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 […]

Newcastle snatch dramatic win at Leicester

Newcastle recorded their first win against Leicester at Welford Road since December 1997 Leicester (13) 23 Tries: May, Fitzgerald Cons: Ford 2 Pens: Ford 3 Newcastle (13) 25 Tries: Goneva 2, Hogg Cons: Hodgson, Takulua Pens: Hodgson, JP Socino Newcastle Falcons secured a dramatic win at play-off rivals Leicester thanks to Ally Hogg’s controversial late […]