Henry Arundell will not be available for England in the forthcoming Six Nations unless he chooses to leave Racing 92 and sign a hybrid contract with Bath and the Rugby Football Union, Telegraph Sport understands.
When Luton Town won promotion to the Premier League, many wondered this: how will Erling Haaland and the rest of the treble-winning Manchester City aristocracy react to walking into Kenilworth Road? What will they think as they head through a main entrance squeezed between a tiny car park and bus expressway? How will they cope in a dressing room smaller than an Etihad Stadium broom cupboard? Well, on Sunday we will find out.
The opening shots of the video footage from Pretoria show Owen Farrell, a beaming grin across his face and ball in hand (see below). One suspects the social media post by his club Saracens, with the message “settling right in” on Tuesday was not by chance. Earlier in the day his club had also posted a message with a photo of their captain looking down at the Saracens crest on his jersey.