JACK WILLIS REPLACES INJURED SAM UNDERHILL FOR ENGLAND

England have suffered another setback ahead of their Six Nations title defence after Sam Underhill was withdrawn from the squad because...

Bill Mata extends Edinburgh stay

BILL MATA EXTENDS EDINBURGH STAY

Edinburgh have confirmed that back-row Bill Mata has extended his stay at the club after putting pen to paper on a new deal. Mata,...

 
 
 

PAUL GUSTARD TAKES UP DEFENSIVE ROLE AT BENETTON

Paul Gustard has moved quickly to secure a new position following his departure from Harlequins by being appointed Benetton's defence...

SUBSTANCE OVER STYLE FOR EDDIE JONES IN SIX NATIONS

Eddie Jones insists England will play whatever style of rugby it takes to be successful even if that means kicking their way to Six...

 
 
 
Ulster quartet sign new deals

ULSTER QUARTET SIGN NEW DEALS

Two of Ulster's most exciting and dynamic wing talents, Robert Baloucoune and Aaron Sexton, have pledged their futures to the province...

VETERAN PROP SCOTT SIO RELISHING NEW BRUMBIES SEASON

Heading into his 10th season with the Brumbies, veteran Wallabies prop Scott Sio says the pre-seasons never get any easier, but with...

 
 
 
Rugby Union Today: Ireland squad and Hot and Not

RUGBY UNION TODAY: IRELAND SQUAD AND HOT AND NOT

Another busy day in the rugby union game as Andy Farrell named his Ireland squad for the Six Nations, with Tadhg Furlong making a return. What's...

Chris Ashton in mid-season switch to Worcester

CHRIS ASHTON IN MID-SEASON SWITCH TO WORCESTER

Worcester Warriors have signed experienced former England wing Chris Ashton, one of the Premiership's most prolific try-scorers. Ashton...

 
 
 

FOUR UNCAPPED PLAYERS NAMED IN ITALY SQUAD

Daniele Rimpelli, Marco Manfredi, Riccardo Favretto and Juan Ignacio Brex are the new faces named by Italy head coach Franco Smith...

ENGLAND STRUCK BY DOUBLE SETBACK AHEAD OF SIX NATIONS

England have suffered a setback ahead of their Six Nations title defence after Joe Launchbury and Joe Marler were forced to withdraw...

 
 
 

CHISHOLM BROTHERS SIGN NEW DEALS AT HARLEQUINS

With over 200 club appearances between them, academy products James and Ross Chisholm have recommitted their futures to Harlequins. Recently...

Edinburgh lock in Jamie Hodgson for next season

EDINBURGH LOCK IN JAMIE HODGSON FOR NEXT SEASON

Edinburgh have announced that second-row Jamie Hodgson has agreed a new contract for next season. The 22-year-old forward has made...

 
 
 
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...

Tadhg Furlong in Ireland squad after lengthy lay-off

TADHG FURLONG IN IRELAND SQUAD AFTER LENGTHY LAY-OFF

Tighthead prop Tadhg Furlong has been named in Ireland's 36-man Six Nations squad, despite the British and Irish Lion not featuring...

 
 
 

VIDEO: PRO14 WEEKEND HIGHLIGHTS

Check out the highlights from the weekend's PRO14 action, starting with Cardiff Blues' win at Scarlets .

RISING STAR PAOLO ODOGWU COMMITS HIS FUTURE TO WASPS

Wasps have announced that outside back Paolo Odogwu has extended his time with the Premiership club after signing a contract extension. The...

 
 
 
Ollie Lawrence flattered by Manu Tuilagi comparisons

OLLIE LAWRENCE FLATTERED BY MANU TUILAGI COMPARISONS

England centre Ollie Lawrence says he finds it “flattering” if people want to draw comparison between him and midfield powerhouse Manu...

Superb Ospreys comeback stuns Connacht

SUPERB OSPREYS COMEBACK STUNS CONNACHT

Ospreys overturned a 12-point half-time deficit to secure a deserved a 26-20 triumph against Connacht in Sunday's PRO14 clash at the...

 
 
 

LIVE: PRO14, CONNACHT V OSPREYS

Sunday Social: End of an era and mistaken identity

SUNDAY SOCIAL: END OF AN ERA AND MISTAKEN IDENTITY

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...

 
 
 



Boris Johnson to give surprise coronavirus press conference at 5pm tonight

Boris Johnson to give surprise coronavirus press conference at 5pm tonight

The Prime Minister will appear alongside Chief Medical Officer for England Chris Whitty and NHS England chief executive Sir Simon Stevens Read more ...

UK covid death toll exceeds grim milestone of 100,000

UK covid death toll exceeds grim milestone of 100,000

Prime Minister Boris Johnson will be confronted with the highest death toll in Europe when he appears at a Downing Street press conference on Tuesday afternoon. Read more ...

Steven Gerrard “gutted” for Frank Lampard after Chelsea sacking

Steven Gerrard “gutted” for Frank Lampard after Chelsea sacking

Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has reacted to the news that Frank Lampard has been sacked as Chelsea manager. The duo enjoyed a rivalry on the field, but have experienced very... Read more ...

Amanda Holden shares Britain's Got Talent cancellation update

Amanda Holden shares Britain's Got Talent cancellation update

Amanda Holden has once again spoken about Britain's Got Talent and why it has been... Read more ...

S&P 500 hits record high as investors prepare for blue-chip earnings reports

S&P 500 hits record high as investors prepare for blue-chip earnings reports

Summary List Placement US stocks hovered near record highs on Tuesday as investors awaited earnings reports from tech giants. The S&P 500 hit an intraday all-time peak in early... Read more ...

Lorraine Kelly reveals her joy at learning her father got the call for the...

Lorraine Kelly reveals her joy at learning her father got the call for the coronavirus vaccine

The TV presenter, 61, admitted she was 'so relieved' he would be getting the jab as she spoke to Dr Hilary Jones on Tuesday's episode of her ITV chat show. Read more ...

Jane Fonda to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 2021 Golden Globes

Jane Fonda to Receive Cecil B. DeMille Award at 2021 Golden Globes

She's earned it! Jane Fonda will be honored with the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2021 Golden Globe Awards, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Tuesday, Jan... Read more ...

Katie Price is 'angry and disappointed' after ex Dwight Yorke fails to get...

Katie Price is 'angry and disappointed' after ex Dwight Yorke fails to get in contact with Harvey

Katie Price has been left disappointed by her ex boyfriend Dwight Yorke, after he failed once again to get in contact with his son Harvey, 18. Read more ...

Piers Morgan says Kate Garraway's husband Derek 'might never come out of coma'

Piers Morgan says Kate Garraway's husband Derek 'might never come out of coma'

Good Morning Britain host Piers Morgan has shared a heartbreaking update on his pal Kate Garraway's husband Derek Draper as he remains in hospital. Read more ...

Shkodran Mustafi's father DENIES reports the defender will terminate his...

Shkodran Mustafi's father DENIES reports the defender will terminate his contract with Arsenal

The German defender has entered into the final six months of his deal at the Emirates Stadium and has made just three Premier League appearances so far this season. Read more ...