Aviva Premiership

Eying promotion: Dean Richards is expected to drag Falcons up

RFU Championship: The battle for promotion

THE RHETORIC of battles is always used in professional rugby, as if the weeks of weights and hours of Xbox were shared experiences with servicemen and women garrisoned around the…

Meaning business: Irish's Yarde

The battle at the bottom of the Premiership continues

WITH LONDON Welsh losing their appeal against a five-point deduction for fielding an ineligible player, Tyson Keats, they remain five points behind nearest Aviva Premiership rivals Sale Sharks. With four…

Mako Vunipola

Quins and Sarries in top-of-the-table clash

BEFORE WE'VE even had time to consider whether or not we can cope without the RBS 6 Nations, the good folks at Aviva Premiership Rugby have served us up a…

In a twist: James O'Connor shows off his intricate roof work

A rugby weekend free from international razzmatazz

THE FIRST of the 6 Nations’ horrific lulls is here. Unless you are willing to maintain your patriotic streak –painting your face with your sister’s makeup, hanging your bedspread with…

Things are looking up!

Duncan Bell: Things are looking up

IN OUR February issue Duncan Bell opened up to Rugby World with his long time friend, ex-teammate and member of the front row union, David Flatman, about the pressures of…

Galloping flanker: Tom Croft makes a dynamic return for Leicester Tigers

Tom Croft: Twitter Q&A

WITH STUART Lancaster’s Elite Player Squad (EPS) being released this week, many will be happy to see the return of one of England’s most athletic and skilled back rowers, Tom…