Scotland XV to play England
15 Rory Lamont (Glasgow Warriors); 14 Lee Jones (Edinburgh), 13 Nick De Luca (Edinburgh), 12 Sean Lamont (Scarlets), 11 Max Evans (Castres); 10 Dan Parks (Cardiff Blues), 9 Chris Cusiter (Glasgow Warriors); 1 Allan Jacobsen (Edinburgh), 2 Ross Ford (capt, Edinburgh), 3 Euan Murray (Newcastle); 4 Richie Gray (Glasgow Warriors), 5 Jim Hamilton (Gloucester); 6 Alasdair Strokosch (Gloucester), 7 Ross...
The Scottish Rugby Union was left red-faced after their online retail partner...– ESPN Scrum
Le XV de départ pour affronter l’Italie, samedi au Stade France: 15...– Rugbyrama
Chris Masoe choisit Toulon →
Jacques Brunel, Commissario Tecnico della Nazionale Italiana Rugby, ha aggregato...– 6 Nations: Tobias Botes aggregato all’Italia
Delon Armitage arrest casts future in doubt and... →
Wales’ Rhys Thomas has ‘successful’ heart surgery →
WELSH PROP RHYS Thomas has undergone heart surgery after being taken to hospital on Thursday having fallen ill during a training session with the Scarlets. The 29-year-old, who has won seven caps for his country, is currently recovering in hospital.
Pavanello squalificato fino al 6 febbraio
Antonio Pavanello, capitano della Benetton Treviso e seconda linea della Nazionale Italiana Rugby, è stato squalificato per due settimane a seguito di un’udienza disciplinare tenutasi in data odierna. Pavanello è stato considerato responsabile di infrazione alla Regola di Gioco 10.4(b) per aver intenzionalmente calpestato il numero otto avversario Jackson Wray in occasione del match di Heineken...
SARU appoints Meyer as Boks coach →
The South African Rugby Union have confirmed thatHeyneke Meyer will replace Peter de Villiers as coach of the Springboks on a four-year deal. The 44-year-old former Bulls and Leicester Tigers coach takes over from De Villiers whose own four-year tenure came to a close following the recent Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
6 Nations: France squad to face Italy
France squad: Forwards: David Attoub (Stade Français), Vincent Debaty (Clermont ), Nicolas Mas (Perpignan), Jean-Baptiste Poux (Toulouse),William Servat (Toulouse), Dimitri Szarzewski (Stade Français), Yoan Maestri (Toulouse), Lionel Nallet (Racing Metro), Pascal Pape (Stade Français), Julien Bonnaire (Clermont ), Thierry Dusautoir (Toulouse) (Captain), Imanol Harinordoquy, (Biarritz), Louis...
Italy add Rizzo to the front-row mix
Italy have called up prop Michele Rizzo for the 2012 Six Nations. Rizzo has spent just under four years in the international wilderness as he last turned out for Italy back in 2008 while on their summer tour of South Africa. But he has been added to Jacques Brunel’s squad for the forthcoming Six Nations. Fellow front-row Aironi’s Alberto De Marchi injured his calf at the weekend...
European Cups Recap
Heineken Cup quarter-final seedings: 1. Munster (Q - 25 points) 2. Leinster (Q - 24 points) 3. Edinburgh (Q - 22 points) 4. Saracens (Q - 22 points) 5. Clermont Auvergne (Q - 18 points) 6. Toulouse (Q - 18 points) 7. Cardiff Blues (q - 21 points) 8. Ulster (q -20 points) Heineken Cup quarter-finals: (To be played April 6/7/8) Munster v Ulster Leinster v Cardiff Blues Edinburgh v Toulouse ...
Toulouse had the worst possible start to their Heineken Cup trip to England as...– Flight scare for Toulouse ahead of Heineken Cup
Tom Wood injury hands England Six Nations... →
Ashton confirms Saracens switch →
England wing Chris Ashton has signed a “long-term” contract with Saracens and will join them for the start of next season, the Aviva Premiership club have confirmed.