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Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn Jones to seal the British & Irish Lions captaincy

Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn Jones to seal the British & Irish Lions captaincy

An empty Parc y Scarlets, an echo of what an England visit to Wales should be. One team is in disarray and the other flexing its muscles, albeit not to memorab [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn ...→
Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, even if he is reluctant to admit it

Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, even if he is reluctant to admit it

In a sport as physical as rugby union, when one of the key roles of the opposition is repeatedly and persistently to prevent you playing well, it is unusual to [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, ev...→
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Teams will be there for the taking if England learn to go up a gear

Teams will be there for the taking if England learn to go up a gear

What should we make of Saturday, England’s sixth consecutive win since losing to France in February? There were two individual performers of distinction: the o [...]

Read full article: Teams will be there for the taking if En...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro Itoje impress while James Lowe struggles to shine

Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro Itoje impress while James Lowe struggles to shine

EnglandElliot Daly 7 It is still impossible to accept that England are getting the best from such a very fine player, or that they are working in concert with [...]

Read full article: Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro ...→
Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to focus on his form despite tip for Lions captaincy

Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to focus on his form despite tip for Lions captaincy

Two-time Lions captain saw all the traits required within Itoje three years ago to convince him he is the man to leave Gatland’s squad against the Springboks

Read full article: Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to foc...→
Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's wage demands leaked

Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's wage demands leaked

Here are your rugby headlines for Friday, 25 September.... Maro Itoje priced himself out of France move

Read full article: Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's ...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or bust

Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or bust

The Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against near-invincible Leinster at the Aviva Stadium represents a win-or-bust fixture for Mark McCall's side.

Read full article: Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or...→
James Ryan determined to settle score and overcome Maro Itoje ‘nuisance’ factor

James Ryan determined to settle score and overcome Maro Itoje ‘nuisance’ factor

The latest round of the Maro Itoje versus James Ryan heavyweight showdown has been a long time in the waiting. When the two lock forwards clashed during Englan [...]

Read full article: James Ryan determined to settle score an...→
Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Artwork features Harlequins player, Joe Marler; Saracens’ Maro Itoje, as well as Sale Sharks’ Rugby World Cup winner Faf de Klerk

Read full article: Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to ...→
Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready to be Lions captain

Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready to be Lions captain

Itoje is the favourite to be named Lions captain for next summer's tour of South Africa

Read full article: Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready...→
Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man who matches the hype

Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man who matches the hype

Probably the greatest day for Eddie Jones’s England team included one of his best selection decisions. In the build-up to the game, it seemed negligent at wors [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man ...→
Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro Itoje is in class of his own

Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro Itoje is in class of his own

In a sport as physical as rugby union, when one of the key roles of the opposition is repeatedly and persistently to prevent you playing well, it is unusual to [...]

Read full article: Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro...→
Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency to help them achieve 'greatness' off the pitch

Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency to help them achieve 'greatness' off the pitch

With Kevin De Bruyne, Marcus Rashford and now Maro Itoje as clients, Roc Nation Sports are shaking up the world of sports PR and management

Read full article: Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency ...→
Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With Sean O'Brien - 'Outstanding Maro Itoje should captain the Lions in South Africa'

Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With Sean O'Brien - 'Outstanding Maro Itoje should captain the Lions in South Africa'

Alongside Brian this week, Irish star discusses the Autumn Nations Cup as well as his stellar career for Leinster, Ireland and the Lions

Read full article: Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With...→
Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter Chiefs for England’s backbone

Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter Chiefs for England’s backbone

Great teams have a backbone — a spine that stretches from the front row to full back. Saracens had one. Jamie George and Mako Vunipola in the front row, throug [...]

Read full article: Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter ...→
Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champions Cup but eyes overseas move

Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champions Cup but eyes overseas move

Maro Itoje said he intends to spend at least a year of his career abroad in a move that would make him unavailable for England

Read full article: Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champ...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Saracens are a 'team coming together at the right time', says Maro Itoje, ahead of season-defining Leinster test

Saracens are a 'team coming together at the right time', says Maro Itoje, ahead of season-defining Leinster test

The England lock is expecting his side to raise their game to 'a different level' when the champions face Europe's form team on Saturday

Read full article: Saracens are a 'team coming together at ...→
Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasps

Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasps

There are not many players who have a reputation as the next big thing in English rugby before they have started a Gallagher Premiership game. Maro Itoje was o [...]

