Will Carling

An Englishman in Cardiff

Will Carling | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

When people ask me about this England v Wales game, one of the biggest challenges for the England players is understanding how much this means to the Welsh players, to the Welsh supporters and the country as a whole.

Bring on the 15 Eric Cantonas

Will Carling | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The French come with no pressure, no expectation, and that is when they are at their most dangerous. If England take to the field with the right attitude, then they have the ability to win, if they lose focus at any time, then the French could start smiling.

My Hopes for England in This Six Nations

Will Carling | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

Quite simple really. In essence, I want to see that England kick on from the New Zealand game. I want to see that they have not wallowed in the result for too long and I want to see that they have the steel and desire to move on and improve from it. Not too much to ask is it?

Match Day

Will Carling | Posted 08.01.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

What did, or what do international rugby match days mean to you? What did they mean to me? Way back, and yes, we are talking way way back, when I was little, they were great days of hope and excitement. England were playing, and the men is white were going to be awesome!

Why Rugby Is Still About Commitment, Courage, Loyalty and Ability

Will Carling | Posted 29.12.2012 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The game is different. It is a different generation, and yes they are bigger, faster, stronger, and I am bloody grateful that I am in the stand or watching safely on TV! It is not for me to say whether it is better, just as when I was playing it was not right to say that our game was better than that played by such genuine legends as Duckham, Bennett, JPR, Edwards and Slattery etc.

England Rugby Team Selection for a New Culture

Will Carling | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The new culture needs to start with respect for the shirt, not just for the honour of wearing it now, but for its history and the players that have gone before.

HuffPostUK Sport Launches

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Sport

HuffPostUK Sport launches today, and like the new England captain, Scott Parker, we're eager to get stuck into proceedings straight from the kick off....

Six Nations: Why Are the English So Universally Disliked?

Will Carling | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The Six Nations approaches it's climactic weekend, and it's got me thinking. What makes it so special, what makes it so brilliant and so bloody gut wrenching? It's a bit like house matches at school, they were often more intense and violent than games against other schools. Why?

Stephen Fry: 'The Most Exciting Game Man Has Ever Devised'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.11.2011 | UK Entertainment

Actor and presenter Stephen Fry, a passionate supporter of rugby, describes it as the "most exciting game man has ever devised" in an interview with W...