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SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saracens-plus is needed for England to rule the world

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Saturday was a great day for English rugby — and for England’s World Cup challenge. A third of this Saracens team will now go to Eddie Jones’ squad as European champions. ...

The pressure is on for rugby's European Cup final to deliver after a week full of drama

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Rugby has its moment to shine with an era-defining match between Saracens and Leinster at St James' Park. The sport is under pressure to deliver in this period of superb drama. ...

England men U20 squad for World Rugby U20 Championship

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

England men U20s head coach Steve Bates has named his 28-player squad for the 2019 World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina (4-22 June).    The group includes nine players who have appeared...

Saracens’ Mako Vunipola will be fit for Champions Cup final, says McCall

1 month ago by The Guardian

• Club’s director of rugby says prop should be fine after ankle injury• First XV rested for victory against Exeter with Leinster in mindSaracens are confident Mako Vunipola will be fit for Saturday’s...

Late tries from Zach Mercer and Joe Cokanasiga edge Bath past Wasps

1 month ago by The Guardian

• Bath 29-17 Wasps• Hosts boost hopes of top-six finishThree tries in the final six minutes gave Bath a bonus point victory that took them to sixth in the table and on course for a place in the European...

Charlie Davies and Tom Emery to leave Saints this summer

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Northampton Saints can today confirm that backs Charlie Davies and Tom Emery will leave the Club at the end of the 2018/19 season.     Scrum-half Davies, 28, arrived at Franklin’s Gardens...

Record-breaking Exeter edge past Harlequins

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Harlequins missed out on the opportunity to move back into the Premiership play-off places as they lost to table-topping Exeter Chiefs. Northampton Saints' victory at Newcastle Falcons on Friday saw them...

Premiership: Road to the Semi-Finals

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

There are three weeks left in the Premiership and the road to the playoffs is getting ever so close for some of the teams. Let’s take a closer look at how the league currently looks and who is chasing...

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Jonny Wilkinson set the benchmark for every No 10

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Jonny took the game to a new level. He was legendary for holding up the England team bus because he'd always stick around to practise his kicking. ,

Staying focused for the Semi Final losers

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

Munster, Sale, Harlequins and Toulouse all bowed out of their European competitions this weekend but all 4 sides need to put that aside as they return to domestic action this weekend.   Munster...