Exeter go seven points clear with win over Saracens

Phil Dollman goes over for Exeter’s opening try against Saracens Aviva Premiership Exeter (14) 24 Tries: Dollman, Penalty try Pens: Simmonds 4 Saracens (12) 12 Tries: Earl, Brits Cons: Lozowski Exeter ground out a vital win over a spirited but depleted Saracens in the top-of-the-table Premiership clash. Joe Simmonds kicked three penalties in a quiet […]

Ulster coach Gibbes to leave at end of season

Jono Gibbes was previously forwards coach at Leinster and Clermont Auvergne Head coach Jono Gibbes will leave Ulster at the end of the season for “family reasons”. The 41-year-old will return to his native New Zealand one year into a two-year contract. Gibbes took charge of the Irish province in February 2017 after director of […]

Scotland’s Wilson cleared to face Ireland

Ryan Wilson (right) was found to have committed ‘reckless, light and fleeting’ foul play Scotland number eight Ryan Wilson is free to face Ireland in the Six Nations on 10 March after being cleared of intentional foul play against England. Wilson, 28, was cited for allegedly making contact with the eye area of England counterpart […]

Six Nations 2018: Ireland centre Chris Farrell set to miss rest of tournament

Chris Farrell produced a man-of-the-match display for Ireland in Saturday’s win over Wales Ireland centre Chris Farrell looks set to miss the remainder of the Six Nations after being injured in training on Tuesday. An Irish Rugby statement said that Farrell, man of the match against Wales on Saturday, sustained ligament damage after twisting his […]