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…

Jonny Wilkinson upends Justin Bishop of Ireland during the final game of the 2003 Six Nations

HE’S HAD some good days in the Six Nations, but Jonny Wilkinson’s greatest came in Dublin eight years ago when England clinched a Grand Slam with an impressive 42-6 win…

Kelly Brown concussed but in good spirits

Scotland back-row forward Kelly Brown was in “good spirits” today and is recovering after the head knock which forced him to retire from yesterday’s Calcutta Cup match at Twickenham. Scotland…