Championship

Championship XV to face Canada

Championship XV to face Canada

November will see the return of the Championship XV concept with a selection of the best players taking on Canada.

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Sky Live: Bristol v Worcester

Sky Live: Bristol v Worcester

Sky Sports continues ground-breaking coverage of the Championship on Sunday, by showing Bristol's derby with Worcester.

Carnegie appoint Mercer

Carnegie appoint Mercer

Yorkshire Carnegie have appointed former New Zealand rugby league international Gary Mercer as their new head coach.

Tough start for Worcester

Tough start for Worcester

Worcester have been handed a tough opening to the Championship season, with the Warriors set to travel to Bristol.

Experts & Blogs

Dewi Morris

Losing faith?

Dewi Morris says Owen Farrell is not the answer to England's centre problems when they face Australia.

Phil Edwards

Great expectations

Defeat to Australia this weekend does not mean the end of England's World Cup hopes, says Phil Edwards


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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

Read the thoughts and opinions of Phil Edwards with skysports.com