Rugby Union Today: Expert Witness and Analysis

Date published: June 13 2018

Another busy day in the rugby union game as we bring you two more exclusive pieces of content plus all the major international news.

What’s on the site

As South Africa take a 1-0 lead in the series, former England fly-half Rob Andrew joins Expert Witness to examine the fortunes of the two teams.

Our analyst Sam Larner is back this week to examine how England were bested by South Africa and whether they hauled off the wrong lock.

What’s in the news

England have been handed a fitness boost with the news that second-row Joe Launchbury has been ruled fit for Saturday’s second Test against the Springboks.

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has dismissed reports suggesting that he is in the running to take over Wales’ coaching reins in 2019.

What’s on social media

What’s on TV

It is the second full weekend of the June Tests and Sky Sports are once again showing the big encounters as New Zealand host France, Australia face Ireland and South Africa go head-to-head with England.

Channel 4 has Wales’ second Test against Argentina and Scotland’s clash away in the USA is on the BBC. Meanwhile, the U20 World Rugby Championship comes to a conclusion this week and ITV 4 is showing the semi-finals and final live.