PREM RUGBY

Owen Farrell must be made England captain for autumn Tests

4 days ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: England have plenty of advantages when building a Test team but possessing superior playing numbers is not one of them. ,

Fearless South Africa can rise from the ashes

1 week ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: South Africa were very unlucky not to beat the All Blacks, losing 25-24 in a match that showcased the best the Rugby Championship has to offer. ,

Highlights: Worcester Warriors v Saracens

2 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

Saracens work their way to a convincing win but it did not go all their way as they were made to fight hard at Sixways. Warriors continue their poor start to the season as they go down and fail to secure...

England should look at homegrown coaching talent

2 weeks ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: After the RFU’s new CEO, Stephen Brown, mentioned that England must start planning for the day when Jones steps down, I want to highlight the excellence of homegrown coaches. ...

Imagine the hype if Henry Trinder was an All Black

3 weeks ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I was in Berkeley on Friday at the very moment Henry Trinder produced his run-and-passing sequence vs Worcester to create that wonder try for Billy Twelvetrees. ,

Weekly Round Up

4 weeks ago by Ultimate Rugby

England name 33-man training camp squad Jones has named the Harlequins teenage fly-half Marcus Smith as well as 11 of England’s 15 Lions but Haskell, who received a yellow card in his first...

England name 33-man training camp squad

4 weeks ago by England Rugby

England Head Coach Eddie Jones has selected 33 players that will take part in a three-day training camp in Oxford at the end of the week.   Eddie Jones said: “This camp in Oxford is a really...

All Blacks scrum-half Aaron Smith scraps dull box kicking

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: There was so much to admire about New Zealand’s superb 57-0 win over South Africa but what I enjoyed most was the complete lack of box kicking from Aaron Smith. ,

CLIVE WOODWARD: Rhys Priestland shows value of drop goals

1 month ago by Daily Mail - Sir Clive Woodward Column

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: Semesa Rokoduguni's brace of late tries played a big part in Bath's fine win over Saracens but the real match-winner for me was Wales fly-half Rhys Priestland. ,

Premiership Rugby: UR Weekend Review

1 month ago by Ultimate Rugby

The opening weekend of the 2017-18 Aviva Premiership campaign certainly started with a bang. The six fixtures produced 374 points scored, with a record of 50 tries and a average points total of 62 in each...