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(...)

This concept illustration shows a distant view from Planet Nine back towards the sun. Photograph: HO/Caltech/AFP/Getty Images

Evidence of a hidden giant planet on the fringes of the solar system has been uncovered by scientists using computer simulations. The mysterious worl(...)

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(...)

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(...)

England head coach Eddie Jones will face his native country next year. Photograph: Henry Browne/Reuters

England will play South Africa, Fiji, Argentina and Australia in next year’s autumn internationals as part of the Old Mutual Wealth Series. Eddie Jon(...)

Australia’s head coach Michael Cheika at a team training session at Dulwich college in London. Photograph: Getty Images

Israel Folau and Rob Horne will undergo late fitness tests on Thursday afternoon before Australia coach Michael Cheika selects his starting XV to face(...)

Australia flanker Michael Hooper was cited for an alleged act of foul play during the Wallabies’ 33-13 World Cup victory over England on Saturday. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Australia flanker Michael Hooper will miss the Wallabies’ World Cup Pool A decider against Wales on Saturday due to suspension. Hooper was cited for a(...)

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(...)

The Australian scrum was dominant all night and a source of penalties and crucial momentum for the Wallabies. Photograph: Reuters

Of all the people who had a cruel hand in ejecting the hosts from their own party, a special mention should be made of Mario Ledesma, the former Argen(...)

England were beaten by Australia - thanks largely to a dominant performance by the visitor’s pack. Photograph: Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

England 13 Australia 33 It’ll be absolutely no consolation to England that they were handsome contributors to a wonderful Rugby World Cup match. Austr(...)