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

The Off Load: Rupert Cox's best and worst from the last week in the world of rugby

The Off Load: Rupert Cox's best and worst from the last week in the world of rugby

Rupert Cox shares his highlights from the week's rugby action in his round-up blog...

Live European rugby on Sky this weekend

Live European rugby on Sky this weekend

Sky Sports once again brings you the best of European rugby action as we broadcast six live games this weekend.

European Champions Cup: All the possible permutations from this weekend's Round 5 action

European Champions Cup: All the possible permutations from this weekend's Round 5 action

With just two more rounds to go in the Champions Cup, the outcomes of this weekend's fixtures become vital for all teams. For some sides, a loss in Round 5 would spell the end of their competition. We take a look at all the pools, to see what the possible results would mean for each club.

Experts & Blogs

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