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14 Facts from Top14 Round Three
Larissa Falls - Sep 7, 2023

The weird, the wacky, the numbers and names, we’ve got the Top14 Round Three covered. Larissa Falls delves deep to look at the best facts and figures from the French domestic league competition from last weekend’s action.  14 Facts from Top14 Round Three There were five multiple-try scorers in Top14 Round Three action last weekend: […]

United Rugby Championship final
Tom Brook - Jun 13, 2023

If you’ve watched the United Rugby Championship in recent years then you’ve probably noticed a big change. This is because the tournament underwent a major revamp for the 2021/22 season. The league was rebranded as the URC and expanded to make room for four South African sides. This updated format was somewhat controversial with some […]

Toronto Arrows player Mitch Richardson

Mitch Richardson, the dependable centre/wing player for the Toronto Arrows from Stoney Creek, Ontario, is in his fifth season with the Arrows club. The six-foot-two, 215-pound centre/wing player has been with the Arrows for a very long time and has been a major contributor to the club once again this year. Mitch Richardson: Toronto Arrows’ […]

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

The Toronto Arrows remain winless at home this year as they lost another game, this time at York Lions Stadium. Even with getting two recent draws at home, the Arrows are still struggling to get results at York Lions Stadium. Credit though to Houston, who saw this as a must-win game to keep their MLR […]

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

There has not been a lot to be excited about this year for the Toronto Arrows. They are not having a great season and will likely miss the MLR playoffs for the fourth-straight year. However. there is a silver lining, which is D’Shawn Bowen. D’Shawn Bowen: The impactful Toronto Arrows winger 🗣️ "Playing at home, […]

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

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto Arrows earns thrilling draw in an exciting match that went back and forth against Rugby ATL. The Arrows trailed the entire game, but were able to score the last 14 points in the game to tie the game late against Atlanta at York Lions Stadium. Toronto Arrows earns thrilling draw […]

Toronto Arrows Scrum-Half, Ross Braude, on April 8, 2023

Ross Braude is a 23-year-old born in Pretoria, South Africa. The player has also made 12 appearances for Rugby Canada. Ross Braude: The Toronto Arrows important scrum-half Ross Braude: Going from South Africa to Rugby Canada The native from South Africa first moved to Canada for Rugby Canada’s high-performance camp. This is what Braude said […]

Glasgow Warriors Loose Forward, Ryan Wilson
Ross Sanderson - Apr 23, 2023

In just a few weeks’ time, at the end of the 2022/23 season, Ryan Wilson will say goodbye to Glasgow Warriors after 13 years at the club. Wilson leaves the place he has called home since he was just 20 years old, to embark on a new chapter of his life for the first time […]

Stuart Hogg: a career to remember
Ross Sanderson - Mar 29, 2023

The rugby world has yet again been shocked, when Scotland fullback Stuart Hogg this week after he announced he would be retiring from the game altogether after this year’s Rugby World Cup in France. With 100 caps for his country, almost 200 club appearances and three British & Irish Lions Tours to his name, Hogg […]

Toronto Arrows Loyal Player, Mike Sheppard

Toronto Arrows’ Mike Sheppard is the current vice-captain who plays both the lock and flanker position for the Arrows. He has been with the team even before the Arrows made the jump to MLR. The Brampton native, born on December 20, 1988, has been a mainstay with the Canadian professional rugby union team. He has […]

Toronto Arrows dependable player Sam Malcolm at Silverbacks Park

Sam Malcolm has been a mainstay for the Toronto Arrows. This includes being part of the inaugural 2019 MLR team for the Arrows. He has played professionally in Canada, as well as with Japan for the Kamaishi Seawaves, after graduating through the New Zealand rugby system before taking his talents offshore. Good night, Arrows fans […]

Doncaster Knights and Wasps Championship Rugby futures

Finally, some positive news out of Premiership Rugby, as the Doncaster Knights ambition for promotion and Wasps Championship Rugby futures were given more security. Although, that good news does not include the Worcester Warriors or Ealing Trailfinders. On February 14, the Premiership ‘Professional Game Board (PGB)’ ratified its recommendation on the Minimum Standards Criteria assessments […]

Fire and Ice Cup Rivals, the Toronto Arrows and Rugby ATL playing on April 2, 2022

