Lawrence Dallaglio

Johnson hits out at England critics

Martin Johnson tonight revealed his coaching team would remain intact for the summer tour to Australia after branding England's critics "ill-informed".

James Haskell: 'It's been a tough time'

No player has come in for more criticism than the London Wasps and England flanker this season. So Hambo asks his former Under-21 team-mate to set the record straight

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Stay The Night: Chalet Treize Etoiles, Verbier

Verbier is both a top-quality resort and undisputed fun capital of the Alps, and those who want to join James Blunt, Ronan Keating and Lawrence Dallaglio in the Coco Club after midnight should consider Ski Verbier's new Treize Etoiles complex. Of the matched pair of chalet apartments, the top one has an open roof space that gives it an airy penthouse feel. The flagship in Ski Verbier's 20-chalet portfolio is Septième Ciel, up the mountain – an elevated palace in which the tour highlight is the double bed shared by the Beckhams. But Treize Etoiles offers similar comfort in a more party-friendly location.

Haskell seeks some southern spirit

James Haskell is determined to take a leaf out of New Zealand's book and refuse to be intimidated when struggling England face defending RBS 6 Nations champions Wales next weekend

Dallaglio issues Stevens warning

Former England captain Lawrence Dallaglio has praised Matt Stevens for confessing to his drug problems - and warned the disgraced prop he will now find out "who his friends really are".