After we posted a Superhero XV last week, one inspired reader wrote in with a Super-Villain XV to take them on in the exhibition match to end all exhibition matches! So, thanks to Phil Llewellyn, here it is:
1. Kingpin - not the most athletic but a brute and not scared
With the Rugby World Cup fast approaching, one charity that creates real-life superheroes wanted to find out which superheroes would make the best rugby players, and in which positions. From the Hulk at number 8 to The Flash on the wing, the team contains a lot of variety, pace and
This year at The Rugby Blog we'll be hosting a league on SuperBru's Six Nations Fantasy Rugby game, so we thought we'd share with you our writers' teams.
Those picking are Jamie Hosie (Scotland), James Hutchison (England - team in visual form on the right), Alex Shaw (England), Hugh Foyle (Ireland),
The Six Nations is back in town, and with it comes another chance to prove your rugby knowledge in the fantasy rugby stakes. This year we'll once again be hosting our league on the excellent SuperBru fantasy Six Nations game, so get yourself signed up, then follow our handy guide
It might feel like the Autumn Internationals have only just ended, but it's January already and for Northern Hemisphere rugby fans that means one thing - the Six Nations is right around the corner. A build-up that is genuinely more exciting than Christmas.
We'll be bringing you plenty of quality content
The challenge: pick a World XV, but only using one player per nation. What do you think of the teams below? Think you can do better? Leave your team in the comments section below.
Jamie HosieAlex ShawBall Handling HookerWilliam Kedjanyi
15Ben Smith (NZ)Israel Folau (AUS)Ben Smith (NZ)Israel Folau (AUS)
Quade Cooper has spoken out this morning in favour of a combined Australia and New Zealand team, that could take on the likes of the British and Irish Lions in the future. Whether you think it's a good idea or not, it's a great chance to pick another fantasy team
Christmas will soon be upon us, so this week's From the Archives feature is a cracking (excuse the pun) XV of festive favourites. Enjoy!
Article first published on December 8th, 2010
We have a festive Fantasy XV this week, and it's a pretty strong side with a healthy balance of power and
Three of our writers pored over squad lists for hours to pick their ultimate uncapped XVs - which do you like the look of the best? Check out the teams below, and then vote for your favourite in the poll at the bottom!
Alex Shaw - @alexshawsport
1. Florian Fresia (Toulon)
This haunting team was first published five years ago, but it's still looking strong - do you have any suggestions for how it could be improved?
1. Yeti – combines the hairy nature of the front row with the height and power needed for the modern day loose-head.
2. Cyclops – has one eye