Rugby Union Today: England squad review and Italy preview

RUGBY UNION TODAY: ENGLAND SQUAD REVIEW AND ITALY PREVIEW

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we review England's 34-man squad and begin our individual team previews for the Six Nations,...

FOUR-WEEK BAN FOR SARACENS LOCK WILL SKELTON

Saracens second-row Will Skelton has been handed a four-week suspension following the red card he received against Racing 92 last Sunday. The...

 
 
 
Scarlets extension an ‘easy decision' for Steff Evans

SCARLETS EXTENSION AN ‘EASY DECISION' FOR STEFF EVANS

Scarlets wing Steff Evans has inked a new contract with the PRO14 side, extending his long stay at the Parc y Scarlets. The 25-year-old...

Northampton bring in Nick Auterac from Harlequins

NORTHAMPTON BRING IN NICK AUTERAC FROM HARLEQUINS

Northampton Saints have announced that former England U20 international Nick Auterac will join the Franklin's Gardens outfit ahead...

 
 
 

ALI PRICE SIGNS UP FOR MORE AT GLASGOW WARRIORS

Glasgow Warriors have been boosted by the news that Scotland international scrum-half Ali Price has signed a new two-year deal at the...

Opinion: Evolution over revolution for exciting England

OPINION: EVOLUTION OVER REVOLUTION FOR EXCITING ENGLAND

Despite going on record as saying he would start with a new sheet for 2020, Eddie Jones' first England training squad of the Six Nations...

 
 
 

ITALY'S LOSING RUN SET TO CONTINUE IN SIX NATIONS

First in our set of previews ahead of the Six Nations we examine the prospects of last year's sixth place finishers, Franco Smith's...

Steve Borthwick to join Leicester Tigers as head coach

STEVE BORTHWICK TO JOIN LEICESTER TIGERS AS HEAD COACH

Leicester Tigers have announced that Steve Borthwick is to join them as head coach with Geordan Murphy appointed to the role of director...

 
 
 
Stuart McCloskey added to Ireland squad

STUART MCCLOSKEY ADDED TO IRELAND SQUAD

Ulster centre Stuart McCloskey has been called up to the Ireland squad ahead of their Six Nations training camp in Portugal this week. McCloskey,...

England set for crisis talks over Saracens players

ENGLAND SET FOR CRISIS TALKS OVER SARACENS PLAYERS

England will hold crisis talks to sort out any internal anger and resentment felt towards Saracens players due to the salary cap scandal. Head...

 
 
 

DAVE RENNIE ARRIVES IN AUSTRALIA TO START WALLABIES JOB

New Wallabies coach Dave Rennie received a traditional indigenous welcome in Sydney as he kicked off his first official duties on Tuesday. According...

Allan Alaalatoa takes over Brumbies reins

ALLAN ALAALATOA TAKES OVER BRUMBIES REINS

The Brumbies have announced that Wallabies front-row Allan Alaalatoa has been appointed as the side's captain ahead of the 2020 Super...

 
 
 

RUGBY UNION TODAY: ENGLAND SQUAD ANNOUNCED AND TOTW

Another busy day in the rugby union game as Eddie Jones named a 34-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations, which included eight uncapped...

VIDEO: CHAMPIONS CUP HIGHLIGHTS, ROUND SIX

Check out the highlights from the sixth round of the Champions Cup, starting with Northampton Saints' impressive 36-24 victory over...

 
 
 
Team of the Week: Champions Cup, Round Six

TEAM OF THE WEEK: CHAMPIONS CUP, ROUND SIX

Now that the dust has settled on Round Six of the Champions Cup, we've gone through the action to pick the best players from the weekend's...

BILLY VUNIPOLA SET TO MISS SIX NATIONS DUE TO BROKEN ARM

England were dealt a blow ahead of their upcoming Six Nations campaign with the news that back-row Billy Vunipola has suffered a broken...

