Dec 13, 2014: Harlequins experienced No.8 Nick Easter is close to signing a two-year contract extension at the club and refuses to completely give up on his England career, despite being in the international wilderness for three years.
European Rugby Champions Cup
Dec 7, 2014: Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea has backed Nick Easter to continue playing for some time after the veteran No.8 inspired a 24-18 Champions Cup victory over Leinster
Nov 13, 2014: England centre Luther Burrell will start for Northampton in their LV= Anglo-Welsh Cup clash against Exeter at Franklin's Gardens on Friday having recovered from a hand injury that kept him out of England's opening Autumn International against New Zealand.
Jan 16, 2014: Exiled No.8 Nick Easter believes his form "merited a return to the England squad" but concedes his age has counted against him
Jan 6, 2013: Harlequins No.8 Nick Easter has admitted that he still hasn't given up on the idea of a recall to the England squad, even though he does not expect a call from Stuart Lancaster
Oct 29, 2012: Former England and Lions No.8 Lawrence Dallaglio has leant his backing to Stuart Lancaster's refusal to bring Nick Easter back into the England squad
Oct 18, 2012: England coach Stuart Lancaster has dealt a blow to the Top 14-based players hoping to force their way into the international picture
Oct 1, 2012: "When it comes to leveraging your best-ever chance for RWC glory there is no room for emotion." Graham Jenkins explains why Nick Easter is likely to stay out of the Test loop
Sarra Elgan Column
Sep 26, 2012: ESPN's Sarra Elgan tackles Gloucester's Ben Morgan at snooker while pondering the chances of an England recall for his Quins rival Nick Easter
Sep 24, 2012: Harlequins No.8 Nick Easter admits that he is keen on earning a recall to the England set-up but has revealed that he is yet to hear from boss Stuart Lancaster this season
Sep 22, 2012: Harlequins director of rugby Conor O'Shea called on England head coach Stuart Lancaster to bring Nick Easter back into the England squad
J.P. Morgan Asset Management Sevens Series
Jul 12, 2012: Harlequins No.8 Nick Easter has called on the club's youngsters to impress the watching senior team and management when they run out at the J.P.Morgan Asset Management Sevens Series on Friday evening
Apr 22, 2012: "The Aviva Premiership threw down the gauntlet to the Heineken Cup with a scintillating advert for English rugby's top flight at The Stoop on Saturday." Graham Jenkins writes
Feb 15, 2012: Harlequins have tied down England No.8 Nick Easter on a new three-year contract
Jan 11, 2012: "England have embarked on a new era with the announcement of a youthful looking squad for their defence of the Six Nations crown." Graham Jenkins writes
Jan 11, 2012: Interim head coach Stuart Lancaster has named a new-look England squad ahead of their defence of the Six Nations crown
2012 Six Nations
Jan 11, 2012: Stuart Lancaster is expected to axe nearly half of the squad which journeyed to the 2011 World Cup when he names his new-look party for the forthcoming 2012 Six Nations
Jan 4, 2012: Winger Mark Cueto has confirmed he will not be part of Stuart Lancaster's England side for the upcoming Six Nations tournament.
Dec 20, 2011: "Harlequins' stunning win away to Toulouse in the Heineken Cup has had pundits pencilling in several of their Englishmen for Six Nations duty." Hugh Godwin writes
Dec 18, 2011: Harlequins No.8 Nick Easter has his eyes firmly set on the England captaincy