Geo Cronje has joined Harlequins from the Blue Bulls. He will stay with 'Quins until the end of the season with an option for a further season after that. With the arrival also of All Black Simon Maling, 'Quins are seriously addressing a lack of forward power that has afflicted them badly ...
South Africa have suffered a series of scrum-half injuries that is likely to leave them short of back-up on their tour here. Bolla Conradie, Neil de Kock and, now, Enrico Januarie have suffered injuries that make them unavailable, leaving Fourie du Preez their only front-ranking scrumhalf ...
Steve Thompson is likely to miss England's match against Canada on November 13th. The hooker damaged his ribs playing against Sale and is out for between two and three weeks ...
Martin Johnson has tried to put a hex on the Irish this year by declaring that he reckons this is Ireland's best chance in a long time to win a Grand Slam and that Brian O'Driscoll would be his choice to lead the Lions ...