In The Mag

Emily Irving

Hotshots: Ayr back Emily Irving

When did you first play rugby?  In March 2012. I played football from when I was three until about 13, then in my last year at school I was asked…

hallam amos

Hotshots: Meet young Dragons star Hallam Amos

When did you first play?  We moved to Wales from England when I was five or six. I played football, then started rugby at Monmouth School and loved it. What…

Peter Dooley

Hotshots: young Leinster prop, Peter Dooley

Have you always been a loosehead?  No, I started at No 8. It was a tough move to make but now I’m better for it. You’re in the Leinster academy,…

Tommy Allan

Hotshots: Meet Perpignan’s Tommy Allan

How do you qualify for Italy after playing for Scotland’s age groups?  I was born there! My dad is Scottish but my mother is from Italy, and played scrum-half for…

Time to talk: This interview was at full-time, but the half-time chat is pointless

Rugby Rant: The half-time interview is pointless

As I looked around the Stade Jean Bouin midway through the Women’s World Cup final, I noticed Magali Harvey giving a TV interview on the pitch. The half-time interview has…

Biggar

What’s in the latest issue of Rugby World?

IT’S A new age in Europe, with the launch of the European Rugby Champions Cup and Challenge Cup. The latest edition of Rugby World gives you the skinny on every pool! As…