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NEWS: England international and Exeter Chief newcomer Ollie Devoto says his team should continue to build on their pre-season form as they tackle Newport-Gwent Dragons on Friday.
Exeter flyer Jack Nowell said that he avoided surgery before England’s tour to Australia to make sure he could play. The post Nowell delayed surgery for England appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
Fearless Jack Nowell has revealed how he battled through the pain barrier to help England clinch June’s 3-0 series win over Australia. Ultra-committed wing Nowell broke his right thumb during Exeter’s Premiership semi-final victory over Wasps, but turned out in the final against Saracens a week later before featuring in all three Tests against the […]
Luke Cowan-Dickie admitted it was nice to “dust off the cobwebs” as he helped Exeter Chiefs make it two wins from two in pre-season with Saturday’s 25-19 victory over Ulster Rugby at Sandy Park. The England international was getting his first taste of competitive action since June, when he came off the bench for Eddie […]
1. Mako Vunipola – I played England age goups with him and he’s an all-round ball carrier.
NEWS: The England-born coach of Fiji's gold medal-winning Sevens team, Ben Ryan, has been awarded one of the Pacific nation's highest civil honours at a ceremony in the capital Suva on Monday.
England paceman Stuart Broad will make his BBL debut in 2016-17 after signing with Hobart Hurricanes.
The third umpire will be responsible for calling front-foot no-balls during the one-day series between England and Pakistan as part of a trial conducted by cricket’s world governing body.
France number eight Louis Picamoles thinks playing in the Premiership is only going to benefit his game after he moved to Northampton. The post England a good fit for Picamoles appeared first on Planetrugby.com.
In the latest episode of Land Rover’s rugby series ‘Open Range’ former England and Bath prop David Flatman meets Wales captain Sam Warburton.
Too deep, too predictable, why don’t they kick it to Izzy? The critics piled on after Australia’s 3-0 series loss to England.
Kyle Sinckler is determined to leave his promising youngster tag behind and break into Eddie Jones’ England team en route to becoming the best No.3 in world rugby. Since representing England at age group level, the 23-year-old bruiser has been marked for stardom. He toured New Zealand with England in the summer of 2014, but […]
Michael Cheika has selected an experienced Wallabies team to face the All Blacks in the opening Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship match in Sydney on Saturday.Cheika welcomes back 315 Tests of experience, with stars from overseas selected.Â Adam Ashley-Cooper, Matt Giteau, Will Genia and Kane Douglas have returned to the Wallabies fold after sitting out the June series against England.Â Â Ben McCalmanÂ joins Michael Hooper and David Pocock in a new-look backrow, while old combinations will be reunited in the backline with Will Genia and Bernard Foley forming the halves alongside Giteau and Tevita Kuridrani in the centres. Â Brumbies prop Allan Alaâ€™alatoa is in line to make his debut and become the 896thÂ player to represent the Wallabies, after being named on the bench alongside veterans Tatafu Polota-Nau and James Slipper. Â Qantas Wallabies squad to play New Zealand Â 1
Major teams: Randwick, NSW, Milan Country: Australia Test span: 1980-84 Test caps: 25 (25 starts) Test points: 78 (6T, 3C, 8P, 8DG)1984: Mark Ella of Australia in action during the match between England and Australia at Twickenham in London. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell/ALLSPORTDavid Campese calls him the best he’s ever seen and the only negative to Mark Ella’s career is its brevity …Continue reading »
Major teams: Canterbury, Crusaders, Perpignan, Racing Métro Country: New Zealand Test span: 2003-15 Test caps: 112 (106 starts) Test points: 1,598 (29T, 293C, 281P, 8DG)LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 31: Dan Carter of New Zealand poses with the Webb Ellis Cup after victory in the 2015 Rugby World Cup Final match between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham Stadium on October 31, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)Pound for pound, Dan Carter is thought by many to be the finest outside-half ever to have graced the game. …Continue reading »
Major teams: Counties Manukau, Wellington, Aukland Country: New Zealand Test span: 1994-2002 Test caps: 63 (54 starts) Test points: 185 (37T)18 Jun 1995: Jonah Lomu of New Zealand evades the diving tackle of Rob Andrew of England during the Rugby World Cup Semi Final at the Newlands Stadium in Cape Town, South Africa. New Zealand won the match 45-29. Mandatory Credit: Simon Bruty /AllsportThe late Jonah Lomu was a bona fide global superstar.
Major teams: Golden Lions, Blue Bulls, Bulls, Stormers, Toulon Country: South Africa Test span: 2004 – 15 Test caps: 117 (115 starts) Test points: 320 (64T) – Information accurate as of 20/07/2016 -LONDON, ENGLAND – OCTOBER 07: (Re-transmission of #491690038 with alternative crop) Bryan Habana of South Africa goes over for their third try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool B match between South Africa and USA at Olympic Stadium on October 7, 2015 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)Bryan Gary Habana was named after two footballers – Bryan Robson and Gary Bailey of Man Utd fame – but …Continue reading »
Major Teams: Watsonians, London Scottish, Cambridge University Country: Scotland Test span: 1986-95 Scotland caps: 61 (61 starts) Lions caps: 6 (6 starts) Test points: 733 (18T, 87C, 160P)1991: GAVIN HASTINGS OF SCOTLAND RUNS WITH THE BALL DURING THE ENGLAND V SCOTLAND FIVE NATIONS MATCH PLAYED AT TWICKENHAM. ENGLAND WON THE MATCH 21-12.Gavin Hastings was Scotland’s granite-hard talisman for a decade, not only as the last line of defence but as a …Continue reading »
Maro Itoje claims he is mentally strong enough to cope if his incredible fairytale rugby world suddenly explodes in his face. The England giant is also confident he will be even better, stronger and fitter than he was last season when he enjoyed a meteoric rise to stardom.
Aviva Premiership Rugby club Wasps have announced that Joe Launchbury will captain the club in the 2016/17 rugby season. The England lock, who is closing in on a century of appearances for Wasps, has been an integral part of the core group of young English players coming through at the club over the past few […] The post Launchbury to captain Wasps appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.
In a first for the women’s game anywhere in the world, these contracted England players will join another 16 players who will be given short term contacts to prepare for the Women’s Rugby World Cup next summer alongside 16 more sevens players who will have part-time contracts.Read more about Women’s rugby’s momentous month
IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The Springbok flank Schalk Burger says he is relishing a new challenge at Saracens after joining the English club's pre-season training earlier this week.
Wasps have named England international Joe Launchbury as the captain for the upcoming season.
Schalk Burger says he is relishing a new ‘challenge’ at Saracens after the highly decorated South African international joined the club’s preseason training earlier this week. The World Cup winning flanker has moved to north London to join the reigning Aviva Premiership Rugby and European Rugby Champions Cup Champions after a 14-year career in Cape […] The post Burger “Super Excited” about move to England and Saracens appeared first on Rugby Week | Rugby News, Rugby Video & Fixtures.
Major teams: Headingley, Harlequins, Hawke’s Bay, Transvaal Country: England Test span: 1982-93 England caps: 58 (58 starts) Lions caps: 7 (7 starts) Test points: 13 (3T)In one of Stuart Lancaster’s first games as England coach, he invited Peter Winterbottom to present the players with their …Continue reading »
Dan Leo, founder of Pacific Rugby Players Welfare, reckons the contingent of England players with Island origins will rocket over the next decade. England’s latest 45-man squad saw Nathan Hughes included alongside Ben Te’o, Billy and Mako Vunipola, Semesa Rokoduguni and Manu Tuilagi after the Wasps No.8 eschewed a chance to represent Fiji in favour […]