Ben Franks

All Blacks call for Tialata
Monday 8th November 10:18

New Zealand have called up veteran prop Neemia Tialata after Ben Franks' tour was cut short by injury.

Double change for All Blacks
Tuesday 17th August 13:29

New Zealand have named Jimmy Cowan and Ben Franks in their starting XV to face South Africa on Saturday.

New look for All Blacks
Tuesday 8th June 07:39

New Zealand coach Graham Henry is to hand debuts to Israel Dagg, Benson Stanley and Ben Franks for Saturday's clash with Ireland.

McCaw set for starting role
Tuesday 2nd March 07:41

All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is set for his first start of the season for the Crusaders after Thomas Waldrom was ruled out.

Features

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

Phil Edwards explains why England's World Cup dreams will not be over if they lose their next two games

If England are to have any chance of launching a successful assault on the Everest that is next year's World Cup, then the widespread feeling seems to be that they simply have to win their next two games.

Pro12 Highlights

Pro12 Highlights

Highlights of all the Pro12 action, including Ulster's win over the Ospreys and Treviso's draw with Leinster.

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

Back Ireland to continue their winning ways

It has been fairly even between Ireland and Australia in the last six meetings, three wins to Australia, two Irish victories and a draw, but recent form comes down in Ireland’s favour, with eight wins from nine contrasting to Australia's three victories in nine.

Experts & Blogs

Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards

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