Ireland returns for Jackson & Olding not ruled out

Nucifora spoke to journalists at a media conference in Sydney Former Ulster players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding could return to play for Ireland in the future, says IRFU performance director David Nucifora. The players were unanimously found not guilty of rape after a nine-week trial earlier this year. But their Ulster and Ireland contracts […]

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 […]