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Bryn Palmer

Rhona Lloyd's World Cup quest

Rhona Lloyd hopes to salve the pain of missing out on the Olympics by helping Scotland end their World Cup wait.

Tony Johnson

Final chance for Foster's All Blacks to prove credentials

The All Blacks must avoid back-to-back losses to round out the season.

Garry Doyle

No more false dawns?

Ireland lifted the spirts of a nation at a rocking Aviva Stadium in Dublin but for the players, there will be no getting carried a…

Gregor Paul

Common theme in All Blacks losses major cause for concern

The All Blacks know their weaknesses - but they can't seem to correct them.

Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones

Rebuilding the fortress

England continue the Wallabies poor run at Twickenham, Courtney Lawes playing the best rugby of his life, Wales searching for big …

Tom Vinicombe

Mouth-watering mid-year challenge looms for All Blacks

The All Blacks may finally have a challenge on their hands in their own backyard.

Tom Vinicombe

Manu Samoa 'under no illusions' ahead of Barbarians clash

Manu Samoa are preparing for a Barbarians onslaught at Twickenham.

Ben Kay

Ben Kay: "I'd take Ford, Farrell and Smith to the World Cup"

Eddie Jones takes plenty of flak, especially about selection, but he still has it in his gift to draw the in-form George Ford back…

Will Owen

Red Roses lead the way

England twice put the Black Ferns to the sword. This is how they became women's rugby standard-setters.

Gregor Paul

A new chapter begins for rugby's fiercest modern rivalry

Ireland and the All Blacks have fought out some ferocious battles in the past decade.

Nick Bishop

Ellis Jenkins' return highlights Wales' exceptional No 7 depth

Ellis Jenkins' return to test rugby adds another exceptional openside flanker to Wales' stocks.

Garry Doyle   Jamie Lyall   Owain Jones

Scotland the braves

The first full round of inter-Hemisphere tests since the 2019 World Cup kicked off with a bang.