Jürgen Klopp and the prospect of a suitably chaotic Anfield farewell

Tonight’s rugby news, with Warren Gatland given a huge boost and Owen Farrell’s international comeback scrapped

These are your evening rugby news on Thursday, May 9. The Wales captain returns Ospreys and Wales star Jac Morgan is finally returning from his long-term injury. The 24-year-old flanker suffered a knee injury at the end of 2023 and had to undergo surgery over the Christmas period to correct the problem. But Ospreys head … Read more

Women’s Six Nations Championship team

Alex Matthews has never had a bad game in an England shirt – there’s no one as good as her – Paul Harding/Getty Images After securing a sixth consecutive title and a third Grand Slam in as many years, England are in a class of their own in the Women’s Six Nations. Even though their … Read more

Five ways John Mitchell’s victorious England evolved to claim the Six Nations Grand Slam

England celebrate their victory in Bordeaux – Getty Images/Lionel Hahn In the same breath as expressing her immense pride after another Grand Slam victory, Marlie Packer declared that John Mitchell’s tenure had truly begun. It was as if England needed one more win, over a tough opponent egged on by a partisan crowd, to fully … Read more

Danny Care controversially escapes a red card as Harlequins beat Northampton

Northampton were convinced that Care should have been shown a second yellow card Harlequins head coach Danny Wilson admitted his “relief” that Danny Care avoided a red card after referee Karl Dickson controversially opted not to show the scrum-half a second yellow card. Care pushed James Ramm behind as he reached the breakdown before troubling … Read more

John Mitchell is backing England to reach new levels in the Grand Slam decider against France

John Mitchell looks forward to England’s toughest challenge in the Women’s Six Nations when they take on France in Bordeaux John Mitchell has backed his England side to “go the extra mile” when they take on France in the Women’s Six Nations Grand Slam decider in Bordeaux on Saturday. The Red Roses enjoyed a near-perfect … Read more

Interview with Freddie Steward: ‘I felt like I was letting people down after England dropped me’

Freddie Steward is determined to regain his place in the England team, PA/Adam Davy Freddie Steward’s heart rarely slips far from his sleeve. On the field, the 23-year-old embodies commitment and courage; especially when you’re hovering over flailing limbs to claim high balls. Outside of that, the 23-year-old is admirably authentic. He radiates an infectious … Read more

Rugby news tonight as the Wales and Lions international dies and the Springboks face a selection crisis

These are your evening rugby news on Wednesday, April 24. Former Wales international dies Former Wales and British & Irish Lions sponsor John O’Shea has died aged 83. O’Shea, who also captained Cardiff, died in Australia after a long illness. He won five caps for Wales in the 1960s, after making his international debut against … Read more