Tournaments

In the spotlight: O'Connor talks to the media with Brian Smith (left) at London Irish this week

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: James O’Connor

James O'Connor, the 23-year-old Australian utility back who joined London Irish this week and will make his debut for his new club against Northampton Saints at the Madejski Stadium on…

A season of lows so far: Moseley

The Championship Blog: Week 5

If Bristol Director of Rugby Andy Robinson was disappointed about his side’s second-half performance against Nottingham on Sunday, he will be even more frustrated by a careless breach of regulations…

Slick and quick: Burrell showcases some of his handling skills for England against a Consur XV in Argentina

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: Luther Burrell

Luther Burrell, the 25-year-old Northampton centre who is hoping to secure a place in England's matchday squad by playing the game of his life for his club against Saracens at…

Impressive season so far: George Ford has played well and shown an assured boot. Will he help keep Gloucester at bay?

Aviva Premiership: Round 6 predictions

THE AVIVA Premiership is back after a fortnight of Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup where the English clubs involved may have had an alright time of it, verging into…

Last minute man: Darragh Leader

British & Irish Cup round-up

Bristol bonus point may disappear into black hole: A bizarre incident in the 69th minute of the British & Irish Cup Pool 5 match between Aberavon and Bristol on Saturday…

Wayward knees: Napolioni Nalaga

Cited and banned from the Heineken Cup

ONE HEINEKEN cup round down, several big names forced to sit out – but not because of injury. Oh no, these boys have been a bit naughty. (Well one of…