Eddie Jones

England's Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph ruled out of autumn series

England's injury woes have taken a further turn for the worse after Anthony Watson and Jonathan Joseph were ruled out of the November internationals …


Laker Film Room Classic: Lakers complete miracle comeback in Game 7 of the 2000 Western Conference Finals

The Portland Trailblazers came back from a 3-1 deficit against the Lakers and had a 15-point lead in the 4th quarter ... and then Shaq & Kobe …


Bath's Todd Blackadder hopes 'common sense will prevail' for Eddie Jones as England are hit by triple injury blow

England’s backline resources will continue to be stretched over the upcoming season, with Jonathan Joseph likely to miss their autumn schedule and Anthony Watson a major doubt for the start of the 2019 Six Nations.<p>Watson needed surgery after rupturing his left Achilles tendon in the first half of …

Rugby Union

Paul Gustard fires up Harlequins side using the bear necessities as 6ft 3in animal appears in the dressing room

New Harlequins chief Paul Gustard is looking to add extra bite to his defence — by putting a 6ft 3in brown bear in the team room.<p>The former England …

Sport (UK)

Mitchell ‘wants to go’ but Bulls mum on compensation fee

Cape Town - The <b>Bulls</b> have remained mum over a reported compensation fee for their coach <b>John Mitchell</b>.<p>It appears a foregone conclusion that Mitchell …

Sport (South Africa)

Paul Gustard introduces six-foot model bear to Harlequins team room to inspire defensive improvements

New head of rugby Paul Gustard has added an imposing six-foot-three model bear into the Harlequins team room in order to help improve the club’s dismal defensive record.<p>Gustard was famed for introducing Saracens’ ‘wolf pack’ mentality during his successful spell as their defence coach, before …

Rugby Union

England rugby face massive bill to hire John Mitchell

England rugby are reportedly facing a bill close to $1 million to free John Mitchell from the Bulls to be Eddie Jones' defence coach.

New Zealand Rugby

Twitter Reacts to Harlequins Calling Replacements ‘Game Changers’

The London club have rebranded their subs bench... causing much mirth online<p><b>Twitter Reacts to Harlequins Calling Replacements ‘Game Changers’</b><p>It all …

Rugby Union

Bulls coach John Mitchell set to join Eddie Jones and England next month

LONDON – John Mitchell will start work as England’s new defence guru next month, now that the ex-All Black head coach has officially agreed a deal to …

Sport (South Africa)

Event overview

Scrum down with England’s head coach Eddie Jonesat our exclusive Rugby World Cup preview event.<p>He’ll be joined by our award-winning columnists, Mick Cleary and Sir Ian McGeechan as well as Maggie Alphonsi MBE to discuss the biggest tournament in Rugby Union’s calendar, including plans and …

Rugby World Cup

How largest trade in NBA history helped Heat win first championship

On Aug. 2, 2005, five teams executed the largest trade in NBA history, changing the course of the league forever... OK, maybe it wasn't quite <i>that</i> …


‘His own players don’t believe it’: Wallabies coach Michael Cheika laughs off Bledisloe Cup favourites tag

WALLABIES coach Michael Cheika has laughed off suggestions that Australia is favourites for this year’s Bledisloe opener against the All Blacks on …

Sport (Australia)

New Orleans’ Blues and Rock Showman: Guitar Slim

Born December 1926 in Greenwood, Mississippi, Eddie Jones would eventually move to New Orleans and achieve greater fame as blues and rock guitarist …


Danny Cipriani determined to stay focused on keeping England place

Danny Cipriani is hoping a summer surfing trip to Malibu will help him to retain his place in the England side through to the Rugby World Cup in Japan next year, after spending the best part of a decade trying to win it back.<p>Cipriani is the man in possession of the England No 10 jersey, having made …

Rugby Union

The Shed used to make fun of my love life and shout out my ex-girlfriends' names... now I want to kiss the Gloucester badge, says Danny Cipriani

Danny Cipriani spent Thursday getting used to his new surroundings at Kingsholm and recalling past visits there, when the locals made fun of his love …

Sport (UK)

Financial adjustment or turmoil? What's going on at the RFU?

When Steve Brown was appointed chief executive of the Rugby Football Union in September 2017, he made his intentions clear: he wanted England to be the leading rugby nation in the world, both on and off the field.

English Rugby

John Mitchell's claims to be England rugby's defence coach questioned

John Mitchell's claims to be England rugby defence coach have been questioned as Eddie Jones pursues the former All Blacks mentor whose "CV has lost …

New Zealand Rugby

Wales coach Shaun Edwards to leave Principality Stadium after Rugby World Cup to take over Wigan Warriors

SHAUN EDWARDS is quitting as Wales’ defensive coach after the Rugby World Cup next year.<p>Edwards, 51, is widely regarded as the best in the business …

Rugby World Cup

Rugby Championship set for shake-up and Bledisloe Cup boost

The "SANZAAR 2030 strategy" paper addressed the issue, raising the prospect of rotating home double-header matches against a single nation. That …

Bledisloe Cup

What Nizaam Carr said about Nathan Hughes and Wasps' number eight battle

Wasps have a dilemma on their hands heading into the 2018/19 season - the kind of quandary that is the envy of their rivals.<p>The injury-plagued …

Nathan Hughes

'It's like I've had a big MOT': England wing Jack Nowell is ready to fight for his place in Eddie Jones' side after using summer to recover from injuries

England wing Jack Nowell is preparing to hit the road again after undergoing 'almost like a big MOT' this summer.<p>Nowell missed England's three-Test …

Sport (UK)

Haskell concentrating on individual performance

• Haskell focused on individual performance<br>• A 44-man England training squad convened last weekend<br>• May striving for improvement on his 'best rugby' -</b> …

English Rugby

Brentford happy to do it their own way in quest for promotion

With the transfer deadline looming on Thursday, you could forgive scurrying rivals for peering over the wall at Brentford in envy. It may seem an odd thing to say given they have lost their captain, John Egan, and the winger Florian Jozefzoon to Championship competitors this summer but few clubs …


England's May inspired by U.S. sprinter Gardner

1:39 PM BST<p>England wing Jonny May revealed he was in awe of U.S. sprint star English Gardner after he spent two weeks at former Olympian Michael …

Leicester Tigers

Where Heat open regular season and a player the team wants to be more offensive-minded

How does the Heat improve offensively with a similar roster after finishing tied for the 23rd in the league in scoring last season?<p>Mostly from …


John Dobson approached by Bulls to take over from John Mitchell

CAPE TOWN – Will John Dobson answer the Bulls’ call?The three-time Super Rugby champion Bulls are on the hunt for a new coach as John Mitchell’s …

Sport (South Africa)

Elliot Daly happy to fulfil Wasps' fullback duties as Willie le Roux gets South Africa call-up

Elliot Daly insisted he would be happy to pull on the 15 jersey for Wasps as team-mate Willie le Roux was called up for South Africa's Rugby …

Elliot Daly

Rifkind's bitcoin snag

The Twickenham civil war intensified on Tuesday despite the RFU claiming they did not want to go back to the days of factions and battles within the …

Sport (UK)

Chris Ashton learnt of England camp call-up after WhatsApp notification

Chris Ashton has revealed that he only found out about his call-up to Eddie Jones' latest England training squad after being added to the team's …

Rugby Union

Under-fire Eddie Jones hits back: England can win the World Cup

Eddie Jones is adamant a fully-fit England outfit can win next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.

Sport (New Zealand)