Akira Ioane

By Alex Shaw With 2015 and the Rugby World Cup now well and truly in the history books, it’s time to start looking ahead at the next cycle. International sides…

Jonathan Danty

Guy Noves has named his first training squad ahead of next month’s Six Nations, and among the familiar faces are several young players unblooded at Test level. We profile six…

Newcastle v Bath

Tepid Bath Bath lie eighth in the Aviva Premiership with a squad that could and should be league contenders. This is a club that splashes the cash like Michael Jackson…

Italy

I have an admission. On Saturday afternoon I passed up the opportunity of watching my local club, Stade Francais, in the Champions Cup. I went Christmas shopping instead. Unpardonable? Perhaps,…