Jerry Flannery full of praise for ‘fantastic' Marcus Smith

JERRY FLANNERY FULL OF PRAISE FOR ‘FANTASTIC' MARCUS SMITH

Harlequins assistant coach Jerry Flannery has revealed that fly-half Marcus Smith has tightened his defence knowing he is being targeted...

Bonus-point win for Harlequins over Northampton

BONUS-POINT WIN FOR HARLEQUINS OVER NORTHAMPTON

Harlequins returned to winning ways to reclaim third place in the Premiership table with Alex Dombrandt influential in a 37-19 win...

 
 
 
England players call Eddie Jones for discipline advice

ENGLAND PLAYERS CALL EDDIE JONES FOR DISCIPLINE ADVICE

England head coach Eddie Jones has revealed he received a number of calls last week from players eager to address the indiscipline...

Ulster boss Dan McFarland unhappy with PRO14 format

ULSTER BOSS DAN MCFARLAND UNHAPPY WITH PRO14 FORMAT

Ulster head coach Dan McFarland believes that the PRO14 has ended in a “damp squib” after Munster and Leinster qualified for the play-off...

 
 
 
Sunday Social: Special Sam, Beauden magic and lost bets

SUNDAY SOCIAL: SPECIAL SAM, BEAUDEN MAGIC AND LOST BETS

It is time for Planet Rugby's Sunday Social, your quirky recap of the serious and not so serious talking points from the past week's...

MARO ITOJE URGED NOT TO CHANGE PLAYING STYLE

England hooker Jamie George has urged lock Maro Itoje to continue playing on the edge as the team look to rescue their Six Nations...

 
 
 

SAM SIMMONDS BACKED FOR LIONS SELECTION

Sam Simmonds has been backed to thrive in a British and Irish Lions environment if he is selected for this year's South Africa series. Exeter...

Willis Halaholo's rise from gangs to Wales international

WILLIS HALAHOLO'S RISE FROM GANGS TO WALES INTERNATIONAL

Willis Halaholo has reflected on his remarkable rise from Auckland's gang culture to the brink of winning a Six Nations title with...

 
 
 

LEINSTER BEAT 14-MAN ULSTER TO SEAL FINAL PLACE

Defending champions Leinster followed arch-rivals Munster into the PRO14 final with two games to spare by overcoming 14-man Ulster...

SARACENS STUNNED BY CORNISH PIRATES IN CHAMPIONSHIP

Saracens crashed to a 25-17 defeat at Cornish Pirates in their opening game of the season in the Greene King IPA Championship. Former...

 
 
 

EDINBURGH V BENETTON POSTPONED AFTER COVID CASE

Edinburgh's home PRO14 match against Benetton on Sunday has been postponed after a positive coronavirus test in the Italian camp. PRO14...

LIVE: SATURDAY'S PRO14 AND PREMIERSHIP ACTION

 
 
 

VIDEO: DRAMATIC LONG-RANGE KICK WINS IT FOR BRUMBIES

Catch the highlights from the Brumbies' 27-24 victory over the Rebels in Super Rugby AU on Saturday.

‘I CAN'T MAKE ANY COMMENT AT THIS STAGE' - DECLAN KIDNEY

London Irish director of rugby Declan Kidney felt unable to comment after seeing Terrence Hepetema sent off as Irish fell to a 33-32...

 
 
 
Faf de Klerk lauded as ‘world class' after superb showing

FAF DE KLERK LAUDED AS ‘WORLD CLASS' AFTER SUPERB SHOWING

Sale Sharks boss Alex Sanderson hailed the “world-class” qualities of South Africa scrum-half Faf de Klerk following his side's victory...

ON THIS DAY: IRELAND END 10-YEAR TWICKENHAM DROUGHT

Reigning world champions England suffered a shock 19-13 Six Nations defeat against Ireland which ended their 22-game unbeaten run at...

 
 
 

LIVE: SUPER RUGBY AU, BRUMBIES V REBELS

Sale up to second after overcoming Newcastle

SALE UP TO SECOND AFTER OVERCOMING NEWCASTLE

Sale Sharks moved up to second in the Premiership after defeating Newcastle Falcons 31-16 at the AJ Bell Stadium on Friday. The Sharks...

 
 
 

MUNSTER SECURE FINAL SPOT AFTER BEATING CONNACHT

Munster overcame their rivals for top sport in Conference B, Connacht, to reach the final of the PRO14 following a 20-17 victory at...

MUNSTER SECURE FINAL PLACE AFTER BEATING CONNACHT

 
 
 



Pep Guardiola insists he has 'no problem' with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and...

Pep Guardiola insists he has 'no problem' with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and issue is 'solved'

The pair clashed during the game at the Etihad Stadium, with United left livid after City failed to give them back possession when Dean Henderson had kicked the ball out of play. Read more ...

Queen dons brooch she wore on her honeymoon in touching tribute to ill Philip

Queen dons brooch she wore on her honeymoon in touching tribute to ill Philip

Her Majesty placed the sapphire chrysanthemum piece on her jacket during the televised address for Commonwealth Day, in which she stressed the importance of staying in touch... Read more ...

Roy Keane rates Manchester United's title chances after derby victory over...

Roy Keane rates Manchester United's title chances after derby victory over Manchester City

Luke Shaw starred as Manchester United brought Manchester City's winning run to an end Roy Keane played down Manchester United 's chances of catching Manchester City in this... Read more ...

Queen Elizabeth II Speaks About Unity in TV Address Before Meghan Markle and...

Queen Elizabeth II Speaks About Unity in TV Address Before Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Interview

Hours before the broadcast of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's controversial tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II addressed the world and... Read more ...

Highlights: Sampdoria 2-2 Cagliari

Highlights: Sampdoria 2-2 Cagliari

Watch Manolo Gabbiadini, Bartosz Bereszynski and Radja Nainggolan put their foot through the ball for some ferocious finishes in another exciting Serie A game. Read more ...

Dave King shocked by Neil Lennon and Peter Lawwell being hounded out of Celtic

Dave King shocked by Neil Lennon and Peter Lawwell being hounded out of Celtic

Former Rangers chairman taken aback by events at Celtic Park in recent months. Read more ...

Scots Dancing On Ice fans in stitches as show uses Gers anthem Simply The Best

Scots Dancing On Ice fans in stitches as show uses Gers anthem Simply The Best

Fans couldn't believe it after contestants came out to Tina Turner's hit. Read more ...

Meghan Markle 'should have learned' from Wallis Simpson's tell-all...

Meghan Markle 'should have learned' from Wallis Simpson's tell-all interview, expert warns

MEGHAN MARKLE has been told she "should have learned" from how Wallis Simpson handled her first tell-all interview following the bombshell abdication of Edward VIII. Read more ...

Meghan Markle accused of wanting to be a 'high-class Kardashian' following...

Meghan Markle accused of wanting to be a 'high-class Kardashian' following interview

MEGHAN MARKLE has been accused of wanting to be a "high-class Kim Kardashian" ahead of her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Read more ...

Prince Philip protected Prince Harry in expletive-filled rant at Downing...

Prince Philip protected Prince Harry in expletive-filled rant at Downing Street aides

PRINCE PHILIP once "bellowed" expletives in a furious phone call to Downing Street officials as he protected Prince Harry and his brother, Prince William. Read more ...