Eddie Jones says England were “awful” in their 19-16 win over France in their RBS Six Nations opener at Twickenham and he blames himself for the display.
Greig Laidlaw believes Scotland have finally shaken off their “plucky losers” tag after battling back to beat Ireland at Murrayfield.
A superb late free-kick from Alain Traore secured Burkina Faso a 1-0 victory over Ghana in the Africa Cup of Nations third-place play-off at Stade de Port-Gentil.
England registered a 15th successive Test victory to set a new national record in a 19-16 triumph over France but their unbeaten run under Eddie Jones was tested to the limit in a scruffy clash at Twickenham.
Scotland began the Six Nations with a victory for the first time since 2006 after a thrilling 27-22 win over Ireland at Murrayfield.
Former Leeds and England captain Kevin Sinfield is playing down his role of peacemaker but admits to having enjoyed some success in bringing a halt to rugby league’s civil war.
Tim Sheens has no time for snobbery as he prepares to make his bow as a club coach in England at the ripe old age of 66.