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#James Haskell

# james-haskell - Monday 24 February, 2020

‘I want to win the fight and then go DJ in Ibiza’ - How ex-rugby star Haskell turned to MMA after retirement
# Career Change
# Career Change

‘I want to win the fight and then go DJ in Ibiza’ - How ex-rugby star Haskell turned to MMA after retirement

Feb 24th 2020, 12:38 PM 134 Views 0 Comments

Having hung up his boots in August, the former England international is preparing for his first professional bout.

# james-haskell - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Ex-rugby star Haskell booked for MMA debut on card headlined by Irish fighter Gallagher
# London Calling
# London Calling

Ex-rugby star Haskell booked for MMA debut on card headlined by Irish fighter Gallagher

Feb 20th 2020, 11:54 AM 13,682 Views 9 Comments

The former England international will fight at Wembley Arena in May.

# james-haskell - Thursday 22 August, 2019

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint
# Switching Codes
# Switching Codes

Former England rugby star set for MMA stint

Aug 22nd 2019, 10:49 AM 20,397 Views 14 Comments

James Haskell has signed for leading mixed martial arts promotion Bellator MMA.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 7 May, 2019

England flanker Haskell announces retirement after injury-ravaged season
# Time's Up
# Time's Up

England flanker Haskell announces retirement after injury-ravaged season

May 7th 2019, 10:27 AM 6,060 Views 8 Comments

The 34-year-old, who earned 77 international caps, has only played four times for the Northampton Saints during the current campaign.

# james-haskell - Wednesday 31 January, 2018

James Haskell confirms he'll leave Wasps at the end of the season
# Hask
# Hask

James Haskell confirms he'll leave Wasps at the end of the season

Jan 31st 2018, 11:45 AM 7,823 Views 22 Comments

The England international is considering his options as he prepares to leave the club for a second time.

# james-haskell - Monday 29 January, 2018

England add suspended duo Marler and Haskell to Six Nations squad
# Six Nations
# Six Nations

England add suspended duo Marler and Haskell to Six Nations squad

Jan 29th 2018, 12:23 PM 5,190 Views 4 Comments

Eddie Jones’ side face Italy in Rome on Saturday.

# james-haskell - Friday 22 September, 2017

Eddie Jones includes 18-year-old out-half in England training squad for November
# Exciting Prospect
# Exciting Prospect

Eddie Jones includes 18-year-old out-half in England training squad for November

Sep 22nd 2017, 10:46 AM 7,376 Views 0 Comments

Teenager Marcus Smith has been rewarded for some fine early season performances for Harlequins.

# james-haskell - Sunday 17 September, 2017

'He sprayed water in my face': England team-mates Haskell and Marler in heated scuffle
# Red Mist
# Red Mist

'He sprayed water in my face': England team-mates Haskell and Marler in heated scuffle

Sep 17th 2017, 9:53 PM 16,862 Views 10 Comments

Wasps’ 20-game unbeaten home run came to an end after a feisty affair.

# james-haskell - Monday 19 June, 2017

'Completely mental' O'Mahony and O'Brien should be a cause of concern for All Blacks
# Screws Loose
# Screws Loose

'Completely mental' O'Mahony and O'Brien should be a cause of concern for All Blacks

Jun 19th 2017, 10:36 AM 18,491 Views 10 Comments

Lions back row James Haskell reckons the Irish pair offer something special to the team.

Letter from New Zealand: Māori heartland, Father's Day and the red army
# Off The Pitch
# Off The Pitch

Letter from New Zealand: Māori heartland, Father's Day and the red army

Jun 19th 2017, 7:32 AM 12,938 Views 6 Comments

Murray Kinsella checks in after moving from Rotorua to Hamilton ahead of the Chiefs game.

