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Billy Vunipola among world’s best No 8s, says Easter

3 years ago by The Times

Nick Easter believes that Billy Vunipola can be counted among the best No 8s in the world after his dominant...

Have you got long fingernails? You’ll need them – you’re clinging on to your place

3 years ago by The Times

Here are two quotes from Eddie Jones that start to tell the story of England’s grand slam. “England needed a...

O’Shea enlists Catt to help turn around Italy’s fortunes

3 years ago by The Times

Mike Catt will join Conor O’Shea next season in attempting to produce the best ever Italy side after the former...

Weekend guide to the Aviva Premiership

3 years ago by The Times

Today Saracens v Exeter Chiefs 3.15pm, live on BT Sport 1 A battle between the top two, the Chiefs having...

Hogg roars back in style

3 years ago by The Times

Glasgow might have had their big guns back but they were firing blanks for much of this match. The Warriors...

Best place for Sam Underhill to make his name with England? Wales

3 years ago by The Times

The grand slam is history; time, according to Eddie Jones, for some young lads to “freshen” England up, nowhere more...

Dylan Hartley ruled out by latest concussion

3 years ago by The Times

Dylan Hartley will miss Northampton Saints’ Aviva Premiership game at home to Harlequins on Sunday because of the head injury...

Gregor Townsend turns to his main men for Ulster clash

3 years ago by The Times

Even the most diehard Glasgow fans must have felt a sliver of sympathy for Ulster when their team beat the...

Stuart Hogg wins vote for top performer

3 years ago by The Times

Stuart Hogg’s outstanding performances for Scotland over the past few weeks have been recognised again, with the 23-year-old Glasgow Warriors...

Marler set for ban after World Rugby wades into ‘Gypsy’ row

3 years ago by The Times

Joe Marler could face a four-week ban after World Rugby delivered a slap in the face to Six Nations organisers...