Nigel Owens awards England a penalty try against France as Geoffrey Doumatrou contests the decision. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty

Cost of a penalty try too high It’s a personal grumble but it is time for World Rugby to re-examine and possibly rethink the sport’s ultimate double (...)

 Dominic Ryan is tackled by Joe Latta during Leinster’s pre-season win over Gloucester. Photograph: Inpho/Gary Carr

Leinster 26 Gloucester 24 Foothills of the Dublin mountains provided a backdrop as Leo Cullen reviewed several combinations in preparation for the st(...)

Saracens secondrow George Kruis will miss the visit of Munster this weekend after he was banned for three weeks for a tip tackle. (Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Saracens forward George Kruis will be available for England’s Six Nations opener against Wales in Cardiff after he escaped with a three-week suspe(...)

England and Saracens lock George Kruis could be out for Munster’s vital Champions Cup fixture after he was cited for a tip tackle on Gloucester’s David Halaifonua. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

The Saracens and England second row George Kruis may miss the start of the Six Nations after being cited for a tip tackle on the Gloucester wing David(...)