Read full article: Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasp...→
Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued by Farrell and Itoje signings

Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued by Farrell and Itoje signings

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall revealed he has been in talks with Lions boss Gatland over the likes of Maro Itoje and Owen Farrell

Read full article: Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued b...→
England’s Itoje becomes latest star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

England’s Itoje becomes latest star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Maro Itoje has become the latest star to join Jay-Z’s management company Roc Nation Sports.

Read full article: England’s Itoje becomes latest star to j...→
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5 things we learned from England’s win over Ireland

5 things we learned from England’s win over Ireland

Jonny May and Maro Itoje starred as Eddie Jones’ side won 18-7 in the Autumn Nations Cup.

Read full article: 5 things we learned from England’s win o...→
Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back on the nation’s faces

Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back on the nation’s faces

Maro Itoje hailed sport’s “power to unite” the nation in troubled times after England were presented with the Six Nations trophy in London yesterday.England’s [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will be the Lions captain next year

Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will be the Lions captain next year

Former Wales and Lions skipper Warburton feels England ace Itoje just has the edge over Alun Wyn Jones and Owen Farrell for next summer's tour to South Africa

Read full article: Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will b...→
Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

The duke and duchess joined forces with the Evening Standard to reveal their list of BHM next gen trailblazers – recognised for challenging prejudice and their [...]

Read full article: Harry tells of racial awakening as he ce...→
Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow in heavyweight European showdown

Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow in heavyweight European showdown

Leinster v Saracens: Ahead of Dublin rematch of last season's Champions Cup final, England star reveals desire to one day take his career abroad

Read full article: Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow i...→
Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the new law interpretations as Saracens ease London derby

Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the new law interpretations as Saracens ease London derby

With Saracens leading this vivid and fierce match by 28-3, with the final quarter looming and only Harlequins’ excellent defence against the driving maul preve [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the...→
Relegation can give Saracens players the 'perfect' Lions preparation

Relegation can give Saracens players the 'perfect' Lions preparation

Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje among the contingent who could suffer from playing in the Championship next season ahead of the British and Irish Lions’ tour of So [...]

Read full article: Relegation can give Saracens players the...→
Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned king

Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned king

Maro Itoje is the best rugby player on the planet. It’s official . . . sorry, that should have read “subjective”. A panel of 13 rugby writers from The Sunday T [...]

Read full article: Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned...→
Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn Jones to seal the British & Irish Lions captaincy

Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn Jones to seal the British & Irish Lions captaincy

An empty Parc y Scarlets, an echo of what an England visit to Wales should be. One team is in disarray and the other flexing its muscles, albeit not to memorab [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn ...→
Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency to help them achieve 'greatness' off the pitch

Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency to help them achieve 'greatness' off the pitch

With Kevin De Bruyne, Marcus Rashford and now Maro Itoje as clients, Roc Nation Sports are shaking up the world of sports PR and management

Read full article: Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency ...→
Teams will be there for the taking if England learn to go up a gear

Teams will be there for the taking if England learn to go up a gear

What should we make of Saturday, England’s sixth consecutive win since losing to France in February? There were two individual performers of distinction: the o [...]

Read full article: Teams will be there for the taking if En...→
  • #Maro Itoje
5 things we learned from England’s win over Ireland

5 things we learned from England’s win over Ireland

Jonny May and Maro Itoje starred as Eddie Jones’ side won 18-7 in the Autumn Nations Cup.

Read full article: 5 things we learned from England’s win o...→
Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With Sean O'Brien - 'Outstanding Maro Itoje should captain the Lions in South Africa'

Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With Sean O'Brien - 'Outstanding Maro Itoje should captain the Lions in South Africa'

Alongside Brian this week, Irish star discusses the Autumn Nations Cup as well as his stellar career for Leinster, Ireland and the Lions

Read full article: Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With...→
Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will be the Lions captain next year

Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will be the Lions captain next year

Former Wales and Lions skipper Warburton feels England ace Itoje just has the edge over Alun Wyn Jones and Owen Farrell for next summer's tour to South Africa

Read full article: Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will b...→
Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter Chiefs for England’s backbone

Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter Chiefs for England’s backbone

Great teams have a backbone — a spine that stretches from the front row to full back. Saracens had one. Jamie George and Mako Vunipola in the front row, throug [...]

