London Irish

London Irish v Northampton - Aviva Premiership match preview
Friday 5th October 14:03

London Irish recall George Skivington, Bryn Evans and Matt Garvey to the pack ahead for today's clash with table-toppers Northampton.

Lancaster hopeful on trio
Monday 28th May 08:31

Stuart Lancaster believes Manu Tuilagi, Phil Dowson and Toby Flood will all be available for their upcoming tour of South Africa.

England calling
Thursday 12th January 09:19

Northampton's Phil Dowson tells Sky Sports he thought an England call-up might elude him.

Saints crush Sharks
Saturday 2nd April 17:50

An eight-try victory over Sale on Saturday has given Northampton a boost to their Aviva Premiership play-off hopes.

Dowson eyes England call
Wednesday 19th January 11:26

Northampton No.8 Phil Dowson has admitted he is keeping an eye on his phone in hope of a call-up to England's RBS Six Nations squad.

New Saints deal for Dowson
Thursday 13th January 18:12

Northampton back-rower Phil Dowson has committed his immediate future to the Saints after signing a new contract.

Dowson gets England call
Monday 1st November 21:47

England have called-up Northampton number eight Phil Dowson into the squad as injury cover for Lewis Moody.

Shorlists for awards announced
Tuesday 11th May 12:01

Northampton and Saracens dominate the shortlist for the Guinness Premiership Player of the Season award.

Saints trio top nominations
Friday 7th May 11:37

Northampton trio Ben Foden, Phil Dowson and Soane Tonga'uiha are in the running to lift the prestigious RPA players' player award.

Saints see off Sarries
Sunday 14th March 19:23

Northampton ran in four tries against a struggling Saracens side to book their place in the LV= Cup final against Gloucester.

Cipriani on bench duty
Saturday 13th June 11:43

Danny Cipriani will start from the bench when England Saxons take on the United States.

Dowson to become a Saint
Wednesday 15th April 10:41

Northampton have signed flanker Phil Dowson from Guinness Premiership rivals Newcastle on a two-year deal.

Features

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

The Off Load: The best and worst from the world of rugby

There was loads of great rugby to enjoy over the weekend including upsets from around the world.

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Good Week/Bad Week: We take a look at the winners and losers from the last seven days

Another seven days of sport have offered up a gamut of emotions. As the dust settles, Sky Sports sifts through it all to bring you the heroes and villains of the past week.

Rugby Roots: What makes your rugby club unique?

Rugby Roots: What makes your rugby club unique?

The Rugby Club is continuing its ‘Rugby Roots’ feature this season looking at amateur & junior clubs and the stories they hold.

Experts & Blogs

Phil Edwards

Phil Edwards

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