Braced for impact: Tomasso Allan will see a lot of action for Perpignan next season in ProD2

Hands up those who this time last year had heard of ‘Tommy’ Tommaso Allan? The odd aficionado of age-group rugby, perhaps, who had seen the young fly-half play for Western…

england sevens

Rugby World: How’s England’s Commonwealth Games prep been going so far?   Marcus Watson: It’s been good! We’ve done a few long days in training, to try and do the same…

Takingtime to chill: Piri Weepu will have his work cut out for him soon enough with London Welsh

As a team rising again, hoping to have a better time of it than their last Aviva Premiership adventure in 2012/13, London Welsh could do with converting as many fans…

Conor-murray-teammates

Rugby World: Who’s the best and worst dressed? Conor Murray: The best has got to be Dave Kearney. I’d say it’s widely known that he’s one of the more stylish lads…

Grenoble

The former Ireland hooker is hoping to propel Grenoble up the Top 14 table with a fresh approach and a few new signings

Back in black: Jerome Kaino has returned to the All Blacks' starting team after a stint playing in Japan

What’s going on in Japan? While players are heading over there for short stints, some cash and some rugby the Brave Blossoms are improving on the international stage. There are…