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All Black Sonny Bill Williams officially retires from storied rugby career
All Black Sonny Bill Williams officially retires from storied rugby career
Ross Sanderson - Mar 12, 2021

This month, New Zealand All Blacks legend Sonny Bill Williams called time on his professional rugby playing career. Although already retired from rugby union at both club and international level, Williams announced he had played his last game in league too, officially hanging up his boots in rugby for good. In a career that spanned […]



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Namibian player Damian Stevens in the Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool C match against Argentina
NOLA Gold wins with second-half surge against the Toronto Arrows
Raheem Bashir - May 6, 2021

For the first 54 minutes of the game, it looked like the NOLA Gold was the second-best team on the field. However, the Gold was able to create offence in the last 20 minutes of the game and it was enough for them to take the 22-14 win over the Toronto Arrows. NOLA Gold wins […]

Future Scottish Rugby Stars
Future Scottish Rugby Stars To Look Out For
Ross Sanderson - May 5, 2021

At this moment in time, the future of Scottish Rugby is looking good. Not only with the way in which the current team are playing and gelling with the coaching staff. Also with the multitude of young talent that is quickly progressing through the ranks. Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has worked hard in recent […]

Plenty for Jono Gibbes to do after ASM Clermont Auvergne switch
Plenty for Jono Gibbes to do after ASM Clermont Auvergne club switch
Jeremy Inson - Apr 28, 2021

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,

Toronto Arrows Manuel Montero
Toronto Arrows big win over Rugby United New York shows Pumas influence

The Toronto Arrows big win over Rugby United New York had several players step up. Manuel Montero (pictured above), Ben LeSage, and others played extremely well for the Arrows. Toronto Arrows extends winning streak to two games Their excellent passing ability was shown yet again with a critical win over Rugby United New York. Montero […]

A Home for Jaguares?
A Home for Jaguares?
Edward Anderson - Apr 22, 2021

With a disappointing start to their Rugby World Cup qualification, could giving Jaguares a home be the boost Spanish rugby needs? A Home for Jaguares? There have been many victims to Covid and in the World of Rugby, one of them was the Jaguares. Despite only playing their first season in 2016, the Jaguares were […]

Ex-Scotland International Tim Visser on the British and Irish Lions 2013 tour
Ex-Scotland International Tim Visser on the British and Irish Lions 2013 tour

Ex Scotland international Tim Visser joined The Telf Rugby Podcast this week and spoke about his frustration on missing out on the Lion Tour 2013 along, with the potential Scottish representation this year. The following are excerpts from that interview from podcast host and Last Word on Rugby contributor, Alastair Telfer Discussing the Lions 2013 […]

Retaining Eddie Jones is the right decision for England's 2023 ambitions
Retaining Eddie Jones right for England Rugby 2023 ambitions
Charlie Inglefield - Apr 21, 2021

Retaining Eddie Jones as the England rugby coach is the right decision. The RFU were absolutely correct to do a full debrief on what was a disastrous 2021 Six Nations campaign. Many feel England rugby need an overhaul and to an extent this is true, but Jones is the right man to do the job still. […]

Joaquin Tuculet of the Toronto Arrows passes the ball against Old Glory DC on April 3, 2021
Toronto Arrows Joaquin Tuculet scores in big MLR win over Seattle Seawolves
Raheem Bashir - Apr 19, 2021

What a big day for Toronto Arrows Joaquin Tuculet (see the main picture), Ross Braude, and Gaston Cortes, as they scored their first-ever MLR tries in a big win over the Seattle Seawolves. Toronto would end up scoring seven tries against Seattle. What was most impressive about Saturday’s performance was the Arrows only giving up […]