Richie McCaw

The first weekend of Rugby Championship action gave rugby watchers their first chance to see what sort of shape four of the world’s top 10 sides were in with the…

Lions tour

The Lions have announced their 10-match fixture list for 2017 tour. Unlike 2013, where they stopped off in Hong Kong for a sponsor-led fixture against the Barbarians, there will be…

Imposing sight: The haka has provoked varied responses from opposition teams over the years

One-on-one At its heart, the haka is a symbolic ritual representing the challenge laid down by one team to another. But the Kapa O Pango’s group mentality belies the more…

Ash-tonishing: Chris Ashton's 2010 try against Australia was one of Twickenham's best

Rob Kearney – Ireland v New Zealand, 2013  Ireland fans must have thought it couldn’t get much better when their side led 14-0 after less than 20 minutes against an…