Number eight Josh Beaumont has been added to the England sqaud for the game against Italy in Rome on Sunday. Photograph:    David Rogers/Getty Images

Maro Itoje and Josh Beaumont have been included in a 25-strong England squad for Sunday’s Six Nations clash with Italy in Rome. Head coach Eddie Jone(...)

England captain Dylan Hartley in action against Scotland in Murrayfield. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

It’s hardly a high bar but perhaps the most notable part of the weekend was how Dylan Hartley managed to simultaneously captain England and not bite a(...)

Danny Care has been selected ahead of Ben Youngs for England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland. Photograph: Getty

England have selected Danny Care at scrum-half and Joe Marler at loosehead prop for Saturday’s Six Nations match against Scotland. Care has been pr(...)

Dylan Hartley: “I am me. It’s there in print for you to see what I’ve done wrong and what I’ve been guilty of.” Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Whether England succeed or fail under their new captain, Dylan Hartley, they are entering a very different style of regime. Eddie Jones has already s(...)

Eddie Jones wants Dylan Hartley to be “Tarzan” when he leads England during the RBS 6 Nations. Photo:  Simon Cooper/PA Wire.

Eddie Jones wants Dylan Hartley to be “Tarzan” when he leads England during the Six Nations. Hartley was a controversial pick as Chris Robshaw’s suc(...)

“With Paul O’Connell gone, Ireland’s next main influence will emerge during this Six Nations. He has to and he doesn’t necessarily have to be the captain.” File photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

It’s hard to see the wood through the trees at the moment. But it’s there. The great unknown can worry Irish rugby supporters but glance back through (...)

Dylan Hartley has been named as England captain for the Six Nations, replacing Chris Robshaw. Photograph: Afp

Dylan Hartley has been named England’s captain for the upcoming Six Nations. The Northampton hooker has been expected to take over the role from Chr(...)

Eddie Jones has named his 33-man England squad for next month’s Six Nations. Photograph: PA

New England coach Eddie Jones has named his 33-man squad for next month’s Six Nations championship. Jones has selected seven uncapped players, includ(...)

Pang goes, “Okay, what’s this?” We’re about to leave the gaff to drop her back to the school. She’s going back home to China today and Honor is comin(...)

Northampton hooker Dylan Hartley has emerged as favourite to captain  England under Eddie Jones. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Dylan Hartley has emerged as favourite to lead England under Eddie Jones in a change that would mark the end of Chris Robshaw’s captaincy. Hartley ha(...)