Scott Robertson seeking International experience

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With his usual enthusiasm, Scott Robertson is seeking International rugby coaching experience. And as is his way, he has taken the unusual step of offering his services to the British and Irish Lions coach, Warren Gatland. The offer is a promise that if selected by Lions management, that Robertson will bring his Super Rugby success […] READ MORE


Sam Cane concussed, luckless Chiefs lose yet again

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In a match that saw Sam Cane concussed, the result was the same as it has been all season, where the luckless Chiefs lose yet again to the Hurricanes. The nominated All Blacks captain was brought down in a collision with a leaping Jordie Barrett. Contact with the taller players hip caused Sam Cane to […] READ MORE


Warren Gatland can’t buy a Chiefs Super Rugby win post-Covid19

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The frustration was clear to see, with Warren Gatland experiencing a lean spell of wins with his Chiefs Super Rugby franchise. After gaining four wins in the pre-Covid19 regular season, since the new Super Rugby Aotearoa competition resumed his side can hardly buy a win. Three losses from three matches and the close results are […] READ MORE


South Africa v British & Irish Lions 2021 – Hogg and Tipuric make XV

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Amidst all the doom and gloom of COVID-19, there is a shining rugby light on the horizon. The hugely anticipated British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa in 2021. Players from both sides will be champing at the bit to get out there again. With aching bodies now having the enforced rest period, nobody […] READ MORE


Wasps 2001-2008 – England’s Greatest Sides

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In a continuation of David Challis’ series looking at English Rugby’s greatest club sides, he takes a look back at the great Wasps side of the mid-2000s. Following on from the dynasty that Leicester Tigers built before the London-based side took English rugby to new heights. Spearheaded by the great Warren Gatland and Shaun Edwards […] READ MORE


2021 Lions tour fixtures announced

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The 2021 Lions tour fixtures have been announced for the British and Irish select team. In around 18 months they will travel to World Cup holders South Africa for the first time since 2009. Here is the comprehensive fixture list for the 2021 tour. 2021 Lions tour fixtures There will be eight tour matches in […] READ MORE


Wayne Pivac beginning new Welsh era as Wales defeat the Barbarians

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Wayne Pivac took charge of his first Wales game on Saturday as they defeated Warren Gatland’s Barbarians. Robert Rees brings you all the latest from the Welsh camp as Pivac gave his reaction post-match. Pleasing debut for Pivac’s crew “It’s fantastic from our point of view, the game itself, we’ve had a week together now […] READ MORE


Warren Gatland’s final interview in Wales following Barbarians defeat

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Following Warren Gatland‘s last outing at the Principality Stadium as head coach of the Barbarians he spoke of how grateful he was of the opportunity to come back and say thank you to Wales one last time.  Gatland was joined by fellow outgoing coach Robin McBryde as they spoke to the media following Saturday’s historic […] READ MORE


LIVE BLOG: Wales vs Barbarians

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Wales take on the Barbarians in a men’s and women’s double header. Robert Rees brings you a live blog of Wales vs Barbarians, from the Principality Stadium, Cardiff. “Main photo credit” Embed from Getty Images READ MORE


Kiwis increase ‘value’ of international rugby coach

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News that Dave Rennie will step into the Australian head coach role appears to reinforce a common belief that many of the best choices are commonly New Zealanders. This appointment reinforces the idea that Kiwis (New Zealanders) increase the value of the International rugby coach. Not a statement of fact, although the evidence and widespread […] READ MORE