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…

Breathtaking: The Mongol Rally passes through incredible terrain. (Photo: the Adventurists)

Mike Parlby and Ed Blackwell will hit the road in a 0.8 litre Daewoo Matiz – all Mongol Rally cars must be under one litre – and they’ll set off…

Fast track: Aaron Morris on the attack for England U20. (Photo: Getty Images)

When did you start playing rugby? At Bedford Junior Blues when I was five. From the age of 18 I was training with the Saracens Senior Academy but still playing…

Going places: Garry Ringrose has emerged as a major talent at Leinster. (Photo: Inpho)

Who got you into rugby? My dad Niall was helping with the coaching at Blackrock College rugby club and took me along when I was five or six. I was…

Coming through! Ollie Griffiths on a Challenge Cup charge for the Dragons. (Photo: Huw Evans Agency)

Tell us about your rugby background I started a bit later than most of the boys. I played football until I was 15 and then started rugby at Newbridge Comprehensive…