England v Australia – Quade Given Vice Captaincy

England host Australia on Saturday 2 November with 14:00 kick-off at Twickenham Stadium. Ewan McKenzie is sticking with the players who have worked for him over the recent internationals and are not injured. He has however replaced James Horwill as captain replacing him with back-row Ben Mowen. The 28 year old only made his test debut against the British & … [Read more...]

QBE Autumn 2013 – Pre-match’s Comments

England begin the 2013 QBE autumn internationals against the Australian (Wallabies). England will start their 2013 autumn international campaign against The Australian Wallabies on the 2 November with a 14:30 kick-off at Twickenham. This most certainly will be a good pointer and is a game they should win. Next up on the 9 November with kick-off at 14:30 again, is … [Read more...]


The Barbarians have announced their 28 players who come from a dozen nationalities for their two-match summer tour. Latest additions to the squad are Saracens' hooker Schalk Brits, Fijian wing Timoci Nagusa, Wallaby lock Dean Mumm, Azzurri prop Andrea Lo Cicero and US Eagle Samu Manoa. London Wasps' utility back Elliot Daly joins his club mate Sam Jones as an uncapped … [Read more...]

Six Nations Wk5 – Player Watch Report

The 2013 Six Nations ended in France on Saturday night with the French holding on against a fiery Scots team. This after Wales had demolished England in the last twenty minutes in Cardiff and Italy had shown Ireland a clean pair of heals for the first time in the Stadio Olimpico, Rome. So what of our players how did they perform in the last games and for those eligible what … [Read more...]

Six Nations Wk5 – Player Watch Preview

RBS Six Nations week five and all to play for in the early evening game between Wales and England. First up though and we have Italy hosting Ireland. Both our picks are still playing and in the same positions Andrea Masi at fifteen for Italy and Paddy Jackson at ten for Ireland as Sexton was ruled out with injury. This is a hard game to call but we think Italy will … [Read more...]