Tournaments

Six Nations

Six Nations fixtures 2016

The 2016 Six Nations fixtures have been announced giving rugby fans the opportunity to start making their travel plans for seven-weeks of rugby induced revellery. Games that immediately catch the…

First England run: Sam Burgess in the Saxons match (pic courtesy og Inpho)

The expectations placed on Sam Burgess

AS ENGLAND prepares to be patriotically stretched out in white and splashed with red in the build up to the World Cup, it is hard to ignore a growing sense…

Rising star: Maro Itoje chops down Keith Earls at the Irish Independent Stadium

England Saxons player analysis: Maro Itoje

“Joy and jubilation” – those were the words uttered by Maro Itoje when the England Under 20 skipper was asked to articulate his thoughts at the final whistle of last…

Scrum on down: Samson Lee in at No 3 for Wales in November

Samson Lee on his Wales team-mates

THE SCARLETS tighthead is one of the hottest properties in rugby, and one of the fastest-rising Test stars in Wales. He is featured in Rugby World’s Six Nations special, but…

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Passion behind Stade Français Top 14 success

THESE ARE good times to be a Stade Français fan. Currently level on points with Clermont at the summit of the Top 14 table, the Parisian outfit have claimed some…