1. 5 International Rugby Players Set for Big Years in 2016

    2016 will see the making of the careers of several international rugby players. In this article, Bleacher Report brings attention to five players most likely to make the grade over the coming year...

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  2. 5 Rugby Players Who Should Become Starters for England in 2016

    England rugby is in a strange place. 2015 came with hope and expectation, and despite a disastrous home Rugby World Cup, it feels as though continuity rather than sweeping changes will be the order of 2016...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 6 months ago 752 reads 0 comments

  3. David Pocock: World Rugby's Player of 2015

    Dan Carter scooped the official  World Rugby Player of the Year title for 2015, and no one would begrudge the New Zealander the plaudits that have come his way...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 1,089 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of January 1-3

    There seems to be no way around, over, under or through Saracens. If Eddie Jones' first England squad doesn't have a thick black-and-red streak running through it, we will eat Maro Itoje's head guard...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 616 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of January 1-3

    This week's roundup includes a dubious challenge that went unpunished, a prime example of how much it can hurt to tackle a prop at full tilt and a cruncher from a centre on a hooker that proves size isn't everything...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 424 reads 0 comments

  6. James O'Connor: World Rugby's Clown of 2015

    The new year presents a fresh start and new beginnings for those who decide they need it, a time when many attempt to make up for past wrongdoings and make for a better future...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 2,469 reads 0 comments

  7. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of January 1-3

    Some of England's major powers suffered significant setbacks as the 2016 calendar got underway this weekend, with Bath and Wasps suffering notable losses to Newcastle Falcons and Sale Sharks, respectively...

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  8. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of January 1-3

    Rugby outfits across the continent are hoping 2016 will be their year, with some seeking major improvements and others looking to merely see more of the same continued success...

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  9. 5 Bold Predictions for World Rugby in 2016

    The year of 2016 will see rugby sevens make its bow as an Olympic sport and also heralds a new era for many of the world's top sides...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 3,869 reads 5 comments

  10. A-Z of World Rugby in 2015

    2015 was arguably the finest year of rugby in the professional era. Internationally, New Zealand were world champions, Australia won the Rugby Championship and Ireland retained the Six Nations...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 6 months ago 2,266 reads 2 comments

  11. 5 Players Who May Retire from International Rugby in 2016

    Rugby was saddened to see a long line of international veterans leave the sport in 2015, and 2016 presents another host of potential retirees nearing the end of their playing days...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 1,672 reads 0 comments

  12. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of December 26-27

    The last round of 2015 action saw some significant results in heavyweight clashes in France, while Saracens ploughed on in England...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 748 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of December 26-27

    Your belated big-hits Christmas present is here, with a pleasing combination of ball-stealing brilliance and bone-jarring physicality to see the year out...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 565 reads 0 comments

  14. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of December 26-27

    The Christmas calendar was extremely kind to the sporting masses this weekend as a jam-packed schedule of top-tier rugby helped warm up the European audience...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 1,224 reads 0 comments

  15. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of December 26-27

    A Boxing Day weekend of sport provided ample entertainment as rugby fans from across Europe were given a late Christmas gift in the form of thrills, spills and plenty of entertainment...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 1,432 reads 0 comments

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

    No man bears more individual pressure in a rugby team than the goalkicker. The spotlight falls upon him more intensely as he lines up his shot at goal than at any other point of the game...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 6 months ago 1,771 reads 0 comments

  17. Nehe Milner-Skudder: World Rugby's Emerging Star of 2015

    There are many reasons to argue 2015 as possibly the most successful year in New Zealand's rugby history, but it will also be remembered as the year Nehe Milner-Skudder took on the best of the best and won...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 6 months ago 1,317 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 613 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 1,347 reads 1 comments

  20. 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 ...

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  21. 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 6 months ago 347 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 1,814 reads 4 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 931 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 6 months ago 1,273 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 6 months ago 674 reads 0 comments