Chris Ashton

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Racing 92’s Simon Zebo is tackled by Ben Tapuai of Harlequins during the Heineken Champions Cup match at the  Twickenham Stoop in December. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is a measure of Simon Zebo’s desire to not only reclaim his place in the Munster jersey but the Irish one as well that he has, as Johann van Graan (...)

Johnny  Sexton celebrates scoring a  try during the 2011 final against Northampton at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Whatever way you look at it, that was a special win, even by Leinster’s standards. To down the reigning European and English champions after falling 1(...)

Ireland’s James Lowe is tackled by Wales’ George North (left) and Louis Rees-Zammit during the Guinness Six Nations match at Principality Stadium, Cardiff. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

James Lowe’s upbeat disposition encourages him to regulate emotion in a professional sporting world where results can inform mood. The frustration of (...)

English lock George Kruis is off to the Panasonic Wild Knights in Japan. Photograph: Getty Images

After England’s last match, back in March, Eddie Jones was asked to say a few words about George Kruis, whose impending move to Japan would bring a ha(...)

Ronan O’Gara kicks the winning drop goal in Munster’s win over Northampton in the Heineken Cup   at Thomond Park in November 2011. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Phase 1 Tomás O’Leary sets the tone. Running from the back of the scrum, the Munster scrumhalf is stopped 10 metres from the visitors’ 22. The ball i(...)

 Chris Ashton left Sale after “a disagreement on how we want to play the game”. Photograph: PA

Harlequins have signed England international wing Chris Ashton following his departure from Sale Sharks. The 32-year-old will join them with immediate(...)

England’s Six Nations build-up has been overshadowed by Saracens’ relegation from the Premiership for salary cap breaches. Photograph: PA

The disciplinary report that led to Saracens being relegated from the Premiership found the club’s owner, Nigel Wray, broke the rules by entering into(...)

Wales’  Corey Hill, who scored a try  against England. Photograph:Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Six Nations championship mid-term report card highlights Wales as the star pupils, unbeaten three-fifths of the way through the tournament and the(...)

Jack Nowell will start for England in Cardiff.  Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Jack Nowell has been restored to the right wing for England’s Six Nations title clash with Wales in place of the injured Chris Ashton. Nowell excelle(...)

England’s Chris Ashton will miss the Six Nations trip to play Wales in Cardiff. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

England wing Chris Ashton will miss out on Saturday’s Six Nations title clash with Wales because of a calf injury. Ashton started the 44-8 victory ov(...)

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