Shane Williams out

Shane Williams has withdrawn from the Wales squad preparing to face France in Paris for the RBS 6 Nations fifth round this weekend with a knee injury. Williams picked up…

Richard Haughton

RICHARD HAUGHTON of London Wasps was today suspended for two weeks for dangerous play during the Aviva Premiership match against Sale Sharks at Adams Park on March 6. The fullback…

Welsh U20 centre Matthew Morgan

WALES UNDER 20 head coach Darren Edwards has made five changes to the side that drew 26-26 with Ireland last Friday ahead of his side’s final Six Nations game, against…

Ulster squad to play Dragons

Ulster have named a 31-man squad, of which the starting xv will be picked to face Newport Gwent Dragons in a Magners league replay on Friday 18 March. Ulster’s game…

Richie Vernon to move to Sale Sharks

SCOTLAND AND Glasgow flanker is to follow in the same footsteps as teammate Max Evans – who is to join Castres,  in moving south in search of a fresh start.…

gosforth77

WHEN THE great and the good of North-East rugby gathered at Hexham Abbey last month to celebrate the life of the late Gosforth club eminence Colin White, the moving occasion…