Owen Farrell

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 Eddie Jones: “They have brought out every strategy you can think of. I’m sure there’s an ex-Scottish player ready to come out today  and say something about how they hate us, they want to rub our nose in something, we don’t respect them.” Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Eddie Jones insists England do not need mind games to motivate them for Saturday’s Calcutta Cup clash with Scotland. Jones has adopted a tactful app(...)

Dan Biggar is back in the Wales team to face Ireland this weekend. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Dan Biggar has clambered out of an oxygen chamber to try to breathe life into Wales’s Six Nations title challenge. The Northampton-bound outhalf has m(...)

Leinster’s Scott Fardy drives towards the tryline  despite the efforts of Jonathan Evans and Corey Baldwin of Scarlets during the Guinness Pro 14 game at the  RDS. Photograph: Byran Keane/Inpho

Leinster 20 Scarlets 13 The James Lowe show. Isa Nacewa 2.0 except this Kiwi can play for Ireland in 2020. A comfortable victory in the end but ano(...)

Bundee Aki and Johnathan Sexton are forming a blossoming relationship for Ireland. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“Go left,” Johnny Sexton instructed his scrumhalf. Just before the Conor Murray try, created by Conor Murray, on Saturday Sexton purposely shifted th(...)

Wales’ Gareth Anscombe (left) claims  for a try during the first half of the Six Nations match against England at Twickenham. Photograph:   Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Warren Gatland hit out at the “terrible mistake” not to award Wales a first-half try in their narrow Six Nations defeat against England at Twickenham.(...)

Two minds and a few dozen bodies will collide at Twickenham on Saturday when Warren Gatland aims to inflict a first home defeat on Eddie Jones. A fixt(...)

Jonathan Joseph catches the ball during the England training session held at Pennyhill Park in Bagshot, England. Photo: David Rogers/Getty Images

Jonathan Joseph has been recalled to the England side to face Wales on Saturday with Eddie Jones also handing a start to Danny Care at scrum-half. Jos(...)

Johnny Sexton  stood above the entire stadium and identified a way to cover the crucial 15 metres Ireland needed to reach the edge of his range to kick the drop-goal. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Sheridan

France didn’t lose the game in Paris, Ireland won it. Both teams can take solace from that. The French were miserly in defence, yet the greasy surfac(...)

England’s Owen Farrell has words with Jonathan Sexton in the Aviva Stadium last year. Like Sexton, Farrell demands on the pitch, measures everyone by his own standards. Indoctrinated in needing to be the best in the world, he is a hostage to ambition. Photograph: INPHO

The first crisis in the life of Owen Farrell came in 2005. It was not of his making. In March of that year his father Andy announced his cross code m(...)

Bordeaux-Begles’ French flyhalf Matthieu Jalibert  scoring a try against Agen  in the Top 14 clash  at the Chaban-Delmas stadium in Bordeaux. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty

It would be stretching things to say that the hopes of a nation rest on the relatively slim frame of Matthieu Jalibert, but his stunning rise from the(...)

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