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news from Friday, September 21, 2018

- Ouch. Munster fell to a second heavy away defeat in the PRO14 this season as they were hammered 37-13 by Willis Halaholo and the Cardiff Blues. The hugely entertaining encounter came to life very early in the first-half, with each side grabbing two tries a piece in the opening 20 minutes at Cardiff Arms Park. Munster looked to be the better side heading into half-time, but were taken apart in the ...

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- • Newcastle 17-24 Exeter • Matt Kvesic scores crucial try with Flood in sin binExeter Chiefs extended their unbeaten run to stay top of the Premiership with a hard-fought 24-17 win at Kingston Chiefs led 14-10 at half-time thanks to a Simmonds brothers double act with the back-row, Sam, driven over twice from close range and Joe converting both and, despite Newcastle hitting back to level the...

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- The Leicester player's self-belief is returning after a litany of injuries and Eddie Jones is taking an intense interestEven on the worst of days Manu Tuilagi never completely gave up hope. "Mentally I always think I will get back to where I was, no matter what," he murmured on Wednesday, reflecting on the multitude of injuries that, latterly, have ruled him out of England contention. "I always th...

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