Farrell fit to face Ireland in England's Six Nations opener England captain Owen Farrell has said he is recovering well from hand surgery and fully expects to be fit to face Ireland in the Six Nations on Saturday. Source: Espn
Japan to cut adult mags ahead of global events Japan will be in the global spotlight over the next two years as they host the Rugby World Cup, which kicks off in September, followed by the Summer Olympics starting in July 2020. Source: Espn
Cheetahs scrum coach Daan Human to work also for Bulls The former Stormers, Toulouse and South Africa prop will assist the Bulls two days a week while continuing in a similar role for the Bloemfontein-based Cheetahs in their Guinness PRO14 campaign. Source:...
Joseph added to England Six Nations squad England have added centre Jonathan Joseph to their Six Nations training squad while captain Owen Farrell has been included in the 36-man group despite concerns over his fitness. Source: Espn
Recovering Sexton joins Ireland squad for Six Nations training Johnny Sexton has joined Ireland’s Six Nations training squad in Portugal while France forward Bernard Le Roux has been ruled out of the tournament with a knee injury. Source: Espn
Beirne to miss Ireland Six Nations openers Ireland forward Tadhg Beirne will miss the opening two matches of the Six Nations due to a knee injury, Irish Rugby Football Union confirmed on Monday. Source: Espn