1. Why Maro Itoje Has the Tools to Be a Superstar for England

    England coach Eddie Jones finds himself blessed with a substantial influx of new and emerging talent in the national team, but perhaps none currently display more promise than potential superstar Maro Itoje ...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 months ago 732 reads 2 comments

  2. Who Should Eddie Jones Select as England Scrum-Half for Australia Test Series?

    Scrum-half is one of Eddie Jones’ main selection dilemmas ahead of England’s Test series with Australia in June and beyond. In Leicester Tigers ' Ben Youngs and Danny Care of Harlequins , the England head coach has two No...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 5 months ago 1,818 reads 1 comments

  3. How Much Longer Will Dan Carter Be Able to Operate at the Top Level?

    Dan Carter , the World Rugby Player of the Year for 2015 , will be able to operate at the top level until the end of his current contract with Racing 92 in 2018, mainly because ...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 5 months ago 1,756 reads 0 comments

  4. 5 Things on Nigel Melville's to-Do List for English Rugby

    Nigel Melville was swiftly announced in April as the successor to Rob Andrew for the job of director of professional rugby in England, per RFU.com...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 5 months ago 801 reads 1 comments

  5. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of April 29-May 1

    The major leagues in Europe are reaching their climax, and there were plenty of performances by men desperate to see their sides reach the playoffs this season...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 5 months ago 1,240 reads 0 comments

  6. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of April 29 to May 1

    As Europe's play-off nears its climax and the continent's finest make their final dash for a post-season future, tension across the land builds, and mistakes will be made...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 months ago 1,102 reads 0 comments

  7. 4 Uncapped Australians Who Could Earn Places in Summer Internationals

    After making their way to the final of last year's Rugby World Cup, Australia can afford to experiment in their selection once again, and this year brings with it the opportunity to usher in some new faces...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 5 months ago 601 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 1,242 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 1,038 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 1,814 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 12,039 reads 4 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 341 reads 8 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 1,540 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 months ago 1,146 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 1,708 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 672 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 1,367 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 1,075 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 629 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 854 reads 0 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 1,129 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 957 reads 1 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 1,132 reads 1 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 9,671 reads 6 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 534 reads 0 comments