Northampton Saints

Danny Cipriani pleads guilty to nightclub assault in Jersey

The England fly-half was arrested while on a trip with his new club, Gloucester<p><b>Danny Cipriani pleads guilty to nightclub assault in Jersey</b><p>England’s …

Rugby Union

Lions lock in Nic Groom

The Lions have confirmed that six more players, including scrumhalf Nic Groom, have committed to the franchise.<p>Groom, who arrived in Johannesburg …

South African Rugby

Joe Gray: Northampton Saints sign Harlequins hooker on short-term deal until October

Harlequins

James Haskell revelling in new boy vibe at Northampton after a summer changing his tunes

Not even the nerve-wracking experience of DJ-ing in front of a crowd of 4,000 people could prevent James Haskell from feeling like a new boy on the first day of school when he turned up for pre-season training at Northampton Saints last month.<p>Haskell took his first steps into the daunting world of …

Rugby Union

James Haskell clears DJ decks for new lease of life with Northampton

James Haskell was too busy honing his deejaying skills to worry about regaining his England place over the summer after missing out on the series defeat by South Africa.<p>Haskell, who returned to the England party for last week’s training camp, was left at home as Brad Shields and Tom Curry were …

Rugby Union

Sam Vesty interview: 'It sometimes baffles me why English coaches are not backed'

Earlier this summer, Sam Vesty headed over to Wantage Road to watch the 20-over derby between Northamptonshire and Leicestershire. He was pleased with the outcome – a four-wicket win for visitors, who chased down 218 in a thrilling game.<p>Although he admits it slightly sheepishly, the fact that …

Inflammation

Leicester Tigers sign Fiji prop Campese Ma'afu

Leicester Tigers have signed prop forward Campese Ma'afu to bolster their front row ahead of the new season.<p>The 33-year-old Fiji international comes …

Leicester Tigers

England's Hartley making progress on return from concussion

(Reuters) - England captain Dylan Hartley has recovered from a concussion that sidelined him since March but still has work to do to be fit for the start of the Premiership season, the national team’s forwards coach Steve Borthwick has said.<p>FILE PHOTO: Rugby Union - Six Nations Championship - …

Sport (UK)

Opening sequence of Gallagher Premiership games will tell Leicester Tigers if they are on the right track

Leicester Tigers will be looking to get out of the blocks this season a little quicker than they managed last term.<p>The 2017-18 season saw Tigers lose …

Leicester Tigers

England pre-season training squad announcement

England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 44-man pre-season training squad to convene at the Lensbury Hotel from Saturday, August 4 until Monday …

Leicester Tigers

Leicester Tigers duo Manu Tuilagi and Graham Kitchener targeting early season games

Manu Tuilagi and Graham Kitchener are on course to figure in Leicester Tigers' "early season" games, according to head coach Matt O'Connor.<p>Kitchener …

Leicester Tigers

Hotshot: Northampton and Scotland U20 back-row Devante Onojaife

Get to know the Northampton Saint who represents Scotland U20 – Devante Onojaife<p><b>Northampton and Scotland U20 back-row Devante Onojaife</b><p><b>Date of birth</b> …

Rugby Union

Who is Ben Foden, how old is the rugby player, who's his wife and what's his net worth?

RUGBY ace Ben Foden is excited for his next chapter in the US.<p>The ex-England fullback made his 250th Northampton Saints appearance, before signing …

Six Nations Championship

The Saturdays singer Una Healy and rugby ace Ben Foden 'split over cheating claims'

The Saturdays singer Una Healy has split with rugby star husband Ben Foden over claims he cheated, according to reports.<p>The pair are said to have …

English Premiership Rugby

The Saturdays star Una Healy and husband Ben Fodden ‘split over rumours rugby star cheated’

Pop star Una Healy has reportedly ended her marriage to England rugby ace Ben Foden.<p>The 36-year-old The Saturdays singer is said to have made the …

Celebrity (UK)

Wasps prop Jake Cooper-Woolley relishes challenge of England international Kieran Brookes from Northampton Saints

