Collision course: Samu Manoa is an integral figure for Northampton Saints

Intrigue, excitement, outrage, indignation – the current domestic campaign in this country has encouraged just about every emotional reaction from a captive audience. With three regular season rounds to go, six teams remain in…

Trophy talk: What are the big talking points around this year's European Challenge Cup?

Welcome domestic break for key clash You don’t have to go far back into the annals of European competition to find Cardiff Blues and London Irish mixing it with some…

Exeter Chiefs

AS CHRISTMAS rushes towards us, what are the standout stories in this season’s Aviva Premiership? No one expected London Welsh to be so utterly out of their depth, and those…

Don't do it! Duncan Weir gets set to make the fateful pass

By Katie Field The Saints Brilliant BOD Only one man could head up the Saints list this week – the irrepressible Brian O’Driscoll, who became the world’s most-capped Test player…

Dazzling Daly: England Saxons'  "absurdly gifted" full-back Elliot Daly (left)

By Charlie Morgan Saturday’s Kingsholm clash between England Saxons and the catchily-named O2 Ireland Wolfhounds – selected directly from Joe Schmidt’s wider Six Nations training group – is not just…