‘How it got to this stage is staggering’: Former Belgian coach Simon Leader talks player ineligibility and Belgium rugby

Rugby Europe needs to be seriously looked at in the wake of the player ineligibility scandal, according to former Belgian assistant coach Simon Leader. Leader said: “They cleared each and every one of those players to play in the games as they have to do the checks before each game. How

“It’s the pinnacle of the sport”: Danny Mullins on attempting to ride that elusive Cheltenham winner

When I called Danny Mullins on the Wednesday evening before the Beast from East roared through the country, I felt bad. Momentarily I’d taken the Kilkenny-born jockey away from his new love, the mother of dragons, Daenerys Targaryen. His latest injury - a wrist operation - allowed him the time to catch

Cricket’s Great Regression

Teams from all over the world have touched down in Zimbabwe for the month-long ICC World Cup qualifiers.  You can imagine the only concern in ICC headquarters for the next month is the very real possibility the rebranded Windies will fail to make it to the champions trophy.. I mean World Cup, in England 2019.  They’re in group A alongside

Mike Pence in Pyeongchang rubbishes the notion that sport and politics do not mix

“Sport and politics do not mix” – if somebody came up with that phrase today it would possibly lay claim to the fakest of fake news award. Mike Pence leads the USA winter Olympic team into the Pyeongchang games, with a very overt political agenda, not a shock considering the administration

Movember with Cambridge Rugby Club

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eLXOkX1ViM&t=5s Men’s health is something we don’t speak about enough, for the last few years one company has been trying to change that by growing hair above their lip. The Movember foundation started back in 2003 and has a very simple goal, to stop men dying to young. From the 30 moustaches in

Project players and Bundee Aki

Rob Herring, CJ Stander, Bundee Aki, Nathan Hughes, WP Nel and Cornell du Preez. These are all players with no familial connection to the country they will represent this weekend. Taking out the smallest six nation country, Italy, these players represent the total amount of "project players" representing the five largest

Peter Lydon: Kicking it

Peter Lydon is an out-half or fullback playing for Ealing Trailfinders in the English Championship. His left foot is feared up and down the league for its length and accuracy. He does not need much prompting to show you a 65 metre kick he nailed in a warm up in