England have named 55-year-old Australian Eddie Jones as their head coach. He becomes the side’s first ever foreign coach. The well-travelled Jones has signed a four-year deal which begins in…

THE LINE wasn’t great but you could pick up the slight slur in his words. “I’m still trying to get over the last head knock, over two years ago,” Glen…

If you heard a low rumbling noise last Thursday, it may well have been a collective sigh of relief from armchair rugby fans across the country. You’ve no doubt heard…

Rugby needs to embrace missed tackles March proved that missed tackles are good for world rugby. This may seem like an odd thing to say, but elite rugby needs to…

Philippe Saint Andre

“The World Cup starts today!” declared Philippe Saint-Andre the day after France had suffered a 20-point stuffing by England. Never before had France shipped 50 points to the English, and…