Happy faces: Ireland fans have something to cheer again after thrashing Italy. (Photo: Inpho)

Ireland answered their critics and ran nine tries past a poor and injury-hit Italy side to notch up their first win of this RBS 6 Nations in comprehensive style. It…

Saracens v London Irish

By Graham Jenkins “I’ll make a brand new start of it, in old New York,” sang Frank Sinatra in his legendary homage to the equally iconic city on the east…

Finishing touch: Peter Betham  dives over for his try in Leicester's win v Exeter. (Photo: Getty Images)

The Saints Sunday best Leicester Tigers and Exeter Chiefs produced a Sunday-best performance in the Aviva Premiership, with the Tigers hanging on for a 31-27 victory after leading 31-6 with…

Elliot Daly

By Alex Shaw With all the recent attention around the Rugby World Cup, the Six Nations and England’s tour to Australia this summer, one element of English rugby has fallen…