Tournaments

Happy days: Bath's players celebrate after clinching their win in Toulouse

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

English clubs had the most to celebrate after a terrific weekend of European Champions Cup rugby, as four of the five Aviva Premiership sides who were playing non-English opponents won.…

Fist pumping: Sean Cronin celebrates Ireland's Six Nations triumph

Who’s going to win the Six Nations?

It’s the question several outlets will be asking: Who’s going to win the Six Nations? Many believe it is as wide open a tournament as you could get in World…

Magic moment: James Hook puts everything he's got into kicking the winning penalty

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Killer kick The weekend started in some style with a humdinger of an Aviva Premiership clash between Gloucester and Saracens at Kingsholm. There were enough incidents, both good…

Taking stock: Nick Easter will be in a camp with Lancaster for the first time

Aviva Premiership analysis: Nick Easter inspires Harlequins

Last week, one broadsheet billed Harlequins’ clash against London Welsh as a ‘basement battle’. Although undeniably clichéd, the epithet was accurate enough – Conor O’Shea’s team were languishing in ninth place before…

Special one: Stephen Myler became only the second Saints player to score 2,000 points

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Myler’s milestone Northampton fly-half Stephen Myler joined Paul Grayson in a most exclusive club at the weekend, after reaching the 2,000 point milestone for the Saints. The 17…

Tongan Thor: Taniela Tupou, here on the charge for Scared Heart College, has been snapped up by the Queensland Reds

Rugby World’s players to watch in 2015

Following much hyperbole and no little excitement, the World Cup year is finally upon us. Over the next 12 months, a galaxy of stars will be born as rugby asserts…

A Goode day: Andy Goode set a new record for points in a Premiership match

Saints and Sinners: The weekend’s talking points

The Saints Staying strong It is six months since Owen Williams suffered a serious spinal injury while playing for Cardiff Blues in a tens tournament in Singapore and the former…