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  • Maro Itoje and Race in Rugby

    When speaking to Alastair Campbell recently, Maro Itoje decried the “subtle racism” he sees in sport, in particular the manner in which black players are treated by the press and described by match commentators. Itoje, [...]

  • Lessons From The U-20’s World Cup

    On Saturday, France became only the third team in Under 20 World Cup history to retain the title, defeating Australia 24-23 in Rosario. Remarkably however, the headline result came not from the final, but the [...]

  • Assessing The Health of Grassroots Rugby

    Rugby has always been a sport centred on the community. The clubhouse is a hub that unites generations, old friends, family and teammates. Camaraderie and community are part of the package, and however commercial, professional [...]

  • Have the Southern Hemisphere Lost Ground?

    Historically, it is the southern hemisphere who have dominated the Rugby World Cup. Only England, in 2003, out of the northern sides have ever won the Webb Ellis Cup, whereas both Australia and South Africa [...]

  • Folau’s Financial Exploitation

    "In making this contribution I acknowledge that my contributions are made freely as a gift on the basis previously affirmed and that there will be no obligations on Israel Folau to do anything for me [...]

Scots to meet Welsh in cross-border contest

2 months ago|

Welsh clubs look set to compete in a cross-border competition against the new Scottish semi-professional outfits. Scottish Rugby has awarded franchises to six clubs who will receive some funding from the governing body. The franchises [...]

Super Rugby: Weekend Teams Round 10

2 months ago|

FRIDAY, APRIL 19 Chiefs v Lions, Hamilton Chiefs 15 Jack Debreczeni, 14 Sean Wainui, 13 Alex Nankivell, 12 Anton Lienert-Brown, 11 Ataata Moeakiola, 10 Marty McKenzie, 9 Brad Weber (captain), 8 Taleni Seu, 7 Lachlan [...]

Anscombe’s transfer saga is finally over

2 months ago|

After weeks of speculation and drama, Gareth Anscombe has finally departed Cardiff Blues. The likes of Bath and Bristol were keen to sign the Kiwi but they have lost out to the Ospreys. This has [...]

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