 
 
 

NO EXTRA BANS UNDER SUPER RUGBY HIGH TACKLE LAW TRIAL

No sanctions will be handed out under a new high tackle warning trial to be rolled out in Super Rugby this year, SANZAAR confirmed...

Who's hot and who's not!

WHO'S HOT AND WHO'S NOT!

It's time for our Monday wrap of who has their name in lights and who is making the headlines for all the wrong reasons after the weekend. THEY'RE...

 
 
 

CONNAL MCINERNEY PENS BRUMBIES CONTRACT EXTENSION

The Brumbies have announced that hooker Connal McInerney has agreed to an early contract extension, keeping him at the club until the...

Toulouse secure home quarter-final after beating Gloucester

TOULOUSE SECURE HOME QUARTER-FINAL AFTER BEATING GLOUCESTER

Four-time winners Toulouse secured a home game in the Champions Cup quarter-finals after defeating Gloucester 35-14 at the Stade Ernest-Wallon...

 
 
 



Brexit latest: Can the Lords block Brexit? House of Lords role explained

Brexit latest: Can the Lords block Brexit? House of Lords role explained

BREXIT DAY is nearly here, with less than two weeks until the January 31 deadline - but Boris Johnson is suffering defeats in the House of Lords. Can the Lords block Brexit? Read more ...

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel refuses to rule out Edinson Cavani sale amid Chelsea...

PSG boss Thomas Tuchel refuses to rule out Edinson Cavani sale amid Chelsea interest

Cavani has found himself down the pecking order at PSG thanks to a series of injuries and the arrival of Icardi last summer. He is wanted by a host of clubs with Chelsea one of... Read more ...

Taylor Swift's mum battling brain tumour

Taylor Swift's mum battling brain tumour

The star's mum Andrea was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, and last year, it was revealed that the illness had returned. Read more ...

Ozzy Osbourne, 71, reveals he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Ozzy Osbourne, 71, reveals he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease

Ozzy has been diagnosed with a form of Parkinson's (Picture: Sergei BobylevTASS via Getty Images) Ozzy Osbourne has been diagnosed with a form of Parkinson's disease. The... Read more ...

Jose Mourinho lifts the lid on Danny Rose situation at Tottenham after...

Jose Mourinho lifts the lid on Danny Rose situation at Tottenham after bust-up talk

Jose Mourinho has explained the situation with Danny Rose after reports of a falling out between the pair. Read more ...

Lisa Nandy leaves Long-Bailey and Starmer rattled with surprise backing for...

Lisa Nandy leaves Long-Bailey and Starmer rattled with surprise backing for leadership

LISA NANDY has blown the Labour leadership race wide open after securing the surprise backing of the GMB union earlier today. Read more ...

John W Henry had a message for Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool's win over Man Utd

John W Henry had a message for Jurgen Klopp after Liverpool's win over Man Utd

The Liverpool owner spoke to Reds manager Jurgen Klopp in the corridors of Anfield following the home side's 2-0 victory over bitter rivals Manchester United on Sunday Read more ...

Man Utd make Bruno Fernandes breakthrough with Sporting Lisbon over £55m...

Man Utd make Bruno Fernandes breakthrough with Sporting Lisbon over £55m transfer

The loss of Marcus Rashford has accelerated Manchester United's need to get a deal for Bruno Fernandes over the line this month Read more ...

Pamela Anderson's secret fifth wedding! Baywatch star, 52, marries movie...

Pamela Anderson's secret fifth wedding! Baywatch star, 52, marries movie producer Jon Peters, 74

The Baywatch vet said 'I do' to movie producer Jon Peters during a private ceremony in Malibu on Monday, according to The Hollywood Reporter; they dated more than 30 years ago. Read more ...

Jess Phillips pulls out of Labour leadership race

Jess Phillips pulls out of Labour leadership race

Jess Phillips has pulled out of the Labour leadership race Jess Phillips has pulled out of the Labour leadership race, saying the party needs a candidate that can unite all... Read more ...