Rugby Union

2019 Articles

Wales show resilience to bounce back and beat England in physical affair
Wales show resilience to bounce back and beat England in physical affair
For those who say World Cup warm-up matches should not count as Tests, this was anything but a friendly.  More [...]
August 19, 2019
Ollie Phillips: England's hopefuls face baptism of fire in Cardiff
Ollie Phillips: England's hopefuls face baptism of fire in Cardiff
Eddie Jones is keen to have a good look at new recruits in the warm-ups ahead of the World Cup, [...]
August 15, 2019
McConnochie's World Cup selection shows Jones's England methodology
McConnochie's World Cup selection shows Jones's England methodology
A year ago, Ruaridh McConnochie had not played a single top-flight match of rugby union. Today, despite still never having [...]
August 12, 2019
Watson timing his run to perfection ahead of World Cup squad announcement
Watson timing his run to perfection ahead of World Cup squad announcement
This was Anthony Watson’s first outing in an England shirt for almost 17 months after a year of injury hell [...]
August 12, 2019
Championship Rugby: How professional status and finances are under pressure
Championship Rugby: How professional status and finances are under pressure
Three years ago amateur rugby club Richmond sealed a surprise promotion to the Championship, the second tier of England’s two [...]
August 7, 2019