Peter Robb: will take his place in a young Connactht backline against Newcastle at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam will put his trust in youth as his callow side look to maintain an unbeaten start to the European Challenge Cup. He’s selectio(...)

France’s Yoann Huget goes over for his try in the Six Nations clash against Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Scotland 17 France 19: Scotland suffered last-gasp heartache as France snatched a(...)

Greig Laidlaw has been named as Scotland captain for the Test against South Africa in Nelspruit. Photograph:  Steve Haag/Gallo Images/Getty Images

Scotland named three new caps in their starting team for Saturday’s Test against South Africa in Nelspruit.Coach Scott Johnson has made seven changes (...)

Danny Barnes has left Munster to join Newcastle Falcons.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Newcastle Falcons have signed Munster centre Danny Barnes on a two-year contract. The New Zealand-born player joins the Falcons less than a week afte(...)