Ireland

Take cover! Players and officials at the Dragons v Saints match head for the changing rooms as the storm hits

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

By Katie Field The Saints Green machine The O2 Ireland Wolfhounds proved that excellent defence is just as valuable as exciting attacking play as they defeated England Saxons 14-8 on…

Dazzling Daly: England Saxons'  "absurdly gifted" full-back Elliot Daly (left)

England Saxons: a glimpse of the future

By Charlie Morgan Saturday’s Kingsholm clash between England Saxons and the catchily-named O2 Ireland Wolfhounds – selected directly from Joe Schmidt’s wider Six Nations training group – is not just…

At the double: Chris Ashton scored two tries for Saracens

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

By Katie Field The Saints Dan-tastic He kicked 17 of his side’s points in their 22-19 away victory at Cardiff Blues and was Man-of-the-Match – yes, the Ospreys outside-half Dan…

By George: Saracens hooker Jamie George was one of eight try-scorers

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

By Katie Field The Saints Renaissance men Walloped 40-7 at home by Leinster in the Heineken Cup last weekend, Northampton Saints produced one of rugby’s all-time great comebacks to beat…

In a Stu: Stuart Hogg on the attack for Glasgow against Cardiff during a trying weekend for Scottish rugby

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

Ireland's greatest player of all time is showing no signs of drifting quietly towards retirement. He was at his mercurial best as Leinster whupped Northampton 40-7 at Franklin's Gardens on…

Deadly: Wilkinson in full-flow

RW Icons calendar: Why we made our choices

WHEN PUTTING your name to any definitive list, you open yourself up to, at best healthy debate, at worst widespread ridicule, so when RW came up with the Icons calendar…