Northern Hemisphere Rugby Cities: top-flight Union and League

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There are a total of only two Northern Hemisphere rugby cities with a first-tier rugby league and union team in the northern hemisphere. One city, Salford, in the Greater Manchester area of the UK, has rugby league and union teams that date back to the 19th century. This is while Toronto, Canada, a city where rugby […] READ MORE


Ryan Burroughs’ journey to the Toronto Wolfpack and Old Glory DC

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Ryan Burroughs’ journey to the Toronto Wolfpack and Old Glory DC was a long and unlikely journey. This article would look at how his older brother Chris Burroughs influenced his younger brother on choosing his path in the sports world. This helped paved the path to get professional contracts with both the Toronto Wolfpack and […] READ MORE


Bill Beaumont: Opportunities and Challenges for Rugby Union

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Sir Bill Beaumont has recently been re-elected as chairman of the International Rugby Board. He has been in this position since 2016. Beaumont is a former captain of the England team, where he earned 34 caps. He played for England from 1975-82 and for the British and Irish Lions from 1977-80. Opportunities and Challenges for […] READ MORE


BC Place vs. FMG Stadium Waikato

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BC Place, in Vancouver, Canada and FMG Stadium Waikato in New Zealand, are two stadiums with fundamental differences in nature. Both sustain the same type of ball sports yet, they each use two dissimilar technologies to groom the playing surface on. For the sport of rugby union, many have talked about which is better. Artificial […] READ MORE



EPCR speak out on ‘Club World Cup’ proposal

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The news broke on Monday morning of discussions regarding a Club World Cup in the place of the current European competitions. EPCR have since given a statement on the current state of affairs.  Robert Rees brings you the latest on the proposal. Club World Cup proposal Much like football, there is a want from some […] READ MORE


The second wave of Canadian sports

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The second wave of Canadian Sports has just begun with the three sports of cricket, rugby league, and rugby union getting professional sports teams or leagues in Canada. This all started with the Toronto Wolfpack, which was born in 2016, but began life as pro rugby league team in 2017. That team now leads a […] READ MORE


Rugby championships put on hold due to COVID19

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The current coronavirus pandemic certainly struck the world by surprise. The high infectivity and severity of this new influenza-like disease are forcing all governments to put a pause on both global and local events all around the world, due to the rapid worldwide spread of COVID19. It is said that we have not seen a […] READ MORE