Scots in Lions Test XV

First Scots in Lions Test XV since 2001 Not since 2001 with loosehead Tom Smith, has a Scotland international started a Test for the Lions. But that has all changed…

Who are the Springboks Bomb Squad?

Who are the Springboks Bomb Squad? On their way to triumph in Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan, South Africa’s director or rugby Rassie Erasmus – then the head coach…

The debate behind Owen Farrell's tackle technique

The debate behind Owen Farrell’s tackle technique Following Warren Gatland’s complaints about Faf de Klerk’s high tackle against the British & Irish Lions, Springbok director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has…

Pre-season begins again in pro rugby

Pre-season begins again in pro rugby It is a phrase to strike fear in the hearts of rugby players the world over: Pre-season is back! Hello creeping dread, old friend…

Selecting a Lions XV

The debate behind selecting a Lions XV British & Irish Lions assistant coach Steve Tandy described it as “one of the toughest things” he has been part of in his…

Alun Wyn Jones returns

Alun Wyn Jones returns in Lions win over Stormers In commentary, former British & Irish Lions skipper Sam Warburton said, “I’m watching him like a hawk” about one player. That…

Samoa qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023

Samoa qualify for Rugby World Cup 2023 Samoa have booked their place at France 2023 after defeating Tonga 79-28 on aggregate in their two-legged of Oceania qualification play-off. They won…