New Zealand v British & Irish Lions

2017 Lions Tour Rewarded – Northern Hemisphere Rugby Closing The Gap

Northern Hemisphere Rugby Closing The Gap With the British & Irish Lions having touched down following an enthralling drawn series in New Zealand, the analysis...

Northern Hemisphere

Are Leicester Tigers Right to ‘Gamble All’ on George Ford

Premiership Rugby's most protracted transfer last season, eventually saw George Ford return to Leicester after...
Super Rugby Rd 17 - Kings v Cheetahs

South African Pro12 Entry May Have to be Delayed

The South African Pro12 entry is one that is appearing no earlier for Guinness Pro12...

Edinburgh Set To Play ‘Expansive High Tempo’ Game Under Cockerill

Future success with Edinburgh in this combination of both expansive and tight-play could well earn the former Tiger’s man a few missed calls from the RFU in the years ahead. After all, Eddie Jones is only in his current role until 2019. This reporter for one, will be keeping a keener eye than usual on the Guinness Pro12 side Edinburgh next season, in the hope of seeing both an enthralling game plan - and success for Richard Cockerill, in his new direction.

Super Rugby Round 16: The African Conferences

Super Rugby Round 16 was preceded by the announcement that the Toyota Cheetahs and Southern...
Munster v Scarlets - Guinness PRO12 Round 6

Proposed ‘Pro14 With South Africa Teams’ Takes a Step Closer

A proposed 'Pro14 with South Africa teams' takes a step closer, with meetings between Pro12 shareholders...

Southern Hemisphere

Super Rugby Finals Series Forecast

This round of the 2017 Super Rugby finals series, away teams will know the pressure is on them. Knockout rugby is always a tough equation, but there is a reward if the highest placed teams suffer losses. While it does not require a sliderule and matrix anymore, in reality it still favours the top seeded team--the Emirates Lions.