The Leicester Tigers defeated the Northampton Saints 37-17 in the Premiership rugby final as losing captain Dylan Hartley became the first player sent off in the title match.
England rugby team hooker Dylan Hartley was suspended eight weeks for biting an opponent during the Six Nations tournament.
Mako Vunipola will make his first start for the England rugby team in this weekend’s Six Nations match against Italy.
Courtney Lawes was among three changes to the England rugby team starting lineup for this weekend’s Six Nations game against France.
Dylan Hartley will start at hooker for the England rugby team in this weekend’s game against Australia at Twickenham in London.
The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
Following is a list of the 30-man squads selected by the 20 teams for the Sept. 9-Oct. 23 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand:
Uncapped Leicester hooker Tom Youngs is in the starting line-up for England’s Test against Fiji at Twickenham in two days, the Rugby Football Union said in a release.
Dan Carter kicked 16 points to lead New Zealand to a 26-16 victory over England in their opening autumn rugby international match.