Racing 92 outhalf Dan Carter is tackled by Leicester’s Harry Thacker during the   Champions Cup semi-final at the City Ground in Nottingham. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leicester 16 Racing 92 19 Dan Carter moved one step closer to completing the clean sweep of world rugby’s premier trophies, booting Racing 92 into th(...)

 Telusa Veainu dives to score one of Leicester’s six tries against Stade Francais. Photograph: Inpho

Leicester Tigers 41 Stade Francais 13 Vereniki Goneva’s try brace helped Leicester Tigers thump woeful Stade Francais 41-13 at Welford Road to book t(...)

Anthony Watson scores  England’s try during the Six Nations match at Twickenham. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

England 25 Wales 21 England edged to the brink of a first Six Nations title for five years with a 25-21 victory over Wales but were forced to survive(...)

Stuart McCloskey: “A lot of people say I throw a lot of offloads, but I don’t throw as many as people say I do.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Whether or not his second cap comes against Italy on Saturday week, Stuart McCloskey showed plenty of evidence in his first last Saturday that as well(...)

Eddie Jones: “If I talk to the media I’m giving you commentary to give you stories. Now it’s gamesmanship. I can be like any other coach and say yes and no and not say anything.”

No regrets, mate. Before this old rivalry began again, two aged English scribes were nattering away in the writer’s room (no pints but, it being Twic(...)

Jack Nowell celebrates as Mike Brown evades Robbie Henshaw to score England’s second try at Twickenham on Saturday. Photograph: Andrew Fosker/Inpho

England 21 Ireland 10 Much like the game itself, this was a decidedly mixed bag of an Irish performance. Opinions will probably vary more wildly t(...)

 England No 8 Billy Vunipola  charges with the ball as the ireland duo Mike Ross and Jamie Heaslip attempt to make the tackle during the Six Nations game at Twickenham. Photograph:  Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

Mike Brown - 4  Making contact with Conor Murray’s face wasn’t malicious but it was reckless. Several errors and one penalty conceded outweigh t(...)

“From this press conference onwards I’m putting a media ban on myself,” Jones laughed. “I don’t want to be accused of scaremongering. From here until next Friday before the Wales match I don’t want to talk to the media.”

Eddie Jones regrets nothing. Not one word. The Australian coach of a victorious England over Ireland (21-10) speaks bluntly and wasn’t about to change(...)

England’s wing Mike Brown scores a try during the Six Nations match against Ireland  at Twickenham. Photograph:  Ben StansallAFP/Getty Images

England 21 Ireland 10 In the end, power told. England’s greater array of ball carriers and explosiveness in the collisions – epitomised by the phenom(...)

Ollie Devoto remains with Eddie Jones’s England squad as cover for Alex Goode. Photograph: Reuters

The Six Nations cranks up for England next week, moving out of what Sir Clive Woodward calls the second division after victories over Scotland and Ita(...)