1. Why Eddie Jones Is Wrong to Stick Rather Than Twist with England Old Guard

    The England rugby union team will open their latest new era on Saturday with a trip to Murrayfield, Scotland, where the result is perhaps more in the balance than it has been for a few years...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 845 reads 2 comments

  2. 5 Bold Predictions for Week 1 of 2016 RBS 6 Nations

    The grand old championship is upon us once more, with new faces in charge both on and off the field for England and France, while Ireland start a new era without one of their all-time greats...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 6,572 reads 3 comments

  3. French Amateur Rugby Player Breaks Team-Mate's Nose with Motivational Headbutt

    Ouch. Things got a little too inspirational in the changing room of French amateur rugby side Racing Club Cubzaguais recently, with a pre -match hype routine getting out of hand...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 3 months ago 4,426 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Hookers on Lineout Delivery

    Lineout throwing could be considered one of the most understated arts in rugby, and the 2016 RBS Six Nations Championship rugby tournament will put some of Europe's most accurate hookers to the test in seeing who has the steadiest arm...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 834 reads 1 comments

  5. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of January 29-31

    Fresh from discovering this season's Champions Cup quarter-final lineup, Europe's giants returned to domestic action this weekend, hoping to make an impact before the 2016 RBS Six Nations get underway...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 1,299 reads 0 comments

  6. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of January 29-31

    Saracens booked their third successive victory on Saturday as they returned to the Aviva Premiership calendar with a win over Bath, retaining their place atop the English order...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 903 reads 0 comments

  7. 5 Under-the-Radar Players Who Could Shine in 2016 RBS Six Nations

    The 2016 Six Nations, as the first international action following the World Cup, offers the perfect opportunity for players to make a fresh start and shine for their countries...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 3 months ago 1,173 reads 2 comments

  8. Ranking the 5 Greatest Six Nations Players of All-Time

    The Six Nations Championship is the premier stage for the star players of European rugby to perform. Italy joined England, France, Ireland, Scotland and Wales in 2000 to inaugurate a new era: the Six Nations...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 3 months ago 1,581 reads 2 comments

  9. Sonny Bill Williams, Rugby Sevens Team-Mates Give Ride to an Elderly Fan

    An elderly Hurricanes fan was on the receiving end of an unexpected, yet welcome surprise, courtesy of Sonny Bill Williams and his team-mates. They gave him a lift...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 3 months ago 1,754 reads 1 comments

  10. 5 Reasons Dylan Hartley Is a Risky Pick as England Captain

    Dylan Hartley’s appointment as England captain has split fans over whether he has the credentials for the job ahead of the RBS Six Nations...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 871 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of January 22-24

    There was no shortage of drama — and just a hint of comedy — about the final weekend of pool play in the Champions Cup, as we learned who will face who in the quarter-finals...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 503 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of January 22-24

    This week we saw a double helping of Owen Farrell, a classic case of prop vs. scrum-half and a shuddering tackle that Ulster's veteran No. 10 Ian Humphreys will want to forget...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 776 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the 2016 RBS 6 Nations Fly-Halves on Game-Winning Potential

    The 2016 RBS Six Nations will bring together a collection of the finest players Europe has to offer, and a promising contingent of fly-halves shoulder heavy burdens coming into the competition...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 1,454 reads 0 comments

  14. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of January 22-24

    Exeter Chiefs stormed the gates late on to seal their spot as the surprise entrants in this season's Champions Cup quarter-finals, defeating Ospreys 33-17 on Sunday to steal in front of Clermont Auvergne and make the last eight...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 1,273 reads 0 comments

  15. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of January 22-24

    Rugby fans across the continent were treated to a third successive weekend of action from the European Rugby Champions Cup in recent days as the competition's quarter-final lineup wrapped up...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 1,251 reads 0 comments

  16. 5 England Rugby Players Who Never Reached Their Potential

    England rugby’s recent past is full of young bright lights expected to develop into star players but who never reached their potential...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 3 months ago 2,678 reads 1 comments

  17. Sean O'Brien Not Rory Best Should Captain Joe Schmidt's Ireland

    Rory Best was named as the new captain of Ireland by national team coach Joe Schmidt on Wednesday, ahead of Sean O’Brien, Jamie Heaslip and Jonny Sexton...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 3 months ago 171 reads 0 comments

  18. Chris Ashton's 5 Worst Moments

    It has been a miserable week for Saracens wing Chris Ashton. No sooner was the 28-year-old recalled to the England squad than he has found himself sidelined with a 10-week ban after being found guilty of eye-gouging Ulster's Luke Marshall, per BBC..

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 774 reads 1 comments

  19. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of January 15-17

    The penultimate round of Champions Cup rugby action resulted in a rousing win for the Ospreys, while main contenders Saracens, Racing 92 and Toulon confirmed quarter-final places...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 718 reads 0 comments

  20. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of January 15-17

    If your name is Bryan Habana, you might want to watch this week's collection from behind your sofa. The Springbok World Cup winner has made a living out of his searing pace and finishing ...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 3 months ago 985 reads 0 comments

  21. 5 Bold Predictions for 2016 RBS 6 Nations

    Just over a fortnight remains until Europe's big guns contend for continental supremacy once again, and the Six Nations brings international rugby back into the spotlight...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 months ago 4,592 reads 3 comments

  22. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of January 15-17

    The knockout stages of the 2015-16 Champions Cup began to take shape this weekend after three teams guaranteed their places in the tournament's last eight...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 months ago 1,547 reads 0 comments

  23. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of January 15-17

    International rugby is once again within reach as the Six Nations edges ever nearer, and Europe's biggest stars are clearly looking to impress after the Champions Cup laid on a spectacle this weekend...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 4 months ago 807 reads 0 comments

  24. 5 Players in World Rugby Who Have Much to Prove in 2016

    Players who are doubted always have something to prove. But there are others who manage to retain their starting places on the back of former glories or the unfulfilled promise of brilliance...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 4 months ago 2,414 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 Players Eddie Jones Was Wrong to Omit from His England Squad

    Eddie Jones named his first England squad on Wednesday with some big omissions from his 33-man party. Jones was right to exclude Tom Wood from the Elite Player Squad for consistently ...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 4 months ago 1,655 reads 0 comments