IN A NUTSHELL Scotland 37-12 Tonga A change of tactics at half-time allowed Scotland to take total control at Rugby Park and stretch away from 14-12 up to beat the…

owen farrell

Regardless of five Test defeats in a row and whatever has appeared in this week’s newspapers, English rugby is in rude health. An exacting talent identification system and a cohesive,…

I imagine it is pretty comforting to know All Black big men Jerome Kaino, Sonny Bill Williams, Brodie Retallick and Liam Messam have got your back. Then again, the Samoans preparing to represent…

UNLUCKY 13? Philippe Saint-Andre will be hoping not. Since he became coach of France after the 2011 Rugby World Cup, Saint-Andre has gone through 12 half-back pairings in his quest…

felix jones

Pressure for places led to a patchy first forty With thirteen changes made from the side that beat South Africa, there were a lot of players coming into this game…

The All Blacks are still the best at closing out tight games Scotland came closer than they have in more than a decade to breaking their 109 year drought against…

liam williams

When offloads go wrong Wales may have beaten Fiji 17-13 but it was as error strewn a performance as you are likely to see from a tier one nation –…