Rugby

12:30 PM GMT Former Wales centre Matthew J. Watkins has died at 41 following a long illness. Watkins won 18 caps for Wales and also played for Dragons, Gloucester and Scarlets before retiring in 2011. He was diagnosed with a rare form of pelvic cancer in 2013. Watkins’ former teams paid tribute to the player
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10:02 PM GMT The women’s Six Nations game between Scotland and France on Saturday in Glasgow has been postponed after a home player tested positive for coronavirus, Scottish rugby said on Friday. “This decision has been taken together with Scottish Rugby, the French Rugby Federation (FFR) and Six Nations,” Scottish Rugby said in a statement.
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1:13 PM GMT Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has made three changes ahead of his side’s Six Nations clash against France at Murrayfield on Sunday. All three alterations came in the forward line with hooker Fraser Brown replacing Stuart McInally to make his 50th international cap, while Grant Gilchrist and Nick Haining have been selected
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2:21 PM GMT Alexander Diegel When Dante Lopresti was winning national championships at the Washington D.C. rugby powerhouse Gonzaga College High School, he could not have imagined that in a few short years time, he would be scrummaging shoulder to shoulder with Rugby World Cup Champion Tendai “The Beast” Mtawarira. 2 Related “I remember watching
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2:17 PM GMT Former Australia centre Anthony Fainga’a has agreed to donate his brain to medical research on the effects of concussion once he dies, having retired last year on medical advice after suffering multiple concussions during his professional rugby career. Fainga’a, who was capped 23 times for the Wallabies from 2010-13, reckoned he had
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12:27 PM GMT Wales have made four changes to the starting lineup for the Six Nations clash against England at Twickenham on Saturday. Liam Williams and Josh Navidi return from injury and are set to make their first appearances for the national team since the World Cup in Japan. Williams replaces the injured Josh Adams
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11:08 AM GMT England head coach Eddie Jones has recalled Anthony Watson and Mark Wilson into the starting lineup for the Six Nations clash against Wales at Twickenham on Saturday. Both men will make their first appearances for England since the World Cup final against South Africa. Jones has only made two changes from the
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12:08 PM GMT Harlequins have signed former England winger Chris Ashton on a free on Wednesday following the player’s departure from Gallagher Premiership rivals Sale Sharks. The 32-year-old winger mutually terminated his contract with Sale on Monday, ending his two-year spell at the club. Ashton’s arrival at Twickenham Stoop survives his target of reaching 100
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