Rugby News Archive

Is Eddie Jones now the best coach in World Rugby?

An awful lot has been said after Japan’s historic victory over New Zealand on the weekend, not least that their coach, Eddie Jones almost instantly got himself a new job with the Stormers. With all the hype and brilliant photographs littering the internet, there was little to be seen apart from jubilation (no bad thing),

Rugby News Roundup 16/03/15

Back once again like a veritable renegade master, here are this weeks top rugby stories from around the web. This week we have some impossible to avoid Six Nations highlights, though granted Italy Vs France doesn’t make the cut. Some Leigh Halfpenny wonderment and some good old fashioned laughing at commentators. Six Nations Round 4

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

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

Is Andy Powell the future of Professional Rugby?

Probably not. The headline was difficult to avoid given this earlier post about Gavin Henson . Its a shame though. Much unlike Gavin Henson, its difficult not to feel a certain empathy with Powell. Without question his actions display an exceptional, almost enviable level of stupidity, yet still, I for one can’t help feeling a

Is Gavin Henson The Future of Professional Rugby?

Six years ago, give or take a couple of months it looked like he might be. He’d just kicked Wales to victory over England and played a large part in their winning of the Grand Slam that year. Beyond the game he was, we are lead to believe,  being pursued by the multi-millionaire songstress Charlotte