Rugby World Cup

England Are Now Blaming The Kit Man For Their World Cup Fiasco

The England rugby team’s kit man is being investigated by the RFU after he was alleged to advise players to invest in shares which subsequently plunged in value in the run up to the World Cup. Dave Tennison, 55, allegedly advised players to invest money in LGO Energy, just before the World Cup, and some – reportedly including Sam Burgess …

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Ex-Springboks Launch ‘Heyneke Must Fall’ Campaign

Two former Test captains, Wynand Claassen and Divan Serfontein, are drumming up support among old Springboks, provincial players and supporters to bring down Rugby World Cup coach Heyneke Meyer. The pair, in an unprecedented move to end Meyer’s tenure as Springbok coach, on Friday circulated a hard-hitting letter under a heading “Heyneke Must Fall” among dozens of former Springboks. Claassen …

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Clive Woodward – “England Are A Laughing Stock”

English rugby union is a “laughing stock” after Sam Burgess left Bath to return to rugby league, says former national coach Sir Clive Woodward. Burgess, 26, made the decision having been part of the England squad which had a poor World Cup as hosts. Woodward did not blame Burgess “for this mess” but said the English game was at one …

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Wales Coach Warren Gatland Confirms When He Will Step Down

Warren Gatland has set a deadline to end his time as Wales coach and it could be coming sooner than some fans may be hoping. The Kiwi has revealed that by the time he has guided Wales through the next tournament in Japan it will be time to call it quits and head back to his native New Zealand. By …

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World Cup Winning All Blacks Celebrate Success With Jerry Collins

New Zealand’s victorious Rugby World Cup stars paid tribute to the late Jerry Collins on Thursday — visiting his grave near Wellington with the Webb Ellis Cup. The former All Blacks flanker, who would have been 35 on Wednesday, died tragically in June when he, his wife and young daughter were involved in a car accident in France. Happy belated …

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