1. 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 9 months ago 1,551 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 9 months ago 810 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 9 months ago 2,456 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 9 months ago 1,693 reads 0 comments

  5. Predicting the Starting England XV vs. Scotland in 6 Nations Opener

    There was no hanging about for Eddie Jones. The Australian, now in charge of England, swung the axe hard and fast on some of the key figures of the Stuart Lancaster era as he announced his first squad...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 2,676 reads 7 comments

  6. Ranking Europe's Top 15 Club Teams After Weekend of January 8-10

    Saracens' winning run was brought to an end on Saturday at the hands of Harlequins. The chasing pack is closing up on the English champions, but will the side's misfortune see them ...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 590 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Weekend of January 8-10

    A weekend cocktail of league and European action saw plenty at stake as we plough on through the January mud and rain...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 9 months ago 651 reads 0 comments

  8. 5 Young Guns Who Could Make a Big Mark in 2016

    Another new year brings fresh prospects for emerging rugby talents, many of whom are ready to burst into the spotlight in 2016...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 1,763 reads 1 comments

  9. Video: Rugby Union Player Celebrates After Crossing 5-Metre Line, Doesn't Score

    Brixham rugby player Tom McLean had a bad day on Saturday. In his team's 6-0 defeat to Barnstaple , he had the tryline at his mercy but misjudged and instead dove over the 5-metre line...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 9 months ago 4,223 reads 5 comments

  10. Best XV in World Rugby for Weekend of January 8-10

    Munster's exit from the Champions Cup was confirmed on Saturday after they suffered a 27-7 defeat to 14-man Stade Francais, who dazzled in the second half of their clash despite a one-man disadvantage...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 1,415 reads 0 comments

  11. Biggest Winners and Losers in World Rugby for Weekend of January 8-10

    Time is running out for those European stars hoping to make a last-ditch run into their national team squad ahead of the Six Nations, and Manu Tuilagi has but a month to impress England coach Eddie Jones...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 1,302 reads 0 comments

  12. 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...

    Daniel Rey Written by Daniel Rey about 9 months ago 2,059 reads 4 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 811 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 1,093 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 622 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 425 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 2,819 reads 0 comments

  18. 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...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 915 reads 0 comments

  19. 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...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 9 months ago 751 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 4,100 reads 5 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 2,532 reads 2 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 1,741 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 749 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 579 reads 0 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 1,226 reads 0 comments