Category: Rugby Union

New Welsh RFU selection policy rules out British Lion


This week’s introduction by the Welsh RFU of a new selection policy for the National squad as already come up against opposition with the news that British Lion Rhys Webb will not change his mind regarding his 3 year contract with Toulon that starts in the 2018/19 season, even though it now means he is  … Read more

Gartland ‘DONE’ with British Lions role

British & Irish Lions head coach Warren Gartland as publicly announced he would not be interested in taking up the post again for the South Africa tour in 2021. After leading the Lions to victory over Australia in 2013 and to a draw against World Champions the New Zealand All Blacks this summer the 54  … Read more

Andrew warns players could Strike!!

Former Rugby Football Union director of Professional Rugby, Rob Andrew has sent a warning out to his former employees that Premiership players could go on strike following proposals were made to extend the 2019/20 season by an extra month. The proposal has already meet stern opposition from players and clubs alike over the durability of  … Read more

British Lion handed 7 week ban

British & Irish Lions prop forward Kyle Sinckler has been handed a seven-week suspension for gouging during Harlequins recent defeat by Northampton. The 24-year-old Harlequins prop was cited by referee Luke Pearce, for making contact with the eye of Michael Paterson and will now be side lined until November 21st. Normally the minimum ban for  … Read more

Player states coaching cost Lions histoic victory!

British and Irish Lions flanker Sean O’brien has opened up about the Summers 1-1 drawn tour of New Zealand, stating that the British Lions could have returned with an historic 3-0 whitewash of the current world champions New Zealand if the squad had been coached better. The lions endured a 10 game tour, that included  … Read more

Another Set back see’s Tuilagi out for 12 weeks

Following on from yesterday’s reports that England Centre Manu Tuilagi may be recalled to the England set up following his recent indiscretions whilst in Camp with the England squad, which lead to him and fellow winger Denny Solomona being sent home due to ‘Cultural issues’, it has today been announced that Tuilagi will miss the  … Read more

Jones willing to recall Tuilagi and Solomona

England rugby union head coach Eddie Jones has announced that he is willing to recall disgraced pair Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona who were both sent home from the England training camp in August for what was described as ‘team culture issues.’ It is believed the Tuilagi and Solomona had been out for an evening  … Read more

New Zealand to strong for England Women

England (17) 32 Tries: Penalty (7pts), Thompson 2, Noel-Smith Cons: Scarratt 2 Pens: Scarratt 2 New Zealand (10) 41 Tries: Winiata 2, Natua 3, Smith, Cocksedge Cons: Cocksedge 3 New Zealand’s ‘Black Ferns’ produced a fantastic team performance on Saturday evening, ending England’s World cup dream and reign as World Champions. The Black Ferns had  … Read more

England ready for New Zealand in the final!

On Saturday night England women will defend their Women’s Rugby World cup title against current World number 1’s New Zealand in the Final played at the Kingspan Stadium, Ireland. Coming off the back of a hard-fought semi -final game against the French who are currently ranked 3rd in the World, the English Women will be  … Read more