Hugh Godwin

Hugh Godwin is the rugby union correspondent of the Independent on Sunday who also writes for The Independent

Fresh face Auterac puts down a marker for England

To witness the uncapped loosehead prop Nick Auterac’s compelling combination of hard scrummaging and ballistic contributions in the loose in Bath’s 19-16 European Cup win over Leinster on Saturday was to see a man timing his run right for inclusion in the next national squad when it is named in January.

How Henry helped set the Pumas free

World Cup-winning coach opened the door to more expansive game, while joining the former Tri-Nations made Argentina battle-hardened, reports Hugh Godwin

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Where do England go from here?

England's failure was so complete that it poses questions not just about the coach, captain and tactics but the very quality of English rugby