Rowntree backs under-fire Hartley

Date published: February 3 2015

Dylan Hartley will have to cope with increased pressure because of his recent disciplinary troubles according to Graham Rowntree.

The Northampton hooker is set to start for England in their Six Nations opener against Wales on Friday night, despite the latest in a long line of bans, a three-week absence for a red card against Leicester last December.

His return against Racing-M