Nick Cain

Nick Cain casts an expert eye over last week’s European Champions Cup draw

The recruitment rosters of the Premiership and Pro12 teams make them look like a pop-gun parade compared to the heavy artillery that their..

June 25, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain’s column: Megabucks Toulouse give Manu Tuilagi a dilemma

Manu Tuilagi has one year left on his Leicester Tigers contract and Toulouse have sounded out the 24-year-old England centre about a move..

June 24, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain’s column: Memo to Stuart Lancaster: Avoid the dwarves

The inexorable trend towards spin over substance in the running of the professional game reached new peaks this week. As part of the..

June 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain discusses the political dangers which are threatening Championship clubs

Chris Pennell’s superb two-try contribution to the thrilling 30-30 draw in the second-leg of the Championship final at Sixways on the..

June 11, 2015

Nick Cain’ column: George Ford still gets my England vote over Owen Farrell

Ford or Farrell? It was predictable that the meeting of two fly-halves who have been close friends since schooldays, and are now arch..

June 10, 2015

Nick Cain’s view on England’s World Cup training squad

One of the enduring conundrums of Stuart Lancaster’s tenure, and that of many England coaching regimes before his, is whether Red Rose..

May 28, 2015

Nick Cain’s column: Sir Clive Woodward could make France great again

Sacre bleu! Could Sir Clive Woodward, knight of the realm, England’s only World Cup winning coach, be about to do a nifty Channel-hop and..

May 27, 2015

Nick Cain: Why Manu Tuilagi deserves just a little sympathy

If any England player was likely to stray off the straight-and-narrow then Manu Tuilagi was always a prime candidate. That was what..

May 20, 2015

Nick Cain looks at the likely composition of Stuart Lancaster’s World Cup squad

There’s a spaghetti of conflicting views surrounding the long-squad of around 50 players – initially billed as 45 – that Stuart..

May 19, 2015

Nick Cain talks to Saracens wing Chris Ashton about England and the Premiership title race

Chris Ashton has spent all season looking-in at the England squad from the outside, and the Saracens wing yearns to be back at the..

May 14, 2015
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