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  • Malta rugby preserve perfect record

    Malta rugby preserve perfect record

    CYPRUS            10 MALTA              37 The Malta Rugby national team underlined their intentions to top the European Conference 1 for a third succession season when they crushed Cyprus 37-10 in Paphos yesterday. It was another impressive...

  • Wales hammer Ireland to claim Grand Slam

    Wales hammer Ireland to claim Grand Slam

    Wales claimed a record third Six Nations Grand Slam of coach Warren Gatland's reign Saturday as Gareth Anscombe kicked 20 points to help beat an ill-disciplined Ireland 25-7. The stunning victory extended Wales' winning streak to 14 matches,...

  • Ireland fight back to condemn Italy to 20th successive Six Nations loss

    Ireland fight back to condemn Italy to 20th successive Six Nations loss

    Reigning champions Ireland battled to a 26-16 Six Nations win over Italy on Sunday, earning a bonus-point victory while condemning the hosts to a 20th successive defeat in the tournament. The home side led 16-12 at the break thanks to tries from...

  • Hat-trick scorer May hails "awesome" feat

    Hat-trick scorer May hails "awesome" feat

    England wing Jonny May said it was "awesome and very special" scoring three tries at Twickenham as he did in the 44-8 mauling of France in their Six Nations clash on Sunday. The 28-year-old, whose three tries came in the first-half of a one-sided...

  • Watch: Malta international rugby player dies, aged 33

    Watch: Malta international rugby player dies, aged 33

    The Malta Rugby Football Union is mourning the death of national team player Kyle Mason. Mason, 33, had been a regular for the national team during the last few years, playing a key role for Malta Rugby to go up the ladder in the International...

  • 'Scotland must take fight to Six Nations champions Ireland' - Strauss

    'Scotland must take fight to Six Nations champions Ireland' - Strauss

    Josh Strauss has urged Scotland to take the fight to Ireland in this weekend's Six Nations clash after England showed the way by overpowering the 2018 Grand Slam winners. Eddie Jones' side dominated in Dublin on Saturday thanks to powerhouse...

  • Watch: North double helps Wales overhaul big French lead

    Watch: North double helps Wales overhaul big French lead

    A George North try double helped Wales overcome a 16-point first-half deficit to seal a dramatic 24-19 victory over France in the 2019 Six Nations opener and equal their longest winning sequence since 1999. In an uncharacteristically error-ridden...

  • Watch: Ireland celebrates victory for 'Green Giants' over All Blacks

    Watch: Ireland celebrates victory for 'Green Giants' over All Blacks

    Ireland cemented their status as the team to beat at next year's World Cup with a first win over New Zealand on home soil, sending supporters and media into a collective frenzy on Sunday. Jacob Stockdale's brilliant chip-and-gather try was...

  • New Zealand fight back from 15-0 down to beat England

    New Zealand fight back from 15-0 down to beat England

    New Zealand recovered from 15-0 down after 25 minutes to beat England 16-15 in a thunderous test at Twickenham on Saturday, making it 15 wins in 16 matches between the two as their first clash for four years fully lived up to its billing. In...

  • Watch: Out of form England 'looking forward' to New Zealand test

    Watch: Out of form England 'looking forward' to New Zealand test

    Chris Ashton will make his first England start for four years in one of three changes made by coach Eddie Jones for Saturday's match against the All Blacks at Twickenham. Ashton, who ended a lengthy England exile when coming off the bench in last...

  • Watch: Playing England always a challenge, says All Black's Hansen

    Watch: Playing England always a challenge, says All Black's Hansen

    New Zealand have signalled their attacking intent against England by naming two playmakers in a full strength side for Saturday's blockbuster Test at Twickenham.Two-time world player of the year Beauden Barrett and mercurial youngster Damian...

  • Solid Malta ease past Bosnia

    Solid Malta ease past Bosnia

    MALTA 41 BOSNIA 7 The Malta rugby national team secured its second straight victory in the  Conference 1 South campaign after their 41-7 win victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Hibs Stadium, on Saturday. After last weekend’s 21-14 against...

  • Watch: Malta rugby looking to preserve home record

    Watch: Malta rugby looking to preserve home record

    The Malta rugby national team will be keen to preserve their three-year unbeaten record when on Saturday they take on Bosnia Herzegovina in their second match from Conference 1 South. Damian Neill’s boys come into the match in high spirits after...

  • Malta rugby win opener in Israel

    Malta rugby win opener in Israel

    The Malta rugby national team opened their Conference South 1 campaign on the right footing when they battled past Israel 21-14 in Netanya on Saturday. It was a hard-fought victory for Damian Neill’s team who after a shaky start they managed to...

  • Rugby Malta's promotion bid ended in Lithuania

    Rugby Malta's promotion bid ended in Lithuania

    The Malta rugby national team failed in their bid to win promotion to the Trophy division after going down heavily to Lithuania 81-10 in Siaulai, yesterday. As the scoreline clearly shows the home side were clearly a cut above Damian Neill’s men...

  • Overseas rugby player passes away aged 33

    Overseas rugby player passes away aged 33

    The Malta Rugby Football Union is mourning the death of Overseas player Taber Hammond. The American forward passed suddenly away over the weekend in his residence, aged 33. An inquiry is under way to see the cause of his demise. The unexpected...

  • Watch: Malta seal top spot with record win

    Watch: Malta seal top spot with record win

    MALTA             89 ANDORRA         3 The Malta rugby national team rubberstamped their dominance in the Conference South 1 when they hammered Andorra  at the Hibs Stadium for their biggest win in the international arena and seal top spot in the...

  • Coach Neill eyes winning finale against Andorra

    Coach Neill eyes winning finale against Andorra

    Malta coach Damian Neill is not underestimating the threat posed by Andorra as the rugby national team look to end their commitments in the Conference South 1 with a perfect record at the Hibs Stadium this afternoon (kick-off: 2pm). Last weekend,...

  • Five things we learned from the Six Nations

    Five things we learned from the Six Nations

    Ireland have emerged as the dominant force in the northern hemisphere after sweeping all before them in the 2018 NatWest 6 Nations. Here, Press Association Sport examines five things we learned from the tournament. Take A Bow Ireland Before the...

  • Wales hang on to edge out France and seal second spot

    Wales hang on to edge out France and seal second spot

    Wales made the most of limited possession to beat France 14-13 in the final game of the Six Nations at the Principality stadium on Saturday. Wales prevailed thanks to a try by Liam Williams and three penalties by Leigh Halfpenny to end the...