Ben Youngs is Steve Borthwick’s sentimental selection to face Argentina in England’s bronze match as No 9 calls time on a resilient international career in his 127th Test

By Nik Simon for MailOnline Published: 00:38 BST, 27 October 2023 | Updated: 00:38 BST, 27 October 2023 Back in Norfolk, where a painting of Ben Youngs covers the entire clubhouse wall at Holt Rugby Club, they will stand to salute their No 9 on Friday night. That is where Youngs made his first steps … Read more

Anthony Watson is relishing his first return to Bath as a Leicester Tigers player

Premiership Rugby has had its fair share of storylines already this season and on Friday night another is about to develop at The Rec. In one of the blockbuster moves this summer defending champions Leicester Tigers were able to bolster their ranks with the addition of England and British and Irish Lions star Anthony Watson. … Read more

England 46-6 Papua New Guinea: Three Lions reach Rugby League World Cup semi finals

England book their place in the Rugby League World Cup semi-finals as they run riot against Papua New Guinea in Wigan… with Tommy Makinson making history with a record-breaking FIVE tries England have advanced to the semi final of the Rugby League World Cup  The Three Lions ran riot against Papua New Guinea at the … Read more

England score 17 tries in dazzling display in Rugby League World Cup to thrash Greece 94-4

England 94-4 Greece: Shaun Wane’s men set new Rugby League World Cup record as they score SEVENTEEN tries in dazzling display in Sheffield England scored 17 tries to thrash Greece in Sheffield and win Group A Dom Young scored four first half tries, bringing his tournament tally to eight  Tom Burgess, Andy Ackers and Ryan … Read more

Former England star James Haskell blunders into women’s rugby row after ‘have a day off’ post

‘Have a day off’: Former England flanker James Haskell blunders into a row over ‘disrespecting’ women’s rugby after denying claims he’d ignored Rocky Clark in a list of most-capped forwards James Haskell is in hot water after accusations of ‘disrespecting’ women’s rugby  The former England flanker made a list of the most-capped front-row forwards But … Read more

Premiership without Champions Cup or Challenge Cup final representative for first time since 2013

The Premiership will not have a representative in the Champions or Challenge Cup final for the first time in NINE years following Saracens’ defeat against Toulon… with a reduced salary cap of £5million potentially limiting English clubs in Europe By Nik Simon for the Daily Mail Published: 22:31 BST, 15 May 2022 | Updated: 00:39 … Read more

England: Manu Tuilagi credits sleep as huge benefactor of staying fit as poor recovery led to injury

Manu Tuilagi hopes that getting more SLEEP will end his injury nightmare and prolong his career as Sale and England star admits poor recovery could have led to spate of setbacks Manu Tuilagi reveals recovery is the key to the England man staying fit for action Tuilagi says chat with his wife forced him to make … Read more

Red Roses dreaming of Twickenham sellout after record sales for Six Nations clash with Ireland

England women are dreaming of a Twickenham sellout after hitting record ticket sales of over 15,000 for Saturday’s Six Nations clash against Ireland at Leicester’s Welford Road The Red Roses are dreaming of packing out Twickenham after record ticket sales More than 15,000 will watch England women’s side take on Ireland on Saturday Scrum-half Leanne … Read more

Exeter’s Jacques Vermeulen promises they will ‘fight like dogs’ as they aim to salvage their season

Exeter’s Jacques Vermeulen promises his side will ‘fight like dogs’ as they aim to salvage their season by reaching the Premiership play-offs… after 2020 European winners were knocked out of the Champions Cup last week Exeter Rugby have vowed to ‘fight like dogs’ in the quest to salvage their season  Rob Baxter’s side were knocked … Read more

Owen Farrell ruled out of Saracens’ trip to Sale after suffering concussion

Owen Farrell ruled out of Saracens’ trip to Sale after suffering concussion during last weekend’s win over Bristol – as England captain’s frustrating season continues Owen Farrell only returned from a fourth-month injury lay-off last weekend The England captain inspired Saracens to a narrow win over Bristol But he suffered a head injury late on … Read more