Mike Catt

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Eddie Jones’ England look like a team feeling the pressure as the weight of creating history bears down on them. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Professional rugby players are treated like children for about 90 per cent of their working week. I know, I have two at home (kids not rugby players).(...)

England captain Dylan Hartley and backrow James Haskell talk to referee Romain Poite during the Six Nations game against Italy at Twickenham. Photograph:  Henry Browne/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

A little precursor to the much discussed tactics employed by Italy at the breakdown happened in the 50th minute of Ireland’s game against France the d(...)

  Josh Van der Flier in action against England. All three of Ireland’s new caps are capable of having  a bigger impact on the game. Photo:  Clive Mason/Getty Images

I smashed my forearm to smithereens playing Italy in 2008. Three invasive surgeries later and the eight fractures had not healed properly so I was fo(...)

Bristol are considering legal action against the English Rugby Football Union after refusing to release Steve Borthwick from his contract. Photograph: PA

Bristol are considering taking legal action against the Rugby Football Union after refusing to release Steve Borthwick from his contract with the club(...)

Graham Rowntree (above), Mike Catt and  Andy Farrell have been sacked by the English RFU. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Andy Farrell, Graham Rowntree and Mike Catt are to leave their positions as England assistant coaches. The English Rugby Football Union confirmed the(...)

The new England coach Eddie Jones with the Rugby Football Union chairman  Bill Beaumont (left) and chief executive Ian Ritchie at Twickenham.  Photograph: Reuters

SACHIN NAKRANI Eddie Jones has insisted he is happy to adhere to the Rugby Football Union’s rule of only picking players who play in the Premiership (...)

Eddie Jones: the former Australia and Japan coach is set to fill the role with England.  Photo:  Joe Giddens/PA

England’s underachieving rugby players are about to receive a short, sharp shock in the form of Eddie Jones, who is expected to be announced as their(...)

New Zealand’s Jonah Lomu  is tackled by Ireland’s Denis Hickie in a 2001 Test match. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

The athletics honours board at Wesley College, Pukekohe, in Auckland offers a poignant testimonial to the late Jonah Lomu. In one year at junior le(...)

Former New Zealand rugby union international Jonah Lomu has died at the age of 40. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Jonah Lomu was one of a truly rare breed, a special talent who captured the imagination of fans of all sports across the globe. Within minutes of New (...)

Stuart Lancaster has stepped down as England head coach after the side’s disastrous Rugby World Cup campaign. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Stuart Lancaster has paid the price for England’s dismal World Cup campaign by stepping down as head coach. Lancaster, whose side became the first hos(...)

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