Wales number eight Faletau signs new deal with Bath

Taulupe Faletau (right) has played 12 games for Bath so far this season Bath’s Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau has signed a new long-term contract with the Premiership club. The 27-year-old joined Bath from Welsh region the Dragons at the start of the 2016-17 season. Faletau, who featured on the British and Irish Lions’ tours […]

Paddy Jackson & Stuart Olding: Sale Sharks not signing former Ireland and Ulster players

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding are both out of contract Sale Sharks will not be signing former Ireland and Ulster players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding, a club statement has confirmed. Media speculation suggested Sale had offered deals to Jackson, 26, and Olding, 25. Their contracts were revoked by Ulster and the Irish Rugby Football […]

Danny Care: New Harlequins boss needs to bring ‘drastic change’ says England scrum-half

Care, who has 81 England caps, has played his club rugby with Harlequins since 2006 The new Harlequins boss will need to bring “drastic change” to the club next season, says England’s most-capped scrum-half Danny Care. Director of rugby John Kingston will leave at the end of the season after a disappointing Premiership campaign. Quins […]

Ulster appoint McFarland as new head coach

McFarland has previous experience as a head coach of the Emerging Ireland side Scotland forwards coach Dan McFarland has agreed to become the next Ulster head coach on a three-year contract. The province said it has secured its “number one candidate” but did not say when he will take up his new position. Earlier, the […]