Lions win crucial Maori clashThe British and Irish Lions warmed up for their first fixture against New Zealand with an emphatic 32-10 victory or the Maori All Blacks. Whilst the game was full of Lions dominance in many facets, which will be playing of New Zealand's minds, there will be
What did you think of the Australia v Scotland game today?Which players performed well? What were the main talking points?Give the match a rating out of 10 and then share your thoughts in the comments below.
Last weekend's picks weren't bad, but the Springboks were better than expected in their first outing this year, and I should probably back them this week.Tonga v Wales
It's a young Welsh side, and it will be interesting to see how Sam Davies goes at fly-half. Should be a straightforward
Crusaders sink to first 2017 defeatAfter an underwhelming first week in New Zealand, which included a limp performance against the Provincial Barbarians and a shock late loss to Blues, Lions came back strongly against the Super Rugby leaders. With a massively improved performance, they inflicted a first defeat of the
We're into a short, sharp 3-week Superbru tournament for the various June Internationals, including England in Argentina, Ireland all over the place, and even Scotland v Italy in Singapore as that famous fixture is exported to enthral new markets.Australia v Fiji
The Wallabies have a decent side on paper, whilst Fiji
How do you rate your team's chances?
Head Coach Gregor Townsend today named three uncapped players in a 34-man Scotland squad for next month’s three-test summer tour, the first under his stewardship.The national team will face their opponents on consecutive Saturdays, starting with an historic test match against Italy in Singapore (10 June), followed by Australia in
Dave Beach spoke to former Lions and England captain Martin Corry about Lions leadership, his rivalry with Paul O’Connell and exactly how to beat the All Blacks.He also offered his views on the back-row, the work he’s doing with NatWest Rugby Force as well as rugby as a family and
Well the wait is finally over – we have our Lions squad for 2017. A few surprises but certainly not the controversy that was being suggested the day before the announcement.Here are some initial thoughts on the squad.Don’t believe the hype
A salient lesson in not believing everything you read
There are concerns around a lack of candidates for the Lions captaincy, but does it really matter?The Lions squad is announced on 19th April and as ever, a lot of attention and speculation has focused on who will be captain. Betting has been suspended on the favourite, Sam Warburton, despite