, however Rob Baxter criticised the commitment saying it hangs players out to dry.
PRO14 targets season restart in August
The PRO14 has targeted a return date of Aug. 22 with a series of local derbies as part of a shortened 2019-20 season that will shed six rounds of group play, organisers said on Thursday.
Life in lockdown: One Aussie's Italian story
Italy is among the countries hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. The whole nation was put into lockdown as a result, turning the life of Australian rugby player Monty Ioane and his family upside down.
PRO14 now suspended indefinitely, final cancelled
"No decision on a definitive re-commencement date can be made until four key criteria can be met within our respective competing territories," the league announced in a statement.
French Rugby Federation suspends all competitions
The French Rugby Federation has suspended all of its competitions to prevent the spread of coronavirus.
PRO14 postpones fixtures involving Italian clubs
PRO14 has postponed all round 14 and 15 fixtures involving Benetton and Zebre due to restrictions on travelling implemented by the Italian government.
Coronavirus forces PRO14 postponements in Italy
PRO14 and Top 12 rugby fixtures set to take place in Italy this weekend have been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, competition organisers said on Monday.
Rhys Webb unlikely to play again for Toulon
Scrum-half Rhys Webb has possibly made his last appearance for Toulon, according to the club's owner Bernard Lemaitre.
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