POLL: Pick your greatest amateur era XV

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It’s time to pick your greatest amateur XV. We’ve compiled a list of the greatest players in every position from the amateur* days of rugby. The players played all or most of their significant careers pre-1996 and YOU can choose who gets in each jersey. 88 men have been brought together in a who’s who […] READ MORE


World Rugby shuts down for the ‘foreseeable future’

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World Rugby is coming to a halt as stated by global politicians throughout this month, we are in the midst of unprecedented times. The rapid spread of the Coronavirus has had an impact on all nations and everyday life as we know it. Sport no different to other industries in preventing virus Elite athletes are […] READ MORE




Pressure of 2020 All Blacks season set in stone

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Even before the head coach is appointed, the pressure of the 2020 All Blacks season has been set in stone with the schedule announced for a mammoth International season. New Zealand Rugby (NZR) announced the dates and venues for the All Blacks home 2020 Steinlager Series and Investec Rugby Championship tests with Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin […] READ MORE


Super Saturday with International rugby at the forefront

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Knowing that the rugby-frequency is just about to wound up to full volume, fans welcome in another Super Saturday, with International rugby at the forefront. The selection has been limited thus far. The Rugby Championship entertaining an eager appetite; especially in the all-important Rugby World Cup calendar year. That was complemented perfectly by the Pacific […] READ MORE


International Rugby calendar full with July fixtures

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The International Rugby calendar is full, with July fixtures spread right across the globe. With tournaments and International Championships to please global rugby fans from Brazil to Suva, Fiji. Viewing the World Rugby calendar, it has begun early with the International Women’s Super Series in San Diego. That five-team competition pips the top-seeded nations against […] READ MORE




Rugby’s Existential Crisis

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“Show me the money!” Those were the immortal words shouted by Cuba Gooding Jnr. and Tom Cruise in the movie Jerry Maguire. In the context of the scene, it meant ‘put up or shut up’. Rugby’s existential crisis now is quite similar; in context of whether the product represents the very best of the sport. […] READ MORE