Rugby Union Reports

  • Solomona stars in Sale win

    Denny Solomona's first-half hat-trick helped Sale edge closer to Aviva Premiership safety with a 34-28 win over Wasps.

    Sunday February 19 2017, 18:41 GMT
    Denny Solomona of Sale Sharks celebrates after scoring his third try
  • Falcons flying after Saints win

    Newcastle and Northampton shared 11 tries as the Falcons secured a 46-31 win to keep up their push for the top six.

    Sunday February 19 2017, 19:06 GMT
    Sonatane Takulua of Newcastleruns through to score his team's fifth try
  • Connacht battle to victory

    Connacht's push for a bonus point never materialised as two early tries proved just enough in a 14-9 win over Newport.

    Saturday February 18 2017, 23:25 GMT
    Connacht's Tiernan O'Halloran breaks free to score the first try of the game
  • Munster claim narrow win

    Munster snatched a Guinness PRO12 victory from the jaws of defeat as Dave Kilcoyne's late try

    Saturday February 18 2017, 19:59 GMT
    Dave Kilcoyne on the attack against Ospreys
  • Bonus point win for Ulster

    Ulster racked up a second bonus-point win in succession as they claimed a 37-17 victory over Glasgow.

    Saturday February 18 2017, 17:33 GMT
    Jacob Stockdale: Scored two tries
  • Short hat-trick sinks Worcester

    James Short grabbed a hat-trick of tries as Exeter claimed a 48-32 victory over Worcester.

    Saturday February 18 2017, 18:50 GMT
    James Short of Exeter scores a try
  • Clark the hero for Bath

    Bath continued their Aviva Premiership play-off push after centre Max Clark's try edged them past Harlequins.

    Saturday February 18 2017, 18:48 GMT
    Max Clark makes a break to score against Harlequins
  • Tigers surge to victory

    Leicester ran in eight tries as they thrashed the Aviva Premiership's bottom club Bristol 50-17 on Saturday.

    Saturday February 18 2017, 18:41 GMT
    Adam Thompstone of Leicester Tigers breaks clear
  • Blues keep European hopes alive

    Cardiff Blues kept their slim European Rugby Champions Cup hopes alive with a 57-20 demolition of Benetton Treviso.

    Saturday February 18 2017, 17:16 GMT
    Nick Williams scores Cardiff's first try against Treviso
  • Vunipola returns but Sarries lose

    England prop Mako Vunipola made a powerful return to action - but Saracens suffered a second successive league defeat.

    Friday February 17 2017, 22:18 GMT
    Tom Marshall goes over for a Gloucester try
  • Joey Carbery returns with brace

    Joey Carbery marked his first start since December with two tries as Leinster earned a 39-10 win over Edinburgh.

    Friday February 17 2017, 21:46 GMT
    Joey Carbery retuned with a brace (Photo: INPHO/Morgan Treacy)
  • Scarlets add to Zebre misery

    Scarlets registered a comfortable 42-7 Guinness Pro12 victory over bottom-placed Zebre as they consolidated fourth place.

    Friday February 17 2017, 21:36 GMT
    Scarlets' Aaron Shingler scores his side's second try against Zebre
  • Goneva hat-trick in vain

    Vereniki Goneva's hat-trick proved to be in vain as Sale Sharks claimed a crucial 26-24 triumph over Newcastle.

    Friday February 10 2017, 22:38 GMT
    Vereniki Goneva of Newcastle Falcons breaks away to score his third try
  • Bath snatch victory over Saints

    Bath ended a run of three defeats in the Aviva Premiership with a nail-biting 32-30 victory over Northampton.

    Friday February 10 2017, 22:43 GMT
    Semesa Rokoduguni runs in a try against Northampton Saints
  • Varndell breaks record in defeat

    Tom Varndell broke the Aviva Premiership try-scoring record in Bristol's 42-8 defeat to Harlequins at Ashton Gate.

    Friday February 10 2017, 22:02 GMT
    Bristol Rugby's Tom Varndell goes over to score try
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