Camille Lopez raises France RWC knockout qualification hopes

It is a well worn cliché that France are unpredictable, sometimes uninterested and able to interchange between magical and dreadful with alarming ease. But...

England Rugby U20s role models from 2012

England Rugby U20s sealed fifth place in the World Rugby U20 Championship on June 22nd, with a comprehensive 45-26 win over Wales. This was...
Challenge Cup draw offers up scintilating ties

Challenge Cup draw offers up scintilating ties

The Challenge Cup draw is usually a secondary affair with all eyes on the Champions Cup. This year has been different with a whole...
Champions Cup draw - Holders Saracens headline pool of death

Champions Cup draw – Holders Saracens headline pool of death

The Champions Cup draw has thrown up some titanic match-ups in the pool stages as the defending champions Saracens get drawn into the group...

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...
2018-19 Top14, Guinness Pro14 and Gallagher Premiership attendances

Guinness Pro14, Gallagher Premiership, Top14 rugby attendances

The 2018/19 season for all rugby competitions has officially come to an end. As popular as ever, with many teams and regions having solid...
Nations Championship

Rugby’s Nations Championship – a new dawn!

Almost twenty-five years since rugby union embraced professionalism, the sport stands at a crossroads both internationally and domestically, with the proposed introduction of the...

France’s rugby team is in disarray after another insipid display in Dublin

France's rugby team are now officially at rock bottom. If ever there was a misguided scoreline it was the 26-14 defeat that Ireland inflicted...

French Top14 – Latest Standings and Teams Status Report

While popularity, audience viewership, and ratings may be the metrics of the day, many still feel the French Top14 competition is as valid today, as...

Reasons why Heineken Champions Cup big names may be struggling

The Heineken Champions Cup was revamped from 24 teams, down to 20 meritocratically chosen teams for a reason. The desire to see increased competition...