Read full article: Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter ...→
Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's wage demands leaked

Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's wage demands leaked

Here are your rugby headlines for Friday, 25 September.... Maro Itoje priced himself out of France move

Read full article: Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's ...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow in heavyweight European showdown

Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow in heavyweight European showdown

Leinster v Saracens: Ahead of Dublin rematch of last season's Champions Cup final, England star reveals desire to one day take his career abroad

Read full article: Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow i...→
Saracens are a 'team coming together at the right time', says Maro Itoje, ahead of season-defining Leinster test

Saracens are a 'team coming together at the right time', says Maro Itoje, ahead of season-defining Leinster test

The England lock is expecting his side to raise their game to 'a different level' when the champions face Europe's form team on Saturday

Read full article: Saracens are a 'team coming together at ...→
James Ryan determined to settle score and overcome Maro Itoje ‘nuisance’ factor

James Ryan determined to settle score and overcome Maro Itoje ‘nuisance’ factor

The latest round of the Maro Itoje versus James Ryan heavyweight showdown has been a long time in the waiting. When the two lock forwards clashed during Englan [...]

Read full article: James Ryan determined to settle score an...→
Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the new law interpretations as Saracens ease London derby

Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the new law interpretations as Saracens ease London derby

With Saracens leading this vivid and fierce match by 28-3, with the final quarter looming and only Harlequins’ excellent defence against the driving maul preve [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the...→
Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued by Farrell and Itoje signings

Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued by Farrell and Itoje signings

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall revealed he has been in talks with Lions boss Gatland over the likes of Maro Itoje and Owen Farrell

Read full article: Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued b...→
Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready to be Lions captain

Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready to be Lions captain

Itoje is the favourite to be named Lions captain for next summer's tour of South Africa

Read full article: Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready...→
Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned king

Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned king

Maro Itoje is the best rugby player on the planet. It’s official . . . sorry, that should have read “subjective”. A panel of 13 rugby writers from The Sunday T [...]

Read full article: Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned...→
Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro Itoje is in class of his own

Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro Itoje is in class of his own

In a sport as physical as rugby union, when one of the key roles of the opposition is repeatedly and persistently to prevent you playing well, it is unusual to [...]

Read full article: Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro...→
Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, even if he is reluctant to admit it

Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, even if he is reluctant to admit it

In a sport as physical as rugby union, when one of the key roles of the opposition is repeatedly and persistently to prevent you playing well, it is unusual to [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, ev...→
  • #Maro Itoje
England’s Itoje becomes latest star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

England’s Itoje becomes latest star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Maro Itoje has become the latest star to join Jay-Z’s management company Roc Nation Sports.

Read full article: England’s Itoje becomes latest star to j...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro Itoje impress while James Lowe struggles to shine

Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro Itoje impress while James Lowe struggles to shine

EnglandElliot Daly 7 It is still impossible to accept that England are getting the best from such a very fine player, or that they are working in concert with [...]

Read full article: Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro ...→
Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back on the nation’s faces

Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back on the nation’s faces

Maro Itoje hailed sport’s “power to unite” the nation in troubled times after England were presented with the Six Nations trophy in London yesterday.England’s [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to focus on his form despite tip for Lions captaincy

Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to focus on his form despite tip for Lions captaincy

Two-time Lions captain saw all the traits required within Itoje three years ago to convince him he is the man to leave Gatland’s squad against the Springboks

Read full article: Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to foc...→
Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

The duke and duchess joined forces with the Evening Standard to reveal their list of BHM next gen trailblazers – recognised for challenging prejudice and their [...]

Read full article: Harry tells of racial awakening as he ce...→
Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champions Cup but eyes overseas move

Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champions Cup but eyes overseas move

Maro Itoje said he intends to spend at least a year of his career abroad in a move that would make him unavailable for England

Read full article: Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champ...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or bust

Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or bust

The Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against near-invincible Leinster at the Aviva Stadium represents a win-or-bust fixture for Mark McCall's side.

Read full article: Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or...→
Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasps

Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasps

There are not many players who have a reputation as the next big thing in English rugby before they have started a Gallagher Premiership game. Maro Itoje was o [...]

