Weekend Rugby Review – 30 November

We returned to domestic action this weekend and there was some atrocious weather to contend with. Here is my review of the action. Aviva Premiership Northampton Saints 15 - 3 Gloucester Rugby Sale Sharks 15 - 15 Newcastle Falcons Exeter Chiefs 26 - 25 Harlequins Saracens 48 - 18 Worcester Warriors London Irish 15 - 33 Wasps Leicester Tigers 21 - 11... Continue Reading →

Weekend Rugby Review – 23 November

That was a wonderful weekend of European action in both the Champions and Challenge Cups. Here is my round up of the action. European Rugby Champions Cup Ulster 9 - 27 Saracens Benetton Treviso 3 - 36 Leicester Tigers Bath 19 - 16 Leinster Toulouse 24 - 18 US Oyonnax Glasgow Warriors 15 - 26 Northampton... Continue Reading →

Tonga 7s an interview with Andrew Katoa

The Tonga 7s side were over in Auckland for the  Oceania 7s Olympic Qualifier tournament, so I jumped at the opportunity to interview Andrew Katoa their coach. We talked about the goals and challenges for the Islanders. When I mentioned to friends that I was interviewing the Tonga 7s coach the response was that they are... Continue Reading →

European Rugby Champions Cup 2015-2016 Round 2 Predictions

The after shocks of last weekend will be felt in this competition for sometime to come with the games being postponed. Another one has been postponed this weekend as well. Here are my predictions for the games that are currently going ahead. First here is a link to my review of the last round. How... Continue Reading →

Weekend Rugby Review – 16 November

After the atrocities of the weekend the rugby doesn't really matter and it was obviously the right thing to cancel the games in France. Here is my review of the games that did go ahead. European Rugby Champions Cup Leicester Tigers 33 - 20 Stade Francais Munster 32 - 7 Benetton Treviso Saracens 32 - 7 Toulouse Northampton... Continue Reading →

Rugby Thoughts – Rugby World Cup 2019 Qualification

About a month ago I asked if we would only have 1 Pacific Island team at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. World Rugby had already confirmed that there would be the ability for at least 3 teams to qualify from the Oceania region and they confirmed the process this week. Here's my look and... Continue Reading →

European Rugby Champions Cup 2015-2016 Round 1 Predictions

With unfitting haste we are rushing into the top European club competition just 2 weeks after the Rugby World Cup! Anyway here is my European Rugby Champions Cup round 1 predictions. First here is a link to my tournament preview. Leicester Tigers v Stade Francais Tigers have started the season well to many people's surprise... Continue Reading →

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