Spanish Rugby RWC self-immolation

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In what feels like a lifetime ago, LWOS began to feature Rugby Europe Qualification coverage. Team’s right across Europe had high hopes, and Spanish Rugby RWC hopes were high – that was until what can be described as self-immolation that has all but spoiled those ambitions. It cannot be overstated just how important qualifying for […] READ MORE


Springbok rugby season 2022 takes off

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The Springbok rugby season 2022 started to take shape after SA Rugby announced their alignment camps prior to final squad selection and the start of training sessions. Purpose of alignment sessions The alignment sessions prior to the start of Springbok rugby season 2022 are aimed at exposing experienced internationals as well as uncapped players to […] READ MORE





Could failure see Canada Rugby World Cup 2023 hopes fade? Opinion

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At the 1991 Rugby World Cup, Canada made the quarter-finals. The nation’s finest ever rugby achievement. They exited the competition respectably, losing 29-13 to none other than the All Blacks. Yet now in 2021, there’s doubt over whether the Canadians will even qualify for the 2023 World Cup edition. Could Canada genuinely fail to qualify […] READ MORE



Rugby Europe Championship 2021 – Triunfo and Desastre

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The Rugby Europe Championship 2021 is now on hold until this summer, with a Covid disrupted tournament still a year away from normality. Last weekend had a massive role to play in who would be putting themselves in pole position to head to France. A fresh Portugal took on a winless Spain, whilst Romania had […] READ MORE


Rugby Europe Championship 2021- Spain on the brink

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Rugby Europe Championship 2021: Vital Wins, shattering defeats Another week of Rugby Europe Championship 2021 action and we’re another step closer to knowing who will be going to France 2023. Georgia took on Russia in the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad. Meanwhile, the rivalry between Romania and Spain added another chapter to the ongoing feud with […] READ MORE


Welcome Alan Gilpin, World Rugby CEO

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Announced last week, the new Chief Executive Officer for World Rugby is Alan Gilpin. And while it is not groundbreaking in his placement, it furthers the continuity in leadership and strategy. By promoting from within, World Rugby have taken the safe route, and has every confidence in their man. Gilpin is highly regarded within the […] READ MORE