LEICESTER TIGERS back-rower Craig Newby has announced his retirement from professional rugby due to injury. Newby, who has three caps for New Zealand and won a Commonwealth Games gold medal…

London Irish sign Richard Palframan from the Sharks

LONDON IRISH have signed exciting 18-year-old tight head prop, Richard Palframan, from Durban-based Super Rugby side The Sharks. Palframan already has the physical attributes to compete with the best in…

New Zealand international, Bryn Evans, will captain London Irish tomorrow afternoon against Saracens in the Aviva Premiership’s London Double Header clash at Twickenham. Evans will form a second row partnership…

Care signs three year extention with Quins

DANNY CARE has signed a three year contract extension with Harlequins that will keep him with the current Aviva Premiership champions until the end of the 2015-16 season. The 25-year-old…

JONATHAN MILLS has been confirmed as London Welsh captain for the 2012/13 season. Mills, 28, led Welsh to Championship success last season and is the Exiles’ longest serving player. He…

THE LEICESTER back row will be dusting off their tuxedos in anticipation of giving Gavin Henson a dancing lesson at the Kassam Stadium, come September 2, writes Richard Grainger. For…

By Katie Field, Rugby World writer RYAN WALKINSHAW is younger and slicker than your average Aviva Premiership chairman but don’t be fooled into thinking he is frivolous or in any…