Rugby Archive

Champions Cup Round 3 Predictions Round Up

After a more than exciting Autumn International series, European Champions Cup rugby returns. Who will be the winners and losers, what do the experts think? Who’s crystal ball could do with a polish, see below;   As you can see, the only real debate is in the final fixture of the weekend, can Exeter maintain

Memes of the Rugby World Cup so far

With what could be the biggest talking point of RWC2015 having already happened, there are a few to choose from. It didn’t take any time at all for the hashtag #strongerthantheboks to start trending. Here are a few of the best memes and pics I could find from there and elsewhere; These chopsticks are #StrongerThanTheBoks

Rugby World Cup 2015 Venues

There will be a total of 13 Rugby World Cup 2015 Venues ranging from legendary theatres of the game to unknown quantities, the following is a complete guide to all of these. Brighton Community Stadium Interesting Fact: This is a fairly new stadium so interesting is a bit thin on the ground, its now horribly

Rugby World Cup Quiz Round 1

With the excitement so very nearly upon us, I thought there would be no better way to celebrate than with a good old fashioned, rugby world cup quiz. Although the first round doesn’t seem to have too many tight calls I came across a stat that might make the opening game that little bit more

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

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’

Rugby World Cup 2015 Ticket Prices

Continuing in the hope of providing a comprehensive guide to the 2015 Rugby World Cup, below is a table featuring all the prices for all the fixtures. If you click on any of the table headings you can sort by venue, date, location and for you cheapskates out there price! i thought it was also

Ireland Team to face Wales Announced

Declan Kidney has announced his side to face Wales on Sunday with few surprises. Keith Earls attempts the impossible, replacing O’Driscoll at 13 and Andrew Trimble makes it onto the left wing. Conor Murray faces a horrible 6 Nations debut up against his doppelganger Mike Phillips. Peter O’Mahony is likely to get a debut from

Who would play the Ireland Team in the Hollywood movie?

  This weekend, just in case anyone didn’t notice,  another Ireland victory powered them through to the Quarter Finals of the Rugby World Cup. Without wanting to get too ahead of ourselves its a special time for Irish rugby and a special group of players to boot. Which is all just great. I started to