Nick Cain

Nick Cain: Dan Carter & Co need to be protected from medics

Rugby Union should be on red alert following the cortisone injections given to Dan Carter, Joe Rokococo and Juan Imhoff to get them through..

October 26, 2016 with 0 Comments

Nick Cain: Springboks must look North to stop the rot

When Adriaan Strauss stepped onto the broadcasting plinth at King’s Park in Durban after South Africa had suffered a humiliating record..

October 19, 2016 with 0 Comments

Sarries must be humble and earn victory – Billy Vunipola

This season Saracens start the defence of their title as champions of Europe, and, as the first holders to win every game, it begins at a..

October 14, 2016

Nick Cain: Building Eddie’s white wall has a cost

Training injuries happen, and as long as Rugby Union remains a contact sport they always will. The fact that England, after a virtually..

October 13, 2016

Nick Cain: Premiership gets richer; others can go swing!

Salary caps are causing strife again, with dire warnings emanating from the Premiership elite as well as from clubs in National One and..

October 6, 2016

Absent stars? No problem says Eddie Jones, there’s more!

There was a moment at Twickenham on Friday when Eddie Jones demonstrated why he is being paid a king’s ransom by the RFU. As the Autumn..

October 5, 2016

Nick Cain: Referees must stop favouring All Blacks

All international teams bend the rules in order to accentuate their strengths and hide their weaknesses, it’s just that New Zealand –..

September 28, 2016

Nick Cain: Fears grow for Manu Tuilagi, the Tiger in a trap

Manu Tuilagi has probably gone into freefall further and faster than with any high profile international currently playing the game...

September 22, 2016

Nick Cain column: Time for old Lions heroes to fade way

The 1971 and 1974 Lions were the greatest touring teams that have departed these shores, but the monopoly they appear to have on key..

September 14, 2016

Nick Cain: Yes, I believe England can rain on New Zealand’s parade

The All Black procession is in full marching order again, with the usual array of tub-thumpers and cheerleaders proclaiming them as the..

September 8, 2016