Best Of The Weekend: Might Of Exeter And Sarries To Collide In Final

Premiership semis leaves two heavyweights standingThe 2018 Premiership semi-finals had a weekend ideally suited to running rugby, with both matches played on a scorching May Saturday. As last week’s European final proved, sometimes knockout rugby can be a little attritional, but the semi-finalists made light of that idea.In the first

Best Of The Weekend: England Consigned To Fifth As Ireland Win Grand Slam


Twickenham witnesses the cold efficiency of IrishAnd so the 2018 Six Nations passes into the history books and there will be two notable features when analysing the final table: Ireland won only their third ever Grand Slam and England succumbed to their worst ever finish in the present format. This

Best Of The Weekend: Jones’ Bubble Bursts In Paris, Ireland Crowned

Joe Schmidt

England suffer two Championship defeats for first time since 2010It has been a hell of a ride for the last two years. Since the World Cup debacle, we have had an undefeated calendar year, a Grand Slam, two Six Nations titles and a series whitewash in Australia, whilst also not