Chris Ashton wants to pass on his remarkable try scoring ability to new stars

Chris Ashton, the former England wing, wants to pass on the skills that have made him the greatest try scorer in Premiership rugby history when he finally calls time on his playing career. Ashton has signed a one year deal with Leicester Tigers having impressed on a short term contract with the Premiership leaders and Read More …

The making of Harry Randall after Welsh region said his pass was too slow

Harry Randall earned a Six Nations debut for England against Italy thanks to a speed camera from America, a stool, a hula hoop and a cricket net at Llandovery College which helped give the scrum half the confidence to bounce back from a verdict that he was too small and his pass was too slow. Read More …

Adam Radwan can become the new Billy Whizz says Easter

Former captain Nick Easter believes Adam Radwan can deliver the same electric pace and defence breaking footwork for England that made Jason Robinson such a phenomenal attacking force at test level. Easter played alongside World Cup winner Robinson, nicknamed Billy Whizz, and the Newcastle defence coach is eager to see Radwan build on the hat-trick Read More …

Kruis hoping Japan decision doesn’t harm Lions chances

George Kruis may have ruled himself out of England contention by moving to Japan but he is aiming to convince Warren Gatland to include him in the British and Irish Lions selection debate for the series with South Africa this summer. Kruis, who was in try scoring form for Panasonic Wild Knights last weekend, spoke Read More …

Lozowski concussion recovery shaped by Thompson story

England centre Alex Lozowski’s return from the first serious concussion of his career has been shaped by the testimony of Steve Thompson, who revealed his haunting story of how rugby related head injuries have impacted on is post-playing life, triggering early onset dementia. Lozowski, 27, is currently on a one year loan deal with Montpellier Read More …

Jonathan Davies fears rugby union is stagnating

Wales great Jonathan Davies fears rugby union is danger of ”stagnating” as defences dominate the sport and lead to endless kicking battles that are turning fans away from the sport. Davies has been dismayed to hear former players opting for golf and walking the dog rather than sitting through another international rugby match dominated by Read More …

Rowntree issues Georgia warning to England

Graham Rowntree, who was Georgia’s forwards coach at last year’s World Cup, has warned England to ignore the recent loss to Scotland and be prepared to face a torrid battle against “huge men” at Twickenham on Saturday. Georgia were beaten 48-7 by Scotland last month and now face an Autumn Nations Cup group containing England, Read More …