Bonus-point Ulster beat Dragons to climb to third in conference

Stuart McCloskey slides over for Ulster’s bonus-point try Guinness Pro14 Ulster (24) 36 Tries: Speight, Shanahan, Lowry, McCloskey 2 Cons: McPhillips 4 Pen: McPhillips Dragons (13) 18 Tries: Taylor, Sage Con: Tovey Pens: Tovey 2 Ulster recorded their 200th win in Pro14 history with a bonus-point 36-18 defeat of Dragons at Kingspan Stadium. Stuart McCloskey […]

Thomas Waldrom: Former England, Leicester and Exeter forward retires at 35

Thomas Waldrom scored 41 tries in four seasons at Exeter – many from close range Former England back-row Thomas Waldrom has retired from rugby aged 35. Known as ‘The Tank’, Waldrom was the Premiership’s leading try-scorer in 2015 and 2016 and helped Exeter reach the last three Premiership finals. The New Zealand-born forward won five […]

European Rugby Champions Cup: Saracens 29-10 Lyon OU

Itoje recovered from a broken nose against Glasgow to take his place in the Saracens’ line-up Heineken Champions Cup Saracens (17) 29 Tries: Itoje, Maitland, Barritt, Lewington Cons: Farrell (3) Pen: Farrell Lyon (3) 10 Try: Lacombe Con: Beauxis Pens: Beauxis Saracens made it two wins from two in their hunt for a third Champions […]

Five-try Leicester too strong for Scarlets

Manu Tuilagi gained 89 metres – more than any other player on the pitch European Rugby Champions Cup Leicester (15) 45 Tries: Wells, Thompson, Kalamafoni, Tuilagi, May Cons: Ford (4) Pens: Ford (4) Scarlets (13) 27 Tries: G Davies, Steff Evans, Thompson Cons: Halfpenny (3) Pens: Halfpenny (3) Leicester proved too strong for Scarlets as […]