Dwayne Peel and Mark Jones

TOM SHANKLIN’S rugby-playing days were brought to an end in April when he was forced to retire because of a knee injury. The centre’s club career took in London Welsh,…

Leinster team to play in final

The Leinster team to face Munster in Saturday’s Magners League Grand Final at Thomond Park (KO: 5.05pm) has been named. There are three changes in all to the starting XV…

Munster nearly unchanged against Leinster in final

David Wallace will win his 200thcap as Munster name an unchanged starting XV for tomorrow’s Magners Grand Final clash with European champions Leinster at Thomond Park Stadium (5.05). The match…

Saracens team for final

Saracens return to Twickenham for their second successive Aviva Premiership Rugby final appearance on Saturday and have named their side for the game against Leicester Tigers. In team news ahead…

Leicester Tigers have announced their matchday squad for the Aviva Premiership Final against Saracens at Twickenham on Saturday. Tigers director of rugby Richard Cockerill includes 16 survivors of last season’s…

Five newcomers will pull on a senior England shirt for the first time against the Barbarians on Sunday (2.30pm). Centre Henry Trinder (Gloucester Rugby), prop Joe Marler (Harlequins), lock Graham…

New Edinburgh head coach Michael Bradley today strengthened his squad ahead of season 2011/12 by finalising deals to bring Sean Cox and Chris Leck to the capital. Cox, a lock…

Pale Nonu joins the Titans

Rotherham Titans have captured New Zealander Palepoi Nonu, as Andre Bester’s recruitment drive for the new season gathers momentum. Pale, as he prefers to be called, arrives from National Leaugue…