PRO12

2015 Wellington Sevens

The second year in the World Cup cycle could be thought of as ‘calm period’. But that would be the wrong attitude. Rugby must promote the ball! Like any sport, maintain high standards and hold onto their support base, while growing new fans across all regions. That is the key to success. And with great expectation in Rugby Union, there will be plenty to report on over these next twelve months.


James Barker, Editor - Dec 2, 2016

The evening of the 9th January 2015 will go down in Gloucester Rugby history as one of those ‘I was there’ nights. A 81st minute James Hook penalty from the half way line saw the Cherry and Whites grab victory against high flyers Saracens. You can view the kick here.  On Wednesday evening the Welshman […]

Ireland Rugby Press Conference

A 34-man Ireland squad has been named ahead of the match against New Zealand in Chicago. In the first of two matches against the World Champions, Ireland prepares to face the All Blacks in front of an excited US crowd, next Saturday on Soldier Field. Ireland Prepare to Face All Blacks Head coach Joe Schmidt […]

The WRU annual report has been published and after a long hard look at it, plus several hours of painful pondering, let us have a look what can be taken from the latest instalment into the WRU’s game-plan, and it’s finance report. To quote President Dennis Gethin; ”it has once again been an interesting year in Welsh rugby”. This […]

Joshua Bradham - Oct 21, 2016

USA Rugby test cap, Langilangi Haupeakui is ready to make his European debut with the Glasgow Warriors. The United States began their first professional Rugby Union conference last year with Pro Rugby. The competition began well for the USA and Pro Rugby is exceeding all expectations. Pro Rugby is proving to be a valuable training […]

Rory Boyd - Sep 23, 2016

After three rounds of action the Pro12 table is taking shaping with the top six pulling clear of the weaker teams. Here is a look at their displays so far.

Rory Boyd - Sep 15, 2016

Conor Murray will make the difference as Munster and Ireland chase silverware this season. He will also be a key player for the British & Irish Lions.

Two weeks into the new Guinness Pro12 season, and it’s a mixed start for most teams. Here’s a Welsh regions round-up, to see where they are in the league and how they compare to their rivals. After the first two rounds of games, a good start means the Ospreys and the Cardiff Blues lie well […]

Joshua Bradham - Sep 11, 2016

Tommy Seymour scores a try bonus point singlehandedly in Glasgow’s comeback win over Leinster in a thrilling Pro12 contest.

Rory Boyd - Sep 8, 2016

New Pro12 signings starred in the first weekend of the 2016/17 season. The likes of Joey Carbery, Nick Williams and Charles Piutau put in great displays

Rory Boyd - Sep 1, 2016

Ruan Pienaar will leave Ulster at the end of the 2016/17 season after the province were blocked from extending his contract. Ulster are keen to keep the 88-cap Springbok but it would break IRFU rules. This has sparked fresh debate about Ireland‘s provincial structure. What are the IRFU rules? Since 2013, the three main Irish […]

Michael Kovacs, ADMIN - Aug 19, 2016

PRO12 – THE SITUATION With the Guinness Pro12 in dire need of more income and a better product, the Board of the Pro12 League and representing unions have met to explore all possible scenario’s. The parties have been the looking into many options, which include possibly ‘bringing in the exiles’ of London Scottish and London […]



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