Monday, July 24, 2017


Toby Flood: Newcastle fly-half grateful for Leicester Tigers stint

Newcastle Falcons fly-half Toby Flood says spells at Leicester Tigers and Toulouse developed him as a player. Source link

Ex-Ireland scrum-half Stringer signs for Worcester aged 39

Worcester Warriors sign veteran former Ireland scrum-half Peter Stringer on six-month contract before the 2017-18 season. Source link

England captain Hartley signs new Northampton deal

England captain Dylan Hartley signs a new Northampton Saints deal and is reappointed as the Premiership club's skipper. Source link

Rob Baxter & Exeter Chiefs coaching staff sign three-year contracts

Rob Baxter signs a new three-year deal with Premiership champions Exeter and will assume the title of director of rugby. Source link

Pro12: South African teams would be 'a positive' – Zane Kirchner

New Dragons back Zane Kirchner says Southern Kings and Cheetahs joining the Pro12 would be "a positive move". Source link

Pro12 to confirm entry of South African teams next week

South African teams Southern Kings and Cheetahs are likely to be confirmed as entrants to the Pro12 after a meeting in Dublin next week. Source link

'Wales players will take confidence from Lions draw'

Ken Owens believes the Lions' drawn series in New Zealand could help Wales claim a first win against the All Blacks since 1953. Source link

Edinburgh to play most of their games at Myreside

Edinburgh will play their home games at Myreside for the next three seasons, with selected matches at the national stadium at Murrayfield. Source link

England won't release Lions for a 'fourth Test' with All Blacks

England's Lions won't be released to play for the Barbarians in November, ending the prospect of an unofficial All Blacks Test. Source link

Gobsmacking, enthralling and here to stay – Guscott's Lions verdict

We have witnessed a phenomenal series, and after the slow start to the tour surely no-one now doubts the Lions' future, writes Jeremy Guscott. Source link


Man Utd midfielder Herrera: Real Madrid are 'most powerful team'

The Spaniards are the team to beat and the midfielder is looking forward to doing just that, with two opportunities in the next...