Former Wales player Matthew J Watkins passes away aged 41 after brave cancer battle

Former Wales centre Matthew J Watkins has died at the age of 41 after a long illness. atkins, who won 18 caps for Wales between 2003 and 2006, retired in 2011 and was diagnosed with a rare form of pelvic cancer in 2013. One of his former clubs, Dragons, paid tribute to Watkins in a statement on their website which read: "Everyone at Dragons Rugby is deeply saddened at the passing of our former...

‘And you can ask that horse, ‘Hey, Horsey, do you want to have a drink?” Meet the rugby star behind the strangest sports interview you will ever see

In Canada, land of the grinders and the good Canadian kids and the boys just giving their all, interesting sports interviews are about as common as a Maple Leafs’ Stanley Cup. So it is perhaps unsurprising that Canadians seemed to take such delight this week in the viral clip of a bearded weirdo talking about rugby in England.Joe Marler, a loosehead prop for Harlequins and the English national...