Rugby Union


Eddie Jones era off to winning start

Silverware: England captain Dylan Hartley lifts the Calcutta Cup.

​England got the Eddie Jones era off to a victorious start on Saturday as tries by George Kruis and Jack Nowell earned them a 15-9 victory over Scotland in a nervy Six Nations clash at Murrayfield.

Joubert ran off the field 'like a scared rabbit'

Quick exit: South African referee Craig Joubert runs off the field after blowing the final whistle.

Fans at the Australia-Scotland World Cup quarter-final were not the only ones livid at referee Craig Joubert as social media users vented their frustration at Joubert's late decision to award the Wallabies a penalty which helped seal their 35-34 win at Twickenham.