Carter has his say on who should Lions No.10 shirt.

  All Blacks veteran Dan Carter has had his say on who he would choose to put in the number 10 shirt for their tour later this year. He has come out to say that he would choose the 25 year old Saracens man Owen Farrell to go to New Zealand with the Lions, which is something Farrell will be …

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Warburton set to step aside.

It is reported by that Alun-Wyn Jones is set to replace Sam Warburton as Wales captain. Sam Warburton has made the personal decision to step back from the role to give himself the time to improve his form as he believes his recent performances were not up to scratch. Warburton will look to return to the position once he is back to …

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Barritt out for 3 weeks after new ruling comes into play.

Saracens duo Brad Barritt and Richard Barrington faced the wrath of the RFU yesterday evening after their nasty collision with Exeter man Geoff Parling. The collision which concussed Parling earned Barrington the red card, but they later faced citing orders from the citing commissioner. Barritt was given a three week ban after admitting to making a dangerous tackle and Barrington had his …

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Saracens duo cited for Parling K.O.

  Saracens stars Brad Barritt and Richard Barrington have been cited for their horror tackle at the weekend which left Geoff Parling unconscious. The pair who (as Barritt stated) made the tackle with ‘no malice intended’, collided simultaneously with the Exeter man in an unsavoury sight, and they may face some serious consequences down to the new laws which were put …

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Eddie Jones and Ben Ryan win Rugby Union Writers’ Club awards

  England coach Eddie Jones will be pleased that he has won the Rugby Union Writers’ Club Pat Marshall memorial award. It was much deserved down to his phenomenal year with England; leading them to a 100% win rate in the series against the Wallabies; a 6 Nations trophy and an impressive unbeaten year. Eddie was not alone in getting the high praises, …

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How is the new ruling on tackling effecting the game?

It is not hot news that new rulings have come in for 2017 to combat the problem of concussions, anything that improves the safety aspects of the game for players is surely a good thing, however given the vast amount of cards shown in Rugby this weekend and the controversy surrounding them, is the ruling appropriate? This weekend we saw …

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