Irish Rugby has produced this video as part of their bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup.We'd be pretty keen to see a World Cup in Ireland - what do you think?
The RFU today confirmed that head coach Stuart Lancaster has stepped down as England head coach by mutual consent.The decision came after a meeting between CEO Ian Ritchie and Lancaster in the wake of the RFU's official review, in which they agreed that he should step down - a
Now the World Cup is over, we're all frantically scratching around for the next big rugby event to get excited about. And while we've got a smorgasbord of domestic rugby to keep us ticking over, as well as Six Nations and international tours to look forward, the only thing that
The RFU have confirmed that a review has been launched into kit man Dave Tennison, after reports emerged over the weekend that he had urged players to invest in shares whose price subsequently plummeted.In a further embarrassing episode that the RFU could quite do without at the moment, it is
This week The Third Half's panel look back at the Rugby World Cup final, discuss the Sam Burgess saga (before the bombshell was announced) with eerie accuracy, and chat about the NFL's move to Twickenham.Video credit: The Rugby Revolution
So there you have it. After one year, five England caps and seventeen appearances for Bath, Sam Burgess is returning to rugby league. It is a depressing end to a sorry saga that has been mismanaged from start to finish.None of the protagonists in this tragedy emerge with credit -
The #Finnocent Award for a preposterous banOnly one winner here - Alesana Tuilagi's five week ban (later reduced to two) for running was utter nonsense. Running over the top of people is what Tuilagi does on a rugby pitch. It was akin to banning Leigh Halfpenny for kicking goals, or
Reddit can be a strange old place, but one Welshman has posted a quite superb prediction for the future of French rugby.France's World Cup campaign was a new low for a national side that has been in decline in recent years, culminating in a hammering at the hands of eventual