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Writers' gong for Halfpenny

Writers' gong for Halfpenny

Wales full-back Leigh Halfpenny was named the player of the year for 2013 by the British-based Rugby Union Writers' Club on Monday.

Defining Moments of 2013

We look back at the moments which - for better or for worse - made 2013 a year to remember.

Halfpenny misses out to Murray

Leigh Halfpenny finished runner-up in the BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2013, while Warren Gatland and the Lions won awards.

Gatland moots Lions quota system

Warren Gatland has queried whether a quota system should be installed for the next British and Irish Lions tour to New Zealand.

RWC influenced Farrell appointment

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland admits learning about his World Cup rivals was key to his taking Andy Farrell on tour.

Tuilagi apologises after PM joke

Lions centre Manu Tuilagi has apologised on Twitter after making a 'bunny ears' gesture behind the Prime Minister David Cameron.

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