England attempt to stop Ireland Rugby Grand Slam
Charlie Inglefield - Mar 17, 2023

Steve Borthwick has made four changes to his line-up as he takes his battered and bruised team to face the Ireland Grand Slam assault. Injuries to Ollie Chessum and Ollie Lawrence mean recalls for Dave Ribbans and Manu Tuilagi. As well, Henry Arundell is finally given his chance on the wing in place of Max […]

Jones to return as captain with Beirne and Adams starting
Charlie Inglefield - Jul 18, 2021

There are some big decisions for Warren Gatland ahead of the Lions first test, not least who is his starting captain. Wyn Jones returned against the Stormers off the bench to stake his claim to be starting next weekend as captain. However, Gatland also faces other selection headaches in the back row, scrum-half and in […]

Premiership Rugby – How to keep the party going after Harlequins Win
Jeremy Inson - Jul 1, 2021

Harlequins’ style was electrifying. It got people off their feet, cheering wildly, and randomly. In short, it was everything professional sport should be, something to take the mind of the day-to-day realities and boy have we had a few of those these past 18 months.

Pacific Islands influence
Harry Hudson - May 3, 2021

As British and Irish Lions fans eagerly await the announcement of Warren Gatland’s 2021 touring squad to face the Springboks this summer, let’s look at the Pacific Islands influence and the many senior and leading players of Pacifica descent. Experienced men that Lions’ management might call upon to lend their power and flair. Harry Hudson […]

West country derby

Bath will be looking to pick up their sixth successive victory at Kingsholm as they face Gloucester in the West Country derby on Saturday. They’ll be hard-pressed to do so with Gloucester only losing once at home all season in the Aviva Premiership though. Gloucester will be looking for a win to keep their top-four […]

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