Outgoing England assistant coach Paul Gustard says he is confident they will win their three-match series with the Springboks and the 2019 World Cup.
France coach Jacques Brunel has announced his 32-man squad for their three-Test series against the All Blacks in June.
Shannon Frizell, Jordan Taufua and Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi have been included in the All Blacks’ 33-man squad for the three-Test series against France in June.
Former Wallabies coach Alan Jones says Australia is no longer a powerhouse in rugby union and needs to confront the diminishing interest in the game.
England coach Eddie Jones says he wants captain Owen Farrell to leave his mark on the team during their upcoming June test series against the Springboks.
Luke Charteris, Josh Adams, Tomas Francis and Josh Navidi will miss Wales’ Test against the Boks in Washington DC on 2 June.
Ireland will face Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago on 3 November.
Former All Blacks scrumhalf Justin Marshall says England’s call-up of Hurricanes flank Brad Shields shows ‘they are a lot more vulnerable’.
Eddie Jones has included flyhalf Danny Cipriani and loose forward Brad Shields in England’s 34-man squad for their three-Test series against the Springboks in June.
Hurricanes loose forward Brad Shields will be available for England’s Test series against the Springboks in June after being released by New Zealand Rugby.