Underhill an injury concern for Six Nations

Sam Underhill and Matt Garvey both suffered ankle injuries in the same Bath game against Leicester England flanker Sam Underhill could be ruled out of the Six Nations after he damaged ankle ligaments in Bath’s victory against Leicester on Sunday. The 22-year-old will see a specialist to find out the extent of the injury, but […]

Mike Brown: Harlequins and England full-back calls for better protection from officials

Despite the collision, Mike Brown (pictured second from right) helped Harlequins secure their fifth Premiership win of the season Harlequins and England full-back Mike Brown says match officials are failing to protect players after claiming he could have broken his neck in an aerial collision in Saturday’s win over Wasps. Brown landed on his head, […]

Premiership: Harlequins 20-13 Wasps – Dave Ward incident overshadows Twickenham game

Players from both sides clash in the aftermath of the incident which saw Harlequins’ Dave Ward sin-binned Gallagher Premiership Harlequins: (13) 20 Tries: Dombrandt, Marchant Cons: Smith 2 Pens: Smith 2 Wasps (3) 13 Tries: Stuart Cons: Sopoaga Pens: Daly, Sopoaga Harlequins hooker Dave Ward could face disciplinary action after appearing to spit at Wasps’ […]

Former England captain Beaumont knighted in honours list

(l-r) Doddie Weir, Paula Dunn, Alastair Cook, Bill Beaumont and Geva Mentor are among the sporting figures honoured Former England cricket captain Alastair Cook and ex-England rugby union captain Bill Beaumont have been knighted in the Queen’s New Year Honours list. Commonwealth Games Federation president Louise Martin is made a dame. Outgoing Premier League chairman […]

Northampton v Exeter (Fri) – team news & preview

Rob Baxter’s Exeter have won nine of their 10 Premiership matches so far this season Gallagher Premiership Venue: Franklin’s Gardens Date: Friday, 28 December Kick-off: 19:45 GMT Coverage: BBC Radio 5 live and local radio; BBC Sport website Premiership leaders Exeter Chiefs have the chance to extend their lead at the top of the table […]