Cazéres, a small town of 5,000 people in the south-west of France, two-time
French title winner Robert Espanol tunes into his country’s Six Nations clash
with England, and laments the state of modern rugby on display.
89-year-old, who won back to back championships with Castres Olympiques in 1949
and 1950, believes that the game
The Rugby World Cup takes places in Japan come September 2019 and the venues spread throughout the country. So rugby fans will have an opportunity to visit not only Tokyo, but also cities such as Hokkaido and Oita.
And, luckily, the England team will play in cities that stretch from north
3rd February 2018. Stade de France, Paris. 82 minutes on the clock, France lead Ireland 13-12.
The away side go through the phases and work an opening for Jonny Sexton to win the match with a drop goal. A result that began a remarkable year for Irish rugby.
Harlequins ended an inconsistent 2017 in style. A London Derby victory over Saracens at a rocking Twickenham Stoop, followed by a 50-21 hammering of Northampton Saints in Big Game Ten, many Quins fans were looking up for 2018.
Little did they know that only one more win would follow in the
As the dust settles on 2018, it would be easy to sit back and reflect on another amazing year of sport. With the FIFA World Cup, the Commonwealth Games, the Ryder Cup and all of the annual events too, there was certainly plenty to celebrate. Even if it didn’t quite
Since rugby union’s Premiership began in 1987, there has often been one team that has dominated over a period of time.
In the 1990s, Bath were the powerhouse before a period of dominance from Wasps and Leicester Tigers during the 2000s where the two clubs were champions for 11 out of
Former Wales rugby union captain Gareth Thomas was the victim of a hate crime for his sexuality in his home city of Cardiff last week.
The 44-year-old released a video message on his personal social media feed stating that he had suffered abuse from a number of men the previous night,
Saturday 22nd November 2003 is a date that will be forever etched into the memory of England rugby supporters. On a wet evening in Sydney, 15 million people were glued to their TVs as Sir Clive Woodward’s side pulled off a thrilling World Cup triumph against Australia.
A man who was lucky
When the Rugby World Cup makes its way to Japan in late 2019, it will be the first time it has been organised in an Asian country.
The previous hosts — Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland and France — are all well-established rugby nations. They compete against one
It's Halloween! And the Sports Gazette have put together a starting XV of rugby players who have struck fear into both their opponents and fans alike.
Prop: Tendai Mtawarira
Nicknamed 'The Beast,' Mtawarira has been capped over 100 times by South Africa. He is a prop who can dominate virtually any opponent