British and Irish Lions watch: Ben Youngs has still got it

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With the 2020 Six Nations eventually signing off over the weekend we took a look at who impressed Warren Gatland, the British and Irish Lions coach. In truth, the quality came in the France/Ireland match. Wales and Scotland played out a dour contest in a windy Llanelli and England were distinctly rusty in Rome against […] READ MORE


Luke Jacobson first Injury-related casualty of RWC2019

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After all the competing teams were named, sides landed in Japan and began their first week of training and preparations, fans heard of the first injury-related casualty of RWC2019. Luke Jacobson was unlucky when his concussion symptoms saw him removed early from the tournament. The New Zealand player, a relatively new addition to the All […] READ MORE


‘In the Bin’ Rugby Pod – Season 1, Episode 24

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The boys are back! ‘In the Bin’ rugby pod, bringing their own unique style to review another pulsating round of Six Nations fixtures, including that try at Twickenham. There is more chat on the Premiership and Pro14 recommenced competition, while we ponder where Danny Cipriani be playing next year??? NatWest 6 Nations review Enjoyable? Yeah […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions taste second defeat on 2017 Tour

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The Highlanders handed the British and Irish Lions their second defeat of the tour, with a thrilling 23-22 victory in Dunedin. A late penalty from Marty Banks gave the South Islanders a famous victory, after tries from Waisake Naholo and Liam Coltman put them into a winning position. The visitors held a slender advantage, before […] READ MORE


British and Irish Lions downed by Auckland Blues: LWOR player ratings

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The British and Irish Lions performance tonight was perhaps marginally better than the tour opener, but they succumbed to their first loss of the tour. Ihaia West’s phenomenal late try gave the Auckland Blues a thoroughly deserved 22-16 success at Eden Park. On the ground where the British and Irish Lions will play the first […] READ MORE


Lions Squad assessment: Versatility trumps all else

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Versatility was the flavour of the day on Wednesday, when Warren Gatland finally named his Lions squad to take on double-world champions New Zealand. Those who lacked the dynamism and skill set to perform in at least two positions appeared to be overlooked with very few specialists picked in the touring party. You can see […] READ MORE



Ireland Beat All Blacks To Make Rugby History In Chicago

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It took 111 years, but Ireland have finally beaten the All Blacks in an historic 40-29 win in front of 62,000 fans at Soilder Field. It was nothing short of a thriller in Chicago, and the perfect way to end a history-making week of sport in the city–the Cubs baseball team won the World Series. […] READ MORE