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Emiliano Boffelli
Ross Sanderson - Sep 29, 2022

Emiliano Boffelli has returned to Edinburgh Rugby this week after a near-perfect summer away on international duty and, if his recent form continues, could be the star piece of the jigsaw that the Scottish side needs to make this season a memorable one.  At 27 years old, the Argentinian flyer seems to have hit the […]

Tigers' Title Defence
Elliott Butlin - Sep 14, 2022

Last Saturday saw the opening weekend of the Gallagher Premiership season, with champions Leicester Tigers’ title defence beginning with a trip to Sandy Park to take on Exeter Chiefs. The fixture saw the Tigers go down to a 24-20 defeat, with the Chiefs winning with the clock in the red. So what can we make […]

Fresh start for Glasgow Warriors 2022/23 United Rugby Championship
Ross Sanderson - Sep 14, 2022

The Glasgow Warriors 2022/23 squad will be the ones to get the United Rugby Championship new season underway, as they travel to Treviso to face Benetton in round one on Friday night. They will be hoping that a positive result in Italy will be the good start they need this year, to have a strong […]

Gallagher Premiership
David Jones - Sep 13, 2022

This weekend saw the first round of fixtures in the Gallagher Premiership kick-off. This is obviously a welcome change from the off-season. Financial trouble and the slimming down of playing squads to accommodate a smaller salary cap. These issues paint a different picture to the excitement being produced on the pitch. With the uncertainty around […]

Edinburgh Rugby training session on May 31, 2022
Ross Sanderson - Sep 7, 2022

With just 10 days to go until the start of the new United Rugby Championship season, we preview how Scotland’s capital city side Edinburgh Rugby can build on a successful campaign last year and push to reach another gear this 2022/23 season. Edinburgh Rugby: What their upcoming season looks like? 2021/22 Season The DHL Stormers […]

Rugby Canada wins memorable game against Wales at Wanderers Grounds

HALIFAX, NS – It was a historical moment for Nova Scotian Rugby at the Wanderers Grounds this weekend. This was the first-ever international senior women’s rugby game to ever take place on the Atlantic Canadian coast. It is also the last game before Rugby Canada starts playing in the Rugby World Cup in October. Rugby […]

2022/23 Gallagher Premiership begins in less than 14 days
David Jones - Aug 31, 2022

The 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership kicks off in September, with the first round of pre-season fixtures completing an off-season full of change and some disruption. David Jones brings you all you need to know ahead of the season kick-off. 2022/23 Gallagher Premiership is more competitive than ever The hard work continues 💪 With less than 2️⃣ […]

The 2022/23 Indigo Group Premiership kicks off next weekend, after a busy off-season. Robert Rees brings you all you need to know ahead of the season kick-off. Indigo Group Premiership ready to take off The season kicks off next Saturday, with all games being 2.30pm kick-offs except the televised Pontypridd vs Cardiff. Let’s take a […]

Worcester Warriors financial uncertainty unsettles Premiership fans

If you consider the timeline which points to the Worcester Warriors’ financial uncertainty, the developments are unsettling to stakeholders and Premiership fans alike, ever-changing, and, to a degree, lack clarity. Details are now emerging of the fashion in how recent Worcester Warriors’ financial uncertainty became common knowledge. As a matter of course, club management and […]

Rugby Canada's last preparation game in their training session on August 16, 2022

PREVIEW – Rugby Canada’s last preparation game will take place on Saturday in Halifax, Nova Scotia. They will be facing Wales, which is ranked ninth in the world. Both teams will give each other a good test before the real games begin in New Zealand. Rugby Canada’s last preparation game at Wanderers Grounds Emma Taylor […]

Toronto Arrows playing against Old Glory DC on June 5, 2022

ANALYSIS – The Toronto Arrows had an up and down season. They had some incredible games, like the win against the New England Free Jacks. However, they also had some key losses at home against teams they needed to defeat, like Rugby ATL. The Toronto Arrows 2022 Season Campaign Strengths The Toronto Arrows do have […]

New faces in the Gallagher Premiership
David Jones - Aug 11, 2022

New Faces in the Gallagher Premiership With less than a month to go until the new season kicks off, it’s time to start looking ahead for what may be in store. This article will introduce some of the new faces in the Gallagher Premiership. Who will be the next import to the English top tier […]

