Paice slams Irish performance

London Irish veteran David Paice says he was embarrassed by Saturday's collapse away at Northampton.
The Exiles led 14-3 heading into the break at Franklin's Gardens but their advantage was overturned within eight minutes of the second stanza, and they eventually had to settle for a 25-17 de read more...

Weir urges Scots to out-think England

Former Scotland lock Doddie Weir says brains will be just as important as brawn if they are to beat England in the Six Nations.
The pair meet at Murrayfield for the Calcutta Cup and despite the hosts aiming for a first victory since 2008, hopes are high they can break their duck. A poor open read more...

Owens heaps praise on Gatland

Wales hooker Ken Owens says Warren Gatland is among the world's best coaches but doesn't get the recognition he deserves.
Gatland will oversee his 100th match in charge when Wales head to Ireland in the Six Nations next weekend. Wales have won three Six Nations titles - including two Grand S read more...

Townsend makes six changes to Scots

Coach Gregor Townsend has made six changes to Scotland's squad ahead of the Six Nations clash with England at Murrayfield on Saturday.
Townsend has brought in uncapped hooker James Malcolm, while there are first calls for Harlequins wing Tim Visser and Gloucester centre Matt Scott since last read more...

Berghan ready to impress

Scotland prop Simon Berghan insists he is ready to take on England after admitting he was overwhelmed on his Six Nations debut.
Berghan made his Test debut against France in 2017 and he has conceded he was not prepared for the step up to international rugby. His performance against France la read more...

Blackadder issues apology

Bath director of rugby Todd Blackadder has issued an apology to fans following Friday’s defeat at Newcastle Falcons.
The travelling side put on an error-strewn performance at Kingston Park and found themselves 21-0 down at the break as Sinoti Sinoti, Toby Flood and Kyle Cooper all ran in t read more...

Scots to draw a line under England thrashing

Coach Gregor Townsend does not feel Scotland's 2017 thrashing at the hands of England will impact on this year's Six Nations clash.
The Red Rose scored seven tries in a 61-21 Calcutta Cup triumph at Twickenham en route to the title as the Scots ended up in fourth spot. Eddie Jones' side have read more...

Scotland handed double boost

Scotland have received a double injury boost as props WP Nel and Zander Fagerson have returned to training.
Gregor Townsend's side are set to face England at Murrayfield in their third match of this year's Six Nations next week and they head into the contest following a defeat to Wales and a read more...

Munster pair pen new deals

Munster duo Andrew Conway and Stephen Fitzgerald have put pen to paper on new contracts with the club.
Conway joined the province in 2013 from Leinster and he has developed into a key figure in their rankings, making 91 appearances. The versatile back, who has played as a winger and at fullb read more...

Haskell deliberating club options

England flanker James Haskell says he is contemplating which club to join next after receiving a number of offers.
Haskell has confirmed he will be leaving Wasps when his contract expires at the end of the season, bringing his second stint at the club to an end, and he faces a tough decision read more...