Old glory: Former Ireland captain Paul O'Connell with the Six Nations trophy last season

POLL: Who will win the 2016 Six Nations?

Time to put your national allegiances aside. A tough ask, we appreciate, but we want to know which of the RBS 6 Nations sides you genuinely believe will lift the…

Akira Ioane

RW’s players to watch for 2016

By Alex Shaw With 2015 and the Rugby World Cup now well and truly in the history books, it’s time to start looking ahead at the next cycle. International sides…

Man mountain: When Jonah came along, he changed the game forever

Five talking points from November

Jonah Lomu – the man who changed rugby November saw the passing of the most devastatingly effective player in the history of rugby union – Jonah Lomu. Never has there…

Jonathan Davies

Top 14: French leave no easy option

So Jonathan Davies is the latest player to fall short in France. The 27-year-old centre announced last week that he’ll be rejoining the Scarlets next summer, declining to take up…

Sonny Bill Williams

Rugby World Cup 2015: Alternative Awards

Philanthropy award of the World Cup – Sonny Bill Williams Good old Sonny Bill. In a career where he has been accused of putting his own ambitions before the team,…

Regrets: Jesse Kriel ponders what could have been after losing to the All Blacks

Skinstad: Boks have reasons for optimism

Even though the Springboks bowed out in heroic, agonising circumstances to the All Blacks in the World Cup semi-final last weekend, their 2007 World Cup winning backrow, Bobby Skinstad, says…