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Pacific Islands influence

Proven Pacific Islands influence on the British and Irish Lions squad

As British and Irish Lions fans eagerly await the announcement of Warren Gatland’s 2021 touring squad to face the Springboks this summer, let’s look at the Pacific Islands influence and the many senior and leading players of Pacifica descent. Experienced men that Lions’ management might call upon to lend their power and flair. Harry Hudson […] READ MORE

Women's rugby rankings reward England

Women’s rugby rankings reward England

Coming one week after victory over France, quite rightly, the International Women’s rugby rankings have rewarded England. The 10-6 win over France gave the Roses a third successive Women’s Six Nations title. World Rugby released data on the rugby rankings permutations, after last weekend’s result. It has reinforced the existing number one ranked side, while […] READ MORE

Plenty for Jono Gibbes to do after ASM Clermont Auvergne switch

Plenty for Jono Gibbes to do after ASM Clermont Auvergne club switch

Jono Gibbes is highly unlikely to change the nature of the team, but he is likely to see the sense in ensuring his side know what to do when the tide of a match starts to turn against him, and a strong defence is called for. It may involve him opening his contacts to bring in a snarling, Kiwi attack dog to whip the defence into shape. After all, keeping a tighter defence will make life easier for Clermont when they eventually go on the attack, READ MORE

Potential Springbok

5 new potential Springbok players for upcoming Lions tour

Despite South Africa not playing a competitive match since the 2019 Rugby World Cup final win over England, they are still considered to be one of the best sides in the world and have a huge pool to choose from, with both already capped and potential Springbok players in the future. The team that former […] READ MORE