pat sanderson

A few years ago the England flanker took a break from captaincy duties to have a giggle with Rugby World about babies, bugbears and banter, and Marlon Brando. RUGBY WORLD:…

Outside centre Adam Ashley-Cooper will make his 50th Test appearance when he takes to Florence’s Stadio Artemio Franchi for the Qantas Wallabies’ Test match against Italy on Saturday. Ashley-Cooper will become…

When Chris Bell made a move to Sale Sharks, he took some time out to have a quick catch up about his ideal woman, waxing, finally entering the digital age,…

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…

Championship Round 13 Preview

On Saturday, Rotherham take on Worcester at home in the league for the first time in eight years. A big crowd is expected at Clifton Lane for the visit of…

National League 2 South Round 11 review

Phil Chesters has scored an incredible 18 tries with nearly two- thirds of the season still to go. The Ealing winger notched another four- timer as the league leaders put…

National League 2 North Round 11 Review

Gareth Collins hit Hull Ionians with six of the best as Leicester Lions recorded another big win. The Lions fullback scored a hat- trick in each half in the 62-17…