Akira Ioane

RW’s players to watch for 2016

By Alex Shaw With 2015 and the Rugby World Cup now well and truly in the history books, it’s time to start looking ahead at the next cycle. International sides…

Jonathan Danty

Six French stars of the future

Guy Noves has named his first training squad ahead of next month’s Six Nations, and among the familiar faces are several young players unblooded at Test level. We profile six…

Newcastle v Bath

Five things we learnt about rugby – December

Tepid Bath Bath lie eighth in the Aviva Premiership with a squad that could and should be league contenders. This is a club that splashes the cash like Michael Jackson…