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


Eddie Jones faces Farrell selection headache; England v Australia

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England’s emphatic win over Tonga has given Eddie Jones a number of selection headaches ahead of England v Australia on Saturday. Every coach wants options but for Jones, he may have to make the biggest selection call of his England coaching tenure. Does he relegate Owen Farell now and promote Marcus Smith? The clamour to […] READ MORE


Manu Tuilagi and others released by Leicester Tigers

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With the ‘click of a button’ news that Manu Tuilagi and others had been released by the Leicester Tigers quickly reinforced the Covid19 aftermath. As salaries and earnings were reduced at Premiership Rugby clubs, the concessions given (and taken), have cost much. At the Leicester Tigers organization, up to 31 members of staff have needed […] READ MORE





England v New Zealand: SIX Reasons why England can win

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England v New Zealand is the first of two mouthwatering semi-finals as the 2019 World Cup reaches its climax. Many are saying that this is the final a week early. It is hard to disagree with this sentiment given how good England and New Zealand were in the quarter-finals. For all of the positivity around […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup quarterfinals MVP – 8 most important players

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With the knockout stages looming large on the horizon, we take a look at the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals MVP players from each of the eight teams. Names who could prove pivotal to their nations reaching the semifinals.  Australia: David Pocock Pocock, in his final World Cup, needs to give the performance of his life […] READ MORE