Blogs

Back in the day: Kevin Maggs playing for Ireland

Championship blog: British & Irish Cup round-up

Seven of the 12 Greene King IPA Championship starters still entertain hopes of progressing to the knock-out stages of the British & Irish Cup, going into the final round of…

Exeter Chiefs v Toulon - Heineken Cup

England’s perfect 10s

THE GUARD has changed within the England EPS squad. We assess England's fly-halves

Dropping in and out: Sam Davies

Wales: The fly-half factory

There was a sense of profound disappointment on Monday as news broke that Rhys Patchell faces a four-month lay-off to correct knee and shoulder problems, but Wales are not short…

The joy of rugby: Goldman

Rugby World photo competition

DO YOU fancy yourself as an amateur photographer? Are you out in all weathers, snapping away as your local side battles on the pitch? Well, here’s the chance to see…

The only scorer: Ruari Cushion

Championship blog: Round 12 wrap

JUST FOUR points separate the top four clubs, while a relegation dogfight finally gets under way at the other end of the table, following the final matches in week 12…

Naughty boy: Nick Easter vented on Twitter

TMO overkill is harming referees’ credibility

One of rugby’s finest assets is how respect for officials gets engrained in players from the moment they first take up the sport. Addressing a referee as “sir” is not…

Success story: Henry and Smith celebrate their RWC win

Life after rugby for Richie McCaw

IN THE February edition of Rugby World, All Blacks legend Richie McCaw told us how much he's enjoying coaching kids when he's not training, as part of his involvement with…