David Pocock signs new deal with Australia until 2019

David Pocock, widely regarded as the best openside flanker in rugby, has signed a new deal to stay in Australia through to the next World Cup in 2019 after taking a one-year sabbatical in 2017. Keeping Pocock until the end of 2019 is a major boost for the Australian Rugby Union (ARU), which has seen a host of top talent leave for Europe, but they had to pay for their prize with unprecedented flexibility. Mar 16, 2016

All Blacks Dan Carter says retiring from international rugby was right decision

Dan Carter, the former All Blacks flyhalf who retired after winning the 2015 World Cup, met his fans on 2 March, and signed his autobiography which has just been released in France, his new home. New Zealand cemented their status as the greatest team in rugby history when they overwhelmed Australia 34-17 at Twickenham last October to become world champions for a record third time, and the first nation to retain the Webb Ellis Cup. Mar 3, 2016