Chris Hewett is Rugby Union Correspondent for The Independent.
04 September 2014 07:19 PM
The season begins on Friday night
04 September 2014 06:53 PM
Rugby’s most competitive league on the planet starts tomorrow night with Leicester the team to beat as next year’s global contest concentrates minds. Chris Hewett previews a domestic season to relish
04 September 2014 06:35 PM
The new season begins tonight
03 September 2014 10:00 PM
Ian Ritchie is exploring ways for clubs to be able to fulfil fixtures during the World Cup
02 September 2014 07:41 PM
The 32-year-old won only 10 full caps, as fitness issues set him back at important times
Should Premiership clubs really be prevented from playing while Namibia face the Galapagos Islands in next year’s World Cup?
31 August 2014 08:08 PM
28 August 2014 07:47 PM
WRU and Welsh regions sign new £60m agreement
26 August 2014 11:40 PM
Sam Warburton, the centrally contracted Wales captain who finds himself in the uncomfortable position of symbolising the dispute between the country’s governing body and its four professional teams, does not have the foggiest idea whether he will be playing for Cardiff Blues in their final warm-up match of the summer against Leicester at Welford Road on Friday.
21 August 2014 07:37 PM
Prop has moved to the Cardiff Blues
19 August 2014 10:45 PM
Welsh rugby continued its headlong descent into tragi-comic farce when folk-hero prop Adam Jones ended his long association with Ospreys and threw in his lot with Cardiff Blues.
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Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
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