Rugby Union Today: Harry Ellis interview and team news

Another busy day in the rugby union game as our Life after Rugby series is back, talking to Tigers legend Harry Ellis.

Rugby Union Today: Harry Ellis interview and team news

Rugby Union Today: Harry Ellis interview and team news

What’s on the site

Life after Rugby continues with former Leicester, England and British & Irish Lions scrum-half Ellis talking about his career and the future.

We also have team news for the opening round of Super Rugby while the Premiership and PRO14 continues, kicking off on Friday with games.

What’s in the news

The RFU’s annual anti-doping report for 2016/2017 shows there were no violations for performance-enhancing drugs in the professional game.

Elsewhere there’s an injury blow for Morgan Parra, who requires knee surgery and is now a doubt for Clermont’s Champions Cup quarter-final.

What’s on social media

While the South African Conference is set to get underway on Saturday, elsewhere the Super Rugby preparations continue for another week as franchises play pre-season matches. Here the Hurricanes celebrate getting back to grassroots after their game against the Blues in Warkworth.

Grassroots. ?? pic.twitter.com/P0lin7RA9I

— Hurricanes Rugby (@Hurricanesrugby) February 15, 2018

What’s on TV

The Six Nations takes a break but Super Rugby begins this weekend and Sky Sports are showing the Stormers-Jaguares and Lions-Sharks matches. They also have two games each from the PRO14 and Top 14.

Meanwhile, BT Sport have three matches from the Aviva Premiership with Sale-Saracens, Leicester-Harlequins and Wasps-Exeter all being televised.

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