England winger Anthony Watson gets ahead of the Wales defence to score his side’s first try at the Millennium Stadium. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Wales 16 England 21Great occasions do not always produce great games but England will long remember this frantic, nail-biting outcome. Under the Frida(...)

France’s Gael Fickou scores the winning a try against England. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

France 26 England 24: England endured a heartbreaking defeat in their Six Nations opener as France substitute Gael Fickou struck with a late try tha(...)

  Lee Dickson passes the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park. Photograph:   David Rogers/Getty Images

England have selected Lee Dickson ahead of Ben Youngs at scrumhalf for Saturday’s opening autumn international against Australia at Twickenham.Dickson(...)

  Ulster’s Tommy Bowe. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

After recovering from a dead leg, Tommy Bowe has been named in the Ulster side to face Leicester Tigers in their opening Heineken Cup fixture at Ra(...)

Paul O’Connell will seal his comeback from serious injury when he captains the British and Irish Lions in Saturday’s tour opener at Hong Kong Stadium. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

As expected, Paul O’Connell will lead the Lions in their opening tour match against the Barbarians in Hong Kong this Saturday in place of the stricken(...)