New Zealand Maori, 2005

“They were more aggressive than us at the breakdown, they were more aggressive than us all over the pitch.” Paul O’Connell surmised after the British & Irish Lions lost to…

Saracens out-Munster, Munster Over the years, we’ve witnessed the irrepressible red wave overcome lesser teams, yet no matter how many big ball carriers they sent down Saracens’ channel, Munster could…

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…