Nick Cain

Nick Cain: Stuart Lancaster did decent thing – so should the other coaches

With the RFU suits in a state of panic having failed to put in place a detailed contingency plan to take England on from the Domesday World..

November 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain on the big debate: Call in Sir Clive, Jones, Baxter, Mallinder and Edwards

Ian Ritchie has a solution to England’s coaching future staring him in the face: Appoint Sir Clive Woodward as RFU performance director..

November 18, 2015 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain talks to England’s great grand-slam winning captain Will Carling

Will Carling, the triple Grand Slam captain who helped to transform England into one of the best teams in the world in the 1990s after the..

November 5, 2015

Nick Cain column: Big-bucks Sam Burgess short-changed by England

Sam Burgess is the swagman, that’s why it’s hard to summon huge sympathy for the way his cross-code sortie into Rugby Union has turned..

November 4, 2015

Nick Cain column: RFU review panel will have zero credibility

Let the whitewash begin! The RFU review panel eventually announced last Monday – two long weeks after England’s ignominious World Cup..

October 30, 2015

Nick Cain gets the lowdown on Wallaby coach Michael Cheika

Bob Dwyer is a member of one of rugby union’s most exclusive clubs as one of the seven coaches who have won the World Cup. He will be..

October 29, 2015

Nick Cain column: England must move on, without Stuart Lancaster

Stuart Lancaster said he would be looking for some solace this week in the Lake District. Before departing the England camp the incumbent..

October 21, 2015

Nick Cain column: Stuart Lancaster must go now so the healing can begin

This week there was an unavoidable sense of Stuart Lancaster as a hard-working but beleaguered schoolmaster trying in vain to keep control..

October 16, 2015

Nick Cain previews the Premiership season

The English game is in urgent need of a lift after the Red Rose blight at the World Cup, and, thankfully, the Premiership is in a good..

October 15, 2015

Nick Cain: Blood these youngsters to revive the Rose

Stuart Lancaster and Conor O’Shea have been attempting the defence of England’s 2015 World Cup realm this week by side-stepping the..

October 14, 2015