Winning start: Ireland picked up the result of the weekend in beating South Africa

Lancaster’s final challenge England’s clash with South Africa tomorrow afternoon offers more than a second shot at conquering one of the world’s top two sides this autumn. The Twickenham showdown…

Imposing sight: The haka has provoked varied responses from opposition teams over the years

One-on-one At its heart, the haka is a symbolic ritual representing the challenge laid down by one team to another. But the Kapa O Pango’s group mentality belies the more…

Peace and love: Scotland's players are clearly delighted after beating Argentina at Murrayfield

Confidence is everything Whatever Vern Cotter has instilled in his team since the summer seems to be working. The players had been given license to try things; to play heads-up…

Wales team

Wales lose in the last few minutes…again When the Millennium Stadium next undergoes a refit, I am going to place a bid for the big screen/ digital clock, take it…