Rugby

Pau guaranteed a home quarterfinal in the European Challenge Cup after defeating Gloucester 34-24 at Kingsholm to finish top of the Pool Three standings. Tries from Steffon Armitage, Frank Halai, Lourens Adriaanse and Daniel Ramsay, allied to 14 points from the boot of Colin Slade, helped the French Top 14 side maintain their 100 percent
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2:47 PM GMT ESPN staff Wales will face Scotland in their opening match of the 2018 Autumn Internationals at Cardiff’s Principality Stadium in the inaugural ‘Dodie Weir Cup’. The fixture marks the first time that a northern hemisphere tier one side have faced Wales in the end of year Tests since the creation of a
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Leinster fullback Jordan Larmour has won his first call-up to Ireland’s senior ranks after being named in Joe Schmidt’s 36-man Six Nations squad. Larmour, 20, has forced his way into Leinster’s senior side this season, impressing in both Guinness PRO14 and Champions Cup action. Now the former St Andrew’s College man has the chance to
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France coach Jacques Brunel’s decision to bring back Clermont scrum-half Morgan Parra after more than two years in the international wilderness — while excluding Louis Picamoles, Yoann Huget, Francois Trinh-Duc and Baptiste Serin — will dominate headlines following the announcement of his initial squad for the 2018 Six Nations. Brunel — who has called-up uncapped
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