Manu and Twelvetrees back for Leicester against Leeds

Leicester Tigers welcome back six senior internationals for the return to Aviva Premiership action at Leeds Carnegie on Sunday. Director of rugby Richard Cockerill includes Scott Hamilton, Alesana Tuilagi, Craig Newby…

phil dowson northampton saints

Northampton Saints today named the team that will play in tomorrow’s Aviva Premiership Rugby match against Saracens. It is the Saints’ first Aviva Premiership Rugby match in a month, and…

London Irish’s New York-born prop Alex Corbisiero replaces loosehead Andrew Sheridan, who has pulled out with a back injury, in England’s starting line-up against Italy. The uncapped Corbisiero, 22, trained…

Ugo Monye Harlequins

Tomorrow Quins not only turn their attentions to the Aviva Premiership, but also welcome back a number of players to the side. With the England Saxons players having returned from…

newport dragons team

Newport Gwent Dragons have announced that Paul Turner’s employment with the region as Head Coach has “ceased today by mutual agreement”. The region says it would like to express its…

No to Bath and Clermont for Berrick Barnes

Berrick Barnes has turned down overtures from a number of clubs, including Bath and Clermont to re-sign with the NSW Waratahs and the Australian Rugby Union. The talented 24-year-old, who will…

Video of the Day – Victor Matfield

Victor Matfield is now the most capped player for South Africa, with 105 caps and counting, so with the new Super 15 about to start we thought we’d find out…

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor Venue: Murrayfield Stadium Date: Saturday, 12 February Kick-off: 1700 GMT Coverage: Watch live on BBC One from 1635, and on the Red Button and online;…