Tournaments

Will the Leinster fans have more to cheer this season?

RaboDirect Pro12: Round 1 wrap

Finalists humbled on their return to league action; a hefty spanking; calls for changes in style? It's has to be the first round of RaboDirect Pro12 rugby, which has sent…

Keeping them busy: Niki Goneva was in the mood on Sunday

Aviva Premiership: Round 1 wrap

Torrential rain; whopping half-time scores; post-rattling last-minute kicks. Here's your wrap of the first round of the Aviva Premiership as Northampton Saints pulled to the top of the table and…

Looking rosy: Varndell back in training with England this summer

Aviva Premiership One to Watch: Tom Varndell

Tom Varndell finished last season as the joint top try-scorer in the Aviva Premiership, sharing the honour with his team-mate Christian Wade. He ran in 13 tries in 20 league…

Castres celebrate

Top 14: Marcel Garvey on the Castres way

LAST SEASON was a funny old one for Marcel Garvey. Seventeen outings for Castres in the Top 14 and just one try, and that in the final game of the…