The Story of the Springbok who wrestled a Lion and lived to tell the story

The Story of the Springbok who wrestled a Lion and lived to tell the story

South African rugby players have become well known for being hardmen on and off the field with the likes of Schalk Burger and Bakkies Botha two recent examples of their brutal and physical approaches to...

Joe Schmidt reveals that he misses 'the adrenalin rush' of coaching

Joe Schmidt reveals that he misses 'the adrenalin rush' of coaching

Former Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt admits that he is missing the adrenalin rush that comes with being a coach at the highest level.   Schmidt stepped away from the game following Ireland's...

Prediction: Who Will Be In Eddie Jones' 40% for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

Prediction: Who Will Be In Eddie Jones' 40% for the 2023 Rugby World Cup

England head coach Eddie Jones has predicted that just 40% of his 2019 Rugby World Cup squad will make to the showpiece in 2023 in France.   This is despite the fact that the England XV that started...

Top 14 sides to cut back on overseas player recruitment

Top 14 sides to cut back on overseas player recruitment

The coronavirus pandemic is set to change the landscape of rugby around the world with one of the biggest changes set to occur in France.   The changes could be a small victory for Southern Hemisphere...

Major League Rugby Side With Draw From The Competition

Major League Rugby Side With Draw From The Competition

The Colorado Raptors stint in Major League Rugby (MLR) is over.   The team, which was a founding member of the league in 2018, announced the news on Thursday.   The full statement reads as...

Stuart Hogg's International Debut

Stuart Hogg's International Debut

Just after the 15-minute mark in the 2012 Six Nations match-up between Wales and Scotland, Stuart Hogg, the 19 year old Glasgow Warriors fullback jogged onto the pitch, as an injury substitution, for his...