Eddie Jones: the former Australia and Japan coach is set to fill the role with England.  Photo:  Joe Giddens/PA

England’s underachieving rugby players are about to receive a short, sharp shock in the form of Eddie Jones, who is expected to be announced as their(...)

Jonathan Davies has won 48 caps for Wales and had been playing for French Top 14 club Clermont Auvergne. Photograph: PA.

Jonathan Davies is the latest leading Wales international to commit to the game at home after the Welsh Rugby Union announced yesterday that he had si(...)

Wales head coach Warren Gatland is unhappy with speculation about his coaching staff. Photograph: Henry Browne/Reuters

Wales boss Warren Gatland has said he wants his current coaching staff to remain in place “until at least 2019”. Head coach Gatland has a deal in plac(...)

Wales coach Warren Gatland watches during the warm up before their Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match against South Africa at Twickenham. Photograph: Henry Browne/Reuters

Jamie Roberts is convinced Wales head coach Warren Gatland will remain in his post and spurn any overtures made by England. Gatland is among the conte(...)

Scott Williams leaves England’s Mike Brown and Sam Burgess trailing in his wake at Twickenham. Burgess showed all the attributes of his rugby league background in what was England’s biggest game for eight years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I only started playing centre in 2004. It took until the 2007 World Cup before I felt properly attuned to the nuances of the position and comfortable (...)

England’s Tom Wood could be cited for an incident which left Wales fullback unconscious during his side’s famous 28-25 win at Twickenham. Photograph: AFP

England flanker Tom Wood will discover by Monday morning if he is to be cited for the blow that knocked Wales fullback Liam Williams unconscious in Sa(...)

Seán O’Brien wants to make the most of his second Rugby World Cup campaign. Photograph: Inpho

Seán O’Brien is one of the 14 survivors from the last World Cup. Given that he was such a weapon in that tournament – Shaun Edwards and Wales deducing(...)

The 2011 Rugby World Cup semi-final defeat to Wales was Ronan O’gara’s last appearance for Ireland. Photograph: Getty

“It was an episode which has burned so deep into the heart and mind of Ireland that it is not yet possible for the historian to approach it with th(...)

Ireland flanker Jordi Murphy had a tough day against the outstanding Justin Tipuric of Wales during the World Cup warm-up at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Iain Henderson or Devin Toner? It’s not really a tough call anymore. The second best forward in Ireland these past six months, this 23-year-old Craiga(...)

Wales assistand coach Shan Edwards has said Saturday’s World Cup warm-up fixture against Ireland is a trip into the unknown. Photograph: Getty

Shaun Edwards admits Wales’ opening World Cup warm-up game against Ireland has an element of journeying into the unknown. After two months of training(...)