John Mitchell recalls the time his intense club rivalry with Warren Gatland would force him to leave the house he shared with the Wales coach in Hamilton.
England have yet to set a date for Dylan Hartley’s return from his knee injury despite the Northampton hooker reporting to the squad’s Surrey base to continue his rehabilitation.
Ireland will kick-start their Six Nations title defence by hosting England in Dublin on Saturday.
England’s Maro Itoje and Ireland’s James Ryan would forge a formidable British and Irish Lions lock pairing if the famed touring side were off on their travels this summer.
Joe Schmidt has admitted he relishes Eddie Jones’ verbal “grenades” ahead of Ireland launching their Six Nations defence against England.
English rugby’s head of medicine has called for “significant changes” in order to address an alarming rise in injury severity.
English rugby’s head of medicine admits the game may face “significant changes” in order to address an alarming rise in injury severity.
Scotland stunned the 6 Nations in lifting their first Calcutta Cup in a decade with their biggest win over the Auld Enemy England in 32 years in a pulsating and thrilling contest at BT Murrayfield.
If you are to believe Eddie Jones, Scotland is in a frenzy of expectant confidence ahead of today’s Calcutta Cup game, our only possible weakness being mental fatigue from all the mind games we’ve been playing all week.
John Barclay’s been through an earthquake in the last week, so how tough can England be?