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The Final Whistle

The Final Whistle

By Andrew Hartup, Rugby World reader So, it’s a Leicester vs Saracens final. You all predicted that, right? Sure, if you’d been forced to pick two teams for the play-off…

Guinness Premiership semi-final previews

Guinness Premiership semi-final previews

By Rugby World reader, Kate Bamber The run up to the Guinness Premiership semi-finals has been packed with more drama than an over the top soap opera. Saracens overturned both…

The awards for April

The awards for April

By Rugby World reader, Stephen Thomas The latest awards for April are due out and here they are. Player of the month goes to Schalk Brits. He is such a…

The Final Whistle

The Final Whistle

By Rugby World reader, Andrew Hartup What’s your take on the Guinness Premiership Play-offs? Some are for, others against. After all, why shouldn’t the team with the most points at…

Guinness Premiership Predictions

Guinness Premiership Predictions

Round 22 is the final installment of this season’s Guinness Premiership before we enter into the top of the table play-offs. * Leicester have already secured home semi-final and Worcester’s…

What's Hot and What's Not in April

What's Hot and What's Not in April

From Rugby World reader, Larissa Falls Got any to add? Hot: * GP Relegation Fight…The battle at the bottom of the table was even better than the tussle at the…

The Final Whistle – the weekend review

The Final Whistle – the weekend review

From Rugby World reader, Andrew Hartup Welcome to a new regular on Touch, Pause, Engage where we round up the weekend’s action (for better or worse) from around the rugby…

Heineken Cup semi-finals predictions

Heineken Cup semi-finals predictions

From Rugby World reader, Kate Bamber The much anticipated Heineken Cup semi-finals roll into town weekend. Toulouse take on reigning champions Leinster, while Munster travel to Spain to take on…

View from the Stands

View from the Stands

From Rugby World reader, Mark Shanahan I walked out of Twickenham on Saturday evening with 16 minutes left on the clock. I don’t think I’ve ever done that before at…

The View from upstairs – and downstairs

The View from upstairs – and downstairs

From Rugby World reader, Mark Shanahan I enjoyed a thoroughly contrasting long weekend of rugby over Easter. Keeping up with Saturday from afar, the wins for Leicester and Saints were…