Internationals

Stuart Lancaster Announces the England Elite Player Squad

England coach Stuart Lancaster today announced his EPS and Saxons squads ahead of the Autumn Internationals… after an extremely busy summer of rugby including a tour to Argentina and a certain Lions Tour this announcement was eagerly anticipated and there was much speculation as to whether Stuart would make any Gatland’esque monumental squad changes. In fact he didn’t and there …

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June Internationals Round 3 Preview

It will be cold and wet in New Plymouth for the All Blacks vs France, this should keep the margins closer than the second test. There are only three games in the June International Test Rugby Series allowing very limited opportunities for managers to make ground in order to win the Super Rugby Tips SuperBru tipping competition. Both the All …

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The Rolling Maul – Wheelchair 7’s Makes its 6 Nations Debut

The French town of Vichy is most famed for being the capital of the Nazi occupied French State in World War Two from 1940-44. Located in central France near the city of Lyon, Vichy is a historically rich town which dates back to the emergence of the Roman Empire under Julius Caesar. Located just 90 kilometres from the rugby stronghold …

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June International Test Matches Preview Round 2

The June Internationals series features another smorgasbord of rugby this weekend offering something for everybody.  There is the second instalment in the series between the two Rugby World Cup 2011 finalists, while Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland have British and Irish Lions depleted sides on display.  I am looking forward to the Samoa vs Italy game the most following Samoa’s …

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England Squad Announcement

Apparently some girl from the Black Eyed Peas called Fergie retired today so somehow this resulted in the England squad announcement being demoted to the very bottom of the sporting pile. Well without further ado here it is; Forwards (18) Dave Attwood (Bath Rugby, 2 caps) Rob Buchanan (Harlequins, uncapped) Calum Clark (Northampton Saints, uncapped) Alex Corbisiero (London Irish, 18 …

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England Tour to Argentina – Predictions

Amidst all the talk and press about the British & Irish Lions heading to Australia, many of the select few who missed out on Gatland’s pick will be turning their attention to Argentina, and the two tests they face against Los Pumas. Surely Lancaster will look to bring in a few, inexperienced faces to make the most of the large …

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