All Blacks team for match against France

Follow @RedefinedRugby All Blacks team named for Test against France  The All Blacks team has been named to play France in the second match of the Vista 2017 All Blacks Northern Tour at Stade de France on Saturday 11 November 2017. (Kick-off: 8.45PM CET, NZT: 8.45AM, Sunday 12 November) The matchday 23 is as follows…

Result: Australia 19 v 24 Scotland – 17/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Scotland continued with their fine recent form when they claimed an historic 24-19 victory over Australia in Sydney on Saturday. The last five Tests between these sides were decided by six points or less and, as the scoreline suggests, this one was no different with this result being Scotland’s first-ever triumph over the…

Result: Japan 22 v 50 Ireland – 17/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland made light work of Japan, putting up 50 points in their comfortable 50-22 win at Ecopa Stadium in Shizuoka. Keith Earls, Dan Leavy and Jack Conan all finished with braces for Joe Schmidt’s side, with Garry Ringrose the other try scorer for Ireland. Japan did score three tries of their own, but…

Result: Wales 24 v 06 Tonga – 16/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Wales got their mid-year tour of to a winning start but were made to work hard before beating Tonga 24-6 in Auckland on Friday. Despite what the scoreline suggests, this was a tight affair and the result was in the balance until late in the game. Wales eventually outscored their opponents by two…

Preview: Wales v Tonga – 16/06/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Wales and Tonga face off in a June International Test in the first game of a double-header at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. It will be played as the curtain-raiser to New Zealand’s clash with Samoa which kicks off at the same venue directly afterwards. For Tonga the match serves as crucial…

England name 15 uncapped players in squad

Follow @RedefinedRugby Eddie Jones has announced a 31-man squad for England’s two-Test tour to Argentina in June.   Dylan Hartley will captain a squad that includes 15 uncapped players. In the pack, props Will Collier (Harlequins) and Harry Williams (Exeter Chiefs) are included with second-row Nick Isiekwe (Saracens) and back row forwards Sam Underhill (Ospreys/Bath)…