Got their man: New England head coach Eddie Jones

England have named 55-year-old Australian Eddie Jones as their head coach. He becomes the side’s first ever foreign coach. The well-travelled Jones has signed a four-year deal which begins in…

Remembering a legend: Jonah Lomu in heyday of 1995

The rugby world was saddened to hear of the sudden death of All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, in the early hours of Wednesday morning. The imposing winger first crashed onto…

Jonathan Davies

So Jonathan Davies is the latest player to fall short in France. The 27-year-old centre announced last week that he’ll be rejoining the Scarlets next summer, declining to take up…

An unusual warm-up: Connacht's bench during the match in Krasnoyarsk. (Photo: Inpho)

The Saints Hot stuff in the cold Connacht deserve absolutely all the plaudits in the world for playing through temperatures of around -20 celcius and managing to beat Enisei STM…