Fresh from an extended Christmas break spent polishing my oval-shaped crystal ball, here are some predictions for who will win what in the year ahead. What do you think? Six Nations
Wooden Spoon: Italy After an incredible year in 2018 that included a Six Nations Grand Slam, Ireland remain the team to
As another test year draws to a close, all eyes will soon turn to Japan as the world's best converge on yet another Rugby World Cup. So often the possession of those lying South of the equator, the destination of the Webb Ellis Cup from next year onwards is a tough
England rugby star and Mastercard Ambassador Chris Robshaw faced his largest opponent ever. The former England Captain locked horns with one of Japan’s heaviest sumo stars “Tashiro” in the ultimate scrum at London’s Peace Pagoda in Battersea Park. The unique face-off encourages sporting fans to enter the ballot for tickets to
The recent announcement of England prop Joe Marler’s international retirement at the age of 28 has once again brought the question of player welfare into focus for professional rugby players as well as the men calling the shots at World Rugby. Citing his desire to spend more time with his young
England’s South Africa tour continues to create problems For the second week in a row, England managed to undo the good work they had done in the early parts of their fixture against South Africa. It is a growing concern that they are unable to react to the way a game
At time of creation Rugby World Cup 2019 has four places to fill with a possible 15 nations left to take these. I was shocked and also pleased about the emerging nation of Georgia taking an automatic qualifying berth for Rugby World Cup 2019 - shocked as it meant both Samoa
France has today been confirmed as the hosts of the Rugby World Cup in 2023, beating South Africa as World Rugby's recommended host, and Ireland as the other bidder. https://twitter.com/rugbyworldcup/status/930783670549532672 After World Rugby attempted to create the most transparent bidding process yet, and recommended South Africa as the host nation, France won
RUGBY WORLD CUP FIXTURES The 2019 Rugby World Cup fixtures have been confirmed, with the tournament due to start on Friday 20th September 2019, and the final will be played in Yokohoma on November 2nd. All times are UK time. Date
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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?