Nick Easter to captain England for the first time

NICK EASTER leads the England side for the first time in a full international against Samoa at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday (2.30pm). The Harlequins No.8 takes over from Lewis Moody…

RFU financial results

The Rugby Football Union (RFU), has announced its annual results for the year ended June 30, 2010. In summary the highlights for the year were: – Retained loss £1.1m against retained…

South Africa, England and Argentina all rise one place in the latest IRB World Rankings after victories in their respective November internationals on Saturday, although it is Bulgaria who claim…

bjorn basson

Springboks Chiliboy Ralepelle and Bjorn Basson (above) are returning home from South Africa’s tour of Britain and Ireland having returned positive samples for a banned stimulant following the Test against…

The fixture list for the 2011 RBS 6 Nations has been announced with another tantalising finale is in store for rugby fans. On March 19, Grand Slam holders France host…