Tournaments

Carl Hayman leading the Haka

Carl Hayman – Toulon, Newcastle and New Zealand

Rugby World caught up with the famous All Black while he was still at Newcastle Falcons to talk about pre-season training, the ‘pain train’, and living the ‘Good Life’ after…

Andy Powell on tour with the Lions to South Africa

Andy Powell – Wasps and Wales

Prior to making the headlines about his party hard ways, Andy chatted to Rugby World about The Lions Tour to South Africa, life after rugby, and [worryingly] fake tan. RUGBY…

Nathan Hines spending time with fans

Nathan Hines – Leinster and Scotland

RUGBY WORLD: What are your nicknames? NATHAN HINES: Wagga, Hinesy and Simon Taylor likes to call me Charles, but that hasn’t caught on. He has a history of making up…

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…