Tournaments

Back in harness: Cipriani

Aviva Premiership: Round four preview

THE FOURTH round of the Aviva Premiership is upon us and even at this early stage things are getting tight. After four games the big ‘C’ word can be blurted…

Jumping for joy: Strettle in his Harlequins days, celebrating with Ugo Monye

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: David Strettle

David Strettle, the 30-year-old Saracens wing who is hoping to help his team maintain their 100% record in this season’s Aviva Premiership when they take on Harlequins at the Twickenham…

Also in demand: Warburton

Wholesale changes at Cardiff Blues?

THE CARDIFF Blues are not exactly falling to pieces, but they are hardly enjoying bright skies and calm seas at the moment either. So when news comes in that Leigh…

Trophy talker: Toulon's Bernard Laporte

French clubs not budging on Heineken Cup

AS LIKELY to budge as a bachelor who has taken a wrong turn and ended up backstage at a Victoria Secret show, Ligue National de Rugby (LNR) have joined Premiership…

What it is all about: Below are the latest comings and goings in the ever competitive Championship

The Championship Blog: Round Two

The Greene King IPA Championship’s newest side — Ealing Trailfinders, founded in 1871 — are also the longest established side in the division. However, this was of little consolation to…

Made in Wales: James has ten Welsh caps

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: Tom James

Tom James, the 26-year-old Exeter Chiefs wing who will be attempting to carve up the London Irish defence in an Aviva Premiership clash at the Madejski Stadium in Reading on…

Another import: Cornell Du Preez joined Edinburgh

SCOTLAND: The paupers of the Euro debate

CRIERS ALL over the land are shouting: ‘the Heineken Cup is dead. Long live the potential for an accord between the Anglo-French alliance and a possibly toothless and certainly smarting…