Trucking up: Carl Fearns takes it to the line against Leicester Tigers

Analysis: Carl Fearns’ bench impact for Bath

In every title-winning campaign there is an unsung hero, a player who is largely unheralded yet integral to success. For Bath this year, the under-the-radar star has been Carl Fearns. Though…

France squad

PSA names preliminary 36-man France squad

Philippe Saint-Andre unveiled his World Cup squad on Tuesday morning and among the 36 names there were a few surprises. Three of the squad involved in France’s last Test match,…

Long levers: Dave Ewers offloads on a trademark charge for Exeter Chiefs

Analysis: What Dave Ewers would bring to England

The much-scrutinised practice of selection in sport boils down one essential equation: known quantities against potential– proven performers against untried talents. In the coming months as the Rugby World Cup encroaches…