Posts Tagged ‘rugby world’
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An absolute classic from the comedy legends sees the Derby Council XV take on the All Blacks in sensational Monty Python style. The combination of the Lord Mayor (lineout) and Lady Mayoress puts the All Blacks on the back foot! Hilarious…and followed by a football match that has to be seen to be believed!
Posted 897 days ago
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) Board of Directors met today to review the recommendations of John Steele, its new Chief Executive, for changes to the organisation in preparation for the Rugby World Cup in 2015. The recommendations, made after a comprehensive and exhaustive review of the business, were unanimously approved.
Martyn Thomas, Chairman of the Board, commented, “John has absolutely vindicated…
Posted 1214 days ago
By Rugby World reader, Steve Heath
You join me this week in a very sad mood as one of my best friends is in a coma. I did warn him that a full 80 minutes of watching England “play” international rugby would most likely lead to this outcome. “Take frequent breaks” I told him, I admit that I was only joking…
Posted 1255 days ago
By Stephen Thomas, Rugby World reader
So 2009; what a year! There have been many ups and downs; many tales to tell. I’m going to be here every month reviewing everything which happens and giving out my unofficial awards. Now I’m going to look at 2009.
First of all is the Player of the Year. The IRB Player of the Year went…
Posted 1257 days ago
By Paul Morgan, Editor of Rugby World Magazine
Leicester 34 Wasps 8
Wasps have problems, big problems up front as for the second time in a week they have been undone by a far more powerful front row.
This time – against Leicester – it was the turn of Dan Cole (who’ll find himself in the Saxons squad this week), the 22-year-old local…
Posted 1262 days ago
By Paul Morgan, editor of Rugby World Magazine
The new edition of Rugby World goes on sale today with our Player and Team of the Decade announced.
But what do you think? Would you have selected a different player or different members of the team.
Does a side with 4 Kiwis, 3 Englishmen, 2 Welshmen and 2 South Africans reflect the Noughties?
Posted 1266 days ago
What’s Hot and Not from December!
From Rugby World reader, Larissa Falls
Got any to add?
England U18/U19’s… Assured victories notched by both against Australian Schools. With fierce forwards, dynamic backs, the ability to play wide and score for fun; the future’s looking bright. One to watch: George Ford.
Exeter Chiefs…Compassionate and generous in offering to pay for Coventry’s travel costs. In how many…
Posted 1269 days ago
By Rugby World reader, Kate Bamber
London Wasps vs Newcastle Falcons
Newcastle have never won in eight previous visits to Adams Park, whilst the Falcons only previous win on Wasps soil was 33-30 at Loftus Road on 11 November 2001. London Wasps have won their last four encounters in all competitions since losing 6-22 at Saracens in the Guinness Premiership on…
Posted 1396 days ago
By Rugby World reader, writing from Australia
It was only a few months ago that the English rugby public united to support the British and Irish Lions. But come September, a divided front will descend down England as we welcome in the new Guinness Premiership season, and with that, our individual teams.
You’d be hard pressed to look beyond last season’s top…