Talking Rugby... To see this sub-standard, grossly inferior stuff again being churned out last weekend by northern hemisphere countries was to despair.
Manu, youngest of six rugby brothers from Samoa, is making an imposing case to clinch a late World Cup place
Castleford are planning on being without their player of the year for the biggest game of their season on Sunday. Rangi Chase is due in court in Australia on Thursday to answer an assault charge. Even if he succeeds in having the case adjourned, he would face a race to get back in time to face Leeds in the Challenge Cup semi-final.
Cec Thompson was a man who, from unpromising beginnings, made a remarkable success of his life, on and off the rugby league field. Not content to rest on his laurels after becoming the first black player to represent Great Britain in 1951, he became a successful businessman, a highly respected economics teacher and a driving force behind the Student Rugby League. All this after leaving school at 14 and barely being able to read and write when well into his 20s.
High-ranking officials from the 12 Aviva Premiership clubs are ready to voice their concerns over the Rugby Football Union's ability to govern the game.
Leicester Tigers have signed Australian openside flanker Julian Salvi from Super 15 side Brumbies.
I noticed years ago that even the most routine rugby league match can yield something unique and memorable.
Manu Tuilagi, the highly rated Leicester centre, celebrated his 20th birthday yesterday and duly received a generous present from the Rugby Football Union. The governing body handed the Samoan-born player a five-week ban for his "time gentlemen please, that's all for tonight" punch on Northampton's international wing Chris Ashton during last weekend's highly combustible Premiership semi-final at Welford Road. He can consider himself extremely fortunate.
Northampton and England winger Chris Ashton leads the nominations for the Aviva Premiership's Player of the Season.
Bath chief executive Nick Blofeld today denied that his club's record home defeat by Leicester at the weekend had anything to do with the announcement that head coach Steve Meehan would leave his post at the end of the season.
Steve Meehan will leave his position as head coach of Bath at the end of the season, the Aviva Premiership club announced today.
The dust has settled on what will be remembered as an enthralling Six Nations Championship.
After a barnstorming season with Northampton, the flanker tells Chris Hewett he is ready to be thrown in the deep end for England
IRB promises zero tolerance of the offences that made a mess of set pieces at last year's tournament
The England prop tells Chris Hewett how two lost years have made him a better person
From the Front Row: When red-nosed journalists cheer Maggie's World Player of the Year award, you know it's all change