Nathan White and Greig Laidlaw get involved as Donnacha Ryan and Conor Murray congratulate Ireland try scorer Devin Toner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

To England the Grand Slam spoils, to Ireland a second successive win at the Aviva Stadium, thus maintaining a three-year unbeaten home record in the S(...)

England head coach  Eddie Jones doesn’t care what you think about Dylan Hartley.  Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Don’t look now but without much fanfare, the England rugby team is playing for a 13th Grand Slam. Muffled was the laughter around the ‘home countries’(...)

England have won the Six Nations championship with a game to spare. Photograph: Epa

England have won the Six Nations title for the first time since 2011, with a match to spare, thanks to France’s 29-18 defeat away to Scotland. Englan(...)

England head coach Eddie Jones: “The destination for us is 2019, where I expect us to be at our best. That’s not to say we can’t win tournaments and Test matches along the way.” Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Eddie Jones and the war of words was well and truly won. The Irish Times’s profile on England’s first foreign head coach had been thoroughly researche(...)

Eddie Jones has named uncapped Wasps centre Elliot Daly in his 23-man squad for England’s Six Nations clash against Ireland on Saturday. Photograph: Reuters

Elliot Daly is within touching distance of a first senior cap after being named in England’s matchday squad for the Six Nations game against Ireland a(...)

BAGSHOT, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 22:  Eddie Jones, the England head coach, poses after the media session held at Pennyhill Park on February 22, 2016 in Bagshot, England.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Asking a forthright Australian to discuss the popularity level of the English is like inviting Boris Johnson to share his views on the French. Eddie J(...)

England’s Chris Robshaw at training in London last week. Photograph: PA.

The ghosts of the Rugby World Cup will still be hovering over Twickenham when England gather for their competitive return this week. For Chris Robsha(...)

Ollie Devoto remains with Eddie Jones’s England squad as cover for Alex Goode. Photograph: Reuters

The Six Nations cranks up for England next week, moving out of what Sir Clive Woodward calls the second division after victories over Scotland and Ita(...)

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(...)

England captain Dylan Hartley in action against Scotland in Murrayfield. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

It’s hardly a high bar but perhaps the most notable part of the weekend was how Dylan Hartley managed to simultaneously captain England and not bite a(...)