Tactics & Skills

Coetzee dodges the bullet to get another year with Springboks.

    It has been revealed to Times Media this afternoon that Springboks coach Allister Coetzee has managed to get another shot with the South Africa side, as he has been kept on for this years campaign. The 53 year old Springbok legend had a shocker of a year in 2016, winning only a few games all year; but has been …

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Improve your tackling and adapt to the new tackling rule.

    Down to the new ruling surrounding dangerous tackles, players are having to adapt the way they make challenges to avoid gaining what some see as soft cards. The new rule has already seen multiple red and yellow cards since the rule came in at the new year; with players making the same challenges as before, but getting penalised much …

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England’s Six Nations squad is here.

    Jones has named three un-capped faces for his Six Nations defence which kicks off next month. Mike Williams, prop Nathan Catt and the skilful Alex Lozowski are the new boys on the sheet. Apart from this, he has picked a rather familiar squad with experience to go around all of the younger players. Now the 34 man squad has been …

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Tom Arscott’s contract terminated.

    Tom Arscott has come under fire from Sale Sharks and the RFU in recent weeks after accusations of him leaking information to his former club Bristol prior to the teams meeting on new years day. The 28 year old has now got even more problems, as Sale have now terminated his contract down to the matter. This is further swaying …

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Lozowski showing some quick hands.

(GG Rugby)   Alex Lozowski makes one of the strangest passes which makes for a quality try for Saracens against Scarlets at the weekend. The game which showed some true quality ended up in a dramatic 22-22 draw which was decided by a try in the 82nd minute of the Champions Cup tie with a top drawer try from Nathan …

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Wales Six Nations squad named.

  Wales have now named their 36 man squad to take on the Six Nations tournament and it looks like they’re going to be putting in a good show! As expected, Sam Warburton has stepped down from the captaincy spot to be replaced by Alun Wyn-Jones as Warburton has his eyes set on improving his overall performances. Apart from the …

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Sale Sharks player accused of leaking information to Bristol.

    Sale Shark’s 29 year old Tom Arscott is being investigated by the RFU after being accused of leaking information to their opponents Bristol prior to their game on new years day. As imagined, both Arscott and Bristol have denied any wrong doing, with Bristol stating that “The club are absolutely confident of no wrongdoing in this matter and …

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