Individual egos and selfish players cost England at 2015 World Cup – Burgess

Sam Burgess made five appearances for England in rugby union England’s early exit from the 2015 World Cup was the result of “individual egos and selfish players”, says cross-code international Sam Burgess. England became the first World Cup hosts not to reach the knockout stage, after defeats by Wales and Australia. Burgess joined Bath from […]

‘The referee saw nothing wrong’ – Jones refuses to criticise Farrell tackle

England produce second-half masterclass against Australia England coach Eddie Jones refused to criticise captain Owen Farrell for a controversial tackle in his side’s impressive 37-18 win over Australia. Farrell’s hit on Izack Rodda saved an almost certain try that would have put the visitors four points up. It appeared to be a shoulder charge, reviving […]

Shane Williams: Bouncers guilty of attacking rugby legend

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionCCTV footage shows the incident involving Shane Williams and his brother Three bouncers have been convicted of attacking rugby legend Shane Williams and leaving his brother unconscious outside a nightclub. Dean Flowers, 32, Dave Wing, 53, and Aled James, 26, launched the attack while the former player […]