Jonny Wilkinson, England’s hero of the 2003 World Cup, is due to retire from the game for good. We all know he was a bit special – but why?
Ireland are in prime position to clinch the Six Nations rugby union tournament by beating France this weekend – but can a resurgent England snatch the title from their grasp?
Ireland carry impressive momentum into their upcoming clash with England, while France seek to undo champions Wales and Scotland take on Italy in the likely wooden spoon decider.
Wales are on the hunt for a third consecutive Six Nations win – unprecedented in the tournament’s history – but are in for a rough ride as they face Ireland in the championship’s second weekend.
Six Nations 2014: the players to watch – 1 February
Wales are looking to clinch their third consecutive Six Nations title, but a raft of new players and some old hands are out to upset the party.
England must hit their stride against Argentina – 9 November 2013
England face Argentina on Saturday in the second of their autumn internationals, but will need to gel quickly to stand a chance against their next opponents: New Zealand.