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Cold cure for sores

Ice baths are crucial to post-match recovery, says Crofton Alexander. For rugby players to stay at the peak of their fitness, post-match recovery is vital. They need to be able…

Simon Webster evading the grips of an All Black

Simon Webster – Edinburgh and Scotland

Prior to his career being plagued with injury, Rugby World caught up with Simon to discuss practical jokes, Buzz Lightyear, screaming like a girl and a common case of mistaken…

John Barclay during training

John Barclay – Glasgow and Scotland

Rugby World headed north into Warrior territory to catch up with John ‘JB’ Barclay to chat about getting lost all the time, his pre-match routine, and having a short attention…

Alain Rolland – Referee

Alain Rolland – Referee

Rugby World thought it best to even the score and get the perspective from the other side of the fence. We caught up with ‘Cinderella’ [you’ll see] about embarrassing moments,…

Blues captain Paul Tito

Paul Tito – Cardiff Blues

The Blues captain, famous for his flame red hair, took some time out to chat to Rugby World about nicknames, pre-match routines, strangling Jason Spice and being slightly fearful of…

Tom Arscott seals the deal

Tom Arscott – Worcester and Bristol

While Tom was still at Bristol, we caught up with him to talk about sibling rivalry [his brother Luke plays for Exeter], try-scoring celebrations, and stupid purchases. RUGBY WORLD: So,…

Mark Cueto during an England training session

Mark Cueto – Sale Sharks and England

He may now be well known for the disallowed try at the World Cup Final in 2007 [clip below], but during the 2008/09 pre-season training we caught up with ‘Cuets’…

Alun Wyn Jones getting a little too close for comfort

Alun Wyn Jones – Ospreys and Wales

The recent Law graduate sat down with Rugby World to chat about superstitions, life outside rugby – potentially starting another degree [apparently Law wasn’t hard enough], and how many find…

Match the fancy dress to the player

Saracens unmasked!

The Saracens squad got together for a team shot with a difference in the January edition of Rugby World, published on 6 December. Can you tell who’s who? If you…