Read full article: Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasp...→
Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Artwork features Harlequins player, Joe Marler; Saracens’ Maro Itoje, as well as Sale Sharks’ Rugby World Cup winner Faf de Klerk

Read full article: Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to ...→
Relegation can give Saracens players the 'perfect' Lions preparation

Relegation can give Saracens players the 'perfect' Lions preparation

Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje among the contingent who could suffer from playing in the Championship next season ahead of the British and Irish Lions’ tour of So [...]

Read full article: Relegation can give Saracens players the...→
Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man who matches the hype

Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man who matches the hype

Probably the greatest day for Eddie Jones’s England team included one of his best selection decisions. In the build-up to the game, it seemed negligent at wors [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man ...→
Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn Jones to seal the British & Irish Lions captaincy

Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn Jones to seal the British & Irish Lions captaincy

An empty Parc y Scarlets, an echo of what an England visit to Wales should be. One team is in disarray and the other flexing its muscles, albeit not to memorab [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje can dominate fading Alun Wyn ...→
Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro Itoje is in class of his own

Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro Itoje is in class of his own

In a sport as physical as rugby union, when one of the key roles of the opposition is repeatedly and persistently to prevent you playing well, it is unusual to [...]

Read full article: Besting James Ryan once again shows Maro...→
Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, even if he is reluctant to admit it

Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, even if he is reluctant to admit it

In a sport as physical as rugby union, when one of the key roles of the opposition is repeatedly and persistently to prevent you playing well, it is unusual to [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje is a talent to be admired, ev...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency to help them achieve 'greatness' off the pitch

Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency to help them achieve 'greatness' off the pitch

With Kevin De Bruyne, Marcus Rashford and now Maro Itoje as clients, Roc Nation Sports are shaking up the world of sports PR and management

Read full article: Sports stars turn to Jay-Z's new agency ...→
England’s Itoje becomes latest star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

England’s Itoje becomes latest star to join Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports

Maro Itoje has become the latest star to join Jay-Z’s management company Roc Nation Sports.

Read full article: England’s Itoje becomes latest star to j...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Teams will be there for the taking if England learn to go up a gear

Teams will be there for the taking if England learn to go up a gear

What should we make of Saturday, England’s sixth consecutive win since losing to France in February? There were two individual performers of distinction: the o [...]

Read full article: Teams will be there for the taking if En...→
  • #Maro Itoje
5 things we learned from England’s win over Ireland

5 things we learned from England’s win over Ireland

Jonny May and Maro Itoje starred as Eddie Jones’ side won 18-7 in the Autumn Nations Cup.

Read full article: 5 things we learned from England’s win o...→
Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro Itoje impress while James Lowe struggles to shine

Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro Itoje impress while James Lowe struggles to shine

EnglandElliot Daly 7 It is still impossible to accept that England are getting the best from such a very fine player, or that they are working in concert with [...]

Read full article: Big match ratings: Henry Slade and Maro ...→
Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With Sean O'Brien - 'Outstanding Maro Itoje should captain the Lions in South Africa'

Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With Sean O'Brien - 'Outstanding Maro Itoje should captain the Lions in South Africa'

Alongside Brian this week, Irish star discusses the Autumn Nations Cup as well as his stellar career for Leinster, Ireland and the Lions

Read full article: Brian Moore's Full Contact podcast: With...→
Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back on the nation’s faces

Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back on the nation’s faces

Maro Itoje hailed sport’s “power to unite” the nation in troubled times after England were presented with the Six Nations trophy in London yesterday.England’s [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje: England must put smiles back...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will be the Lions captain next year

Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will be the Lions captain next year

Former Wales and Lions skipper Warburton feels England ace Itoje just has the edge over Alun Wyn Jones and Owen Farrell for next summer's tour to South Africa

Read full article: Sam Warburton believes Maro Itoje will b...→
Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to focus on his form despite tip for Lions captaincy

Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to focus on his form despite tip for Lions captaincy

Two-time Lions captain saw all the traits required within Itoje three years ago to convince him he is the man to leave Gatland’s squad against the Springboks

Read full article: Warren Gatland advises Maro Itoje to foc...→
Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter Chiefs for England’s backbone

Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter Chiefs for England’s backbone

Great teams have a backbone — a spine that stretches from the front row to full back. Saracens had one. Jamie George and Mako Vunipola in the front row, throug [...]

