Tales of the unexpected: ex-Wales star Hook pens children’s books

FORMER Welsh utility back James Hook is to retire from rugby at the end of the season and initially focus on writing children’s books, he said on Monday. The 34-year-old…

Zimbabwe rugby hopeful of a positive year

By ZBC Reporter The Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) is keen to build on the momentum of winning the 2019 Victoria Cup in a year where plenty of rugby is lined…

Racing, Toulouse face Irish hurdle for Champions Cup quarters spots

FRENCH Top 14 giants Racing 92 and Toulouse can clinch European Champions Cup quarter-final spots with victories over Irish opposition this weekend. Racing, two-time runners up, host Munster in Pool…

Uganda and Zimbabwe to represent Africa at rugby World Challenge Series

By Xinhua NAIROBI: Africa will have two countries competing in the rugby sevens World Repechage Challenger Series gunning for the last ticket for the World Series. Zimbabwe and Uganda, who…

Final chance to shine for France’s Six Nations hopefuls

THIS WEEKEND is the last round of Top 14 matches before France’s new head coach Fabien Galthie names his squad on January 8 for the upcoming Six Nations. Former captain…

UK: Hull FC prop forward Matongo’s breakthrough year

By totalrl.com UNITED Kingdom: Hull FC prop forward Masi Matongo is hoping to cement a regular starting spot in the Hull lineup in 2020, even though he admits there will…