ENGLAND WENT into this Test against a supposedly dispirited Wallaby squad full of confidence. Sadly, when the whistle went, the roles had been reversed, with England, not so regal, in…

Joe Launchbury

STUART LANCASTER had described this autumn as "production time" for England. The Fiji Test was a nice dress rehearsal but Australia was the big opening night. And England fluffed their…

AUSTRALIA HAVE made the short hop over the channel after their heavy loss to France still talking the talk, yet negativity seems to follow them like a bad odour at…

THE AUTUMN Internationals start tomorrow, expect these players to make an impact in the coming weeks As a straight-running crash ball centre on the fringes of the Leicester squad three…

EVERY FOUR years, a player not considered for the Lions tour suddenly finds themselves on the plane, regardless of Test experience or age. Ahead of the British & Irish Lions…

CONSIDERING THE enormous amount of criticism poured on Australia throughout The Rugby Championship, the fact that they finished the tournament in second place is somewhat of a surprise. Factor in…