Like the Six Nations, the annual DURFC charity-inspired season opener comes around one time each year, and, like the Six Nations, this year’s spectacle provided its usual dose of raucousness and unpredictability both on and off the pitch.
With two fixtures played in the Bledisloe Cup so far, Sam Martin analyses why the Wallabies have fallen so far behind the All Blacks in rugby.
Durham alumnus Josh Beaumont will make his England debut this Sunday, after being drafted in to start at number eight as Eddie Jones’s side takes on the Barbarians at Twickenham.
Captain Dylan Hartley becomes the third successive England captain to have been overlooked, after Steve Borthwick in 2009 and Chris Robshaw in 2013. Hartley loses out to his international understudy, Jamie George.
With the Lions selection only a week away, Ollie Godden looks at the options for Warren Gatland’s 37-man squad boarding the plane to New Zealand, as well as the likely candidates for the coveted starting jerseys in the first test in...
There is simply no doubt about it. Italy’s game plan baffled England, to the point where it left one of England’s most experienced and in-form players, James Haskell, asking Referee Roman Poite how to deal with it.
James Beringer previews the second round of Six Nations fixtures, with England going to Wales the weekend's standout fixture.