Ford: Sacking culture not welcome in rugby England and Leicester Tigers fly-half George Ford has warned against the sacking culture which is prevalent in football being replicated in rugby following the recent dismissal of Jim Mallinder at ... Challenge Cup: Newcastle edge Dragons Newcastle edged out the Dragons to maintain their 100 percent Challenge Cup record and cement top spot in Pool 1 with a 27-25 win at Rodney Parade. RFU appoints Day as new finance chief England's record try scorer Sue Day will join the Rugby Football Union's (RFU) board in the spring after being appointed its new chief financial officer. Munster captain O'Mahony commits to Ireland Munster captain Peter O'Mahony has joined international teammate Tadhg Furlong in committing his future to Ireland. Ireland's Furlong extends Leinster stay Ireland international prop Tadhg Furlong has committed his future to Leinster Rugby after signing a three-year IRFU contract which will keep him with the province until 2021. England lock Itoje set to be fit for Six Nations Maro Itoje will be available for the start of England's Six Nations title defence after Saracens revealed he faces a maximum of four more weeks in rehabilitation. SBW hits back at critics of car photo All Blacks centre Sonny Bill Williams has hit back at critics of a social media post that showed him and his wife driving with their eldest daughter Imaan not in a baby seat.