Lam’s tough decision – What made him leave Galway

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Pat Lam, as you know has recently made the decision to take a move to Bristol, leaving the Irish side Connacht a year earlier than planned.  This news was a shock for Connacht, as the club continues to grow and improve as the weeks go by. But Lam has decided his time is up in Galway, as Bristol put an …

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7 or 15 – Could sevens take over XV?

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Although to most union is the only form of Rugby, sevens has recently began to rise in popularity, across nations both engulfed and underwhelmed in Rugby, but why is this? Well for one, as the game grows across the World, more and more children are picking up the game, and sevens allows them to enter the game much easier than …

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Inspector Prem’ – Premiership to investigate North ‘concussion’

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  Injuries are one thing that is certain in a game such a Rugby, but head and neck injuries are nothing to mess about with, and we saw another incident of playing on the lines of dangerous. On Saturday, Northampton’s George North and Leicester’s Adam Thompson collided mid-air, leading to North landing in a rather awkward position on his right …

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It’s on us lads! – Vunipola brothers show their generosity

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On Saturday, Tonga faced Italy in Padua, in what turned out to be a pretty good game; Tonga coming out on top in a 19-17 win. If this wasn’t enough to make the night for the Pacific Islands team, they got a nice surprise, as they didn’t have to spend a penny on their celebratory drinks, down to a gesture …

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Should I stay or should I go? – What should Ben Smith do?

New Zealand’s Ben Smith faces the decision of whether to spare on and attempt to break into the All Blacks side for another few years; even though the decision seems simple, it is in fact not… Smith who is 30 years of age has had his ups and downs over his years with the Kiwis, taking his first full cap …

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Is it enough? – Howley satisfied with Wales performance

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Wales head coach Rob Howley has made a statement after the Autumn Internationals series, saying that he is satisfied with his teams performances in the series after Wales were criticised for being below par this Autumn. Wales, according to Howley went into the series with a focus on three of their four match ups, and they won those three matches, …

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Power Vs. Power – Rokuduguni or Yarde

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With England’s match against Australia looming, Eddie Jones is yet to decide who he will start in the Wing position on Saturday. England definitely do not lack in this area, as Eddie has gone with the two options who are no strangers to power and speed, with the likes of Yarde and Rokoduguni. Rokoduguni, who has impressed all within his …

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Wait…Don’t I know you?! – Adidas make BIG mistake in All Blacks Ad

Well, this is all a bit embarrassing for Adi… This week they released a new moving image advert revolving around the All Blacks new strip and their match up against France, which is very clever marketing considering both sides playing will be decked out in three stripes! But as this money making tactic seemed like a full-proof plan, some very …

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