Newcastle Falcons player Iwan Stephens gets past Tom Litchfield and Josh Gillespie on March 30, 2022
David Jones - Aug 9, 2022

There is no greater feeling than watching a career manifest in front of your very own eyes. This article aims to shine an early spotlight on some relatively unknown players in the Gallagher Premiership. Will this season bring even more young talent to the forefront? We review below the names we know already and some […]

Jamie Roberts' rugby career comes to an end
Thomas Booth - Jul 28, 2022

Jamie Roberts’ rugby career; one that spans over a decade, has come to a close – no surprise to the majority, yet it is with fondness that many International and Welsh fans will look back on his stellar time as part of Warren Gatland’s Welsh team. Jamie Roberts’ rugby career in numbers Roberts honed his […]

Rugby Canada gets a hard-earned win over Italy Rugby on July 24, 2022

LANGFORD, BC – Rugby Canada gets a hard-fought win in a friendly against Italy Rugby in this World Rugby sanctioned game. It was a tough affair though as Italy tied the game late in the first half and made it difficult for Canada throughout the game. Rugby Canada gets a hard-fought win in Langford, British […]

Rugby Canada hosts Belgium They won game against Belgium in Halifax, Nova Scotia

PREVIEW – Rugby Canada hosts España Rugby and it will be Canada’s second game this month. This will most likely be their last friendly this month as they face España Rugby (Spain Rugby) in Canada’s capital. Rugby Canada hosts Spain in the nation’s capital International rugby is coming to Ottawa this weekend! 🏉 Catch the […]

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Emiliano Boffelli
Ross Sanderson - Jul 7, 2022

Emiliano Boffelli has returned to Edinburgh Rugby this week after a near-perfect summer away on international duty and, if his recent form continues, could be the star piece of the jigsaw that the Scottish side needs to make this season a memorable one.  At 27 years old, the Argentinian flyer seems to have hit the […]

Prevent Biometrics’ instrumented mouthguards worn at Rugby World Cup

As the build-up continues, news out that the World’s top female rugby players are to wear smart mouthguards at the Rugby World Cup 2021 is a landmark agreement to help reduce concussions and introduce technology into the sport. ‘Smart’ instrumented mouthguards will be offered to all Rugby World Cup 2021 teams ahead of the October […]

England's attack
Charlie Inglefield - Jul 7, 2022

There were some notable omissions and inclusions from Eddie Jones’ Autumn Squad announcement on Monday. It was a clear statement of intent by England coach Eddie Jones that age is not a factor anymore. If you are young enough, you are old enough philosophy. The retention of Henry Arundell and Tommy Freeman after a successful […]

New Zealand women's rugby team

The New Zealand women’s rugby side completed preparations, and are now all set for the ‘invited guests’ at the 2021 Rugby World Cup. Hosting the postponed 2021 edition, the world champion Black Ferns played Japan on Saturday in what was a double-header fixture on Eden Park. Opening the day of two International clashes, New Zealand […]

2023 Super Rugby Pacific draw takes games to Fiji and Samoa

Released the day after the final Rugby Championship clash at Eden Park, the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific draw will be unique in the natural evolution to include fixtures in both Fiji and Samoa. The best way to recognize the importance of the Fijian Drau and Moana Pasifika, was to schedule matches at their own home […]

Springbok Rugby enforcers

Springbok rugby enforcers. South Africa has been blessed with many lock forwards who have carried that mantel. Big brutes who take no-nonsense on the field. A big part of their role is to push the boundaries of physicality. Power is a very important part of their game. Their role at scrum time is critical, providing […]

Young Scottish rugby players
Ross Sanderson - Jul 7, 2022

Last year, we listed four young Scottish rugby players that had the potential to become big names in the world of rugby and burst onto the international scene. Rufus McLean, Jamie Dobie, Ewan Ashman and Ross Thompson were the four players to look out for and, since publishing, all four had stellar campaigns last season […]

Time-wasting Wallabies Bledisloe Cup hopes dashed (yet) again

With fingers pointing at Bernard Foley and match referee Mathieu Raynal, it was a harsh end to such a sensational game – unfortunately, a match where any Wallabies Bledisloe Cup ambitions were dashed by a freekick penalty that stalled a fast-finishing Australian team in Melbourne. The game had fans on the edges of their seats. […]