USA Rugby World Cup in Japan a chance to make a statement

USA Rugby World Cup campaign a chance to make a statement

The USA is arguably the most improved side during this four-year cycle. This is an ominous sign for other nations, as the USA Rugby...

Eddie Jones legacy defined by New Zealand win

He always said “judge me on results”. Now, the Eddie Jones legacy will certainly be judged on results after defeating holders New Zealand in...
Springboks rout Namibia

Springboks rout Namibia at Rugby World Cup

An enthusiastic crowd in the Toyota Stadium witnessed the Springboks rout Namibia in their "African derby" game in the Rugby World Cup. South Africa 57...
Reasons why Japan Brave Blossoms are RWC favorites

Reasons why Japan Brave Blossoms are RWC favorites

Japan rugby may soon be the main rugby team fans will be talking about; aside from the Kiwis from New Zealand. Hugely popular, as...
Japan Rugby World Cup set to go off with a Bang

Japan Rugby World Cup set to go off with a Bang

Japan will become the first tier-two nation to host a Rugby World Cup this year. After stunning the world in 2015 Jamie Joseph’s side...
Irish Medic

Sports Science, and the Importance of Recovery in the Game of Rugby

Today, modern sports science is used to promote sport. It is enabling young and older athletes to rise to their potential. In fact, players benefit more today from the use of sports science than ever before.
In Defence of Rugby World Cup Referees

Rugby World Cup Referees Deserve a Defence

Rugby World Cup referees have come in for a lot of criticism during the opening weeks of the competition. Some of this is fair...
RWC2019 Strategy

Latest Signing Requires Hansen to re-think All Blacks RWC2019 Strategy

Every team who has qualified for the World Rugby tournament in Japan, will have an RWC2019 strategy. It is a focus point, even while...

Who is England debutant Ruaridh McConnochie?

England continued their World Cup warm-up games with Friday night's fixture against Italy. Their 37-0 victory sets them in good stead being their last...
'Beast' Tendai Mtawarira retires with a Golden Glow

‘Beast’ Tendai Mtawarira retires with a Golden Glow

If you can recall watching any Springboks match, then the cry from the crowd 'Beast' whenever Tendai Mtawarira received the ball, will be recalled...