Rugby Union

June 2019 Articles

Jones to stay on with England until 2021 as RFU backtrack on succession plans
Jones to stay on with England until 2021 as RFU backtrack on succession plans
Since taking over in May, the Rugby Football Union’s new chief executive, Bill Sweeney, has been busy. With a World [...]
June 13, 2019
Ollie Phillips: Andy Farrell should succeed Warren Gatland at the Lions
Ollie Phillips: Andy Farrell should succeed Warren Gatland at the Lions
Warren Gatland’s unveiling as the British and Irish Lions coach on Wednesday was hardly surprising, but it was an appointment [...]
June 13, 2019
Gatland's unfinished business: Kiwi appointed Lions head coach for third time
Gatland's unfinished business: Kiwi appointed Lions head coach for third time
In the wake of the tour to New Zealand two years ago he insisted he would never coach the British [...]
June 12, 2019
Rugby set to enter a new era with games played over 11 months of the year
Rugby set to enter a new era with games played over 11 months of the year
When Saracens fought back to beat Exeter Chiefs to the Premiership crown 10 days ago it marked not only the [...]
June 11, 2019
Danny Cipriani sweeps up Premiership’s individual awards but will he get a World Cup call-up?
Danny Cipriani sweeps up Premiership’s individual awards but will he get a World Cup call-up?
If this season has not shown England head coach Eddie Jones that Danny Cipriani is deserving of a seat on [...]
June 1, 2019