Tadhg Beirne

We're a month into 2018 and Paul Williams pinpoints what we've learnt in the year so far, from scrums to Super Rugby and full-backs to flawed cups

THE WORLD RUGBY VIEW Asked about academies set up in the Pacific and the need to monitor agents better, World Rugby gave us this statement for our Great Migration investigation:…

jonny May speed

BARELY FOUR minutes into England’s 2014 Twickenham Test against the All Blacks, Brad Barritt threw a looping ball to Jonny May. It was May’s second game against New Zealand but…

Michael Doneghan came through the Scottish Academy system, spending time with Glasgow and the sevens before playing in the English Championship with London Scottish. And after a brief stint with…

When you make your living as a rugby player, sometimes there are hardships to go alongside the wage you get for playing a sport you love. This can be particularly…

Rieko Ioane

The most terrifying attacker from the recent Rugby Championship still lives with his mum and dad. On 35 occasions during the competition, All Black stripling Rieko Ioane ghosted past would-be…

Talking about his movie Mercenary over Skype, French director Sacha Wolff considers the issue of rumours and urban myths clouding discussions about exploitation of players from the Pacific Islands. After…