Charlie Morgan

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Charlie Morgan is a London-based freelance rugby writer.

Nick Tompkins

Aviva Premiership: Five young Englishmen to watch

The ravenous pursuit of television viewing figures means just about every tournament in professional sport is accompanied by marketing hyperbole these days. Even so, this Aviva Premiership season does feel…

England Women

How England Women’s back row made it count

Kaino-McCaw-Read, Burger-Smith-Roussow, Hill-Back-Dallaglio – the names of World Cup-winning back-row trios roll off the tongue and evoke vivid memories. Often, loose forwards are such a prominent part of their side’s…

Kurtley Beale

The magic of Kurtley Beale analysed

BELIEVE IT or not, Kurtley Beale is still 25. His career so far resembles a stomach-churning roller coaster, soaring to giddy heights with last-gasp penalties from 60 metres to win…

Wright stuff: Should  anthem singer Laura Wright belt out 'Jerusalem' as the anthem?

Should England ditch ‘God Save the Queen’?

We do multi-sport events quite well in this part of the world, as it turns out. Yes, Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games is doing a grand job of producing the same giddy…

Bustling Burford: Rachael Burford enjoys being in the heart of the action, directing play

Rachael Burford ready to win Women’s World Cup

The walkway that meanders around Twickenham Stadium is lined with a series of plaques. Carrying a name underneath a single red rose, they commemorate figures that have left their mark…