Jake Cooper-Woolley is hoping to 'kick on' this season motivated by the competition provided by England international Kieran Brookes as his tighthead …

Eddie Jones

Ben Foden agrees to join new Major League Rugby side Rugby United New York after leaving Northampton Saints

Former England full-back Ben Foden has become the biggest overseas name to move to the United States after agreeing to join Rugby United New York, …

Los Angeles

Rugby - Wasps' Johnson handed backdated ban for failed drugs test

(Reuters) - Wasps hooker Ashley Johnson will be available for the club’s opening Premiership matches after being handed a backdated six-month ban for a failed drugs test in February.<p>Rugby Union - Wasps v Northampton Saints - Aviva Premiership - Ricoh Arena - 3/4/16 Wasps? Ashley Johnson Mandatory …

Aviva Premiership

Wasps reveal squad for Premiership Sevens at Franklin's Gardens

Reigning Premiership Sevens champions Wasps have revealed their hand for this year's event that gets underway at Franklin's Gardens on Friday.<p>The …

Rugby Sevens

Jonah Holmes will help to give Leicester Tigers a cutting edge at Premiership Sevens

Winger Jonah Holmes is included in the Leicester Tigers squad which takes its place in the Premiership Sevens at Northampton's Franklin's Gardens on …

Leicester Tigers

Ben Foden due to announce move to the US, joining Rugby United New York

Major League Rugby side Rugby United New York are due to announce the signing of Ben Foden on a two-year deal.<p>The move had been previously mooted at the end of the Premiership season when Foden, who turns 33 on Sunday, was leaving his long term club Northampton Saints. Telegraph Sport <i></i>can reveal …

Rugby Union

Rob Horne provides inspiration to Waratah mates

Waratahs players received a timely dose of inspiration ahead of their quarter-final victory over the Highlanders by spending time with injured mate …

Leicester Tigers

Wasps weekly: Jimmy Gopperth, Brad Shields, James Haskell, Ricoh Arena, Marcus Watson and more

The big kick-off to the Gallgaher Premiership season is six weeks away as Wasps prepare for the opening-day trip to Worcester Warriors.<p>But …

Coventry City FC

Famous English rugby rivals’ touching gesture to former Wallaby Rob Horne

ROB Horne has revealed that his right arm is paralysed after a career-ending injury three months ago.<p>The 28-year-old former Wallaby and Waratah is …

Sport (Australia)

Northampton Saints move Leicester game to Twickenham to raise funds for retired Rob Horne

Northampton Saints have announced that their Oct 6 fixture against Leicester Tigers will be played at Twickenham to help raise funds for former player Rob Horne.<p>Horne was forced to retire last season after a serious injury seconds after kick-off when attempting to make a tackle in Northampton’s …

Rugby Union

Former Wallaby reveals ‘life-changing’ paralysis after UK tackle

Former Wallabies centre Rob Horne says he is still coming to terms with having a paralysed arm after a tackle ended his career while playing in the …

Wests Tigers

Twickenham to host Premiership clash between Northampton and Leicester in aid of ex-Saints centre Rob Horne who was forced to retire after suffering paralysis of his right arm

Twickenham will host Northampton Saints' Gallagher Premiership clash with Leicester Tigers in a match that will aid former centre Rob Horne<p>The …

Sport (UK)

Lions lose Groom for remainder of Super Rugby season

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Lions scrumhalf Nic Groom has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season as he undergoes surgery on an injured hand, the union confirmed on Tuesday.<p>The Lions are now thin on options in the number nine jersey behind Springbok Ross Cronje as they prepare to …

Sport (UK)

Lions lose Nic Groom ahead of Super Rugby quarters

Lions scrumhalf Nic Groom has been ruled out for the remainder of the Super Rugby season as he undergoes surgery on an injured hand, the union …

Super Rugby

Nic Groom blow for Lions

Lions scrumhalf Nic Groom will miss the remainder of the Super Rugby season due to a hand injury.<p>Groom fractured his left hand in last Saturday’s …

South African Rugby