Warren Gatland’s Lions stock up for brutal schedule in New Zealand

2 days ago by The Guardian

The tourists have a mountain to climb but they have supplemented their squad and, despite claims their programme is ‘suicidal’, they relish the task aheadTouring New Zealand is rugby union’s equivalent...

Saracens can get even better says Mark McCall after battling win at Munster

2 days ago by The Guardian

• Director of rugby Mark McCall praises ‘extraordinary’ Saracens defence• Rassie Erasmus says Munster will learn from semi-final defeatSaracens are not looking beyond their next two Premiership...

Weekly Round Up

3 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

Southern Kings stun the Waratahs in Sydney  What an upset as the Kings secure a 26-24 away win over the Waratahs in round 9 of Super Rugby. The Waratahs built up a 17-0 first half lead...

England name squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

3 days ago by England Rugby

England have named their 28-man squad for the World Rugby U20 Championship taking place in Georgia (31 May – 18 June).   All but two players featured in England’s recent Six Nations...

Jones will turn Lions squad selection into a positive

3 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Lions tours can be a mixed blessing but Eddie Jones has turned it to his advantage with an exciting and clever England squad to face the Pumas. ,

Eddie Jones announces 31-man squad for Argentina Tour

4 days ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has announced a 31-man squad for England’s two-Test tour to Argentina in June.     The squad, which includes 15 uncapped players, will be captained by Dylan...

Sale wing Denny Solomona in new-look England squad for Argentina tour

4 days ago by The Guardian

• Flanker Sam Underhill also among 15 uncapped players for two-Test tour• England select 31-man squad but no place for Wasps fly-half Danny CiprianiDenny Solomona and Sam Underhill are among 15 uncapped...

British and Irish Lions squad is strongest of all time

4 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I really like the look of the Lions squad. Congratulations to those selected and Warren Gatland, who had the unenviable task of making those agonising final calls. ,

Sir Clive Woodward's British and Irish Lions selections

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Sunday Column

Sir Clive Woodward was the last man to make a British and Irish Lions selection for a tour of New Zealand. The tour didn't go to plan back then in 2005 when Lions lost 3-0 to the All-Blacks. ,

Chris Ashton and Dylon Hartley can still make Lions splash

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Sunday Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I can, without fear of contradiction, claim to be the last coach to pick a Lions tour party for New Zealand. It was a slightly surreal experience sitting down over a cup of tea... ...