England

Fire starter: Will James Hook be able to kickstart a Gloucester resurgence?

Start of season talking points

Gloucester to pack a punch Gloucester simply weren’t at the races last season, with a porous defence leaking 60 tries and finishing a lowly ninth. It served to be the…

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…

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…