# james-haskell - Friday 2 June, 2017

Letter from New Zealand: Lions easing happily into life on tour
# Tour Diary
# Tour Diary

Letter from New Zealand: Lions easing happily into life on tour

Jun 2nd 2017, 8:47 AM 17,367 Views 23 Comments

Sean O’Brien has taken on the all-important role of fines master.

# james-haskell - Monday 22 May, 2017

Stander starts Lions tour as an 8, while Gatland praises Haskell's personality
# No Billy
# No Billy

Stander starts Lions tour as an 8, while Gatland praises Haskell's personality

May 22nd 2017, 7:18 PM 13,188 Views 10 Comments

With Billy Vunipola missing, Stander will compete with Taulupe Faletau for the eight shirt.

# james-haskell - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

England star's honest assessment of Lions omission: 'Peter O'Mahony played his way in — I failed'
# Trade Surplus
# Trade Surplus

England star's honest assessment of Lions omission: 'Peter O'Mahony played his way in — I failed'

May 3rd 2017, 5:13 PM 34,850 Views 16 Comments

James Haskell was left out of Warren Gatland’s squad for this summer’s New Zealand tour.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

England stars Haskell and Clifford to have injuries assessed ahead of Six Nations
# Sweet Chariot
# Sweet Chariot

England stars Haskell and Clifford to have injuries assessed ahead of Six Nations

Jan 24th 2017, 8:31 AM 3,442 Views 1 Comment

Ireland play the old enemy in the tournament finale.

# james-haskell - Monday 9 January, 2017

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision
# Impact
# Impact

'It was an outstanding 35 seconds': Haskell's long-awaited return short-lived after head collision

Jan 9th 2017, 12:01 AM 8,315 Views 3 Comments

The England flanker had been out for seven months after reconstructive surgery.

# james-haskell - Monday 12 December, 2016

James Haskell releases video to deny claims he has died of steroid overdose
# Bizarre
# Bizarre

James Haskell releases video to deny claims he has died of steroid overdose

Dec 12th 2016, 12:36 PM 8,582 Views 6 Comments

“I’m not dead and for those of you who wish I was dead, better luck next time.”

# james-haskell - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Haskell posts positive report after toe surgery that could keep him out until 2017
# England
# England

Haskell posts positive report after toe surgery that could keep him out until 2017

Jul 19th 2016, 6:48 PM 4,325 Views 4 Comments

He even ‘broke his number one rule’ to celebrate.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 12 July, 2016

Toe injury rules out England and Wasps star for up to six months
# Big Blow
# Big Blow

Toe injury rules out England and Wasps star for up to six months

Jul 12th 2016, 5:30 PM 6,729 Views 0 Comments

James Haskell could be out until early 2017.

# james-haskell - Sunday 13 March, 2016

Wales prop Francis cited for this alleged gouge in defeat to England
# In Trouble
# In Trouble

Wales prop Francis cited for this alleged gouge in defeat to England

Mar 13th 2016, 8:08 PM 8,535 Views 18 Comments

The Welshman will face a disciplinary hearing later this week.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

James Haskell wants to stop showing slo-mo replays of foul play on stadium screens
# Under Review
# Under Review

James Haskell wants to stop showing slo-mo replays of foul play on stadium screens

Mar 8th 2016, 1:27 PM 7,193 Views 10 Comments

“Any tackle looks pretty bad when seen like that.”

# james-haskell - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Haskell takes seven shirt as Jones names three new faces on England bench
# Steady Eddie
# Steady Eddie

Haskell takes seven shirt as Jones names three new faces on England bench

Feb 4th 2016, 10:56 AM 9,801 Views 24 Comments

Ollie Devoto, Jack Clifford and Paul Hill could make their debuts in Murrayfield.

# james-haskell - Sunday 22 February, 2015

There'll be no repeat of 2011 Dublin collapse, warns England star Haskell
# 6 Nations
# 6 Nations

There'll be no repeat of 2011 Dublin collapse, warns England star Haskell

Feb 22nd 2015, 5:31 PM 9,730 Views 19 Comments

England are less likely to buckle under pressure with Stuart Lancaster at the helm, according to forward James Haskell.

