A strong Barbarians team will test England rugby to its limits

|

England v Barbarians will be anything but ‘friendly’ on Sunday. This is a wonderfully physical and talented Barbarians team laced with Gallic flair and muscle. Damien Penaud provides the stardust alongside the Fijian granite centre pairing of Levani Botia and Virimi Vakatawa. In the forwards, former French Captain Charles Ollivon will be itching to put […] READ MORE



What does Paul Gustard’s Harlequins departure mean?

|

Harlequins fans might well be asking themselves where their club is going. Paul Gustard’s Harlequins departure, along with that of Chris Ashton has raised some questions. Head of Rugby Paul Gustard departed after just over two and a half years at the club and will join Italian side Benetton Treviso as defence coach at the […] READ MORE


England World Cup squad – 10 Notable omissions

|

Following the announcement of the England World Cup squad the debate has started on why certain players haven’t been chosen. Here are Eddie Jones’ biggest omissions from the squad.  England World Cup Squad Danny Cipriani Despite being named the Premiership player of the year and gathering enough highlights to release a movie it was never […] READ MORE



10 Winners and Losers from the England Six Nations Squad

|

Eddie Jones has named his England Six Nations Squad for the first game of the 2019 Six Nations. The 35-man squad will take on the formidable Ireland side in Dublin on the 2nd February. Although much of this side was predictable, in true Jones fashion he has sprung a few surprises. England Six Nations Squad […] READ MORE



Harlequins vs Sale Sharks player ratings

|

Harlequins began to put a poor season behind them with a bonus point victory at home to Sale in a 51-23 victory. Paul Gustard’s first match in charge could hardly have gone better with Quins looking sharp in attack and improved in defence. There were some notable performances from the home side and some forgettable […] READ MORE