Pacific Nations: How can they compete against the Tier One nations?

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The Pacific Nations arguably produces some of the best players in world rugby but, their sides struggle to perform. A major talking point pre-World Cup was the number of players from the Pacific playing for the Tier One nations. However, Fiji showed glimpses of their world-class quality in the first half against Australia; as well […] READ MORE


Samoa Rugby World Cup a chance to ‘Set Things Right’

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Samoan rugby has been blighted by off the field scandals over the past few years. Although the effects of corruption are not totally behind them, the rugby team is desperate to ‘set things right’ and make this Samoa Rugby World Cup campaign in Japan, their most successful ever. Continuing the tier two series, David Challis […] READ MORE




Ireland RWC squad focused on Form Reversal in 2019

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With all International sides now announced, the Ireland RWC squad is wholly focused on a ‘form reversal’ in 2019, after the disappointment of the Six Nations. There is no hiding from it though. As Wales has run through all challengers in 2019, the Irish failing when on the top of the pre-Championship list, bewildered some. […] READ MORE