'We want to get out of this pool having won all our games'
Rugby's equivalent to Real Madrid’s galacticos were worthy of their name – not to mention their bumper wage packets
Northampton just about keep their European Champions Cup agenda on the table
Clifford has the chance to be England’s openside, as well as covering No 8, while Robshaw contests the blindside position
Chris Hewett meets Mauger, the attack coach who is instilling an adventurous new approach in the Tigers’ game - just one part of the Antipodean transformation of English club rugby
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.
The All Black took the 1995 World Cup by storm and revolutionised his sport the way Don Bradman and Tiger Woods transformed theirs
Jonny Wilkinson joins rugby stars past and present in paying tribute to a 'fabulous human being'
The Champions Cup kicks off this weekend with Barritt’s Saracens at home to Toulouse
Three regular season games will be hosted over a three-year period with the opportunity to stage two more
While focus is on Twickenham’s all-Antipodean clash this weekend, former wing is part of a scheme that aims to get more rugby into state schools – and, who knows, might even help England reach another World Cup final one day
He is expected to return to South Sydney Rabbitohs, the club he served with such distinction until the 2014 NRL Grand Final
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Barritt’s name has been among the first on the red-rose team sheet since Lancaster succeeded Martin Johnson
The odds remain stacked against the team after they were drawn in the same group as South Africa, Samoa, Scotland and the United States
Richie McCaw, the record-breaking All Black captain who is attempting to become the first man to lead his country to successive world titles, will not entertain talk of retirement – perhaps because he knows that every other player in the international game wishes he had retired already.