SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: The European Champions Cup final was a prime example of how winning can become contagious and spreads belief even when you are not playing particularly well. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Danny Cipriani has been the best No 10 in the Premiership this season and it would be an utter disgrace — in fact a tragedy — if he doesn’t tour South Africa. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: This has already been a tough year for England and the absence of Dylan Hartley for this summer’s tour of South Africa is another significant blow. ,
• London Irish 5-45 Exeter• Exiles now nine point off 11th-placed WorcesterThere remains a mathematical chance of London Irish avoiding relegation from the Premiership this season but any realistic...
That was a fantastically gutsy effort from Saracens, but ultimately they were well-beaten by a high-class Leinster. Failure to produce a European Cup semi-finalist sums up a poor season for England. ...
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I'm totally behind Eddie Jones, as all England fans should be, but it's time to acknowledge that his team are encountering more than a few bumps in the road. ,
SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: It has all been kicking off one way or another and Saturday's match at Twickenham should be a classic because there is so much at stake... not just for Ireland. ,