Rugby Championship 2021 revealed

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For the first time in two seasons, the full complement of competing nations will be represented when The Rugby Championship 2021 was revealed last week. Including South Africa – who could not travel in 2020, due to Coronavirus restrictions – the current World Champions will again face their famous foes from the Southern Hemisphere. New […] READ MORE






England v Argentina: England to play with tempo and discipline

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England v Argentina contests are always brutal and Eddie Jones has named his strongest team for Saturday’s game. As predicted the Ford/Farrell axis is retained and fit-again Mako Vunipola and Jack Nowell are on the bench. Lewis Ludlam’s strong performances have been rewarded with a place in the match-day twenty three. What’s clear is the […] READ MORE


England Rugby World Cup ‘Pool of Trouble’

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If England do reach the quarter-finals, they will be physically and mentally prepared. Physically being the operative word. Tonga, USA, Argentina and France will test Eddie Jones’ men, as the England Rugby World Cup team negotiate the ‘Pool of Trouble’. It all kicks off for England on Sunday 22 September against the fearsome Tongans. Charlie […] READ MORE


RWC Farewell Test: Springboks defeat Los Pumas

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The Rugby World Cup Farewell Test saw a weakened Springboks defeat Los Pumas at Loftus Versveld in Pretoria by 24 points to 18. South Africa 24 Argentina 18 Scorers South Africa: Tries: Nkosi (2) Conversions: Jantjies (2) Penalties: Jantjies (4) Argentina: Tries: Petti, Matera Conversions: Bonilla Penalties: Bonilla (2) The Springboks fielded mostly a sub-strength […] READ MORE


Los Pumas ready to upset Wallabies home Test

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With each team suffering losses in Rond One of The Rugby Championship, returning to your home base must be positive. Yet, the possibility that Los Pumas are ready to upset the Wallabies home Test, may add more shade to Australian rugby. Only a possibility, since the South American team themselves suffered a closely-fought loss to the […] READ MORE