2021 Six Nations Round Two – Team of the Week

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After a thrilling weekend of 2021 Six Nations Round Two action, Christian Evans selects a 6 Nations team of the week of the best performing stars in the competition. Wales, France and England emerged victorious this weekend, and all three nations have at least three players in this week’s team. Yet, despite losing, Scotland features […] READ MORE




Saracens young stars: Who could shine in the Championship?

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Saracens have finally left rugby union limbo after the RFU confirmed a January 16th restart date for the Championship. After being delayed for three months the Championship is set for a January start per The Times. The news will undoubtedly be a relief to Saracens, who feared that they would be stuck in the second […] READ MORE



Wales rugby team, and Wayne Pivac’s problems continue to mount

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Wayne Pivac’s tenure as Wales rugby teams’ head coach has got off to a ‘far from smooth start’ as problems continue to mount for the New Zealander. Pivac; who has won just two competitive games since replacing Warren Gatland as head coach of Wales, is already under increasing pressure. Although it was expected that the transition […] READ MORE


Rugby League: time to look at Union for expansion tips

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With the Toronto adventure seemingly on life support, rugby league is looking another failed attempt at expansion. The 13 man code could learn a lot from rugby union. Unlike their league cohorts, rugby union has had little trouble expanding with Major League Rugby growing rapidly in the United States. The Top League in Japan doing […] READ MORE


Exeter Chiefs: National League to European finalists

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The Exeter Chiefs have a remarkable story one which has seen them transform into somewhat unexpected Premiership champions. The club are now 2020 Heineken Champions Cup finalists. Exeter built their solid foundation step by step. The club has gone from an outdated stadium at the turn of the century, playing in English rugby’s second tier, […] READ MORE



Gareth O’Brien lands on his feet in Castleford

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New Castleford Tigers star Gareth O’Brien believes he has landed on his feet in Castleford, after joining the club on a short-term deal. O’Brien, who has penned a deal until the end of November is expected to feature prominently in Daryl Powell’s team between now and the end of the season as the club looks […] READ MORE