George North

By Alex Shaw If the Irish, Scottish and Welsh players all delivered their British and Irish Lions statements in notable wins in the first three rounds, it was the turn…

England 7s

THE SAINTS Vroom vroom in Vancouver South Africa’s march to the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series title looks unstoppable, but they encountered a hiccup in Vancouver. Two, in fact, because…

England have won the Six Nations Championship with a game to spare. They have claimed the Calcutta Cup after blasting Scotland 61-21. And they are now the joint-record holders for…

Louis Picamoles

Italy came into the match buoyed by their unexpected success at Twickenham, where they thwarted England for long periods and avoided the heavy drubbing many predicted. Unfortunately, despite the boon…

Paignton

The Rugby World Team of the Month award predates rugby’s professional era and although its parameters have changed down the years, its essential ethos has not. It’s open to any…