Among the youngster trying to help Scotland improve on last year’s eighth place finish is Adam Hastings – a player with a name that is legendary in Scottish rugby but…

Sonny Bill Williams

League caps need to be included in union eligibility May saw Ben Te’o selected for the England squad. A decision which saw a few rolled eyes when it shouldn’t have,…

South Africa squad

South Africa are at a crossroads. Not only has Allister Coetzee succeeded Heyneke Meyer as head coach but the remnants of the 2007 World Cup winning team has all but…

U20 All Blacks

By Alex Shaw The World Rugby U20 Championship begins next week, as the best and brightest talents from around the world converge on Manchester for age-grade rugby’s annual showpiece event.…

Wales squad

Wales missed a legit openside Be it Sam Warburton, Justin Tipuric, Ellis Jenkins or James Davies, the Welsh openside debate has become increasingly polarising. Nearly as polarising as whether you…

By Alex Shaw It’s finals weekend in the Aviva Premiership and Guinness Pro12 and though the prospect of international rugby looms large, all eyes will be on Twickenham and this…

Jack Nowell

If a few rounds of verbal sparring between Eddie Jones and Warren Gatland can’t whip up enthusiasm for a Test match at Twickenham then the old game really is in…