Read full article: Eddie Jones should be looking to Exeter ...→
Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

Harry tells of racial awakening as he celebrates Black History Month with Meghan

The duke and duchess joined forces with the Evening Standard to reveal their list of BHM next gen trailblazers – recognised for challenging prejudice and their [...]

Read full article: Harry tells of racial awakening as he ce...→
Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's wage demands leaked

Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's wage demands leaked

Here are your rugby headlines for Friday, 25 September.... Maro Itoje priced himself out of France move

Read full article: Rugby morning headlines as Maro Itoje's ...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champions Cup but eyes overseas move

Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champions Cup but eyes overseas move

Maro Itoje said he intends to spend at least a year of his career abroad in a move that would make him unavailable for England

Read full article: Maro Itoje focused on Saracens and Champ...→
  • #Maro Itoje
Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow in heavyweight European showdown

Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow in heavyweight European showdown

Leinster v Saracens: Ahead of Dublin rematch of last season's Champions Cup final, England star reveals desire to one day take his career abroad

Read full article: Maro Itoje out to supply knockout blow i...→
Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or bust

Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or bust

The Heineken Champions Cup quarter-final against near-invincible Leinster at the Aviva Stadium represents a win-or-bust fixture for Mark McCall's side.

Read full article: Maro Itoje admits Leinster tie is win or...→
Saracens are a 'team coming together at the right time', says Maro Itoje, ahead of season-defining Leinster test

Saracens are a 'team coming together at the right time', says Maro Itoje, ahead of season-defining Leinster test

The England lock is expecting his side to raise their game to 'a different level' when the champions face Europe's form team on Saturday

Read full article: Saracens are a 'team coming together at ...→
James Ryan determined to settle score and overcome Maro Itoje ‘nuisance’ factor

James Ryan determined to settle score and overcome Maro Itoje ‘nuisance’ factor

The latest round of the Maro Itoje versus James Ryan heavyweight showdown has been a long time in the waiting. When the two lock forwards clashed during Englan [...]

Read full article: James Ryan determined to settle score an...→
Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasps

Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasps

There are not many players who have a reputation as the next big thing in English rugby before they have started a Gallagher Premiership game. Maro Itoje was o [...]

Read full article: Alfie Barbeary lives up to hype for Wasp...→
Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the new law interpretations as Saracens ease London derby

Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the new law interpretations as Saracens ease London derby

With Saracens leading this vivid and fierce match by 28-3, with the final quarter looming and only Harlequins’ excellent defence against the driving maul preve [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje again imperious – less so the...→
Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to celebrate Rugby Union restart

Artwork features Harlequins player, Joe Marler; Saracens’ Maro Itoje, as well as Sale Sharks’ Rugby World Cup winner Faf de Klerk

Read full article: Twickenham portrait is pitch perfect to ...→
Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued by Farrell and Itoje signings

Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued by Farrell and Itoje signings

Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall revealed he has been in talks with Lions boss Gatland over the likes of Maro Itoje and Owen Farrell

Read full article: Warren Gatland's Chiefs may be rescued b...→
Relegation can give Saracens players the 'perfect' Lions preparation

Relegation can give Saracens players the 'perfect' Lions preparation

Owen Farrell and Maro Itoje among the contingent who could suffer from playing in the Championship next season ahead of the British and Irish Lions’ tour of So [...]

Read full article: Relegation can give Saracens players the...→
Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready to be Lions captain

Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready to be Lions captain

Itoje is the favourite to be named Lions captain for next summer's tour of South Africa

Read full article: Warren Gatland told Maro Itoje not ready...→
Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned king

Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned king

Maro Itoje is the best rugby player on the planet. It’s official . . . sorry, that should have read “subjective”. A panel of 13 rugby writers from The Sunday T [...]

Read full article: Jake Polledri: the man the stats crowned...→
Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man who matches the hype

Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man who matches the hype

Probably the greatest day for Eddie Jones’s England team included one of his best selection decisions. In the build-up to the game, it seemed negligent at wors [...]

Read full article: Maro Itoje: Eddie Jones’ magic main man ...→