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(...)

Tadhg Furlong’s progress is halted by the combined tackles from  England’s Mark Wilson and Maro Itoje during the Six Nations clash at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ireland 20 England 32 This was like a step back in time, akin to the 2003 Grand Slam dunking, or much of the 90s, when juggernaut English teams came (...)

Robbie Henshaw and Conor Murray both start against England on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

What is it? Ireland start off their Six Nations defence against England, the old enemy, and the hosts are hot favourites. All four Irish provinces ar(...)

 Leicester’s Manu Tuilagi has been named in the England side to face Ireland on Saturday.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Manu Tuilagi will make his first England start for five years after being named at inside centre for Saturday’s Six Nations opener in Ireland, where (...)

With Ben Te’o sidelined after sustaining the injury during training in Portugal, it is now all but certain that Manu Tuilagi will make his first Six Nations start in almost six years.

England’s Six Nations preparations have been dealt a significant blow by an injury to their powerful centre Ben Te’o. The Worcester player had been d(...)

Munster’s Tadhg Beirne blocks a kick from Nic White of Exeter Chiefs during the Heineken Champions Cup match at  Thomond Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Munster 9 Exeter 7 It wasn’t pretty, rather it was a little ugly. It wasn’t anything like some of the roller-coaster rides Thomond Park has witnesse(...)

Jack Maunder of Exeter Chiefs  celebrates with fans after the game against Castres at Sandy Park, Exeter. Photograph: Alex Davidson/Getty Images

Exeter boss Rob Baxter is ready for “a fantastic test” when the Chiefs face a Champions Cup showdown against Munster next Saturday. Baxter’s men kept(...)

Exeter winger Tom O’Flaherty  dives over to score his side’s fourth and bonus-point try during the Champions Cup match against Castres  at Sandy Park. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Exeter Chiefs 34 Castres 12 Exeter kept alive their Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final hopes with a 34-12 bonus-point victory over Castres at Sandy(...)

Gloucester’s Danny Cipriani (second left) tackles Munster’s Rory Scannell (centre), resulting in a red card during the Heineken European Champions Cup match at Thomond Park, Limerick on October 20th.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In the 11th minute of the last meeting between Ireland and New Zealand, at the Aviva Stadium in November 2016, Robbie Henshaw carried into contact wit(...)

 Castres’ Rory Kockott  box kicks under pressure from Tomas Francis of Exeter Chiefs during the Heineken Champions Cup match  at the Stade Pierre-Fabre. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Castres 29 Exeter 25 Top 14 champions Castres hit back from 14-0 down inside the opening 15 minutes to edge past Exeter 29-25 in the Heineken Champio(...)

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