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NZ Rugby 2021 had some Good and some Bad
NZ Rugby 2021 had some Good and some Bad in unsettled year

In the calendar year, reports and analysis are due and with consideration of the NZ Rugby 2021 season, you would be correct in classifying it as ‘some good, some bad’. Unsettled yes. Disastrous, No. That isn’t accurate. Three losses for the national team yes – both men’s and the women’s Black Ferns disappointed. Each had […]



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National Leagues Rugby returns 2022
Tight Clashes up and down the Table – National League Rugby results
David Challis - Jan 12, 2022

The National League One, leagues Two South and North rugby competitions all roared back into life this weekend just passed,  after the well-deserved Christmas break. Gratefully, only two games were postponed all weekend ensuring that all supporters go their fix in what ended up being a fascinating weekend. David Challis is here to bring you all […]

Welsh rugby regions
Why the Welsh rugby regions are falling behind
Iestyn Rhys Thomas - Jan 11, 2022

The Welsh rugby regions are falling behind in regional competitions. New correspondent Iestyn Rhys Thomas tracks the changes through the years. Every time during international Test windows in Wales, all you hear about is rugby, rugby and the odd splash of rugby. Yet after the Six Nations has been decided or another autumn campaign comes to […]

England Number Eight debate
The England Number Eight debate

After a highly successful Autumn international campaign, England rugby fans will be full of expectations as we head into the 2022 Six Nations Championship. One of the big questions they will ask is who will win come out on top in the England number eight debate. England will start with a massive clash against Scotland […]

Toronto Arrows Mitch Richardson carries the ball on April 3, 2021
Toronto Arrows vs. Toronto FC: Similarities and Differences
Raheem Bashir - Dec 28, 2021

The Toronto Arrows and Toronto FC share a lot of similarities and differences with each other. They both came at a time when it was long overdue for Canada to have a professional sports team. Yes, there were professional soccer teams between 1993-2006, but there were in the second tier of professional soccer (or what […]

South African professional rugby
Fully vaccinated rugby player policy to impact Northern/Southern hemisphere

More and more, mandating that only a fully vaccinated rugby player policy introduction will have an impact on both Northern and Southern hemisphere competitions. The internal reactions from rugby unions and administrators take into account the health and welfare of all stakeholders. Yet with personal choice highlighting some genuine fears and more social media scaremongering, […]

Rugby Canada's fly-half, Harry Jones passes the ball on July 26, 2021
A 2021 overview of Canadian rugby of both codes
Raheem Bashir - Dec 22, 2021

The 2021 overview of Canadian rugby of both codes is mixed. There were some absolute highs with the formation of a new pro rugby league in Canada. However, there were also some low points, which were highlighted by Rugby Canada failing to qualify for the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Canadian rugby –  Rugby union Toronto […]

England Rugby 2022: State of the Nation report a positive one
England Rugby 2021: State of the Nation report a positive one
Charlie Inglefield - Dec 21, 2021

There is never a dull moment under Eddie Jones whether you are an England rugby fan, a player or a coach. The usual stoushes and flirting with the media, lost in translation barbs over Great Britain’s most promising sports stars (think tennis) and selections that no one saw coming. But, Eddie Jones has got England’s […]

Newcastle vs Sale
Falcons vs Sale Sharks could be MASSIVE in a few years
Connor Dickins - Dec 19, 2021

Newcastle Falcons have released a noteworthy promotion for their Boxing Day fixture against Sale Sharks. The Falcons have hyped the game with the slogan “Welcome to the True North”. The campaign shows the team’s biggest stars with shreds of snow and fire rising from beneath them. The Game of Thrones vibes is an awesome way […]