Tournaments

Jean de Villiers at a Springbok training session

Jean de Villiers – Stormers and South Africa

Just before the 2007 Lions tour kicked off Rugby World caught up with the Boks’ centre, chatting about embarrassing moments, his amazing party trick, and being scared of thunder and…

Max Evans taking everything in his stride

Max Evans – Glasgow and Scotland

Before Max had to deal with the idea of his brother never returning to contact sport, he took some time out to chat to Rugby World about golfing forfeits, learning…

Joe Worsley during an England practise day

Joe Worsley – Wasps and England

He’s been capped over 300 times for Wasps and made over 70 appearances for England, so its safe to say that Joe’s one of the most reliable players the game…

Irish joker Tommy Bowe

Tommy Bowe – Ospreys and Ireland

Ireland wing and all-round funnyman , took some time out to chat with Rugby World about nicknames, old school cars, practical jokes and party tricks. He also proves that he’s…

mike tindall england

Mike Tindall – Gloucester and England

Rugby World caught up the ‘Junkyard dog’ when England came calling the second time around, to talk about his addiction to World of Warcraft, becoming a better golfer and being…

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…

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,…