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.
The scene is set, a late evening in March at Franklin Garden’s, the venue for the Aviva Premiership rugby union clash between Northampton Saints and London Wasps’. There are currently thirty-three minutes played and it’s 13-20 in favour of Wasps’. The play resumes with a cross-field kick. The Northampton players rush
The Hong Kong Sevens is underway, heading into the finals on Sunday. The world’s greatest annual rugby event is celebrating its 40th anniversary, so here’s five of its best finals. Fiji 22, New Zealand 10 (1990) The first of the Fiji-New Zealand classics, starring Waisale Serevi and Eric Rush, HK7’s biggest stars.
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