Is THIS British and Irish Lions XV better than Warren Gatland’s?

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Warren Gatland recently named his British and Irish Lions XV after the Summer Internationals. Unsurprisingly, Ireland took 9 spots following their historic series win in New Zealand. LWOS Rugby’s Connor Dickins picked an alternative XV, containing 6 Irish players, and 6 English. This is a side designed to physically annihilate the opposition, with a scary […] READ MORE



Ideas, Identity, and Ideals in Welsh International Rugby

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Now is probably not the best time for intense introspection after a chastening and bruising defeat to Ireland. Especially for those in and around the close inner circle of players and coaches in Welsh International Rugby. Perhaps best if they keep Kipling’s words in mind, “If you can meet with triumph and disaster, and treat […] READ MORE



Springboks defeat Scotland after strong second half display: Opinion

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A strong second-half display saw the Springboks defeat Scotland 30 points to 15 at a packed Murrayfield on Saturday. Scorers Scotland : 15 Tries: Stuart Hogg (2). Conversion: Finn Russell. Penalty: Russell. South Africa: 30 Makazole Mapimpi(2). Conversions: Elton Jantjies. Penalties:  Janties (3), Handre Pollard (2), Frans Steyn. Springboks defeat Scotland Tight first half The […] READ MORE


Springbok end of year tour team selection: Opinion

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The Springbok end of year tour kicks off on Saturday against Scotland. Much has been said of the conservative selection, but Jacques Neinaber has opted for continuity. Which regular Springboks were not selected? The omissions from Nienaber’s squad were all injury-enforced. Faf de Klerk (hip flexor), Cheslin Kolbe (knee), Frans Malherbe (neck), Pieter-Steph du Toit […] READ MORE


Scotland Autumn Internationals 2021

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After historic wins at Twickenham and Paris in the Six Nations, Scotland will want to be more consistent just two years out from the Rugby World Cup. Can this start in the upcoming Scotland Autumn Internationals? With two of the three best teams in the world lined up as their opponents, the nation’s fate is […] READ MORE


Future Scottish Rugby Stars To Look Out For

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At this moment in time, the future of Scottish Rugby is looking good. Not only with the way in which the current team are playing and gelling with the coaching staff. Also with the multitude of young talent that is quickly progressing through the ranks. Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has worked hard in recent […] READ MORE