Nigel Melville

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Warren Gatland: Kiwi has come a long way in the game since he launched his coaching career as a player-coach with Galwegians in 1989.  Photograph: Getty.

Warren Gatland left Galwegians, Connacht and Ireland all in infinitely better condition than when he inherited them during a near decade of coaching i(...)

English clubs are seeking a reduction in the length of the Six Nations to five weeks. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

England’s leading clubs are seeking a reduction in the length of the Six Nations from seven to five weeks, it is understood. The tournament’s committ(...)

Wales and Northampton winger George north in action against Australia. Investigation centres on player being permitted to return to the field after landing heavily on his neck.  Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Northampton are set to discover whether they will face further action over the George North concussion saga. A meeting will be held on Friday between (...)

London Irish will play their Aviva Premiership fixture against Saracens at the Red Bull Arena in New York. It will be the first Premiership game to be played overseas. Photograph: Getty

London Irish will play their Aviva Premiership home game against Saracens this season in New York. Irish and Premiership Rugby have announced a ground(...)

Soldier Field American football stadium in Chicago, a possible location for the proposed warm-up game. Photograph: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

The British and Irish Lions are considering a warm-up match in the United States en route to touring New Zealand in 2017. John Feehan, the Lions’ chi(...)

Sprinter turned 7s sensation Carlin Isles is proof USA Rugby are open to attracting athletes from other sports. Photograph: Getty Images.

Todd Clever, captain of the USA Eagles rugby team, was a guest on NBC Chicago’s morning show to promote this Saturday’s game against the All Blacks. “(...)

Munster’s Anthony Foley dives for the line ahead of several Gloucester players in 2003. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

If this is to be the Heineken’s final bow, then the old lady is going out in style. Week one was compelling from its Ulster start to the final bows at(...)

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