Teams have been busy over the off-season strengthening their squads with new arrivals from abroad and their domestic rivals and we take a look at the ins and outs at…

Reading up: Wales and Lions star Jonathan Davies thumbs through Rugby World (pic by Rugby PR)

It is set to be an extraordinary few months of rugby – we have sevens at the Olympics before the new season kicks off in the Aviva Premiership, Guinness Pro12…

Japan fans

The observant among you will notice that Kyoto is an anagram of Tokyo. That’s because they both translate to ‘capital city’. While Tokyo is the current capital of Japan, Kyoto…

Joe Marchant

With the majority of players now already back in preseason across the Aviva Premiership and Guinness PRO12, it’s a stark reminder that the 2016/17 season is just around the corner…

I'll drink to that: Warren Gatland toasts the 2013 Lions tour win. (Photo: Inpho)

Now the summer tours are done, the names of potential British & Irish Lions coaching combinations are being flung around like confetti, so what could the management team for next…

Lions

Although Wales eventually lost the Test series 3-0 to the All Blacks, nobody could claim they did not go down fighting. Wales scored five tries in the first two Tests…

Dylan Hartley

England’s historic series win in Australia has done more than propel them to second place in the World Rugby Rankings – it has made Dylan Hartley the near unbackable favourite…