An American private equity firm is in advanced negotiations to buy a 15% stake in New Zealand Rugby in a mega-deal worth billions of dollars.
The Argentina Rugby Union has confirmed its investigation into racism, xenophobia and discrimination attributed to three senior players is at an advanced stage.
Sanzaar chief executive Andy Marinos says the success of the Australia-hosted Tri-Nations shows that a centralised tournament is possible if needed in the future.
The Argentina Rugby Union has lifted the temporary suspension of Pablo Matera and two senior players for their racist and xenophobic tweets.
Jeronimo de la Fuente will lead an overhauled Argentina side to face the Wallabies in the final Test of the Tri-Nations in Sydney on Saturday.
James O’Connor has recovered from injury and will start at flyhalf for the Wallabies in the final Tri-Nations Test against Argentina on Saturday.
The racist tweets that led to the suspension of three Los Pumas players, including now ex-captain Pablo Matera, were dug up as retaliation from the Argentinian public for a perceived lack of respect from the team for Diego Maradona.
Argentina have been rocked ahead of the final Tri-Nations Test against the Wallabies after Pablo Matera was removed from his duties as captain.
Ian Foster has paid tribute to captain Sam Cane for leading the All Blacks to a resounding victory over Argentina and almost certainly another piece of silverware.
Argentina coach Mario Ledesma has lamented his side’s 38-0 Tri-Nations defeat to the All Blacks in Newcastle on Saturday.