2016/17 European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup Launch

European Challenge Cup 2016/17: Three Sides to Watch

The European competitions kick off this week, with the stand-out game arguably Toulon vs Saracens on Saturday afternoon. But the action starts on Thursday...
2015 Wellington Sevens

Great Expectations in Rugby Union

The second year in the World Cup cycle could be thought of as 'calm period'. But that would be the wrong attitude. Rugby must promote the ball! Like any sport, maintain high standards and hold onto their support base, while growing new fans across all regions. That is the key to success. And with great expectation in Rugby Union, there will be plenty to report on over these next twelve months.
Sale Sharks

Away Sides Cause Upsets in Challenge Cup Quarter-Finals (excerpt)

As with the Champions Cup there will be a new name on the trophy in the 'second tier' competition, as the away sides cause...
Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup

Full focus on Heineken Champions Cup and European Rugby Challenge Cup

Aside from the festivities of the Easter holidays this weekend, much of the focus for rugby fans in the Northern Hemisphere will fully be...

How did the 2019 European Cup Finals compare to the best?

This weekend the 2019 European Cup finals weekend made it's way to Newcastle, England in the week the city mourned the loss of Premiership...

2019/20 European Cup rugby pool draws announced

Today the 2019/20 European Cup rugby pool draws were made at the Centre de Congrès Beaulieu in Lausanne, Switzerland. 40 European clubs learnt who they would...

Leinster and Wasps to ‘Kick-off’ European Rugby 2018/19 fixtures

Two months since the pool draws were announced the European Rugby 2018/19 fixtures have finally been confirmed. Fans can now book their flights, find a...
Cardiff Blues

Home advantage proves key as Gloucester set to meet Cardiff Blues in Bilbao final

Gloucester and the Cardiff Blues have secured their spot in the Challenge Cup final following their wins over Newcastle and Pau respectively. Both former...
'Rip-tackle' an effective Rugby Technique

‘Rip-tackle’ an effective Rugby Technique

Watching the modern rugby game, there are many examples of good Rugby Technique in use - the 'rip-tackle' of the ball, being the popular...
'In The Bin' Rugby Pod - Season 1, Episode 34

‘In The Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 34

Better late than never. 'In the Bin' rugby pod couldn't not comment on the rugby news....especially after some Champion-rugby last weekend.