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Wayne Pivac has expressed his disappointment with Wales’ lack of clinical edge in their 20-20 draw with Argentina. Robert Rees brings you all the latest updates from Pivac and Player of the Game Hallam Amos. Wayne Pivac disappointed with untaken chances “We’re disappointed with the opportunities we gave them, they were very direct up the […]


George Skivington spoke to the media ahead of Gloucester’s clash with Leicester Tigers in the Gallagher Premiership. Robert Rees brings you all the latest news from the Cherry and Whites camp. Jake Polledri George Skivington confirmed that the Italian number eight is likely to be out for a number of “months” following a nasty knee […]

British and Irish Lions watch - Finn Russell is back
Gavin Harper - Oct 31, 2020

Scotland may be without Finn Russell and Adam Hastings for the Autumn Nations Cup, after both stand-offs were forced off in the Guinness Six Nations win over Wales. Scotland fly half injury woes Russell kicked an early penalty for Scotland, before injuring his groin in a tackle as Wales prop Rhys Carre scored the game’s […]

Wayne Pivac

Wayne Pivac spoke to the media following Wales’ defeat to Scotland to discuss injury issues, breakdown disasters and the first home soil loss to Scotland since 2002. Robert Rees brings you the latest updates from Parc Y Scarlets. Breakdown possesses issues for Wales “We’re disappointed in the breakdown. We conceded 11 penalties there and they […]

Gavin Harper - Oct 30, 2020

Head Coach Gregor Townsend has explained his Scotland selection decisions ahead of their Six Nations finale against Wales in Llanelli tomorrow (Saturday). Scotland have made four changes, with captain Stuart Hogg and his Exeter Chiefs team-mate Jonny Gray back after helping the club to the Heineken Champions Cup and Gallagher Premiership titles. Finn Russell and […]

Wayne Pivac

Following Wales’ 38-21 defeat in Paris, Wayne Pivac spoke to the media to give injury updates and his thoughts on a tough day at the office.  Samson Lee going through HIA protocols Wayne Pivac confirmed that the prop failed his HIA and will now need to follow the necessary head injury protocols to determine if […]

Covid sacrifices make an Exeter title win greater according to Baxter
David Challis - Oct 21, 2020

Something many have not considered is the sacrifices made by Premiership players, Rob Baxter was keen to point out about his Exeter players who stand on the brink of a title win. In a press conference this week he noted that sacrifices went beyond simply not going out for a beer. The pressures extended onto […]

Gareth Anscombe

Following the Welsh squad announcement by Head Coach Wayne Pivac, he spoke to the media to explain his choices, Gareth Anscombe, the omissions and how he approached the autumn rugby following months of lockdown.  Robert Rees brings you the full interview from Wales HQ. Gareth Anscombe out for the season…   BREAKING: Gareth Anscombe expected […]

Pat Lam - Bristol Bears Top 4 Race to go "right down to the wire"
David Challis - Sep 29, 2020

Following a mammoth extra-time win over Bordeaux at the weekend, Pat Lam and his Bristol Bears take on Leicester Tigers midweek. Bristol sits fifth in the Premiership, likely needing maximum points from their final games to get a play-off berth. David Challis, caught up with Pat Lam to get all the insight from the Bristol […]

James Barker, Editor - Sep 1, 2020

Gallagher Premiership action continues to come thick and fast as Round 18 approaches. Gloucester will face London Irish at Kingsholm, with both sides still hopeful of claiming a Champions Cup spot for next season. Jason Woodward and Alex King spoke to the media ahead of this game. James Barker brings you the latest insight from Gloucester’s […]

Pat Lam – Excited “an understatement” for Bristol Rugby Return
David Challis - Aug 12, 2020

Rugby returns to Ashton Gate with no fans this weekend and David Challis caught up with Pat Lam and Luke Morahan to get all the insight in the Bristol camp. Ahead of taking on already relegated Saracens both spoke of the need to make a fast start in order to press home their top-four ambitions. […]

Gavin Harper - Aug 3, 2020

Former Scotland captain Kelly Brown is “delighted” to be returning to Glasgow Warriors, after he was appointed the club’s Forwards Coach. The move sees the 38-year-old end a 10-year association with Saracens – where he won three Premiership titles and the Champions Cup on two occasions – to return north of the Border and join […]

Rugby mental skills, and handling the Personal Critic

Most sportspeople know that feeling. Those times when mental skills are essential when the pressure is on! If not handling defeat well, then recovering from it to be a stronger person for it. Handling pressure, when a player’s mind can resemble something like a ‘concrete mixer’ is an example. Times when the ever-present internal critic […]

Nigel Davies

Nigel Davies, the former Llanelli and Wales international has applied his trade across both Wales and England in numerous coaching roles since retiring. However, his latest challenge is arguably the toughest job of the lot, a National Council election campaign. With over 30 years of experience within the game, he’s now applying his off-field business […]

Gregor Townsend

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has spoken to the media during the lockdown to discuss his relationship with Finn Russell, Scotland’s summer Tests, finishing the Six Nations and how good it can be to have major stars playing outside of Scotland. Robert Rees brings you the latest from the Scottish camp. When will Scotland play […]

The New York City rugby league team was unveiled on Tuesday, March. 10. Unlike Toronto and Ottawa though, the New York City team launch was in Liverpool, England and not in New York City or – its planned base of Harrison, New Jersey. A unique approach, yet respective of the competition where the side will […]

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Toronto Arrows player, Peter Nelson playing against the Houston SaberCats as the Toronto Arrows remain winless

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Thomas Booth - Mar 24, 2020

With this year’s Rugby World Cup now less than a 100 days away, the curtain has come down on the illustrious careers of three international Welsh forwards. First Josh Navidi called time on his career. An injury to his neck meaning he retired from all forms of rugby in April. Then, hot on the heels […]

2023 Gallagher Premiership Final between the Saracens and Sale
Louis Chapman-Coombe - Mar 24, 2020

After months of drama, tribulation and red-hot rugby, we have our Gallagher Premiership final. This weekend, Saracens are set to do battle with the Sale Sharks, but who will leave Twickenham with silverware? Here is a rundown of the key narratives, and the key clashes to look out for during the final: The Gallagher Premiership […]

Toronto Arrows Winger, D'Shawn Bowen on May 12, 2023

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Toronto Arrows player Mitch Richardson plays big role in Toronto Arrows thrilling draw at York Lions Stadium

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2022/23 Gallagher Premiership club ratings, highlights, wins and losses
Louis Chapman-Coombe - Mar 24, 2020

The regular Premiership season is now over, and eyes are firmly locked on the Cup final. So with that over the horizon, view our 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership club ratings, highlights, wins, and losses across all clubs that ended the calendar year. In a memorable season; all be it maybe for the some wrong reasons, there […]