• England duties may continue Saracens poor form

    England duties may continue Saracens poor form

    Saracens travel to Gloucester on Friday night (9:40 pm kick-off), and although near the top of the English Premiership table, their form has not been that of world beaters. With five of their players in the England squad – hooker Jamie George, locks George Kruis and Maro Itoje, No 8 Nathan Hughes, and flyhalf Alex Lozowski – Saracens’ form may continue to be… Read more →


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    Super Rugby preview: Bulls

    The Bulls will face the New Zealand sides in the 2017 Super Rugby season, writes JON CARDINELLI.


    Super Rugby preview: Sharks

    Super Rugby preview: Sharks

    The new-look Sharks are setting their sights on finishing top of the South African group, writes CRAIG LEWIS. The Sharks endured a nightmare schedule in 2016, but still managed to progress to the knockout stage of the competition. In a revealing indication of just how the new Super Rugby format has created a patently uneven playing field, a gruelling mid-season draw… Read more →


    Super Rugby preview: Lions

    Super Rugby preview: Lions

    The Lions represent South Africa’s best shot at the Super Rugby title in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI. In 2016, the Lions defied the odds to come through a tough draw and win the Africa 2 conference. They then went on to beat two former champion teams, the Crusaders and the Highlanders, en route to the grand final. While Johan Ackermann’s side… Read more →