International

Brian O’Driscoll Has Announced Who He Would Like To See Named Lions Coach

Former British and Irish Lions captain Brian O’Driscoll has backed Wales coach Warren Gatland to lead the 2017 Lions tour to New Zealand. Gatland, 52, controversially dropped the Ireland legend from the decisive Test win against Australia in 2013. O’Driscoll told the Daily Telegraph that Gatland and Ireland boss Joe Schmidt are the best options for 2017. The 37-year-old added …

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Wallabies Fan Absolutely Destroys Northern Hemisphere Rugby With Scathing Put Down

Reddit user VinceWilfork has produced the below incredible analysis of just how far apart the two hemispheres are based on their recent performances; [adsenseyu2] Southern hemisphere teams employ vastly more enterprising attacking options, and that is as much as anything the direct result of the strength of defensive play, particularly in the propensity to attack the ruck and create turnover ball. …

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England Saxons Tour Of South Africa Confirmed

South Africa A will host the England Saxons in a two-match series in June. SA Rugby confirmed on Tuesday that the matches will be played in Bloemfontein and George, which will see the SA A team returning to action in South Africa for the first time since 2003. On that occasion they drew 30-30 against Argentina in Wellington. SA Rugby CEO …

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The Springboks Have Announced A Completely Unique New Selection Policy

SA Rugby is expected to scrap the traditional Springbok selection panel when the new coach is announced. According to Rapport, the decision was taken at SA Rugby’s executive meeting on Friday. South African Super Rugby coaches will serve as Bok selectors under the new coach. Former Stormers coach Allister Coetzee is the preferred candidate for the position, with his appointment set …

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The Outcome Of Joe Marler’s Misconduct Hearing Has Been Confirmed

Joe Marler has been suspended for two matches and fined £20,000 to be paid to a suitable equality charity in the UK after an independent judicial committee upheld a misconduct charge against the player at a hearing in London today. A misconduct charge was brought by World Rugby against Marler in relation to a breach of Regulation 20 and the …

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