A welcome return for fans: Richie McCaw

  The Crusaders head to Sydney this weekend to take on the Waratahs on Sunday (KO: 06:10 GMT) in round ten of the Super Rugby competition. Head Coach Todd Blackadder…

Shane Geraghty

NO DOUBT about it, Shane Geraghty’s stint in Brive has been eventful, writes Gavin Mortimer. The 25-year-old was to the fore again on Sunday, steering the unfashionable French club into…

Genia and Horwill enjoy some time out during the 2011 RWC

Queensland Reds’ Will Genia has racked up 34 caps since his 2009 Australia debut, winning the 2011 Super Rugby and Tri-Nations titles along the way. What else should we know…

fatPIGEON

RUGBY WORLD: How did you enjoy your first Six Nations? Lee Dickson: I loved every minute of it. I knew Stuart (Lancaster) already so I knew what to expect, but…

England fan

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor STUART LANCASTER has revealed his plan for the future now he has been given the England head coach role on a permanent basis.…

Martin Johnson

I WENT to Stuart Lancaster’s Six Nations debrief last week. He had put together an impressive presentation, complete with PowerPoint display, but what really stood out were the words of…

Ben Cohen

BEN COHEN has criticised the appointment of Stuart Lancaster as England head coach on a permanent basis. Cohen, who was part of England’s 2003 World Cup-winning squad, believes the RFU…

Pek Cowan hits the half century for the Force

Western Force is determined to make the most of a month long run at home starting with the reigning champion Reds on Saturday night (KO .  Following four of their…

Back in the day: Wasps v Gloucester, 17 September 2000

A three-time Lions tourist, Simon Shaw spent 14 years at Wasps and has represented England in 71 Tests and at three World Cups. Here are a few things you might…