1. What's More Important to a Rugby Winger, Speed or Skill?

    It's long been held that backs are seen as the glamorous bunch in rugby, the scorers and finishers who regularly butt heads with forwards, but there lies another debate within their ranks—and it relates to the wings...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 16 hours ago 443 reads 0 comments

  2. England Won't Whitewash Australia 3-0 in June Rugby Series

    Australians may not be confident ahead of the three-test series with England in June, but former Wallaby great Michael Lynagh went into hyperbolic mode when he suggested the Red Rose would whitewash Australia down under...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 2 days ago 752 reads 0 comments

  3. Saracens and Bath Heading in Opposite Directions

    Saracens and Bath collided in last year’s Premiership final, but this year their fortunes couldn ’t be further apart...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 days ago 1,614 reads 1 comments

  4. Martin Castrogiovanni Banned After Partying with Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Las Vegas

    Racing 92 have suspended their prop forward Martin Castrogiovanni after pictures emerged of the rugby player partying in Las Vegas with Paris Saint-Germain footballer Zlatan Ibrahimovic...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 3 days ago 11,669 reads 4 comments

  5. Why England Would Be Right to Recall Chris Ashton for Australia Tour

    England coach Eddie Jones will take 32 players on the summer tour to Australia, and Chris Ashton should be one of them...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 3 days ago 257 reads 8 comments

  6. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 22-24

    With Super Rugby in full flow and European semi-finals to decide, it was an action-packed weekend that did not lack for quality performances from players on both sides of the planet...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 4 days ago 1,132 reads 0 comments

  7. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of April 22 to 24

    The European rugby calendar is drawing to an intense finish, and the Champions Cup final was cemented this weekend as Saracens and Racing 92 bounded past Wasps and Leicester Tigers, respectively...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 days ago 1,010 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking World Rugby's Elite Sides on Their Pack Strength

    Last year's Rugby World Cup gave us a firm understanding of who currently rules the roost among the sport's elite, with New Zealand crowned victors for boasting the best squad overall, and deservedly so...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 7 days ago 1,587 reads 1 comments

  9. 5 Bold Predictions for Rugby Champions Cup Semi-Finals

    Four teams remain in the hunt for this season's European Rugby Champions Cup, and this weekend's semi-final slate sees Saracens take on Wasps, while Leicester Tigers look to oust Racing 92 from the competition...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 7 days ago 637 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 5 New Zealand Rugby Players in Europe

    New Zealand rugby players have gradually begun coming to Europe, and some of the biggest names in the sport joined northern hemisphere clubs after the 2015 World Cup in England...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 9 days ago 1,146 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the Rugby European Champions Cup Semi-Finalists

    Rugby’s European Champions Cup reaches its penultimate chapter in England this weekend with two semi-finals that are very difficult to predict...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 10 days ago 991 reads 0 comments

  12. Why Christian Wade Shouldn't Waste His Time Playing Sevens

    Christian Wade hit the headlines last weekend with a six-try performance against Worcester that rocketed the Wasps man to second in this season's leading try-scorer table in the Aviva Premiership...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 10 days ago 588 reads 0 comments

  13. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of April 15-17

    New Zealand's highest powers continue to soar in Super Rugby this season as the Crusaders, Blues and 2015 finalists the Hurricanes each took one step closer to a post-season campaign in Round 8 of the 2016 season...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 12 days ago 814 reads 0 comments

  14. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 15 to 17

    This week, a our team of the weekend has a back three with 12 tries between them from their respective performances...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 12 days ago 1,057 reads 0 comments

  15. Where Does Dylan Hartley Rank on List of Rugby's Best Hookers Right Now?

    World rugby audiences were divided earlier this year when newly christened England coach Eddie Jones made the decision to re-elect Northampton Saints hooker as national team captain, warts and all...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 14 days ago 865 reads 1 comments

  16. Power Ranking the 2016 Six Nations Sides on the Strength of Their Forwards

    The 2016 RBS Six Nations may be a firm fixture in the rear-view mirror, but the tournament itself is still being dissected after a forward-inspired England side rightly ran to a historic Grand Slam victory...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 15 days ago 1,035 reads 1 comments

  17. Substitutions: The Rule Change World Rugby Needs Most

    Substitutions, or rather, reducing them is the rule change the rugby world needs most. World Rugby , the sport's international governing body, currently permits teams to select eight players on the substitutes' bench...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 16 days ago 7,570 reads 6 comments

  18. 3 Players Who Have Best Chance of Australia Call-Ups for Summer Internationals

    Australia, runners-up at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, face England in a three-test home international series in June...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 17 days ago 521 reads 0 comments

  19. 5 Players Who Have Best Chance of England Call-Ups for Summer Internationals

    England have the Grand Slam in their pockets and three teams in the last four of the European Champions Cup...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 17 days ago 1,007 reads 0 comments

  20. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of April 8-10

    A standout weekend for English rugby saw Leicester Tigers, Wasps and Saracens each advance to the semi-finals of this season's Champions Cup after defeating Stade Francais , Exeter Chiefs and Northampton Saints, respectively...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 19 days ago 778 reads 0 comments

  21. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 8 to 10

    The weekend's fare was full of drama with Champions Cup quarter-finals contested in Europe while the Super Rugby rumbled on down south...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 19 days ago 603 reads 0 comments

  22. 3 Players Who Should Join Josh Charnley and Switch Codes

    Many have tried and failed in their attempts to break the mould in rugby union after dominating in league, and next season will see Wigan Warriors wonder Josh Charnley become the latest marvel to switch codes...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 21 days ago 1,266 reads 0 comments

  23. Power Ranking the 2016 Six Nations Sides on the Strength of Their Backs

    The 2016 Six Nations provided more tries than any championship since 2006 . The following power ranking of Six Nations sides on the strength of their backs emphasises collective cohesion over individual talent and focuses more on attack than defence...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 22 days ago 720 reads 1 comments

  24. 10 World Rugby Stars Who Would Be Amazing at Rugby Sevens

    It seems as though the Road to Rio 2016 has snuck up on us all too quickly, and this year's Olympics now lie just months away, with rugby sevens set to make its competition debut in Brazil this August...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 23 days ago 2,305 reads 3 comments

  25. 2 Players Who Will Not Feature for Scotland in 2017 Six Nations

    Scotland finished fourth in the 2016 Six Nations , continuing their gradual improvement under Kiwi coach Vern Cotter...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 24 days ago 543 reads 0 comments