División de Honor takes a Spanish Rugby siesta

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We’re in the middle of a Spanish Rugby siesta after Spain’s season came to an end with a hard-fought victory for VRAC against challengers Alconbendas in the División de Honor final. However, the third triumph in a row for Alconbendas in the Copa Del Rey de Rugby confirms them as Spanish Rugby’s second force. With […] READ MORE


Old hand vs young hotshot; World Rugby Chairman role

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There is now a contest for the World Rugby Chairman role, with Agustín Pichot entering the ring. It means that incumbent Chair Bill Beaumont must ‘see off the young hotshot’ if he wishes to retain command of the governing body. The positions of Chairman and Vice-Chairman will be determined at the annual meeting of the […] READ MORE


International Rugby calendar full with July fixtures

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The International Rugby calendar is full, with July fixtures spread right across the globe. With tournaments and International Championships to please global rugby fans from Brazil to Suva, Fiji. Viewing the World Rugby calendar, it has begun early with the International Women’s Super Series in San Diego. That five-team competition pips the top-seeded nations against […] READ MORE


World Rugby ‘Nations Championship’ loses support from leading nations

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News out from World Rugby headquarters in Ireland, is that the much-hyped Nations Championship has failed to gain the support from leading nations. Without that, it has prompted the governing body to discontinue the proposed annual competition. After the required unanimous agreement by unions to enter into exclusive negotiations was not achieved, World Rugby can confirm […] READ MORE



Rugby Eligibility Discussion Not Based on Fact or Agreed Process

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Conversation recently has seen attention focused on Rugby Eligibility. That is in regards to some International player eligibility intentions; for those whom had represented one International team, but who might now desire to play for another. Often these have been reported on widely, some including interviews and comments by some leading players. Social media has played […] READ MORE





Scotland vs Georgia – Could This Change The Face Of Rugby?

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Scotland host Georgia at Kilmarnock FC’s Rugby Park this weekend, in an important International test match. One of over a dozen fixtures, a spotlight is placed on this encounter due to several factors. The home side will be looking to end a promising Autumn International series with victory. Having beaten Argentina and come ‘within a […] READ MORE