The 2023 Fire and Ice Cup will be the headline of the February 17 game between Rugby ATL and the Toronto Arrows. Rugby ATL is looking to win their third consecutive trophy, while the Arrows will look to win their first-ever Fire and Ice Cup. 2023 Fire and Ice Cup: can the Toronto Arrows defeat […]

Changing the tackle height
Louis Chapman-Coombe - Feb 2, 2023

The last few weeks have been a challenging time for the community game in England. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) announced its intention in changing the tackle height in the game below level three (National One) from July. This new change will see the tackle height reduced from shoulder height down to waist height. Reaction […]

Mattioli Woods Welford Road Stadium on January 28, 2023
Connor Dickins - Feb 1, 2023

Whether it be the gritty grounds of the Championship or blockbuster encounters at Twickenham, there’s something special about watching live rugby. There are always little moments you won’t experience watching TV. With this in mind, we thought stadium reviews could be a useful addition moving forward. We start with Welford Road, the home of the […]

Toronto Arrows playing against Old Glory DC at York Lions Stadium as they get ready for the 2023 Toronto Arrows MLR Season

The 2023 Toronto Arrows MLR season will be about redemption. After a successful inaugural season where they made the playoffs and a positive start to 2020 before COVID-19 permanently stopped games from being played, the Arrows have struggled. In the 2021 Toronto Arrows season, they struggled again, with a big part of that ‘not playing […]

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Stade de la Beaujoire, one of the RWC 2023 venues
James Alunga - Jan 13, 2023

The Rugby World Cup 2023 round two matches saw most teams solidify their position in their respective pools. The pools have teams that have the upper hand of featuring in the quarterfinals. Teams leading the pools have so far had two out of two wins in their respective pools. RWC 2023 round two matches overview […]

England won ugly yet momentum growing; RWC Pool D
Charlie Inglefield - Jan 13, 2023

England eventually found a way through a determined but under-par Japanese outfit on Sunday evening. England won ugly yet momentum is growing, with two wins over the pool’s two toughest opponents, Argentina and Japan. It was not pretty but, successful World Cup campaigns rarely are, and England ultimately might have one foot in the quarter-finals. […]

2003 RWC 20th Anniversary: Matt Giteau interview
Larissa Falls - Jan 13, 2023

Hard to fathom that this year’s Rugby World Cup brings up the 20-year anniversary since the 2003 RWC tournament in Australia. A contest where Wallabies playmaker Matt Giteau would be involved in one of the more epic finales in all RWC folklore. The 40-year-old was then in his early career with the Australian national team, […]

Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures: Top games in Round Two action
Connor Dickins - Jan 13, 2023

The first round of Rugby World Cup 2023 fixtures felt like ‘Christmas come early’ for rugby fans. It was a celebration across the French host nation, and this weekend looks to be just as action-packed. That first weekend certainly delivered some shiny gifts. Attacking flair from Wales v Fiji, a brilliant no-look cross-field kick from […]

Opening RWC matches prove that it's "anyone’s tournament to win"
James Alunga - Jan 13, 2023

The 2023 Rugby World Cup opening round of matches proved that “it’s anyone’s tournament to win”. Teams showcased their prowess and outdid themselves in the heat of France, as compared to their pre-world cup friendly matches. Below is a wrap of each game’s outcome, as sides tested their own preparations against how those of their […]

Courtney Lawes and George Ford lead England to a famous World Cup victory
Charlie Inglefield - Jan 13, 2023

England’s rugby team silenced their many critics, with a huge win over Argentina to open their Rugby World Cup campaign. Courtney Lawes and George Ford led from the front in particular. The result was not clear cut, and England head coach Steve Borthwick must have feared the worst when Tom Curry was sent off in […]

Thomas Booth - Jan 13, 2023

“Being Louis Rees-Zammit” is a BBC One Wales documentary, edited and directed by Huw Crowley, with Steffan Morgan executive producing. A previous BBC One Wales documentary, “Slammed” is reviewed here. This writer was prepared for a cringe-fest, and although there are some cringe moments, Rees-Zammit comes across relatively unscathed. This is typical. We just can't […]

France to win the 2023 Rugby World Cup
Charlie Inglefield - Jan 13, 2023

The 2023 Rugby World Cup promises to be the most open tournament since its inception in 1987. Pointers suggest France to win this World Cup as host . Realistically there are six teams who have a genuine claim to winning the famous Webb Ellis trophy. France are favourites, with Ireland and South Africa very close […]