Fiji sevens

By Oliver Pickup Fiji men’s sensational success at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, in last summer’s inaugural rugby sevens competition, was undoubtedly one of the most absorbing sporting narratives of…

Portugal U20

Portugal qualified for this year’s World Rugby U20 Trophy tournament in Uruguay after a tremendous triumph at the European Championship, organised by Rugby Europe. It was a hard-fought 12-7 final…

Beauden Barrett’s brother no longer March has seen Beauden Barrett’s brother go through a defining stage in his career. Not as important as the one where he will inevitably become…

Taulupe Faletau try

THE SAINTS Back-row headache Who’d be a Lions selector? The recent return from a hamstring injury of Peter O’Mahony has helped make the back-row conundrum ridiculously tough for Warren Gatland…

After establishing himself as a gifted playmaker at Cardiff Blues and winning 13 Wales caps, fly-half Nicky Robinson headed to England and then France to ply his trade. He turned…