Sunday, September 25th, 2016

Itoje’s undefeated run comes to an end

Itoje's undefeated run comes to an end [+]

England

Jones: England should dominate Lions squad

Eddie Jones has thrown down the gauntlet to his England players this season by saying at least 15 of his squad ... [+]

Jones wants coaches to learn from Team GB counterparts

England head coach Eddie Jones is eager for his staff to learn from other sports following the success of Team GB ... [+]

England boost as Nowell closes on return

Jack Nowell has told head coach Eddie Jones he will be fit for England's next Test match against South Africa in ... [+]

Leinster sign ex-England boss Lancaster

Former England boss Stuart Lancaster is back in rugby after joining Guinness PRO12 side Leinster as a senior coach. [+]

France

Parra keeping life simple at Clermont

France scrum-half Morgan Parra admits that he is simply focused on trying to enjoy his rugby rather than on forcing his ... [+]

Tolofua relishing prospect of Saracens move

France hooker Christopher Tolofua is convinced playing for Saracens will help take his game to the next level after joining the ... [+]

Club competition driving Serin on

Baptiste Serin was one of the stars of France's summer tour to Argentina but the scrum-half insists he can't let his ... [+]

Fickou kicks off new season in style

France centre Gaël Fickou is trying to add another string to his bow after knocking over his first penalty as a ... [+]

Ireland

Boost for Ireland as Sexton nears return ahead of November internationals

Ireland fly-half Jonathan Sexton has handed Joe Schmidt a boost as he nears match fitness well in advance of November's Autumn ... [+]

Recharged Kearney ready to put injuries behind him

Injury may have railroaded Rob Kearney last year but the Ireland full-back believes his absence from the summer tour to South ... [+]

Trimble: Ireland already have All Blacks in the crosshairs

Andrew Trimble may have just been appointed Ulster's new skipper for their domestic campaign, but the Ireland star admits his thoughts ... [+]

Madigan revels in promising Bordeaux start

Double RBS 6 Nations winner Ian Madigan seems to have taken to French rugby like a duck to water, but the ... [+]

Italy

O’Shea has high hopes for improving Italy

Conor O'Shea believes the current crop of Italy players can become the country's greatest-ever side after impressing on their mini-summer tours ... [+]

Festuccia hoping Zebre return leads to international recall

Experienced hooker Carlo Festuccia is determined to earn an Italy recall after his return to Zebre. [+]

Italy’s Haimona makes Bay of Plenty switch

Kelly Haimona insists he learned a lot from his time in Italy, after the Kiwi-born fly-half announced his return to the ... [+]

Italy prop Cittadini on the move

Italy prop Lorenzo Cittadini has signed a deal with French club Bayonne after Wasps agreed to release the 33-year-old from the ... [+]

Scotland

Watch as Greig Laidlaw takes you into the Scotland changing rooms

Have you ever wondered what it is like to be in an international changing room moments before a huge RBS 6 ... [+]

Bryce eager to follow in Nel’s footsteps as Scotland prop

Converted prop Kevin Bryce admits he could not have asked for a better challenge than competing with Scotland tight-head WP Nel ... [+]

Laidlaw continues fine kicking form for Gloucester

Scotland scrum-half Greig Laidlaw continued his fine form for Gloucester on Friday night with 16 points at the notoriously difficult kicking ... [+]

Seymour admits luck played part in superb four-try haul

Tommy Seymour scored an incredible four tries for Glasgow Warriors on the weekend but the Scotland winger admits his performance will ... [+]

Wales

James delighted at new Cardiff Blues contract

Wales wing Tom James admits he couldn't get his signature down quick enough after being given a new contract with Cardiff ... [+]

Winger James has made a flying start to the season

Tom James won his first caps for Wales in more than five years at the 2016 RBS 6 Nations, and Cardiff ... [+]

Lee on track for injury return

Wales have been handed a boost with the news that tighthead Samson Lee is nearing a playing return after shoulder surgery. ... [+]

Faletau set for spell on the sidelines

New Wales head coach Rob Howley has been handed a major blow with news that Taulupe Faletau could miss the November ... [+]

6 nations rugby

Ireland's O'Driscoll cited for stamping Italy flanker

Ireland’s O’Driscoll cited for stamping Italy flanker

Brian O'Driscoll could be named Lions captain again Email Article | | Print Article | Click here for a free ... [+]
Wales' Halfpenny wins Player of the Six Nations

Wales’ Halfpenny wins Player of the Six Nations

Leigh Halfpenny has won 2013 Six Nations 'Player of the Championship' Email Article | | Print Article | Click here ... [+]

Rugby Union

Extremely Rugby semi-final refs confirmed

Man in the centre: Gary Walsh ... [+]

Patchell to come back stronger

Keen make an impression: Rhys Patchell ... [+]

Britain Women U20s beat Africa to claim 3rd

Britain Women U20s secure 3rd after earn ... [+]

Where are they now?: Henson and the IRB Young Gamers of the Year

More happy periods: Gavin Henson receives the award for IRB Young ... [+]

U20

Hayward rings the changes for Wales Under-20s squad

Wales Under-20s head coach Byron Hayward admits his side are wiping the slate clean for this year's Six Nations after coming ... [+]

Walshe makes four changes to England Under-20s Six Nations squad

Head coach Nick Walshe insists it is all systems go for England Under-20s as they bid to defend their Six Nations ... [+]

England Under-20s begin title defence in France

England Under-20s will begin their pursuit of a fourth successive RBS 6 Nations title in France after the fixtures for the ... [+]

Williams sees benefits of Under-20s campaign

Scrum-half Rhodri Williams believes his performances for Wales Under-20s this summer are the driving force behind his early season form for ... [+]

Lineen relishing new Under-20s campaign

Scotland Under-20s head coach Sean Lineen is relishing the chance to cast his eye over the potential stars of tomorrow with ... [+]

Womens

England Women award first ever XV-a-side professional contracts in EPS

England Women have geared up for the 2017 Women's Six Nations by naming a 54-strong Elite Player Squad for the 2016/17 campaign, with ... [+]

Bemand expecting improvement from England Women

England women's lead coach Scott Bemand admitted his side had been dealt a shock to the system when they went down ... [+]

Briggs: Ireland will go for broke at home World Cup

Ireland women's captain Niamh Briggs insists there is no way Ireland will be happy with anything less than World Cup victory ... [+]

Tierney impressed by Ireland newcomers

Ireland head coach Tom Tierney believes this year's Women's Six Nations has shown that the future is bright for his country ... [+]

Women’s Six Nations Review: Round 5

The Women's Six Nations reached a thrilling conclusion on Friday evening, as England were denied their first Grand Slam since 2012 ... [+]

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