Monday, March 22, 2010
To many, the Irish skipper has done it all after leading his country to that long-awaited Grand Slam last year, going on to win the top club honour in the game with Leinster's Heineken Cup triumph. But still the 31-year-old's hunger to achieve more seems undiminished.
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment And a very happy birthday ahead of Friday to Scotland’s greatest rugby player. Such titles are inherently subjective and arbitrary, but it was the one conferred last year on Gary Armstrong, who turns 50 on September 30, by the Herald, a paper with a long record of sane and [...]
11:09 AM GMT Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment England’s Jack Nowell is set to play his first rugby of the season after being named on Exeter’s bench for Friday’s match at Northampton Saints while George Kruis returns for Saracens. Nowell, who has 18 Test caps, has been sidelined with a thumb injury but makes [...]
12:25 PM GMT Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment The Springboks have made three changes ahead of Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash with the Wallabies in Pretoria. Rudy Paige is handed his first Test start at scrum-half and he partners the recalled Morne Steyn in the half-backs. Johan Goosen is dropped from the matchday squad with [...]
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
9:00 PM GMT Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment Aviva Premiership coaches have questioned the logic behind the Rugby Football Union encouraging prospective England coach candidates to seek overseas experience. Ian Ritchie, the RFU’s CEO, has challenged future successors to Eddie Jones “to go and get some international experience”. Jones’ contract is up in 2019 [...]