International Rugby

News, reports and interviews from the World Cup, RBS 6 Nations Tournament and across international rugby.

All-rounder Farrell reminds McCaw of legend Carter

Richie McCaw believes Owen Farrell is turning into a Northern Hemisphere version of Dan Carter. McCaw, a double World Cup-winning captain,..

April 20, 2017 with 0 Comments

Cole: Challenge of Sinckler forcing me to be a better player

England stalwart Dan Cole reckons the sound of thundering heels from young tight-head pretender Kyle Sinckler will ensure he never drops..

April 19, 2017 with 0 Comments

Young: Gold standard Launchbury a Lions must

Dai Young would be “hugely disappointed” to see Joe Launchbury left out of the Lions squad tomorrow and he reckons Wasps could have a..

April 18, 2017 with 0 Comments

Evans: These backs can test my All Blacks

Harlequins fly-half Nick Evans never bets against the All Blacks, but the Kiwi strategist reckons he can name a British & Irish Lions..

April 14, 2017 with 0 Comments

Sooner England switch Watson to full-back the better

Mike Brown’s days as England’s first choice full-back are numbered according to Matt Perry, who reckons it is time for Bath and England..

April 6, 2017

Only question is, which tour will Denny be on?

Denny Solomona would be a more than useful weapon in the Lions armoury if Warren Gatland was to make him his left-field pick to go to New..

April 5, 2017

Farrell would make a great leader of Lions says Mako

Mako Vunipola reckons ‘world-class’  Owen Farrell would make a fantastic job of captaining the British & Irish Lions in New..

March 31, 2017

Twickenham rout ‘will cost Scots their Lions places’

Former Scotland lock Jim Hamilton fears his countrymen’s 62-21 Six Nations thrashing by England has dashed any hope of significant Lions..

March 29, 2017

Lions ban clubs from using their branding

The Lions are not making friends among the broader rugby community as their commercial team prevent other clubs from ‘unofficial’ use..

March 28, 2017

Brian Ashton: Daly is a must for regular place on Eddie’s teamsheet

No man is indispensible but one member of the  England backline is starting to prove as close to undroppable as any can be under demanding..

March 20, 2017