England star Danny Cipriani had “glazed” eyes and his breath smelt of alcohol after he crashed his Mercedes car into a taxi, a court has heard. Photo:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

England star Danny Cipriani had “glazed” eyes and his breath smelt of alcohol after he crashed his Mercedes car into a taxi, a court has heard. The c(...)

Danny Cipriani is to rejoin former club Wasps from Sale Sharks. Photograph: Getty

Danny Cipriani will leave Sale Sharks and return to his first club Wasps this summer. The 28-year-old had a season left to run on his existing Sale d(...)

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(...)

Australian captain  and hooker Stephen Moore and the rest of the Australian frontrowers did their talking on the pitch against England at Twickenham. Photograph:     David Rogers/Getty Images

We have all got to accept England are simply not good enough. There is no doubt they gave their best against Australia and turned up to play but acros(...)

Jonathan Joseph will be partnered by Brad Barritt at centre in England’s side to play Ireland at Twickenham on Saturday. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

England have selected Brad Barritt and Jonathan Joseph as their centre pairing for Saturday’s World Cup warm-up game against Ireland at Twickenham. It(...)

Sam Burgess has made the final English World Cup squad. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Sam Burgess has been named in England’s Rugby World Cup squad, completing a remarkable rise since converting from rugby league just 10 months ago, whi(...)

Former Springboks coach Jake White: “Ireland have an easier pool than some teams and they can almost measure the way they want to go in the whole World Cup. Photograph: Getty Images

South Africa’s World Cup winning coach Jake White believes Ireland are ideally positioned to lift the Webb Ellis Cup this time round. White, who guid(...)

France center Mathieu Bastareaud is tackled during the World Cup warm-up against England at the Stade de France. Photograph: Getty Images

France 25 England 20 England’s preparations for their home World Cup suffered a setback after they slumped to a 25-20 defeat by France that at (...)

Danny Cipriani was rarely involved during his 30 minutes on the pitch against France. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Danny Cipriani has been given another opportunity to stake a claim for a World Cup squad place after Stuart Lancaster named him on the bench for Satur(...)

Danny Cipriani has another chance to push for a World Cup spot as he starts off the bench for England against France on Saturday. Photograph: AFP

Danny Cipriani has been given another opportunity to stake his claim for a World Cup squad place after Stuart Lancaster named him on the bench for Sat(...)