France Squad for Rugby World Cup 2019

Louis Picamoles

France coach Jacques Brunel has already named his 31-man squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan, with 6 reserves also listed. There is no room for Mathieu Bastareaud or Teddy Thomas, whilst Morgan Parra is out with injury. France Squad ALLDRITT Grégory (Rochelais Stadium) BAMBA Demba (CA Brive Corrèze)

England XV to play the Barbarians

Marcus Smith

England XV head coach Jim Mallinder has named his team to play in the Quilter Cup match against the Barbarians on Sunday 2 June at Twickenham Stadium (KO 3:30pm, live on Sky Sports). Josh Beaumont (Sale Sharks), in his fourth Barbarians fixture, will captain the side with Bath Rugby’s Elliott

England XV v Barbarians 2019 Squads

This Sunday, an England XV will take on the Barbarians at Twickenham, and there are plenty of big names on show. There is also some up-and-coming English talent selected in the squad, some of whom could well be pressing for selection in the Rugby World Cup training squad. Here are

The Bad Habits that are Creeping into Rugby

Nigel Owens

Rugby is a game for thugs played by gentlemen, so the old adage goes. For the most part, it remains true. The majority of players still treat officials as though they have received a knighthood; rival supporters still cheer, laugh, and sometimes cry beside each other; when the full-time whistle