Another busy day in the rugby union game as Rhys Priestland signs for Cardiff Blues and Super Rugby AU looms large.
What’s on the site
Ahead of the Super Rugby AU season, which kicks off on Friday, here’s our 10 players to watch in Australia’s domestic competition during 2021.
What’s in the news
The Premiership match between Worcester Warriors and Newcastle Falcons on Saturday has been cancelled due to more positive Covid-19 results.
Meanwhile, the French Rugby Federation have announced that William Servat is the latest member of France’s management to test positive for Covid.
What’s on social media
It’s 20 years today since Jason Robinson made his England bow. He went on to become a union superstar and BT Sport have spoken to the legend.
🏆 World Cup winner, England captain, British & Irish Lion and a legend of both codes, but his journey to the top was against all the odds.
This is Jason’s story in his own words. pic.twitter.com/lH10Ey3x3U
— Rugby on BT Sport (@btsportrugby) February 17, 2021
What’s on TV
With the Six Nations taking a week’s break, the focus is centred on the Premiership and PRO14 from Friday. BT Sport will be televising the former, kicking off with Bath v Gloucester, while Premier Sports has Dragons v Leinster and Glasgow Warriors v Ulster.