England ‘didn’t notice’ effects of altitude in first Test defeat – Paul Gustard

England lost the first Test at Ellis Park, which is 1,800m above sea level England “didn’t even notice” the effects of altitude in the first Test defeat by South Africa in Johannesburg, says defence coach Paul Gustard. Having led 24-3 after 20 minutes, England conceded five tries either side of half-time as they lost 42-39 […]

‘This is a huge moment, it’s bigger than rugby’ – the Springboks captain uniting South Africa

Siya Kolisi is married to Rachel, and has a son called Nicholas and a daughter called Keziah South Africa v England, first Test Venue: Ellis Park, Johannesburg Date: Saturday, 9 June Kick-off: 16:05 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and online. Live text commentary on the BBC Sport website and app “Siya […]

Carbery starts at 10 for Ireland against Australia

Carbery will earn his 11th Ireland cap in Brisbane First Test: Australia v Ireland Date: Saturday, 9 June Venue: Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane Kick-off: 11:00 BST Coverage: Score updates and match report on BBC Sport website Joey Carbery will start Ireland’s first Test against Australia on Saturday at fly-half. Head coach Joe Schmidt has chosen to […]