Danny Cipriani joins The Telegraph’s rugby line up

11 February 2019

England and Gloucester star Danny Cipriani has joined The Telegraph’s unrivalled team of rugby experts it was announced today.

Cipriani has been capped 16 times by England and has made over 200 senior appearances in club rugby. An exclusive interview appeared on Saturday February 9 before his column launches this week as part of the Telegraph’s ongoing coverage of the Six Nations.

Cipriani will be joining the Telegraph’s team of expert commentators, which features some of the game’s biggest names including: Sir Ian McGeechan, Brian Moore, Maggie Alphonsi, Will Greenwood, Doddie Weir and Austin Healey.

Ongoing coverage of the Six Nations in The Telegraph includes the dedicated print supplement Total Rugby which appears every Saturday of the Championship and provides the authoritative guide with game previews, analysis of tactics and star columnists.

On telegraph.co.uk coverage includes: live blogs on every match, debates between writers and readers, and the chance to play coach by using the team selector. Readers also have the chance to forecast how the teams will fare in Japan later this year with the Telegraph’s Rugby World Cup predictor.

Telegraph subscribers now have an exclusive insight into the England camp delivered into their inboxes with a brand new weekly newsletter – England Rugby Insider – launched ahead of the first Six Nations game. Rugby World Cup winner and Telegraph columnist Will Greenwood, rugby news correspondent Gavin Mairs and rugby analyst Charlie Morgan are keeping England fans updated on all the stories behind the team, from behind-the-scenes stories to tactical trends to watch out for on the field. England Rugby Insider joins the Telegraph’s two other weekly newsletters, Geech on Friday and Monday’s Rugby Nerd.

Brian Moore’s Full Contact podcast features analysis of the games, teams and all the big talking points, with special guests. The podcast is available weekly.

Rugby fans will also be able to get all the Six Nations news, analysis and talking points on their smartphones via the Telegraph’s Rugby WhatsApp group. They can also follow all the coverage and debate from The Telegraph on twitter (@telegraphrugby).

Danny Cipriani said: “I am really excited to be joining The Telegraph. It is such a prestigious paper with some excellent journalists. The insight and quality of the reporting is unrivalled and I have always respected their journalism.”

Adam Sills, Head of Sport, The Telegraph said: ‘I’m delighted to welcome Danny to The Telegraph and know our readers will value his insights and perspective on the game. He joins our award winning team of sports journalists and commentators who will be guiding fans through every try, tackle and conversion in a big year of rugby that spans the Six Nations to the World Cup’.


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