Leading from the back of the pack: Jamie Heaslip will be captain for this Test against Samoa

Ireland name squad for Samoa Test

IRELAND HAVE named a side to face Samoa in their first November Test, with a few little changes from Joe Schmidt before his first match in charge.

Frightening in flight: Folau

November Tests: Five Players to watch in week two

The game at Twickenham last weekend was served up merely as an aperitif to this weekend’s main dish, seven Test fixtures, as the tectonic plates of Northern and Southern Hemisphere…

Glasgow Warriors counter-attacking from kicks

Glasgow Warriors counter-attacking from kicks

Gregor Townsend has drilled his team to exploit space when returning kicks and the team – who were top try-scorers in last season’s RaboDirect Pro12 – have been putting their…