Stephen Jones Scarlets Coach

Jones misses out on Summer tour

  Stephen Jones will miss out on coaching Wales’ backs in their two game summer tour down to club duties. Instead of joining Wales’ temporary head coach Robin Mcbryde in Wales trip to Tonga and Samoa; Jones has chosen to stay with his club side Scarlets who finished 3rd in the Pro12, meaning that they face Leinster in the semi-final of …

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Warren Gatland Lions coach

Williams backs Gatland to be the man for Wales

Former Wales man Martyn Williams has backed Warren Gatland to be the perfect man for Wales’ 2019 World Cup trip to Japan. The Kiwi is currently setting up for the much anticipated Lions tour of New Zealand next month, but this hasn’t stopped talks about what shall happen between then and his return to the Wales scene. The Chiefs have …

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South Africa bid for the 2023 World Cup

  The South African government have backed the SARU in their bid for the 2023 World Cup. This comes just after South Africa’s new sports minister lifted the ban on the country’s rugby union hosting major events, which could bring around the resurrection of what seems to be a dying South African Rugby Union scene. SARU president Mark Alexander has said; “We can …

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England Rugby head coach Eddie Jones at press conference

Jones confident with 2019 World Cup pool

England boss Eddie Jones has expressed his delight with the draw for the 2019 Japan World Cup earlier today. The 12 team tournament has now been split into the 3 pools which will decide who goes forward to the knockout stages of the tournament. England are set to face the likes Argentina and France in their group; one which England will …

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2019 World Cup Draw has been made

The draw for the 2019 Japan World Cup is now complete; the 12 teams have been split into their 3 groups for their opening games of the tournament. England face a tough group stage, with France and Argentina, but one that Eddie Jones will look to top. Here’s what the draw for the World Cup looks like. Who’s feeling confident …

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Robin McBryde Wales coach makes hiis squad slection

Roberts to captain McBryde’s Wales side

  The Wales side for their summer fixtures has been released, and Jamie Roberts is set to captain the side. New coach in the Wales camp, Robin McBryde has named 13 un-capped players for the two games, so it looks like it will be make or break for McBryde this summer. Wales face Tonga on the 16th of June, followed …

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Warren gatland British and irish lions slection

Gatland responds to Brown’s selection concerns

  Lions boss Warren Gatland has said that he is understanding of Mike Brown’s annoyance towards missing out on this year’s tour of New Zealand. Brown hasn’t held back on showing his emotions about the selection, stating that the tour this year was probably his last chance of putting on a Lions shirt. The Harlequins man also expressed his concern …

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Warren Gatland British and Irish Lions head coach

Gatland’s injury worries take a positive turn.

It is now less than a month until the Lions kick off their 2017 tour of New Zealand. They travel to Whangarei on the 3rd of June, in their opening game against the New Zealand Barbarians. As Lions and New Zealand Rugby fans alike are ecstatic for the start of the tour; Gatland currently faces the headache of injuries, with the likes …

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