Rugby World Cup

Steve Hansen All Blacks Coach 2017

Hansen to leave the All Blacks post World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has said that he will call his time with the world number 1s to an end after the 2019 World Cup in Japan. He stated to Sky Sports; “I think, without committing to it 100 per cent, I can’t see myself extending beyond the World Cup and there are probably a couple of others [All Blacks …

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George Ford excited for England challenge

Ford is looking forward to the challenge for England next month

  One of England’s top men George Ford has said that he cannot wait for the challenge that faces England next month. England play the Barbarians on the 28th of May before they head to challenge Argentina in a two game series at the beginning of June. Ford has said to England Rugby; “My focus is making myself a better player and …

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Throwback to one of Rugby’s more surprising knockouts

    We are throwing it back to the 1999 World Cup here as we look at one of the worst knock outs in Rugby. Tongan prop Ngalu Tau was sent off for this running punch on England flanker Richard Hill after a poor mid air collision by Isileli Tapueluelu on Matt Perry, which then led to this scuffle just after. A …

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A Joost van der Westhuizen Tribute.

    With the passing of Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen we thought we would share a tribute created by ‘Rugby Rules‘. An absolutely outstanding person both on and off the pitch. Joost, you were a true inspiration. R.I.P Joost.    

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Hartley’s captaincy put in doubt.

    It is no secret that Dylan Hartley’s England career has been a bit bumpy, which is why many doubted the 30 year old when he was handed captaincy last year in replacement of Robshaw. Although, the shoe is now on the other foot as England boss Eddie Jones has casted a cloud over Hartley’s role, stating that he …

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Make or break? – England’s 2017 Autumn Internationals

England are looking on to another strong year with 2017, and they are looking to continue this into every game for a second consecutive year. They have recently confirmed their match ups for next year’s Autumn Internationals, with Eddie believing, “…block series of games are essential for our World Cup preparations…”, and it looks like it’s going to be interesting …

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