Nick Cain

Nick Cain talks to Will Fraser about Saracens’ new challenge in Europe

Will Fraser faces a new start this season, and one of the main yardsticks by which the Saracens No.7 and most of his England squad rivals..

August 28, 2014

Nick Cain: Let’s draft top young talent each season

What do Dan Cole, Billy Twelvetrees, Tom Youngs and Owen Farrell of the current England squad have in common? The answer is that they are..

August 27, 2014

Nick Cain: Revealed – Referees do turn blind eye to some laws

Refereeing at the elite end is reaching crisis point, and the IRB’s professional referees’ manager, Joel Jutge, needs to get a grip on..

August 21, 2014

Nick Cain meets the fully-fit, revitalised and agreeably confident Christian Wade

Christian Wade knows it’s all about being in the right place at the right time. It is the golden rule of the finisher’s trade, and..

August 20, 2014

Nick Cain: Sorry Clive, coaches should stay off the pitch

The cult of the coach gathered momentum this week when Sir Clive Woodward stepped into the debate on Alastair Cook’s cricket captaincy...

August 15, 2014

Nick Cain meets Newcastle’s Kieran Brookes, making a world cup bid at tighthead 

Kieran Brookes is a bull of a man, with the same look and physique as a young Phil Vickery. The Newcastle Falcons tighthead is the heaviest..

August 14, 2014

Nick Cain talks to Joe Lydon and Mike Friday about the GB challenge in the Rio Olympics Sevens

Joe Lydon and Mike Friday used to share the same vision of Sevens when they worked together at the RFU from 2001 to 2004, with the former..

August 7, 2014

Nick Cain: Clubs must tune into needs of their fans

One of the most noticeable aspects of watching rugby in the Southern Hemisphere over the course of the summer has been the vast swathes of..

August 6, 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Nick Cain talks to Mike Tindall about THAT night in Queenstown and England’s Future

Mike Tindall was the recipient this week of one of the most striking eulogies given by Sir Clive Woodward to a member of his world champion..

July 30, 2014

Nick Cain: Pennell breaks Tier Two Test taboo

Chris Pennell can be selected in the next England elite squad (EPS), despite playing in the Championship for Worcester. Stuart..

July 25, 2014

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