England centre Joseph signs new Bath deal

No-one has scored more tries for England under Eddie Jones than Jonathan Joseph, who has 12, the same number as Jonny May England centre Jonathan Joseph has signed a new contract at Bath. The 27-year-old, who joined the club in 2013, was added to England’s Six Nations squad on Tuesday after returning from an ankle […]

Iain Henderson to miss Ireland’s opening Six Nations games with finger injury

Iain Henderson’s man-of-the-match display helped Ulster edge out Leicester on Saturday Ulster lock Iain Henderson is set to miss Ireland’s opening Six Nations games against England and Scotland because of a finger injury. Henderson, 26, sustained the injury in Ulster’s European win over Leicester on Saturday and the province says he is likely to be […]

Champions Leinster secure home tie with win at Wasps

Garry Ringrose crossed for the first of Leinster’s four tries European Champions Cup Wasps (0) 19 Tries: Hughes, Robson, Watson Cons: Sopoaga (2) Leinster (20) 37 Tries: Ringrose, Cronin (2), Reid Cons: Byrne (3) Reid Pens: Byrne (2), Reid Holders Leinster secured a home Champions Cup quarter-final against Ulster with a comfortable win at Wasps […]

Ireland’s Sexton ‘has bat phone to the ref’ – England coach Jones

Sexton (left) has been a regular topic for Jones before England’s meetings with Ireland England coach Eddie Jones has stoked his rivalry with Ireland by claiming again that fly-half Johnny Sexton gets preferential treatment from referees. “Sexton has the bat phone to the referee. When he talks, the referee listens,” said Jones. “That is because […]