James Botham

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 Mako Vunipola gets over to score England’s second try during the  Autumn Nations Cup against Wales at  Parc y Scarlets. Photograph: Robbie Stephenson/Inpho

Wales 13 England 24 England booked their place in the Autumn Nations Cup final by beating battling Wales 24-13 at Parc y Scarlets. Eddie Jones’s men(...)

Wales’ Louis Rees-Zammit  scores his side’s first try of the game during the Autumn Nations Cup match against Georgia at Parc y Scarlets. Photograph:  David Davies/PA Wire

Wales 18 Georgia 0 Wales eased the pressure on head coach Wayne Pivac with an 18-0 Autumn Nations Cup win over Georgia in Llanelli. Nineteen-year-ol(...)

Six successive defeats have left Wayne Pivac standing on the brink. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP via Getty Images

Wayne Pivac has had more than Georgia on his mind this week. The theme of his year as Wales’s head coach has been broken dreams and whatever the resul(...)

James Botham, the grandson of former England cricketer Ian Botham, will makes his Wales debut against Georgia on Saturday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

James Botham – grandson of England cricket great Ian Botham – will make his Wales debut in Saturday’s Autumn Nations Cup clash against Georgia in Lla(...)

England’s Jack Willis scores a try against Georgia at Twickenham Stadium, London on Saturday. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Jack Willis is determined to continue winning England caps so that he can truly celebrate the birth of his international career with friends and famil(...)

JJ Hanrahan scores Munster’s fifth try  during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Cardiff Blues  at Thomond Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Munster 38 Cardiff Blues 27 Munster claimed top spot when triumphing in the clash of the two unbeaten sides in Conference B of the Guinness Pro14 at (...)

Leinster’s Rob Kearney and Fergus McFadden lift the Guinness Pro 14 trophy after the victory over Ulster in the final at the Aviva Stadium in September. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The reaction to the probability of the four South African Super Rugby franchises joining an expanded Pro 16 has been mixed. By and large, the response(...)

Connacht’s Matt Healy scores a try during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Cardiff Blues at the Sportsground. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Connacht 29 Cardiff Blues 22 After Connacht signed off last season with their best performance of the campaign in that emotionally fuelled 47-10 far(...)