What do we know about Dewi Lake?

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Wayne Pivac named his Six Nations squad earlier on this week and it did include a couple of uncapped players and a particular player that should interest supporters will be hooker Dewi Lake. It has been a very interesting career for Lake who started player rugby at Valley Ravens as a youngster before moving on […] READ MORE


Seven things for rugby fans to be excited about in 2022

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 With COVID cancellations and postponements across different leagues, it feels important to be optimistic. Rugby has plenty of exciting attractions in 2022, both at the elite level, and emerging competitions. We preview seven rugby highlights to look forward to this year: A final night decider in the 6 Nations? After memorable performances from England, France, […] READ MORE


Vaccine Mandates, French Rugby and the Six Nations

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On Monday evening, 27th of December 2021, Jean Castex announced that there would be an immediate reinstatement of  the “gauges”. In other words restrictions to the number of people who can gather in a crowd for recreational purposes. This of course affects rugby and sport in general. Within that evening’s announcements was the bombshell vaccine […] READ MORE


Fully vaccinated rugby player policy to impact Northern/Southern hemisphere

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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, […] READ MORE


Scotland Autumn Internationals 2021

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After historic wins at Twickenham and Paris in the Six Nations, Scotland will want to be more consistent just two years out from the Rugby World Cup. Can this start in the upcoming Scotland Autumn Internationals? With two of the three best teams in the world lined up as their opponents, the nation’s fate is […] READ MORE