Saracens Retain Title in Sublime Style

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After a season that has tested teams beyond limits ever seen before in European Rugby, it came down to Clermont Auvergne and reigning Champions Saracens to battle it out in the galleon of Murrayfield. Clermont had never won a Champions Cup title despite appearing in the final twice before. Desperate to join the ranks of […] READ MORE



The Expiry Date of a Professional Rugby Head Coach

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Undoubtedly, over the past 18 months, there has been a startling amount of significant shifts at the top of some of Europe’s biggest Rugby Union institutions. Directors of Rugby and Head Coaches are increasingly at the mercy of board members and chairman’s who have seemingly adopted a brash sense of “hiring and firing” when times […] READ MORE


Richard Cockerill – Where Did It All Go Wrong?

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As rugby fans saw the New Year in with a spot of Aviva Premiership rugby on Sunday, there was disappointment for Leicester Tigers fans who watched their team struggle to a close defeat against reigning Champions of Europe, Saracens. However things went from bad to worse for the club, who announced less than 24 hours […] READ MORE


The 2016 World Rugby Awards

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Following the thrilling 2015 Rugby World Cup, these past 12 months in the world of rugby shows the exponential growth, and increasing standard of the game. In a year where we saw rugby reintroduced back into the Olympic Games, the success following the World Cup has been ideal. Tonight’s World Rugby Awards night showcased this […] READ MORE


A Change from Tradition for Tigers

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A lot can be said for Leicester Tigers‘ solid win over Bath Rugby last weekend. Not only was it a relief for their dedicated fan base, but the comprehensive win over the West Country side injected much needed optimism into Richard Cockerill‘s men, who made a rusty start to the season. Now with three wins […] READ MORE


Warren Gatland Lands “Best Job” in World Rugby

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Yesterday it was finally revealed that Warren Gatland will be the man in charge as the British and Irish Lions 2017 tour of New Zealand looms. After coaching the 2013 squad to a 2-1 series win in Australia, Wales‘ head coach will temporarily step down from his role with the WRU and begin planning on […] READ MORE