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England rugby player Cipriani fined for nightclub assault

ST. HELIER, Jersey (AP) A court has fined England rugby player Danny Cipriani 2,000 pounds ($2,500) after he pleaded guilty to assault and resisting arrest following an incident at a nightclub on an island in the English Channel. (MORE)

Wallabies out to win back fans in Bledisloe Cup test

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Few matches in world rugby are more hyped than Bledisloe Cup contests between Australia and New Zealand, yet Australian fans have responded to Saturday's first test in Sydney with trepidation and disinterest. (MORE)

Springboks pack bolstered by return of Marx and Etzebeth

DURBAN, South Africa (AP) South Africa's forward pack has been bolstered by the return from injury of hooker Malcolm Marx and lock Eben Etzebeth for the Rugby Championship test against Argentina on Saturday. (MORE)

Barrett at 10 for All Blacks, Hodge in for Australia

SYDNEY (AP) Beauden Barrett has held off the challenge of rising star Richie Mo'unga and will wear the No. 10 jersey for the All Blacks in Saturday's first Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship test against Australia. (MORE)

England rugby player Cipriani charged over nightclub assault

(AP) -- England rugby union player Danny Cipriani was charged with assault Wednesday over an incident at a nightclub in the English Channel island of Jersey. (MORE)

Roosters go top in NRL as Cronulla upsets Melbourne

SYDNEY (AP) The Sydney Roosters hauled themselves onto the top rung of a constantly shifting ladder in Australia's National Rugby League with a hard-fought 18-14 win over previous leaders Souths in the weekend's 22nd round. Reigning premiers Melbourne had the chance to regain first place in the last match of the round on Sunday but, after losing to Souths in round 21, faltered again and went down 17-14 to Cronulla who climbed back into sixth (MORE)

Wallabies captain Hooper cleared for 1st Bledisloe test

SYDNEY (AP) Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been cleared to play in Saturday's first Bledisloe Cup test against New Zealand. (MORE)

Australia men, Fiji women win Olympics 7s berths

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) The Australian men's and Fiji women's teams claimed places in the rugby sevens tournament at next year's Olympics by winning their finals at the Oceania regional qualifying tournament on Sunday. (MORE)

England beat Kiwis 20-14 to win rugby league series

WIGAN, England (AP) England won a rugby league series against top-ranked New Zealand for the first time in eight years when it took an exhilarating third and deciding test 20-14 on Saturday. (MORE)

Samoa, Australia unbeaten at Oceania Olympic 7s

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Australia and Samoa were unbeaten on the first day of the Oceania Olympic rugby sevens qualifying tournament on Saturday and remain headed for a showdown to decide which will claim a place at next year's Rio de Janiero games. (MORE)