Charlie Matthews of Harlequins breaks to score a try during the European Rugby Champions Cup match against Wasps at Adams Park,  High Wycombe. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Wasps 16 Harlequins 23 Harlequins deservedly beat local rivals Wasps 23-16 at Adams Park to go joint top of Pool 2 of the European Champions C(...)

Danny Care: scrumhalf in line to replace Leicester’s Ben Youngs in Dunedin.  Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Danny Care has been passed fit for England in Saturday’s second Test against New Zealand. The Harlequins scrumhalf suffered a shoulder injury last wee(...)

Mike Ross: “We were all pretty embarrassed after that. I mean probably a personal low.”

The first mild profanity from Mike Ross arrives in a wheeze of expelled air. “Jesus, you wouldn’t want to t(...)

Chris Ashton of England has been dropped for the opening Six Nations fixture against France. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

England have dropped Chris Ashton for Saturday’s Six Nations opener against France in favour of uncapped Exeter wing Jack Nowell. Ashton was selected (...)

New Zealand’s Dan Carter will make his 100th appearance for the All Blacks on Saturday

All things going to plan, Dan Carter’s 100th test match for New Zealand at Twickenham on Saturday will not be the last time he plays for the team at E(...)

England’s Ben Morgan runs in to score a try against Argentina   at Twickenham. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

England 31 Argentina 12England emerged comfortable 31-12 winners against Argentina at a subdued Twickenham, but another patchy performance in the QBE (...)

England’s Chris Ashton in action against Australia at Twickenham.

One of Stuart Lancaster’s key targets is for his England side to be sitting in second place in the world rankings by next September. It could happen a(...)

David Wilson will start in the front row against Argentina. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

England have selected a new front row of Joe Marler, Dylan Hartley and David Wilson for Saturday’s match against Argentina at Twickenham.Marler replac(...)

Brian O’Driscoll (centre right) and Paul O’Connell (centre) lift the trophy after the Lions won the Third Test against Australia. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Alex Corbisiero insists England and Northampton will benefit from the confidence-enhancing end to his British and Irish Lions tour.Corbisiero was ove(...)

Wales winger  Alex Cuthbert goes over for his first try during the Six Nations clash against England at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Magnificent Wales retained the Six Nations title to leave outclassed England crestfallen in Cardiff after seeing another Grand Slam dream dest(...)