The Force is strong: Western Force show off their trophy. (Photo Howard Cleland/Christiaan Kotze/SASPA)

Rugby in paradise Ranked 86th in the world – nestled comfortably between Niue Islands and the Bahamas – it’s understandable if rugby isn’t the first thing that comes to mind…

Reading up: Wales and Lions star Jonathan Davies thumbs through Rugby World (pic by Rugby PR)

It is set to be an extraordinary few months of rugby – we have sevens at the Olympics before the new season kicks off in the Aviva Premiership, Guinness Pro12…

Japan fans

The observant among you will notice that Kyoto is an anagram of Tokyo. That’s because they both translate to ‘capital city’. While Tokyo is the current capital of Japan, Kyoto…

I'll drink to that: Warren Gatland toasts the 2013 Lions tour win. (Photo: Inpho)

Now the summer tours are done, the names of potential British & Irish Lions coaching combinations are being flung around like confetti, so what could the management team for next…

Victory roar: Ireland's players celebrate their win over Argentina U20. (Photo: Getty Images)

Ireland 37-7 Argentina Ireland booked their spot in the final of the Under-20 Championship for the first time with a one-sided victory over Argentina. This was a ruthless performance from…

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Japan know how they want to play Luckily for Scotland the Brave Blossoms only really clicked once during the first Test, and that was ten minutes in. Scrum-half Kaito Shigeno…