Exeter Chiefs: National League to European finalists

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The Exeter Chiefs have a remarkable story one which has seen them transform into somewhat unexpected Premiership champions. The club are now 2020 Heineken Champions Cup finalists. Exeter built their solid foundation step by step. The club has gone from an outdated stadium at the turn of the century, playing in English rugby’s second tier, […] READ MORE





England v Argentina: England to play with tempo and discipline

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England v Argentina contests are always brutal and Eddie Jones has named his strongest team for Saturday’s game. As predicted the Ford/Farrell axis is retained and fit-again Mako Vunipola and Jack Nowell are on the bench. Lewis Ludlam’s strong performances have been rewarded with a place in the match-day twenty three. What’s clear is the […] READ MORE



Eddie Jones names his 31-man England World Cup squad

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Following his side’s 33-19 victory over Wales at Twickenham, Eddie Jones has named his 31-man England World Cup squad. Robert Rees has the latest. England World Cup squad Owen Farrell will captain England in his second Rugby World Cup. The squad of 31 players have over 1,000 caps, with 17 having played in at least […] READ MORE



Top 5 Lions candidates to fill vacant Stuart Hogg fullback position

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It’s the news that everyone was dreading – two-time Six Nations ‘player of the year’ Stuart Hogg has been ruled out of the remainder of the Lions tour after a freak accidental collision with Connor Murray. This had led to discussion about the leading candidates for the vacant Stuart Hogg fullback position. Though he was […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions taste second defeat on 2017 Tour

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The Highlanders handed the British and Irish Lions their second defeat of the tour, with a thrilling 23-22 victory in Dunedin. A late penalty from Marty Banks gave the South Islanders a famous victory, after tries from Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman put them into a winning position. The visitors held a slender advantage, before […] READ MORE