England survive determined Italy

Follow @RedefinedRugby England survived a spirited Italian side to claim a 36-15 bonus-point win at Twickenham on Sunday. Eddie Jones’s men stuttered and fumbled their way through the first half allowing Italy’s intensity to throw them off their game after Giovanbattista Venditti scored just before halftime it looked as though Italy were about to claim…

USA Eagles fly to another big ARC win in Chile

Follow @RedefinedRugby SANTIAGO, Chile – The high-scoring machine that is the Men’s Eagles kept rolling in their first Americas Rugby Championship 2017 match in South America Saturday, beating Chile, 57-9, to remain a perfect 4-0 in the competition. Head Coach John Mitchell’s squad scored eight tries for the second time in three weeks, led by…

Irish revival overcomes France

Follow @RedefinedRugby Johnny Sexton guided Ireland to a hard-earned 19-9 win over France in Dublin on Saturday in the Six Nations. Both teams were unaffected by Dublin’s rainfall and produced a passionate game of rugby that typified European rivalry. The game did not decline into trench-style combat because of the weather but rather an exhibition…

Result: Cheetahs 25 v 28 Lions [25/02/2017]

Follow @RedefinedRugby Cheetahs 25 v 28 Lions       The Lions nudged past the Cheetahs 28-25 in Bloemfontein on Saturday thanks to a double from Rohan Janse van Rensburg.%u200B It was a classic first game of Super Rugby as both sides were clearly still shaking off the off-season cobwebs. Lions centre Janse van Rensburg…

Preview: England v Italy 26/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby England will be hunting a handsome bonus-point victory when they face off with Italy in their Six Nations meeting at Twickenham on Saturday. It’s so far so good for the English as they have come through the first two fixtures with eight points, two more than their nearest rival. However, as many predicted,…

Preview: Stormers vs Bulls 25/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby     2017 Team Preview: Stormers 2017 Team Preview: Bulls The Stormers will be looking to carry their successful pre-season form into Super Rugby when they play the Bulls at Newlands.%u200B The Stormers had a heartbreaking season in 2016 after winning Africa 1 Conference by a convincing nine points before they met the Chiefs…

Preview: Kings vs Jaguares 25/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby   2017 Team Preview: Southern Kings 2017 Team Preview: Jaguares The Kings will hope they can once again contain a fierce Jaguares side when they host the South Americans in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. The Kings were the perennial whipping-boys of 2016 and seemed mainly in the competition just to make up the numbers…