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Crunch Time for Springboks

In 2016 the world has been witness to the decline of one of the traditional heavyweights in world rugby. The Springboks have toiled throughout the year registering a 44% win rate in the 9 games played under coach Alistair Coetzee. Coetzee has been a man under pressure from the outset with

Is the actual game the least important part of rugby?

With the European Rugby Champions and European Rugby Challenge cups in full swing, the British and the British & Irish cup on the way, and the All Blacks with perhaps their best ever lineup, Rugby Union is gracing our fields and screens in a big way. But with sponsorship deals, chat

Scrap the Cap would be a better move for Super League

Look through the sports pages of any major newspaper, and chances are that if you see a Rugby story, it’s Rugby Union. The fifteen man code is strong the world over. In France and Wales it can spell greatness for those of humble beginnings; in Australia and New Zealand it's part

Eddie Jones signs as England’s first overseas head coach

After much speculation and many coaching names thrown into the mix, England has announced their new Rugby Union coach as Eddie Jones who signs up on a four-year contract. The Australian will start work as Stuart Lancaster's successor in December ahead of the Six Nations and becomes the first non-Englishman to

RBS Six Nations Team of the Tournament

After a relatively quiet beginning the 2015 six nations burst into life in the final round of games. A triple header of excitement, tension and attacking rugby that reminded us of how good this tournament can be. After 5 games in which many new players announced themselves as stars and others reaffirmed

USA Hopes To Step Up Against All Blacks

On Monday, the New Zealand national rugby team touched down in Chicago ahead of the first match against the USA Eagles, in America, since 1980. While they went largely unnoticed in the metropolis, the All Blacks will, undoubtedly, make a tremendous impact on the field this upcoming Saturday. Over 61,000 people will turn

European Rugby To Receive A Huge Financial Boost With New Tournament

Next season a new Championship competition will be introduced, replacing the Heineken Cup. According to sport industry experts, the tournament will be "The most lucrative club rugby tournament in the world”. It is scheduled nine stakeholders will confirm three tournaments to replace the existing Heineken Cup and Amlin Challenge Cup by the end

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