Harlequins end leaders’ Exeter’s unbeaten start

Exeter had not lost away in the Premiership since February Gallagher Premiership Harlequins (13) 28 Tries: Chisholm, Earle 2, Marchant Cons: Lang Pens: Lang, Smith Exeter (5) 26 Tries: Kvesic, Yeandle, Devoto, Whitten Cons: J Simmonds, Steenson 2 Harlequins inflicted a first Premiership defeat of the season on leaders Exeter in an excellent match at […]

Wales’ Jenkins awaits specialist’s verdict on ‘serious’ knee injury

Ellis Jenkins took over the Cardiff Blues captaincy from Gethin Jenkins this season Wales flanker Ellis Jenkins says he will discover next week the full extent of the “serious” knee injury he suffered against South Africa. Wales coach Warren Gatland said after the game that Jenkins appeared to have damaged his anterior cruciate ligament. Jenkins, […]

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 […]