Loch Lomond

CHRIS CUSITER will be to the fore of Glasgow’s bid to reach the RaboDirect Pro12 final when they play Leinster at the RDS on Saturday night. Scotland scrum-half Cusiter, who…

Lloyd Burns

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor NO SOONER had Lloyd Burns grown accustomed to life as a professional rugby player than it was all over, his burgeoning career cut…

Nathan Hines

Bordeaux is famed for its wine but this weekend it’ll be the smell of rugby players’ sweat filling the air rather than the fruity aroma of a good red. Clermont…

Rob Baxter

The official shortlist for the Aviva Premiership Player of the Year has been announced, with Harlequins providing two of the six nominees: full-back Mike Brown and captain Chris Robshaw. Fellow…

Another casualty: Tony Woodcock

Prop Tony Woodcock suffered an acute calf strain at training yesterday and has been ruled out of tomorrow night’s match against the Reds. This latest casualty means Tevita Mailau moves…

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…