What gets your goat? Here are a selection of opinion pieces on rugby issues big and small that have appeared in Rugby World magazine. Send us your views to rugbyworldletters@timeinc.com

Exeter Chiefs

THIS IS a rough schedule for an England player come 2019-20: July-Aug pre-World Cup training; Sept-Oct World Cup; Nov-June Premiership/European season with club; Feb-March Six Nations; July two-Test tour; August…

Dylan Hartley and Eddie Jones

Let me tell you what a coach or captain will say about their chances of winning the whole thing, before every major tournament from now until the sun explodes: “We…

Women's Rugby World Cup 2017

COUNTING DOWN to the eighth Women’s Rugby World Cup, many are looking  at the line-up and thinking, again, how depressingly short it is. With only 12 teams in three groups,…

New Zealand in Samoa

New Zealand’s historic trip to Samoa must herald a change in the tour mindset, says RW’s Alan Pearey

“We don’t want to turn into Wendyball.” It’s a phrase that makes me want to snap some rugby fans’ rose-tinted spectacles over my knee. Some punters, it’s sad to say,…