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

5 players to watch in the Anglo Welsh Cup

The Anglo-Welsh Cup kicks off this weekend and it is a competition that has managed to reinvent itself in the last couple of years. Few could tell you who won it last year, without the help of Google, but that misses what is good about the competition: the opportunity to see

Champions Cup Preview

The European Champions Cup kicks off this weekend. Daniel Ruddock looks at what we should expect from 2017/18 edition. Whatever it is about European rugby, it is relatively closed shop. The last seven competitions have only produced three separate winners. Leinster twice, Toulon three times and Saracens have dominated the tournament

Ireland Present Bid to Host Rugby World Cup 2023

Today, representatives from the Ireland Rugby World Cup 2023 bid will make their presentation to World Rugby in London. The main theme running through the Irish Rugby World Cup bid is certainty. Everything is in place and everything is guaranteed. Leo Varadker, the Irish Prime Minister, is attending the Irish bid

American Dominance Set To Continue

With the Presidents Cup upon us, Danny Ruddock looks at golf's relationship with the current political climate. The Presidents Cup, where the best American golfers face off against an International team (excluding Europe), starts on Friday - a week after President Trump gave his speech in Alabama railing against “son of

Leishman Leads Charge for FedEx

Marc Leishman the 33-year-old Australian golfer is enjoying life at the moment. But things could have been very different. It could be even better for Leishman, winning the BMW championship last week gave him $1,575,000, and a chance of winning a bumper $10million pay-out at the season ending Tour championship. He was