Will Saracens’ relegation impact England?

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As Saracens prepare for life in the Championship, Eddie Jones must potentially begin to prepare for a year without a full strength team. Despite Saracens’ relegation a large chunk of the core ‘Wolfpack’ has opted to remain in North London. Owen Farrell, Jamie George, Maro Itoje, Elliot Daly and both Vunipola boys have put pen […] READ MORE






Reasons why England can’t scoop up Louis Rees-Zammit

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Louis Rees-Zammit was chosen in Wayne Pivac’s initial squad, but hasn’t been named in any of the five games in this year’s tournament. Despite the lack of a cap the winger isn’t eligible for England yet and here’s why.  Residency eligibility issues The laws for World Rugby’s eligibility now lie at five years, not three, […] READ MORE




Who is Jacob Umaga?

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Having only signed a senior contract at the start of the season, a string of exciting performances have earned young Wasps starlet Jacob Umaga a new upgraded contract. The new deal comes after a man of the match performance in last weekends 32-14 Challenge Cup victory over Agen. Umaga scored 12 points and produced a […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup 2019: Team of the Tournament

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Following six weeks of fantastic Rugby World Cup action, Robert Rees goes ahead and picks his best XV throughout the entire competition.  Choices are based on impact made, quality of performances, points scored and influence in the team.  1. Tendai Mtawarira ‘The Beast’ lived up to his nickname throughout the Rugby World Cup, hitting hard […] READ MORE