‘Rip-tackle’ an effective Rugby Technique

Watching the modern rugby game, there are many examples of good Rugby Technique in use – the ‘rip-tackle’ of the ball, being the popular target for defenders. This is evident in Super Rugby, Champions Cup and at many levels of the game. The objective; to remove the ball from opponents possession. Now that might seem […] READ MORE

Who would start for England in the World Cup


England completed a positive autumn series with a resounding 37-18 win over their arch enemies Australia at Twickenham. Consider where England were in June after a desperately disappointing second test defeat to the Springboks in Bloemfontein? November was a crucial four weeks for Eddie Jones and England and they have responded with victories against South […] READ MORE

Top Five Moments after Gallagher Premiership Round Six


It has been a record-breaking start to the English Rugby season. And for some, the next month of European and domestic cup action will be a welcome distraction. We have seen 226 tries and 1905 over six manic gameweeks. There have been many highlights, but what have been the standout moments so far, after Gallagher […] READ MORE

‘In The Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 39


In the last pod of this season, Paddy and Andy discuss both finals, with Saracens and Leinster worthy winners. Ashton also makes his point as the Baa-Baas spank England. We will also have all the usual features before predicting the outcomes of the summer tours. Cheers, from 'In the Bin' rugby pod READ MORE

‘In the Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 20


The Champions Cup was back with a bang, providing some unbelievable contests, superhuman performances and ridiculous upsets! That’s what you’ve come to expect from ‘In the Bin’ rugby pod – and we deliver that this week. Andy and Paddy discuss all the news, transfers and results in this edition of ‘In the Bin’. Big Story […] READ MORE

What’s Hot and What’s Not, in Aviva Premiership Round Four


Last weekend’s Aviva Premiership Round Four action saw Exeter Chiefs win, in the anticipated replay of last year’s final. If that was not ‘hot enough’ Leicester Tigers and Northampton continued to rejuvenate their seasons, after below par performances early on. And boiling away, there was also wins for Saracens, Newcastle, and Gloucester. Knowing this, Last […] READ MORE

Saracens Overpower Newcastle in Philadelphia


The Aviva Premiership headed Stateside once again in 2017, with the Falcons as the ‘home’ team on Saturday. Disappointment was abound though for the men from Kingston Park, as Saracens overpower Newcastle in Philadelphia with England and Lions reinforcements returning. Owen Farrell starred in a 7-29 victory in the second ever visit to North America. […] READ MORE