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Ireland 23-10 Georgia: ‘Not good enough’ – Andy Farrell slams Irish display

Farrell's Ireland secured second in Group A despite the lacklustre performanceIreland head coach Andy Farrell has criticised his side's lack of conviction after they laboured to an unconvincing victory against Georgia in the Autumn Nations Cup.Ireland registered just three...

Autumn Nations Cup: Wales aim to end poor 2020 with Italy double

Wales players celebrate a Nick Tompkins try against Italy in February 2020Venue: Parc y Scarlets, Llanelli Date: Saturday, 5 December Kick-off: 16:45 GMTCoverage: Listen to commentary on BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Cymru; watch on S4C and follow live...

Matt Banahan: Gloucester’s former Bath and England back in ‘last season’

At 6ft 7in, Matt Banahan is one of the tallest players in English rugbyGloucester back Matt Banahan has announced his intention to retire at the end of the 2020-21 season.The Jersey-born England international, who won 16 caps, joined Gloucester...

Billy Burns: Ulster fly-half ready for full Ireland debut says scrum coach John Fogarty

Burns will be making his first Ireland start after coming on as a replacement in this month's games against Wales and EnglandVenue: Aviva Stadium, Dublin Date: Sunday, 29 November Kick-off: 14:00 GMTCoverage: Commentary on BBC Radio Ulster and onlineIreland...

Matt Dawson column: Rugby needs to change its laws to keep kids watching

After watching England's win against Wales, I think there needs to be a change to rugby's laws.There were five offloads in that game.As much as I am a purist and there will be parts that I enjoy, my kids...

Reshuffled France see off Italy to set up England Autumn Nations cup final

France's wing Gabin Villiere runs with the ball to score a try during the Autumn Nations Cup Group B international Rugby Union match between France and Italy, at the Stade de France stadium. Photo by ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP via Getty...

France 36-5 Italy: England will face Les Bleus in the Autumn Nations Cup final

Try-scorer Gabin Villiere has played sevens for France but was making his international XV-a-side debutFrance: (10) 36Tries: Danty, Villiere, Serin, Thomas, Macalou; Pen: Jalibert; Cons: Jalibert 3, CarbonelItaly: (5) 5Try: GarbisiEngland will face France in the Autumn Nations Cup...

Autumn Nations Cup final: England not yet peaked – Eddie Jones

Eddie Jones' England secured the Six Nations earlier this autumn after a final round of matches delayed by the coronavirus outbreakEngland head coach Eddie Jones says his side have still not reached their peak as they prepare to face...

Wales coach Wayne Pivac to contact World Rugby over referee Romain Poite

French referee Romain Poite with Wales flanker James Botham watching onWales head coach Wayne Pivac says he will contact World Rugby about French referee Romain Poite following their Autumn Nations Cup defeat by England.Pivac queried England's first try when...

Premier 15s: Harlequins and Saracens maintain perfect start

Harlequins centre Lagi Tuima scored an impressive intercept try against Gloucester-HartpuryHarlequins and Saracens continued their perfect start to the Premier 15s season, with both claiming a sixth successive bonus-point win.Harlequins came out on top in a physical battle at...

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