Monday Morning Round Up

Monday Morning Round Up

Jordan Crane signs contract extension with Bristol Bears


Jordan Crane is the latest Bristol Bears player to commit his future to the club after agreeing a new one-year deal.

The 32-year-old number eight, who joined the club from Leicester Tigers in the summer of 2016 after 10 years at Welford Road, has signed an extension to remain at Ashton Gate until 2020.

Liam Squire reportedly off to Japan

All Blacks No 6 Liam Squire has reportedly signed a deal with a Japanese club and will snip his ties with the game in New Zealand after the World Cup tournament.

According to a report from Stuff, the Highlanders player and his management have kept the organisation informed of their plans to negotiate with the Japanese club. Read more

Stephen “Beaver” Donald back with Chiefs for 2019

Chiefs have announced Stephen “Beaver” Donald would return to play for the club for the 2019 Super Rugby Season. 

Donald made his Super Rugby debut for the Gallagher Chiefs against the Waratahs in 2005, the first five-eighth was one of the most prolific points scorers in New Zealand, scoring the most points in the 2007 Super Rugby competition and the second most points in 2008, behind Dan Carter. 

Eddie Jones & Owen Farrell on England's victory

Jonny May’s stunning hat-trick inspired England to a big win over France at Twickenham and Eddie Jones compared his indefatigable winger to a dog chasing a tennis ball.

“Jonny May is like the dog in the park, chasing after the tennis ball at 100mph and bringing it back,” said Jones at his post-match press conference. “He does that very well.

“He’s really worked hard on his game. Jonny May is one of the hardest-working guys in our team. He works hard on his high-ball catching, he works hard at his chasing, he works hard at his physical condition and his improvement is all due to his desire to be the best. Full story

WATCH: Jonny May's First Half Hattrick Against France

Jonny May became the first England player to score a hat-trick against France since Jake Jacob back in 1924 as he dotted down three times against France in the opening 30 minutes at Twickenham.

He scored his first inside the first two minutes. Full story

Six Nations Team Of The Week Round Two

After another blockbuster round of the Six Nations, we pick our team of the week. Ireland claimed a 9 point victory over error-ridden Scottish side at Murrayfield on Saturday before Italy pushed a second-string Wales side all the way later that day. On Sunday England breezed to fantastic 44-8 victory over France. 

Understandably England has more players featuring in our team of the week while Italian claimed a spot. Read more

Townsend takes the blame for Scotland's defeat to Ireland

 

More News

Latest News