Shiny new kit but an England performance from the past?

Autumn international: England 21-8 Argentina highlights “That,” said Eddie Jones after England’s stodgy, stuttering 21-8 win over Argentina, “was a grindathon”. He had a characteristic grin on his face as he did so, which was in stark contrast to the mute fury he was registering for most of the match. Opening matches in autumn campaigns […]

What to expect from four weeks of autumn Tests

Warren Gatland, Eddie Jones, Joe Schmidt and Gregor Townsend will take on the best of the southern hemisphere over the next four weeks Autumn internationals Coverage: Live BBC TV coverage of Wales & Scotland’s matches with live BBC Radio 5 live commentary and BBC Two highlights of England’s matches. Live text commentary of all Tests […]

Slade in as England rest Lions duo

England will host Argentina, Australia and Samoa during the Autumn Internationals Autumn Internationals: England v Argentina Venue: Twickenham Date: Saturday, 11 November Kick-off: 15:00 GMT Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live; highlights on BBC Two from 19:30-20:30 (repeated on Red Button from 22:00-00:00); live text commentary and report on the BBC Sport website […]

England and Wales’ joint training session ‘had a bit of an edge’, says Neal Hatley

Wales lock Jake Ball enjoys ‘good battle’ with England pack England’s unprecedented joint training session with Wales had “a bit of an edge” and was “massively beneficial”, says scrum coach Neal Hatley. English and Welsh forwards trained behind closed doors in Bristol on Monday in preparation for their respective autumn internationals. England play Argentina at […]

Hooker Ford added to Scotland’s injury list

Ford has made a record 110 appearances for Scotland Scotland hooker Ross Ford has been ruled out of this month’s autumn internationals with a pectoral injury. Scotland’s most capped player, 33, has been replaced by uncapped Edinburgh team-mate Neil Cochrane, also 33. Edinburgh prop Rory Sutherland gets a late call, with several front-row stalwarts missing. […]

Bradbury scores on Edinburgh return in bonus-point win

Try-scorer Magnus Bradbury had been stripped of the Edinburgh captaincy Pro14: Edinburgh v Ospreys Edinburgh (16) 37 Tries: Kinghorn, Fowles, Tovey, Bradbury Cons: Tovey 4 Pen: Tovey 3 Ospreys (10) 10 Try: Arhip Con: Davies Pen: Davies Magnus Bradbury put recent off-field problems behind him as he returned for Edinburgh to score the try that […]