Kane Douglas training with the Waratahs in a dreary McKay Oval, Sydney

As they begin their last week of pre-season training before taking a well-earned Christmas break, we asked some of the HSBC Waratahs what’s at the top of their Christmas list.…

Chris Wyles

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor at Wembley THE X FACTOR finals were taking place next door at Wembley Arena but on the pitch here it was a chance…

Mike Brown

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor HARLEQUINS’ 14-MATCH winning run had to come to an end at some point and there’s no shame in losing to Europe’s most successful…

Evans would dip into the Premiership coaching ranks for the next England boss

Leaving aside the fact that Martin Johnson could point to some real achievements in the past two seasons, an awful lot of nonsense has been spoken about his former role…

Wales v France 6 Nations game sold out

Wales’ RBS 6 Nations fixture against France at the Millennium Stadium on Saturday 17 March (kick off 2.45pm) has sold-out. Head coach Warren Gatland’s men will bring their 2012 campaign…

Cecil Afrika back in time for the home leg of the Sevens World Series

All 16 national teams have declared their final squads to compete at the Nelson Mandela Bay South Africa Sevens, round three of the HSBC Sevens World Series on 9-10 December.…

England interim coaching staff: (L-R) Graham Rowntree, Stuart Lancaster and Andy Farrell

Stuart Lancaster was today appointed England’s Interim Head Coach for the 2012 RBS 6 Nations. Lancaster, the RFU Head of Elite Player Development and England Saxons Head Coach, will be…