Sport Leigh Halfpenny celebrates Cardiff's Amlin Challenge Cup final win over Toulon in 2010

The full-back has scored over 350 points for Wales

Newcastle signed Tim Visser as a flanker – he is now a winger

Flying Dutchman who makes Edinburgh rock

Two months before he officially becomes an honorary Scot, Tim Visser has European glory in his sights, as he tells Simon Turnbull

Danny Cipriani is to return to England

Danny Cipriani signs deal with Sale

England exile Danny Cipriani is to return to his home country after signing a three-year deal with Sale.

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Ben's recent performances for the Northampton Saints has really put down the marker on why he should start for England. He is a real attacking force and with his speed and ability to make ground from deep positions, this for me, makes him top player.

Ben Foden set to rejoin England squad

Ben Foden is set to rejoin the England squad tonight to start finalising preparations for Saturday's RBS 6 Nations game against Ireland after becoming a father for the first time.

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James Lawton: Lancaster needs spirit of Skinner to stop RFU selecting 'dream ticket'

Some at Twickenham are said to be positively restive over the possibility of a foreign takeover

Gethin Jenkins is expected to join Toulon

Gethin Jenkins set to join Welsh exodus to France

Prop Gethin Jenkins will join the Welsh player exodus to France next season.

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ENGLAND v WALES

England’s Mouritz Botha is given a Scottish welcome as Chris Cusiter brings him down

Lancaster's gait makes it all look like a stroll

England's caretaker appeared unfazed under the spotlight, writes Simon Turnbull at Murrayfield

Ben Foden admits he was at fault for a French try during England's World Cup quarter-final defeat

Foden: a back for the future

England full-back Ben Foden opens up to Hugh Godwin about his pregnant pop-star girlfriend, rubbing shoulder pads with Elton John and that infamous World Cup diary

Toby Flood's knees are set to give Leicester and England a problem

Leicester need Twelvetrees to ease Flood pain

Weekend Preview: England's No 10 is out for a month but the Tigers can still muster a winning back line

Jonny Wilkinson: a career in pictures

Jonny Wilkinson has announced his retirement from international rugby.

Wales coach Warren Gatland takes the World Cup cycle seriously

Whoever gets the England job must start by inflicting shock of the new

Johnson successor must not worry about Six Nations results as much as blooding kids for next World Cup

England stuck a finger up and had it rammed down their throats

Clean-living Wales expose Johnson and his men's calamitous campaign, but the English still can't see it

Argentina v England: How the England players rated

The old ultraviolence is fine but Lawes was lucky not to see a card

James Lawton: Johnson invests faith in Wilkinson's steady hands and lion heart

What Jonny Wilkinson has now he will have always. It is a set of certainties, an absolute understanding of what he can do and, just as crucially, what he can't

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