Select Edition

Northern Northern
Southern Southern
Global Global
NZ NZ

Latest Longform

Analysis
Nick Bishop

Is the balance of power shifting across the Tasman?

The Reds' win over the Chiefs hints at a sea change in a struggling Super Rugby Pacific.

Opinion
Mick Cleary

Mick Cleary: 'What England were missing was what they produced big time on Saturday – a statement victory'

Steve Borthwick finally has a performance and result to build upon as Twickenham erupts, but it must not be a one-off

Opinion
Mick Cleary

Mick Cleary: 'England are in need of another resurrection act.'

Steve Borthwick's men are expected to be another bump in the road on Ireland's triumphant path to the Grand Slam, can they spring …

Opinion
Daniel Gallan

Has England's imitation of the Springboks winning machine malfunctioned?

England have recruited a glut of coaches who tasted World Cup success with the Springboks but the golden touch is yet to rub off

Analysis
Nick Bishop

How England can upset Irish apple cart

With their savage defence and breakdown work, England can subject the Grand Slam chasers to new pressure.

Opinion
Mark Orders

The cavalry will soon return but Wales need to end grim streak

Wales will soon be boosted by the return of some leading lights but the immediate aim is to end a losing home run.

Opinion
David Ferguson

The five key factors Scotland will target for slick Italian job

Scotland have won their last eight Six Nations games against Italy, but potential pitfalls await in Rome.

Exclusive
Ben Kay

Ben Kay: 'For England to win, they need the crowd in full voice and willing them over the line'

England will have to change tack against Ireland if they are to stand a chance of upsetting Andy Farrell's green machine

Opinion
Brett McKay

Where next for Super Rugby Pacific's 'Super Round'?

With Melbourne's three-year hosting deal now up, should the concept stay in Victoria or move elsewhere?

Analysis
Nick Bishop

Why Jake Gordon could answer Australia's scrum-half quandary

The Waratah has started the season in fine form and has much to like about his game

Analysis
Pat McCarry

Why Ireland have the best back-row in world rugby

O'Mahony, Doris and Van der Flier have that perfect balance of experience, power and speed to become a formidable triumvirate

Exclusive
Ross Harries

Toby Booth: 'I won’t have the word ‘survival’. It’s a case of, what do we do to thrive?'

The Ospreys have flown the flag for the struggling Welsh regions and their head coach has been fundamental to their resilience

Search