George Ford

By Alex Shaw The announcement of new signings for the 2017-18 season is an almost daily occurrence in the northern hemisphere at the moment, as clubs, regions and provinces all…

Owen Farrell

By Alex Shaw Round two of the 2017 RBS Six Nations is in the book and the upcoming rest week gives us all a little longer to digest it. From…

Alun Wyn Jones

Martin Johnson always reckoned that us lot in the media made too much of the role of a captain – he said he had a team of leaders around him…

Richie Gray

The wild and wacky era of bonus points in the Six Nations kicked off at the weekend and, well, nothing really changed. No try bonus points were awarded and although…

Stuart Hogg

THE SAINTS Hogging the headlines The BBC showed a great graphic ahead of the Scotland-Ireland game on Saturday, highlighting the total absence of Scotsmen from Lions Test XVs over the…

England squad

The England pack lacked balance England have been renowned for their strength in depth but the eight men they chose to give their backs a platform didn’t work, despite Eddie…