Gatland keeps Wales grounded

Wales coach Warren Gatland has played down England counterpart Eddie Jones' claims he is in charge of the best ever Welsh side.
Gatland's side host England on Saturday and can set a new Welsh record if they secure what would be a 12th consecutive victory. Jones has said New Zealander Gatland read more...

Moon and Nowell handed England starts

Exeter duo Ben Moon and Jack Nowell have been included in England's starting XV for Saturday's Six Nations showdown with Wales.
Prop Moon has been handed a starting berth following the ankle ligament injury suffered by Mako Vunipola during the 44-8 victory over France last time out, while No read more...

Murphy ready for Italy test

Richie Murphy says Ireland are looking to take a 'big step forward' when they travel to Italy in the Six Nations on Sunday.
Joe Schmidt's men kicked off their title defence with a defeat to England but bounced back well when beating Scotland in their second game of the tournament. The win ov read more...

Vailanu to leave Saracens for Wasps

Saracens number eight Sione Vailanu has agreed to join Premiership rivals Wasps from the start of next season.
The 24-year-old Tonga international only moved to Sarries in January 2018 but has made just four Premiership appearances for them in the past 13 months. As a result, Vailanu will mo read more...

England confirm Itoje absence

England have confirmed that Saturday's game against Wales has come too soon for Maro Itoje as he battles back from injury.
Itoje suffered knee ligament damage in the opening Six Nations clash against Ireland, and although he is making good progress, the big game against Wales is a no go. The read more...

Genge relishing filling England void

Ellis Genge knows he has big boots to fill after replacing Mako Vunipola in England's matchday squad for Saturday's Six Nations clash with Wales.
Leicester Tigers prop Genge has been the man selected to fill the void left by Vunipola, who has been ruled out of the rest of this year's tournam read more...

Russell injury leaves Scots reeling

Scotland have suffered another injury blow after confirming Finn Russell will miss Saturday's Six Nations clash in France.
Head coach Gregor Townsend is already without the services of his first-choice back row in John Barclay, Hamish Watson and Ryan Wilson while forward Sam Skinner and prop read more...

Wales handed double boost

Wales have been boosted by the news Dan Biggar and Leigh Halfpenny are back in training ahead of the Six Nations clash with England.
There were concerns over the fitness of Biggar who picked up a knee injury during Northampton's win over Sale at the weekend, but he managed to train with the read more...

Nanai set for Warriors switch

Worcester Warriors have announced the signing Blues and Auckland winger/fullback Melani Nanai for next season.
The 25-year-old helped Auckland win the Mitre 10 Cup Premiership last October - where he played alongside Warriors lock Michael Fatialofa in the final against Canterbury. They will read more...

Scots sweating over Russell knock

Scotland are sweating over the fitness of star fly-half Finn Russell after he picked up a head knock playing for Racing 92 on Sunday.
The Scots are preparing to face France in Paris on Saturday and they could be without another key figure with Russell being forced off during Racing's 29-34 d read more...