Sale Sharks today announced the signing of England International Hendre Fourie from Leeds Carnegie on a two year deal.  He will join for an undisclosed fee from Sale to Leeds.…

For matt stevens, life at Saracens this season started with a chocolate-eating contest and will end, he hopes, with a return to the England set-up for next month’s Churchill Cup.…

Gruff Rees embarks on Italian sojourn

Wales Under 18 head coach and WRU Performance Skills Coach (Ospreys region) Gruff Rees has agreed to join Italian Super Club Aironi Rugby on a one-year secondment from the Welsh…

Gulliver travels to promoted Warriors

Towering lock Ben Gulliver has today put pen to paper and completed his anticipated move to Worcester Warriors ahead of the club’s forthcoming Aviva Premiership season. Coventry-born second row Gulliver…

In the past few months Jamie Heaslip has been somewhat pushed out of the spotlight. It’s not that the No 8 has completely disappeared from the hearts of Leinster and…

In most years the Churchill Cup is little more than a development event, with little at stake, writes Paul Morgan. But in 2011 everything has changed with the competition becoming…

HFW Wailers win the Amsterdam 7s

Top international Sevens team HFW Wailers triumphed in the prestigious Amsterdam 7s Competition last weekend. The team, which is based in the North-East, overcame Castricum, ve Arendeu, Lorraine, Moldova and…