1. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of December 18-20

    Lots of movement beneath an unchanged top three this week. Ulster and Wasps both recorded significant wins in the context of their pools, while Harlequins entered the fray for a ...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 8 months ago 615 reads 0 comments

  2. Sam Burgess: World Rugby's Biggest Flop of 2015

    Sam Burgess was, without doubt, the biggest flop in international rugby in 2015. To be a flop is to perform well below the expectations coaches, fans and the media set, and in the case of Burgess, because these hopes were set too high, he flopped...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 8 months ago 1,353 reads 1 comments

  3. Wallaby Adam Ashley-Cooper's Hilarious Response to Twitter Feud with BOD

    Wallabies' star Adam Ashley-Cooper has taken the upper hand in a very tongue-in-cheek Twitter "feud" with Ireland Rugby legend Brian O'Driscoll , recording a video of him "making ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Terence Lattanzio about 8 months ago 1,195 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of December 18-20

    Our pre-Christmas round-up of crunches and collisions is compiled from the weekend's Champions Cup action...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 8 months ago 348 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 5 Coaches in International Rugby in 2015

    The top five coaches in international rugby in 2015 are all from the southern hemisphere, but one gets in to this list for his work with a European team...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 8 months ago 1,943 reads 4 comments

  6. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of December 18-20

    England's giants are on the rise in this season's European Rugby Champions Cup following a thrilling weekend of action leading into the Christmas break...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 months ago 937 reads 0 comments

  7. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of December 18-20

    The European Rugby Champions Cup was once again at centre stage this weekend, which saw Wasps, Toulon and Ulster do their pool bids the world of good with some very valuable victories...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 8 months ago 1,276 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the 5 Best Back Rows in World Rugby Right Now

    The back row has become the most important unit on the field in modern rugby union. Defensively, they are the men who commonly end up on top of the tackle count and are the players responsible for winning back possession at the tackle area...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 8 months ago 742 reads 0 comments

  9. Why Eddie Jones Would Be Wrong to Appoint Dylan Hartley as England Captain

    Dylan Hartley appears set to be named England captain in a bold move by new head coach Eddie Jones, as reported by BBC Sport ...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 8 months ago 1,275 reads 4 comments

  10. Why England Should Retain Chris Robshaw as Captain

    Not even a month into his reign as England head coach, Eddie Jones is already making the tough decisions on how best to shake up the national team, and his first order of business may be electing a new captain...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 769 reads 2 comments

  11. Oxford Rugby Player Dislocates Finger, Has It Put Back Like It's Nothing

    There aren't many sports injuries more painful than a dislocation. Even worse than the initial injury comes the bit where the runaway digit/limb has to be put back into place...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 9 months ago 1,226 reads 3 comments

  12. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of December 11-13

    Saracens and Toulon last met in the final of the 2013-2014 Heineken Cup, and the signs are they will be the teams to beat in pursuit of the European Rugby Champions Cup trophy this season...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 992 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of December 11-13

    The European Champions Cup pool stage reached its halfway point at the weekend and there was plenty of passion on display as sides continue to jockey for quarter-final spots...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 485 reads 0 comments

  14. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of December 11-13

    A man-of-the-match performance from Exeter Chiefs No. 8 Thomas Waldrom drove his side to a momentous win over Clermont Auvergne on Saturday to highlight the Champions Cup's comeback...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 1,221 reads 0 comments

  15. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of December 11-13

    The power balance in European rugby underwent significant change this weekend after the Champions Cup saw the continental big guns advance their bids for major silverware...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 757 reads 0 comments

  16. Ranking the 5 Best Props in World Rugby Right Now

    They can push the most weight around in the gym, make the biggest dents in the tackle bags and are generally best avoided when it comes to drinking contests and practical jokes...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 5,755 reads 2 comments

  17. How Manu Tuilagi Can Fulfil His Potential as an International Rugby Superstar

    Manu Tuilagi , the Leicester Tigers and England centre is still just 24, but now is the time for Tuilagi , who has just signed a lucrative deal with the East Midlands club, to make his impression on the world game and become a rugby superstar...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 9 months ago 1,039 reads 1 comments

  18. Women's Rugby Player Unleashes the Boom on Defender Who Tries to Make Tackle

    If it's not there already, this video needs to be the first clip that pops up when you search YouTube for "defender gets trucked...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 months ago 71,276 reads 73 comments

  19. Breaking Down England's Best Back Line for 2016

    A great deal of mystery surrounds the England rugby team as the fallout of a disastrous Rugby World Cup continues, questions are asked of those present and a new boss looks to a make quick impact...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 854 reads 4 comments

  20. College Rugby Player Throws Defender to Ground with Vicious Stiff-Arm

    With a trip to the USA Rugby Men’s Division II National Championship on the line, this Salisbury player wasn't going down easy...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 9 months ago 20,797 reads 1 comments

  21. Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins Shows off Japanese Language Skills on Aussie TV

    Former Wallaby and Australian rugby cult hero Nick Cummins showed off his impressive knack for the Japanese tongue in a recent interview with Channel Ten's The Project...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Terence Lattanzio about 9 months ago 1,044 reads 0 comments

  22. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of December 4-6

    The weekend's action saw two Irish giants tumble from the top 15 while Saracens took an iron grip on top spot. Connacht's winning run came to an end in Wales, and Wasps faltered at home, causing both sides to slide down the ranking this week...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 824 reads 0 comments

  23. All Blacks' Sonny Bill Williams Visits Syrian Refugee Camp in Lebanon for UNICEF

    Fresh from winning the Rugby World Cup with the All Blacks in October, Sonny Bill Williams is now in Lebanon lending a hand to children of the Syrian refugee crisis...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Terence Lattanzio about 9 months ago 768 reads 0 comments

  24. Eddie Jones Should Sack Andy Farrell as England's Backs and Defence Coach

    Eddie Jones, who replaced Stuart Lancaster as England rugby’s head coach at the start of this month, must decide whether to retain or release Lancaster’s two main lieutenants: ...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 9 months ago 1,228 reads 2 comments

  25. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of December 4-6

    This week, we have a combination of hard chargers who obliterated the men in their path, and illegal shots that, while flooring their targets, also cost their exponents a spell on the sidelines...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 483 reads 0 comments