England are preparing to unveil their provisional World Cup squad at Lord’s on Wednesday and will finally declare their hand on wildcard pick Jofra Archer.
Chris Woakes is optimistic his prospects of featuring in the World Cup and Ashes will not be jeopardised by a long-standing knee problem following a couple of injections to the area.
Owen Farrell has received a vote of confidence from one of his predecessors as England skipper amid ongoing scrutiny of the fly-half’s captaincy.
Gareth Anscombe says Six Nations champions Wales have reason to believe they can “ruffle a few feathers” at the World Cup later this year.
Billy Vunipola insists England have no need to panic about their Six Nations setbacks because they remain on course to excel at the World Cup.
Wales can look to the World Cup with genuine ambition after sealing a third Six Nations Grand Slam for head coach Warren Gatland, while England and Ireland step away to lick several wounds.
Justin Tipuric has hailed Warren Gatland as a coach who “knows how to win” after Wales were crowned Six Nations Grand Slam champions.
Sir Geoff Hurst described Gordon Banks as a “superstar” on the pitch which contrasted with his self-effacing personality as footballers past and present turned out to pay their respects to the World Cup-winning goalkeeper.
England captain Eoin Morgan believes the World Cup can have a huge impact on cricket in Britain this summer – but insists the team must not yet start looking ahead to the competition.
Moeen Ali believes World Cup glory this summer would ensure Eoin Morgan’s team go down as England’s best one-day side.
It will be remembered as arguably the greatest save of all time and was the result of foresight, hard work and dedication.