Richie Gray reveals no Scotland contact, joins Fiji coaching staff

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Breakdown specialist Richie Gray is relishing the prospect of working with the world-class talents in the Fiji squad, after joining Vern Cotter’s backroom staff. Gray will work on a short-term basis, joining Cotter’s staff for the [to-be-confirmed] Northern Hemisphere eight-nations tournament, that pits the Flying Fijians against England, Wales and Ireland, as well as Japan. […] READ MORE


Fijian Superstar Signs for Bears

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Although not one of their most successful tournaments, the recent Rugby World Cup in Japan did throw a number of Fijian superstar players into the limelight even further than they had been before. One such player has now shocked the Gallagher Premiership by signing for West Country club Bristol Bears. Semi Radradra will join his […] READ MORE



Fiji Rugby Championship entry: Is the time right?

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Fiji’s performance in the Rugby World Cup and in the warm up games have led to calls for Fiji and Japan to be incorporated into a tier one competition.  In the case of Japan, it could be argued their performances in the pool stages have warranted a consideration of being included in the Rugby Championship. […] READ MORE


Pacific Nations: How can they compete against the Tier One nations?

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The Pacific Nations arguably produces some of the best players in world rugby but, their sides struggle to perform. A major talking point pre-World Cup was the number of players from the Pacific playing for the Tier One nations. However, Fiji showed glimpses of their world-class quality in the first half against Australia; as well […] READ MORE



Rugby World Cup interesting facts

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The Rugby World Cup throws up a lot of good content but did you know any of these obscure facts and information? Robert Rees brings you some interesting facts about teams at this year’s World Cup. Tonga vs England Toutai Kefu -Tonga’s Head Coach – is 100% in meetings with Eddie Jones (1-0) having defeated […] READ MORE