PREM RUGBY

Harlequins’ Marcus Smith orchestrates a new hammering for Northampton

5 months ago by The Guardian

• Harlequins 50-21 Northampton• 18-year-old fly-half shines against inept SaintsThe new year cannot come quick enough for Northampton, humiliated again on their second outing to Twickenham this season...

Eddie Jones names England training camp squad

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

England head coach Eddie Jones has selected a training squad to take part in a New Year training camp.34 players will come together in Brighton on January 1 for a two-day camp.The camp will be...

Wednesday Evening Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jacques Brunel named France head coach Jacques Brunel will takeover the reins for France in the Six Nations after Guy Novès was sacked as the national team head coach. The former Toulouse...

Wednesday Morning Round Up

5 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Springbok prop retires Springbok and Lions prop Julian Redelinghuys has announced his retirement from rugby. The eight Test Springbok made his debut in 2014 against Italy fractured his neck in a...

England players worn out by autumn exertions, says Leicester’s Tom Youngs

6 months ago by The Guardian

• Leicester captain admits England players have shown signs of fatigue• ‘The mental strain is huge and it’s getting bigger and bigger’The Leicester captain, Tom Youngs, has admitted the club’s...

Team of the Weekend - Champions Cup

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

1. Beno Obano - Bath   The Bath loosehead played a crucial role in his side's narrow margin defeat of Toulon this weekend. He was rock solid in defence, making 13 tackles some of which coming at...

Maro Itoje will be available for England’s Six Nations title defence

6 months ago by The Guardian

• Player required surgery on fractured jaw in defeat at Harlequins this month• Saracens reveal he faces a maximum of four more weeks in rehabilitationMaro Itoje will be available for the start of England’s...

Saracens contemplate a European backlash after domestic troubles | Paul Rees

6 months ago by The Guardian

The Champions Cup holders have lost three consecutive Premiership matches for the first time since 2010 – Clermont should expect a reaction this weekendIn order to improve the mind, we ought less to...

Tuesday Evening Round Up

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Rhys Patchell extends Scarlets stay Scarlets Rugby have confirmed that outside half Rhys Patchell has put pen to paper on a new contract keeping him in West Wales for the next few years.   Patchell...

Maro Itoje In Doubt For England Six Nations Opener

6 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens and England forward Maro Itoje is in doubt for England's Six Nations opener against Italy after suffering a fractured jaw against Harlequins.   Itoje was taken to hospital after the game...