Sale sign Sam Tuitupou

SALE supremo Steve Diamond has made another key addition to his armoury for next season by securing the capture of All Blacks star Sam Tuitupou. The Sharks executive director of…

Corner stop: Lee Dickson touches down for Northampton

NORTHAMPTON ARE excited about playing their Heineken Cup semi-final at stadium:mk. The Saints beat Ulster 23-13 in front of more than 21,000 fans at the home of MK Dons to…

Test hopeful: Thomas Waldrom has an English grandmother

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor THE RFU have vowed that after the 2011 World Cup they will only pick players for England that are playing in England. But…

Leinster are in pieces despite win

Leinster head coach Joe Schmidt admitted his side were “in pieces” after their defeat of Leicester in the Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final. The game proved to be a fiercely physical…

Leinster v Leicester

Leicester were defeated 17-10 by Leinster in Saturday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, in a match which saw many of England’s internationals return to the scene…

McGeechan says Bath need more accuracy

Bath Rugby welcome Exeter Chiefs to the Recreation Ground on Saturday for the re-arranged Round 11 Aviva Premiership Rugby fixture, kick-off 2.30pm. Director of Rugby, Sir Ian McGeechan, knows that…

Neil Back picks Leeds team for Newcastle clash

Leeds Carnegie Head Coach Neil Back has been able to name an unchanged 23 man squad for the first time this season for this Saturday’s massive Aviva Premiership Rugby clash…

Exeter focused for Westcountry derby

It did not make for pretty viewing and having scrutinised the video nasty of last weekend’s loss at lowly Leeds Carnegie, Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter is confident his…