two sides of Marcus Smith

Rugby World finds out how the fly-half marries an almost childlike joy for the game with a steely focus and constant desire to improve

momentum in the Six Nations

We hear so often about ‘momentum’ building through the championship. But what does it mean? We talk to economists, academics, athletes and coaches to find the answer

Team talk

Inside The Team Talk YOU HAVE likely seen the clip. Ireland legend Paul O’Connell, in full flow, shouting about “manic aggression” in the changing room, all fire, brimstone and bane.…