The Rugby Championship 2019: Round 2 Predictions

Dane Haylett-Petty

Last weekend I overestimated Australia and underestimated Argentina, with two correct picks nowhere near the margins, and this weekend they play each other in Brisbane The Pumas came close to beating the All Blacks for the first time ever, and they will be a serious threat to England and France at

Assessing France’s 2019 World Cup Squad

Louis Picamoles

Morgan Parra has been ousted, Jacques Brunel has axed Mathieu Bastareaud, and there is no room for Uini Atonio… the French have certainly been bold with their squad selection for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Despite all the change going on east of the channel, Les Bleus have nothing

The Rugby Championship 2019: Round 1 Predictions

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It's a truncated version of the Rugby Championship this year, with just three rounds of action, and the main interest lies in seeing how each team is shaping up ahead of the Rugby World Cup. Can anyone beat the All Blacks to give the rest of the world some confidence ahead

Rugby World Cup 2019: The Year of the Puma?

Agustin Creevy

Argentina have revealed their provisional 46-man squad ahead of the Rugby World Cup in Japan this autumn and there are a fair few familiar faces. They are familiar to us, of course, but also familiar with each other, head coach Mario Ledesma selecting 34 players from the marvellous Jaguares outfit

RWC 2019: England Squad for Bristol Training Camp

The England men’s squad assembled in Bristol yesterday for their second Rugby World Cup training camp (14-18 July). 40 players have been called up with Harlequins players Mike Brown, Alex Dombrandt and Marcus Smith joining the squad alongside Bath Rugby’s Tom Dunn and Ollie Thorley (Gloucester Rugby). Danny Cipriani (Gloucester

Gallagher Premiership Rugby Fixtures 2019/20

Saracens

Premiership Rugby have today revealed the fixture list for the new season, which will start in mid-October after the group stages of the Rugby World Cup have been completed. Here are the Round 1 fixtures: Bristol v Bath (19:45 BST, Friday, 18 October) Exeter v Harlequins (15:00 BST, Saturday, 19 October) Sale v Gloucester

England’s Rugby World Cup Kit from Canterbury

England Rugby jersey

Rugby specialist and kit provider Canterbury has revealed the limited edition 2019 Rugby World Cup kit, which the England Rugby team will wear in Japan this autumn. The kit was unveiled at a special event for fans and grassroots players at The Canterbury Clubhouse, a pop-up store on Baker Street, which

England Training Squad for Rugby World Cup 2019

Eddie Jones

England men’s head coach Eddie Jones has named his official Rugby World Cup 2019 training squad. 35 players will assemble at The Lensbury Hotel on Sunday (7 July) for England's first official training camp. Premiership finalists Luke Cowan-Dickie (Exeter Chiefs), Owen Farrell (Saracens), Jamie George (Saracens), Maro Itoje (Saracens), Ben Moon (Exeter