Autumn International’s dates set, including Nations Cup & Women’s Tests

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As the year passes the change in seasons, gladly for rugby fans, it means Autumn International’s dates have been set, including Nations Cup and Women’s Test matches. Knowing this, it brings the theatre of International rugby a step closer. All the while, Guinness PRO14 and the Premiership point towards their playoffs and grand final. All […] READ MORE


The Home Nations: An Autumn Internationals Review

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It has been a big Autumn for the Home Nations. This year’s Autumn Internationals have challenged the established dominance of the Southern Hemisphere sides. In matches between the Home Nations and the Rugby Championship sides the Home Nations have won seven and lost just two. Granted they were at home for all of these but […] READ MORE



Springboks defeat Scotland at Murrayfield: Key Thoughts

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On Saturday, an expectant Scottish crowd saw the Springboks defeat Scotland at Murrayfield in Edinburgh. Their expectations were not unreasonable. Before Saturday’s encounter, Scotland had lost at home only once. That was against the All Blacks in 2017. In this time, they have racked up home wins against England, Ireland, Wales, France and Australia. Springboks […] READ MORE




Will Wales Finally Beat Australia? A History of the Rivalry

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Since the first Rugby World Cup in 1987, Wales have played Australia 28 times and won twice. The last time was 10 years ago, in Autumn 2008. Since then, it’s been 13 consecutive defeats. Such a one-sided relationship can’t really be described as a rivalry. For Welsh fans, the Australian team is their nemesis. No […] READ MORE


England defeat Springboks: the Brutal Truth

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England defeat Springboks at Twickenham and social media has been set alight by “that” tackle. Was it the defining moment of the game? The game ended in massive controversy. A hit by England co-captain on Springbok replacement center Andre Esterhuizen delayed the final whistle as the TMO drew referee Angus Gardner’s attention to possible foul […] READ MORE