# james-haskell - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Tomas O'Leary sent off for stamping a Wasp as London Irish cling on
# Marching Orders
# Marching Orders

Tomas O'Leary sent off for stamping a Wasp as London Irish cling on

Feb 15th 2014, 5:00 PM 10,464 Views 5 Comments

The former Munster scrum-half was sent to an early bath for ‘use of the boot’ on James Haskell.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

November internationals: Springboks wary of pumped-up England
# Sky Boks
# Sky Boks

November internationals: Springboks wary of pumped-up England

Nov 20th 2012, 7:35 AM 366 Views 0 Comments

The Springboks accounted for Scotland 21-10 at Murrayfield on Saturday, while England went down to Australia 20-14.

# james-haskell - Friday 25 November, 2011

England trio refused RFU advice to pay off Dunedin hotel maid
# Twickileaks
# Twickileaks

England trio refused RFU advice to pay off Dunedin hotel maid

Nov 25th 2011, 11:41 AM 706 Views 0 Comments

James Haskell, Chris Ashton and Dylan Hartley were allegedly advised to pay Annabel Newton NZ$30,000 in “hush money”.

# james-haskell - Friday 11 November, 2011

England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans
# Bye Bye
# Bye Bye

England drop Tindall for Queenstown shenanigans

Nov 11th 2011, 12:05 PM 346 Views 0 Comments

Chris Ashton and James Haskell were also landed with suspended fines for their inappropriate behaviour in New Zealand.

# james-haskell - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

Maid who England players taunted quits job
# Controversy
# Controversy

Maid who England players taunted quits job

Oct 5th 2011, 4:22 PM 1,458 Views 0 Comments

Angela Carter has cited a lack of support from hotel management as the primary reason for her quitting.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 4 October, 2011

Guscott: England players showing 'a lack of respect'
# England Rugby Team
# England Rugby Team

Guscott: England players showing 'a lack of respect'

Oct 4th 2011, 2:53 PM 869 Views 0 Comments

The BBC pundit has become the latest in a long line of ex-internationals to express his dismay at the behaviour of Martin Johnson’s squad.

# james-haskell - Sunday 2 October, 2011

Three more England players land themselves in hot water
# Troubled Waters
# Troubled Waters

Three more England players land themselves in hot water

Oct 2nd 2011, 11:15 AM 1,584 Views 11 Comments

Martin Johnson has reprimanded three of his players after they made lewd comments to a female hotel worker in New Zealand.

# james-haskell - Friday 23 September, 2011

Ashton defends swallow dive; mocks James Haskell
# Unapologetic
# Unapologetic

Ashton defends swallow dive; mocks James Haskell

Sep 23rd 2011, 1:48 PM 1,052 Views 3 Comments

The England winger has promised to fly home if he drops the ball.

# james-haskell - Tuesday 20 September, 2011

England reject Nick Easter bungee jumping rumours
# Denial
# Denial

England reject Nick Easter bungee jumping rumours

Sep 20th 2011, 3:17 PM 568 Views 0 Comments

England management have been forced to dismiss claims that the player was injured during the squad’s recent outing.

# james-haskell - Monday 19 September, 2011

England's Haskell criticises teammates
# Dressing Down
# Dressing Down

England's Haskell criticises teammates

Sep 19th 2011, 5:29 PM 673 Views 1 Comment

The 26-year-old has said that players who are underperforming should be singled out for criticism.

# james-haskell - Thursday 30 June, 2011

The YouTube Chart: because we've had our fill of Glasto highlights
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

The YouTube Chart: because we've had our fill of Glasto highlights

Jun 30th 2011, 5:54 PM 285 Views 0 Comments

As always on a Thursday, we round up our favourite sporting videos from the past seven days. Enjoy.