Aviva Premiership

Slade stars: Henry Slade slides over for a try for the Chiefs against Harlequins. (Photo Action Images)

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints King Henry Everyone’s talking about George Ford and Danny Cipriani, but Henry Slade reminded the rugby world of his excellent credentials at fly-half when he scored 27 points…

Bath Rugby v Exeter Chiefs - Aviva Premiership

Analysis: All-action Jack Nowell lays down England marker

Releasing 12 members of his wider squad into Aviva Premiership action, Stuart Lancaster earmarked this weekend as one for fringe England players to impress their credentials for more prominent involvement…

First England run: Sam Burgess in the Saxons match (pic courtesy og Inpho)

The expectations placed on Sam Burgess

AS ENGLAND prepares to be patriotically stretched out in white and splashed with red in the build up to the World Cup, it is hard to ignore a growing sense…