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It's no surprise an English side hasn't won elite European competition since 2007 - the French are too good

3 hours ago by Telegraph Rugby News

The wait goes on. An English side has still not won the elite European competition since 2007. But it is no surprise. And that is not gloating in any way because I may have had some involvement...

Tom Wood admits to committing the ultimate sin for a Saint

15 hours ago by The Times

Owen Slot meets the Northampton flanker who has thought the unthinkable and found a soft spot for Saracens Unlikely as it may seem in the tribal world of club rugby, Tom Wood, the Northampton Saints...

Rugby Banter Page weekly round up

1 day ago by Rugby Banter Page

Monday 20th April: Peter Betham’s Move To Leicester Tigers Confirmed: After weeks of speculation, it has now been confirmed that Waratahs’ New Zealand born Wallaby capped winger Peter Betham will join...

Personality clash harmed me - Byrne

1 day ago by BBC Rugby News

Lee Byrne believes a clash of personalities contributed to him not making more appearances for Wales. The 2008 Grand Slam winner this week announced his retirement at the age of...

Lee Byrne ‘frustrated’ as career is ended by shoulder injury

2 days ago by The Times

Lee Byrne, the former Wales and Lions full back, has been forced into retirement after admitting defeat in his battle to overcome a shoulder injury. The 34-year-old underwent surgery in November...

Scrap overseas rule, says Woodward

2 days ago by BBC Rugby News

England's "old-fashioned" policy of only selecting domestic-based players should be scrapped, says former national team coach Sir Clive Woodward. The 2003 World Cup winning coach has congratulated...

Shoulder injury forces Byrne to quit

2 days ago by BBC Rugby News

Former Wales full-back Lee Byrne has retired after the Newport Gwent Dragons captain failed to recover from a shoulder injury. Byrne, 34, helped Wales win the 2008 Grand Slam in a 46-cap career...

Tom Wood urges RFU to uphold policy of not allowing foreign-based players to represent England

2 days ago by Telegraph Rugby News

On the day that the Australian Rugby Union relaxed its ban on selecting overseas players for their World Cup squad, Tom Wood, the Northampton flanker, urged the Rugby Football Union to uphold its policy...

Three finalists on Euro shortlist

2 days ago by Rugby 365

Players from the Champions Cup finalists, ASM Clermont and RC Toulon, who clash at Twickenham Stadium on Saturday week, are in the running for the EPCR European Player of the Year 2015 award - following...

Heaslip Shortlisted For European Player Of The Year Award

2 days ago by Irish Rugby News

Leinster captain Jamie Heaslip is in the running for the EPCR European Player of the Year award for 2015. He has been included on the shortlist with players from Champions Cup finalists Clermont Auvergne...