Paul O'Çonell has said that Owen Farrell should captain the British and Irish Lions team for their tour of South Africa. O'Connell was the coach for the last tour of the Springboks in 2009. O'Connell feels that Farrell is a veteran of two tours and something that will help...
Gregor Townsend has been named the British & Irish Lions attack coach for the tour of South Africa. Steve Borthwick, Graham Rowntree, Neil Jenkins and Andy Farrell are in contention to be the Scottish national team's assistant coach. Townsend led Scotland to fourth position in the Six Nations recently...
Brett Hodgson hopes that Jake Connor is in the fray when Shaun Wane announces his squad for the World Cup on Tuesday. The full-back who featured previously under Wayne Bennett was left out of Wane's elite training squad in 2020 but has begun the Super League season in sparkling...
Former English National coach Steve McNmara believes that Sam Tomkins could have led them to World Cup glory had he played the final. England were beated 7-0 by Australia in the final and hope to go one better with the World Cup being held on the home shores this...
Simon Middleton hailed Poppy Cleall as one of the best players in the world after she led the English to a Six Nations win over Scotland. The English got their title defence off to the best possible start with a 53-10 thumping of neighbours Scotland. Marlie Packer, Leanne Riley,...
Kevin Sinfield managed to raise a whooping £2.2m for Motor Neurone Disease Association by organizing the '7 in 7 Challenge'. His inspiration behind the donation drive was his ex Leeds teammate Rob Burrow who was diagnosed with the disease. Sinfield completed 7 marathons in the space of 7 days...
Nic Evans has called for more research to be done on the effects of concussion in women's rugby to take the sport to "a better place so that it can continue". A study has recently revealed that women are affected more than men when it comes to concussions. Evans...
Researchers have made a breakthrough discovery where the saliva of elite rugby players has been used to diagnose concussions. Samples have been taken of players suffering head injuries before and after the game. Certain molecules are known as biomarkers will determine whether a player has suffered a concussion or...
The Rugby Football Union has said that England's dismal showing at the Six Nations will come under "brutally honest analysis". The post-championship debrief will conclude in mid-April after the English finished in the fifth position in the Six Nations competition. Losses to Scotland, Ireland and Wales meant that this...
Scotland is facing selection constraints ahead of their Six Nations clash with France and their fly-half Finn Russell has said that they cannot dwell on the issue. The Scottish will be missing a number of key English-based players after their Six Nations clash was postponed due to a coronavirus...