Watch the Heineken Cup draw live

ERC are pleased to remind you that the draw tomorrow (Tuesday, 7 June) for the Heineken Cup 2011 / 2012 Pools will be streamed live on www.ercrugby.com at 12.00 noon. The…

Wales Under-20s head for World Cup

The Wales Under 20 squad left for Italy today with head coach Richard Webster confident his side will meet the challenges of a tough 2011 IRB Junior World Championship campaign.…

Gavin Henson

By Sarah Mockford, Rugby World Features Editor GAVIN HENSON made his long-awaited return to Test rugby against the Barbarians on Saturday afternoon. He’d been out of the international arena for…

England Counties win in Madrid

ENGLAND Counties launched their three-match tour to Spain with an eight-try demolition of a Madrid XV, their 53-24 success containing some quality moments laced with the inevitable disjointed moments which…

Wales name 45-man World Cup squad

Warren Gatland and his fellow selectors have named the 45-man preliminary Rugby World Cup training squad from which 30 players will be chosen to mount Wales’ tournament challenge in New…

Mike Phillips offered switch to rugby league

Wales scrum-half Mike Phillips who is clubless after leaving the Ospreys has been offered a rugby lifeline by Gareth Thomas’ rugby league side, The Crusaders. With the salary cap in…

Morgan named Best Newcomer

Ponytpridd centre Dafydd Lockyer lifted the top title at the sixth Principality Premiership awards dinner, a star-studded event held at the Millennium Stadium. The 25-year-old former Wales Under 21 cap scored…

Fearn commits future to Newcastle

Newcastle Falcons can confirm that promising prop forward Darren Fearn has penned a new deal at Kingston Park. The 22-year-old who hails from Scarborough, made his Aviva Premiership bow at…

jordan crane saxons

England Saxons today named the side for their opening Churchill Cup game against the USA at Northampton on Saturday (5pm). There are only two survivors from the team that beat…

diccon edwards leeds

Leeds Carnegie have announced that former player and Academy Manager Diccon Edwards, 38, has agreed to join the club as the Yorkshire side’s new Head Coach on a three year…