It might be a tough challenge, but legendary skipper Richie McCaw is trying his hardest not to make Saturday’s Rugby World Cup final all about him – the All Blacks captain refusing to declare if the showpiece will be his last game for either his club or country.
Australia wing Drew Mitchell believes playing in European rugby’s premier club competition has been the key to taking the World Cup by storm.
Ford focus: Sale Shark says England fans should lend World Cup support to fellow northern hemisphere teams
English Rugby World Cup organisers’ worst nightmare has come true: the Red Rose are the first host nation to leave its own tournament in the group stages.
RFU chief executive Ian Ritchie refused to press the panic button despite England’s disastrous 33-13 defeat to Australia dumping Stuart Lancaster’s men of the World Cup last night at Twickenham.
A 15-year-old boy from Blackburn has been sentenced to life after encouraging a man in Australia to commit acts of terrorism at a national day of remembrance.
Everyone and their mother knows that children can be famously impressionable.
Any negative self-reflection after the Ashes should be left firmly to the vanquished Australians, former England wicketkeeper, Alec Stewart, has said.
World Cup winner Lawrence Dallaglio admits England are light on experience for their 2015 campaign but the former No.8 insists home advantage could be more than enough to compensate.
England one-day international skipper Eoin Morgan is backing powerful opener Alex Hales to take his limited-overs form into the Test arena this winter.
Lancashire and England stalwart Kate Cross believes a national side as strong as ever – and the home summer weather – will help deliver a third straight series win for the first time in women’s Ashes history
A significant number of Manchester women have revealed they are torn on whether they will share cosmetics following the news a mum was left paralysed after using her friend’s makeup kit.