United Rugby Championship update: South African teams settling in despite two sets of laws

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The  United Rugby Championship saw round four completed this weekend. The South African teams haven’t set the competition alight but, have started to settle into their new environment. The early weeks Many unrealistic South African fans thought that their teams would walk in and dominate the competition. Aside from the Lions win in the first […] READ MORE




Confirmed: 2021 November Autumn Test schedule (Men’s calendar)

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Final dates have been confirmed for the November Autumn Test schedule for 2021. This covers men’s International matches across five continents and begins in late October, before the traditional November window opens for all sides. As stated by World Rugby; ‘the confirmed program seeks to optimize competition for established and emerging unions and is a […] READ MORE



Rugby 08 EA Sports still holds cult following amongst gamers

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Despite the game being released over 14 years ago, Rugby 08 has maintained a cult following amongst gamers. The Facebook group ‘Rugby 08 Enthusiasts Club‘ has over 20,000 eSports followers. What made the game so popular that its legacy continues to this day? Rugby 08 EA Sports holds still cult following amongst gamers As soon […] READ MORE



Pandemic ruptures Bunnings NPC Level 3 bubble of Auckland-based Provinces

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With all the best efforts to remove themselves from restrictions on sport and travel; caused by the Covid-19 pandemic domestically, three provinces within the Auckland region have seen their Bunnings NPC Level 3 bubbles burst. Not through their own making that is, and now Auckland, North Harbour, and Counties-Manukau have all unceremoniously be removed from […] READ MORE


Could failure see Canada Rugby World Cup 2023 hopes fade? Opinion

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At the 1991 Rugby World Cup, Canada made the quarter-finals. The nation’s finest ever rugby achievement. They exited the competition respectably, losing 29-13 to none other than the All Blacks. Yet now in 2021, there’s doubt over whether the Canadians will even qualify for the 2023 World Cup edition. Could Canada genuinely fail to qualify […] READ MORE