Lean on me: Uncapped second-rower Ed Slater has been selected as England's captain to face the Crusaders

During the naming of the England squad to face the Canterbury Crusaders on the Tuesday night before the third and final Test in Hamilton, mid-week captain Ed Slater explained how…

Step to it: Leiua in action for the Hurricanes this season

By Bea Asprey  LONDON WASPS have snapped up one of Super Rugby’s power houses in Alapati Leiua. He’s been formidable for the Hurricanes this season, and Wasps Director of Rugby…

In a twist: James O'Connor shows off his intricate roof work

THE FIRST of the 6 Nations’ horrific lulls is here. Unless you are willing to maintain your patriotic streak –painting your face with your sister’s makeup, hanging your bedspread with…