Rugby

Steve Borthwick’s overhaul of England’s coaching team has continued with the announcement that Richard Wigglesworth and Aled Walters will join at the end of the season, while forwards coach Richard Cockerill said on Tuesday he will join Montpellier after the Six Nations. Wigglesworth is interim head coach of Leicester Tigers but will take on the
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Steve Borthwick’s overhaul of England’s coaching team has continued with forwards coach Richard Cockerill announcing on Tuesday he will join Montpellier after the Six Nations. Cockerill has been looking after the scrum in this campaign and was the last member of Eddie Jones’ staff to keep his job with the England team under Borthwick. Jones
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It was a weekend where Ireland and Scotland got their Six Nations off to a perfect start with wins over Wales and England respectively. Both defeated teams were beginning their new era under fresh leadership — Warren Gatland back with Wales and Steve Borthwick taking charge of England. And on Sunday, Grand Slam-holders France edged
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Rugby’s Six Nations Championship returns this weekend for the 2023 tournament, with some faces old and new leading the teams. Steve Borthwick faces his first match in charge of England following Eddie Jones’ departure after the Autumn Nations Cup last year, with Scotland the visitors to Twickenham for this year’s Calcutta Cup match on Saturday.
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Editor’s note: This story contains discussions of suicidal ideation. In July of 2022, the Rugby Football Union (RFU), the game’s governing body in England, voted to ban transgender women from playing women’s contact rugby, and trans player Julie Curtiss is leading the opposition to fight the decision. The RFU’s reasoning behind the ban, they said
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Steve Phillips has resigned from his position as CEO of the Welsh Rugby Union (WRU), the governing body said on Sunday after he came under pressure for its handling of allegations of misogyny, sexism and racism within the WRU. In a BBC Wales documentary, several former female WRU employees made allegations about comments and behaviour
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