The 2017 RBS Six Nations has been historic. Teams have shone, but all teams showed signs of improvement. With that, it makes the impending British and Irish Lions tour that much more exciting.
The Six Nations is arguably the most prestigious annual rugby competition internationally. The aura and expectation that it
A few months ago, this was a genuine topic of discussion. Italy had shown signs of improvement (victory over South Africa), but the improvement hasn't been consistent. For a while, the talks of Georgia joining the Six Nations quieted down. Over the last month and a bit, rugby fans have witnessed
The idea to globalise the Super Rugby competition and incorporate more international teams from Japan and Argentina in 2016 was an interesting idea at the start. On one hand the NZ teams could get a look over the world and promote their brand, while on the other hand the level
Super Rugby has only just begun but yet, its flaws are already clear. Just like last year, the New Zealand teams are dominant, while others struggle. It’s due to a combination of the confusion in tournament structure, as well as teams such as the Sunwolves, that SANZAR need to replicate
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
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
When Bristol Rugby defeated Doncaster over two legs in the Championship playoffs back in May, seven years in the rugby wilderness came to an end.
A little over 16,000 fans turned up to Ashton Gate to see Bristol’s long awaited return to what was so often described as the ‘Promised Land’
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
Australia has cemented what is becoming a norm in the Rugby World Cup 2015, that the Southern hemisphere is here to cause waves and possibly win the tournament. The Wallabies have successfully cruised to the next round by beating Wales 15-6.
Despite the match missing tries, it was full of thrills.
When Stuart Lancaster names his England training squad for the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday, he will be congratulated and criticized.
Either reaction will hinge on the selection, or not, of No. 8 Steffon Armitage and fullback Nick Abendanon. They have been impressive in the European Champions Cup and Top 14.