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Rugby News Roundup 08/03/15

Having endured another weekend without the Six Nations to keep us occupied, what rugby news has been keeping the internet squabbling this week? Was the 4-0 victory by the Welsh regions over the Irish provinces a taste of things to come this week? Is Jarryd Hayne the most Australian name ever to grace the NFL?

Rugby News Roundup 02/03/15

Well the rugby news roundups have made it to week three and what a week its been. Wales victorious in France, Italy with their second away win in the history of the championship and Ireland quitening the growing whispers of a potential English World Cup win. So what better way to start than highlights from

6 Nations Quiz Round 3

Thankfully, the Six Nations is back and back with a bang with a possible game of the tournament, probably tournament decider on Sunday. The quiz too, has some big news of its own, because thanks to the fine fellows at UK Rugby Shop the quiz now has just what it always wanted, a prize! Specifically

Rugby News Roundup 23/02/15

Excitingly, we’ve made it to week two in a weekly series of roundups from the world of rugby.  I appreciate that might not sound incredibly momentous, but given that its further than I ever managed with pre- season training, I’m taking it as a massive win! We managed to get through the gap weekend of

Rugby News Roundup 16/02/15

Welcome to the first in what I hope to maintain as a weekly series of rugby news roundups, featuring the most shared, most talked about and what I hope you’ll find most interesting rugby stories from around the web. As a self confessed rugby obsessive, I spend a lot of time trawling all corners of

6 Nations Quiz Round 2

After a great first round I can’t imagine I am the only one salivating for round 2, looks like we should have a great weekend of rugby too! After complaints from certain sectors that the quiz was too hard, there are now a couple of easier questions thrown in. Also, after a bit of interest

Beards of the 6 Nations 2015

If, like me you have found yourself full to the brim of concussion debates, tunnel stand off’s and England being nailed on certanties for the World Cup, join me in taking a look at the lighter side of the 6 nations, beards.  I’ve no doubt that beards have been a part of rugby ever since

6 Nations 2015 quiz round 1

The first round of the 2015 version of the greatest rugby tournament the world has ever seen approaches, what better way to celebrate it than seemingly pointless trivia. I say seemingly because undoubtedly there is a massive prize* *There is some doubt over the massiveness of the prize

How are the top 5 rugby prospects getting on?

In August, The Observer newspaper published an article outlining their top five hot rugby prospects or ‘ones to watch. With the new season about to be a month old lets have a look at how these are getting on. 1. Tom Stephenson (Northampton) Unfortunately for Tom, the big England U20’s centre has yet to make

Best Rugby Memes 2014

For those who like there rugby humour visual and text based, I thought I’d do a round up of the best rugby memes of 2014. Perfect to while away a few minutes before the forthcomng feast of rugby on the weekend. Granted, some of these aren’t memes, don’t get too wound up about it Got

Greatest Rugby Mullets

So, after a boring day, followed by Iran Vs Nigeria I thought I needed a smile, hence here is a collection of the greatest rugby mullets, that I could find, quickly. Its fair to say there is a bit of a leaning toward the older mullet as I feel the proliferation of the modern ‘ironic’