In The Mag

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…

conor joyce

Hotshots: Young Ulster rugby star Conor Joyce

When did you start playing? I played at Solihull School and at my local club, Old Silhillians, until I was about ten. You grew up in England, so what made you…