Owain Jones

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Owain is the Editor of Rugby World Magazine. When he's away from his desk he's obsessed with Liverpool FC, gadgets and waxing lyrical about how good an athlete he was before injury struck him growing up in Cardiff

Six Nations

Six Nations fixtures 2017

The 2017 Six Nations fixtures have been unveiled giving rugby supporter the chance to start putting money away in their piggy-banks for seven-weeks of rugby-induced shenanigans. Fixtures that catch the…

Six Nations

Six Nations fixtures 2016

The 2016 Six Nations fixtures have been announced giving rugby fans the opportunity to start making their travel plans for seven-weeks of rugby induced revellery. Games that immediately catch the…

Adam Jones

Adam Jones’ drop-goal masterclass

Everyone’s favourite tight-head Adam Jones caused much mirth last month with his unexpected attempt at a drop-goal against Munster, that dropped just short of the posts – although, we should…

Robin Copeland

Robin Copeland’s video comedy capers

Robin Copeland was a big favourite with the players and fans at the Arms Park while he was with the Cardiff Blues and when he went back home to Munster…

Nathan Sharpe

Nathan Sharpe: Rugby’s best locks

At the Dubai Sevens we caught up with Wallaby great Nathan Sharpe. In a stellar 14-year career former Queensland Red and Western Force lock Sharpe won 116 caps, played in three World Cups…

All Blacks

Autumn Tests 2014: End of series awards

The ‘In the black’ Award – New Zealand The marketeers at Adidas have their work cut out rebranding a black shirt, and this year they came up ‘the Blackest Shirt…

Wales team

Wales v Australia: Talking points

Wales lose in the last few minutes…again When the Millennium Stadium next undergoes a refit, I am going to place a bid for the big screen/ digital clock, take it…

Ash-tonishing: Chris Ashton's 2010 try against Australia was one of Twickenham's best

Autumn International tries

Rob Kearney – Ireland v New Zealand, 2013  Ireland fans must have thought it couldn’t get much better when their side led 14-0 after less than 20 minutes against an…

Dan Carter

Autumn Series: Players to watch

The next month should give us a pretty good idea of how sides are shaping up for the Rugby World Cup. It’s the final Tests between the Northern and Southern…