England

No excuses: Stuart Lancaster

England announce mammoth fixtures for 2014

ENGLAND HAVE announced a doozy of a fixtures list for next season’s QBE autumn Internationals. In 2014, England will play New Zealand on November 8, South Africa on November 15,…

Jumping for joy: Strettle in his Harlequins days, celebrating with Ugo Monye

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: David Strettle

David Strettle, the 30-year-old Saracens wing who is hoping to help his team maintain their 100% record in this season’s Aviva Premiership when they take on Harlequins at the Twickenham…

Points scorer: Ben Gollings

Sevens specialists like Ben Ryan go worldwide

SPREADING GOSPEL is part of modern rugby some would have you believe. Sevens is undoubtedly one of the most aggressively expanding sports out there and with the 2016 Rio Olympics…

Star in stripes: Try-scorer Jamie George is congratulated by his team-mates at Twickenham last weekend

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: Jamie George

After serving his apprenticeship at Saracens behind John Smit and Schalk Britz in the pecking order, Jamie George was given the chance to start only his seventh Premiership match in…

Castres celebrate

Top 14: Marcel Garvey on the Castres way

LAST SEASON was a funny old one for Marcel Garvey. Seventeen outings for Castres in the Top 14 and just one try, and that in the final game of the…

The World's worst trophy?: Lancaster and Wood celebrate an England victory

England’s back-row headache for Stuart Lancaster

By Alan Dymock IT’S NOT long until the Aviva Premiership season starts and we’ve only just stopped nursing our British and Irish Lions hangovers. However, with the start of the…