Rugby World trains with England

Rugby World trains with England

Our (Scottish) writer recently headed down to Twickenham in order to take part in a full England training session, hoisting up kicks for Marland Yarde, running cuts with Alex Goode…

Back in the day: Halfpenny and Brown in 2009

England v Wales: Five key areas

Two teams intent on making history meet at Twickenham on Sunday. A win will see England secure a first Triple Crown since 2003 – an embarrassingly long wait. Conversely, Wales…

Aware of the issues: Rowntree, Lancaster and Farrell

England worthy of measured praise

“Let’s all laugh at England. One win and they think they’re world-beaters.” If you’ve managed to scan social media this week, the chances are that this sentiment has popped up.…

Lynchpin: Sexton oozed class with Ireland

Six Nations: Round 3 – Team of the weekend

IT WAS a rip-roaring Round 3, where France and Ireland lost their chance of a Grand Slam and England and Wales moved back into contention for the Six Nations title.…

All smiles: Launchbury celebrates England's win

England: Five things we learned v Ireland

FAST-PACED and fraught with tension, England’s narrow win over Ireland on Saturday was a truly phenomenal Test match. For the first time in this season’s Six Nations we had two…

Old-stagers: BOD and D'Arcy have 208 caps between them

Match preview: England v Ireland

AFTER EASING past Scotland and decimating Wales, Ireland head to Twickenham this weekend with a Triple Crown sitting well within grasping distance. Thanks to a marauding pack and some savvy…