Rugby World Cup

Thousands Of Men Pretending To Understand Rugby Expected At World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup just a matter of weeks away, authorities have warned of an influx of ‘fans’ during the tournament. Men around the world are brushing up on phrases like ‘in at the side’’ and ‘off his feet’ to be thrown around with wild abandonment by pretenders in the hope of concealing rugby ignorance. Retailers are expecting a …

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7 Things All Rugby Fans Need To Do During The Rugby World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off in a matter of weeks, we take a look at seven things every rugby fan should do during the tournament… 1.Attend a game Ok, it may not be viable if you live halfway across the world, but if there’s any way at all of you attending a game, I would urge you to …

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Bid To Block Springboks From Rugby World Cup Fails

A legal attempt to block the South African team flying to the UK to play in the Rugby World Cup in a row over racial discrimination has failed. A judge in Pretoria dismissed an opposition political party’s bid to block the Springboks over a perceived lack of black players. Nine non-white players have been named in the 31-man Springbok squad. …

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7 Things England Need To Learn From Their Final World Cup Warm Up Game

England take on Ireland this weekend in their final competitive game before the World Cup kicks off, here are seven things they need to learn… 1.Does Geoff Parling help Tom Youngs in the line out? There are some serious concerns over the line out as is, so it is vital that Geoff Parling starting has a positive impact on his …

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The Reason Why The World Cup Needs To Include A Barbarians Team

The Rugby World Cup is the sports biggest spectacle, and draws millions of fans from around the world – but what if it were to introduce a wild card team of Barbarians. The idea would be to select the players either not selected by their respective countries, or discarded at the last minute during squad culls. This would mean the …

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