Tom Shanklin forced to retire

Cardiff Blues can confirm that Blues, Wales and Lions centre Tom Shanklin will retire due to a knee injury. “My knee isn’t too bad, it’s ok to walk and cycle and…

Hape makes last appearance for Bath

Bath Rugby can confirm that Shontayne Hape has sadly played his last game in a Bath shirt. Despite Bath having at least three games left of the Aviva Premiership campaign,…

Gavin Henson suspended for one week

Gavin Henson has stepped out of line at his new club, Toulon, and has been suspended for one week. The club – bizarrely – have refused to say why Henson…

Gloucester team v Northampton – all change!

Head Coach Bryan Redpath makes full use of his squad, making multiple changes from the side that drew at Leicester Tigers on Saturday as Gloucester prepare for the visit of…

Jason Shoemark scoring a try for Exter at the weekend

Rob Baxter has promised that come Monday his side’s latest loss to Saracens will be “put to bed” and the focus will quickly switch to Exeter’s next away-day at Sale…