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

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

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

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…

Treu romance: England could do worse than to court Paul Treu

ENGLAND SEVENS face a quick turnaround as they look to replace head coach Ben Ryan, who stepped down from his role with the RFU this week. Leaving after seven years…

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ON THURSDAY Stuart Lancaster recruited six new names to his Elite Player Squad (EPS), including five who won their first caps on England's summer tour to Argentina. Matt Kvesic, Billy…