The southern hemisphere: COVID’s impact on rugby union

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The world is going through a tough time right now, which includes the rugby union community. However, it is not just a human toll, but an economic toll. This includes southern hemisphere countries with both Super Rugby and PRO14 teams. COVID’s impact on the southern hemisphere Africa South Africa According to RugbyPass, South Africa Rugby […] 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



Premiership New Zealand XV: the forwards

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Following the selection of the best-imported New Zealand backs into the Premiership, James Barker now selects the Premiership New Zealand XV forward pack. Premiership New Zealand XV: the forwards 8. Wayne Shelford – Northampton Saints The only nominee from the pre-professional era, Wayne Shelford has a formidable reputation in Northampton from his time at the […] READ MORE


The Canada Ravens Women’s Rugby League World Cup 2021 Preview

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The Canada Ravens, the Canadian women’s national rugby league team will participate in their second Rugby League World Cup. They have been drawn in Group A. The men’s, women’s, and wheelchair World Cup’s were drawn by Prince Harry as the draw took place at Buckingham Palace in Windsor, England. The Canadians were drawn with Brazil, […] READ MORE


Rugby World Cup 2019: Team of the Tournament

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Following six weeks of fantastic Rugby World Cup action, Robert Rees goes ahead and picks his best XV throughout the entire competition.  Choices are based on impact made, quality of performances, points scored and influence in the team.  1. Tendai Mtawarira ‘The Beast’ lived up to his nickname throughout the Rugby World Cup, hitting hard […] READ MORE