Candidate choices as the England new centre (among roles under scrutiny)

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England may have ‘scraped their way to victory’ over Wales on Saturday, but little was done to instill confidence in this team. Positional analysis might be searching for improvement and/or change, including areas like the candidates for an England new centre Though some individuals stood out, the overall performance was rather underwhelming for a number […] READ MORE




Rugby World Cup – England ready to fire in Japan

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With the Rugby World Cup less than a fortnight away Charlie Inglefield looks at where England stand heading into the tournament. Joe Marchant takes his chance The last four warm-ups have served their purpose for England. They are coming to the boil nicely even if Italy was a bit of a stop-start affair. Despite a […] READ MORE


Five England players to look out for against Italy

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Just one more warm up game stands ahead of Eddie Jones’ England and a flight to Japan as they face Italy at St James Park on Friday night. Last Word on Rugby’s Katy Homewood looks at five England players to look out for against Italy. Joe Marchant Eddie Jones does what Eddie Jones does best […] READ MORE


England’s strength in depth gives Eddie Jones glimpse of future

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The extent of England’s strength in depth was on full display on Sunday afternoon after an impressive win over a powerful Barbarians outfit. 12 months ago, Fijian wizards Semi Radradra and Josua Tuisova in combination with Chris Ashton tore England to shreds. This time around a young England team outclassed the infinitely more experienced Barbarians. There […] READ MORE


La Rochelle Shine On European Debut

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The question most fans had was ‘whether La Rochelle could travel as well as they could host?’. So their bonus point 34-27 win in the English capital answered that, as La Rochelle shine in the Champions Cup competition. Currently legitimising last season’s breakthrough brilliance, by winning five of their opening seven games in French Top […] READ MORE


Premiership Players to Watch This Season

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The Premiership season is rushing up on us.  It is time to start dusting off our rugby hats and ready our analytical pads to watch the teams go head to head. Last season there were a few players that came to the forefront of the Premiership scene. Its time to discuss those who may have […] READ MORE