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Senior England Men

Courtney Lawes

03 September 2014

Lawes refocuses Saints for title defence

Courtney Lawes has hailed the “unbelievable” feel-good factor produced by Northampton Saints’ maiden Aviva Premiership title, but insists last term’s success will mean nothing when the holders begin their new campaign against a reinvigorated Gloucester Rugby on Friday night

Wasps captain James Haskell

02 September 2014

VIDEO – Wade has "got his swagger back” says Haskell

James Haskell is intent on returning the glory days to Wasps and believes “world class” young England duo Christian Wade and Joe Launchbury can provide the spark and steel they require to start that journey this season

Kieran Brookes

29 August 2014

Richards urges Brookes to build on England bow

Newcastle Falcons Director of Rugby Dean Richards has urged tight-head prop Kieran Brookes to build on his experiences with England in New Zealand this summer by capturing a consistent starting berth at club level

Sam Burgess

28 August 2014

Ford: Sam Burgess will be a game-breaker

Bath Rugby Head Coach Mike Ford says Sam Burgess possesses the strength of character and authority to “drag teams along with him” and fully expects the code-hopper to influence big encounters once he has become accustomed to rugby union

New Harlequins captain Joe Marler

27 August 2014

VIDEO – O’Shea: Force of Marler’s personality can drive Quins forward

Conor O’Shea is expecting the force of new captain Joe Marler’s personality to unite Harlequins and drive his diverse squad forward into an exciting new era