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Sharks hooker Cooper to play in England

English Premiership Rugby club Newcastle Falcons have announced that they have signed Sharks Super Rugby hooker Kyle Cooper. The 27-year-old has played in nine of the Sharks’ 12 Super Rugby matches this season, scoring one try, having made his debut in the competition back in 2012.A former South Africa Under-20s international who has played understudy […] The post Sharks hooker Cooper to play in England appeared first on Super Rugby | Super 18 Rugby and Rugby Championship News,Results and Fixtures from Super XV Rugby.

USA ready for the Super Series

World Champions England and Six Nations Champions France have travelled to North America to meet World Cup runners-up Canada and hosts United States in what promises to be a fascinating week of interational rugbynext week.Read more about USA ready for the Super Series

Seven Saints in weekend international action

It was another busy weekend for Saints boys with seven stars from Frankin’s Gardens in action for their countries on Saturday. Dylan Hartley captained England to a 3-0 series whitewash over Australia following their 44-40 win over the Wallabies in Sydney, with Teimana Harrison, Courtney Lawes and Paul Hill also taking to the field. At under-20 level Harry Mallinder captained England as they won th

Summers tours: Home nations report card

After nearly a month of furious action, it’s time to get the report card out and mark the performances of the home nations against the Southern HemisphereTop of the class: England’s Series whitewash of Australia has raised eyebrowsBy Alex Shaw The home nations’ summer tours wrapped up this past weekend and with teams and fans alike are …Continue reading »

Players heading for another post-Lions burnout say RPA

Damian Hopley believes England’s top stars are facing inevitable burnout unless steps are taken to limit the number of appearances they make. The Rugby Paper can reveal that two England players – Owen Farrell (34 matches) and Mako Vunipola (36) – had exceeded the RFU’s 32-game seasonal limit prior to yesterday’s third Test against Australia, […]

We’re right to follow England says Scott Quinnell

Former Wales No.8 Scott Quinnell believes the WRU’s decision to resurrect an ‘A’ team will help close the gap on the world’s best after watching the midweek side humbled 40-7 by the Chiefs. Quinnell, who won 52 caps for Wales and played on two Lions tours, told TRP: “Bringing back the second team will make […]

Houston on the bench for Reds against Brumbies

Queensland Super Rugby franchise the Reds have named their team to play the Brumbies in Canberra and included Leroy Houston on the replacements bench. Number 8 Houston has only recently signed for the Reds following a stint in England and has been named on the bench for his first Super Rugby game since 2011.

Rio pools confirmed

The seeding for pools has been based on the last two years World Series results. This actually resulted in Australia and New Zealand tieing for top seed, but as current champions Australia have been given priority. Great Britain’s seeding was based on England’s results.

Hill: I relish playing for England

Saints prop Paul Hill says that he relishes any game time he gets for England having helped his country secure a 3-0 series whitewash over the Wallabies at the weekend. Speaking to The Rugby Paper, Hill said: “I’m relishing my time on the pitch. “I’ve really enjoyed every time I’ve got on so far

Summer Tests: Lions XV picked on form

The Summer Tests pitted North v South, with England’s players doing themselves no harm in selection for the 2017 Lions tour, here’s our picks based on form…Last time out: George North leads the celebrations as Australia are beatenWith the summer tours done and dusted thoughts turn to next year’s adventure to New Zealand with the British & …Continue reading »

Ponton salutes Chick after England U20s’ World Cup triumph

Chick scored one of England’s six tries in a 45-21 win over Ireland during Saturday’s final in Manchester, club-mate Brett Connon coming on from Ireland’s bench to kick a late conversion while fellow Falcon Andrew Davidson featured for Scotland in their historic pool victory over Australia. Chick’s group became the third England team to win the Junior World Championship in the past four years, the 2015 tournament having seen them as losing finalists to New Zealand. Ponton believes their record at age-group level signifies the current health of the English game, saying: “Rugby in this country is in a very good state

Analysis: England’s attack whitewashes Australia

If it was England’s defence that sealed a series win against the Wallabies, their attack secured the 3-0 clean-sweep Dotting down: Dan Cole dives over for England’s first try in Sydney on SaturdayOnly six times over 592 full internationals since 1899 have Australia conceded more points than the 44 they shipped to …Continue reading »

State of the Nation: England

With the June internationals now done and dusted, we look at the state of affairs in each of the competing nations. Next up, England. The post State of the Nation: England appeared first on

Twickenham VIP packages on sale for England in 2016/17

With England’s rapid rise to second in the World Rugby rankings, you can now book your place at a quartet of huge internationals during 2016/17 to watch a resurgent England side on the verge of making Twickenham a real fortress once more. Under Eddie Jones, England stormed to a first Grand Slam in 13 years and remain undefeated having beaten Wales at Twickenham before an historic 3-0 whitewash ov

U20 World Cup: Scouting Report Round Five

John Davidson reports from the AJ Bell Stadium on the rampant red rose, Pumita power and a Tasman tussle on the final day of the World Rugby Under-20 Championship.Champions! Harry Mallinder and injured skipper Jack Walker lift the trophy. (Photo: Getty Images)England 45-21 Ireland England have been crowned World Champions at Under-20 level, capturing their third title in the past four …Continue reading »

Mallinder: Championship win is icing on the cake

Harry Mallinder has said that leading England to the Under 20 World Championship by beating Ireland on Saturday is the “icing on the cake” following a season which saw him break in the Saints first team and become a firm favourite at the Gardens. Speaking after the match, Harry said: “It’s been an amazing journey. “We were very unfortunate to lose the likes of Theo early on, but it was a great sho