Tom Taylor

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Robbie Henshaw is tackled by Iain Henderson and Nick Timoney of Ulster during the Guinness Pro 14 Rainbow Cup game at the  RDS. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Robbie Henshaw versus Robert Baloucoune. Let’s look at that tackle. Leinster beat Ulster 21-17, that’s four points, but Henshaw’s try-saving tackle i(...)

Connie (Saskia Reeves) has decided she wants to leave the uptight Douglas (Tom Hollander)

This isn’t the worst time in history to be middle-aged. Coronavirus stalks care-homes and strong-arms the elderly into glorified hibernation. Young pe(...)

The juvenile actors are satisfactory without doing anything to trouble the scorers at Bafta

Joe Cornish’s retelling of the King Arthur myth in suburban London looks and feels like something the BBC might have broadcast on a Tuesday afternoon (...)

Idris Elba: almost enough charisma to enliven a half-written part

What is this thing, exactly? Event movies have been known to shake off pre-release outrage, suspicion and hostility. (Sometimes negative publicity enc(...)

Johnny Sexton tackles Ma’a Nonu during Leinster’s Champions Cup defeat to Toulon at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster 16 Toulon 20 The other week Leinster had a bad time. Thrashed about on the French Riviera, a mere six days later they morphed into enforcers(...)

Jack McGrath has been favoured in the Leinster frontrow to Cian Healy, who will be on the bench. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As dead rubbers go, this is not actually a dud. For starters, technically speaking Leinster’s hopes of advancing to the knockout stages for the 11th t(...)

Toulon centre Ma’a Nonu runs at Leinster outhalf  Jonathan Sexton during the Champions Cup game  at the Stade Felix Mayol. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Toulon 24 Leinster 9 Leinster were brave and obdurate beyond dispute, but they will wonder what might have been had their performance been more acc(...)

Dan Carter: With 1,409 points, no one has been more prolific in the history of test rugby

The All Blacks fill out venues quicker than anyone else in the world wherever they go and one player who has always been worth the price of admission (...)

Tom Taylor, who replaces injured outhalf Aaron Cruden,  in action during a New Zealand training session in Wellington. Photograph:  Phil Walter/Getty Images.

Tom Taylor will make his Test debut when New Zealand look to seal the Bledisloe Cup for the 11th successive season on Saturday in their Rugby Champion(...)

 Outhalf Colin Slade has been called into the New Zealand squad for Saturday’s Test against Australia in Wellington. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

New Zealand suffered a trio of injury blows on Tuesday with confirmation that lock Luke Romano will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship, while ou(...)