According to the latest reports, the Premiership is now looking to end relegation – with Championship clubs deemed unfit to make the jump up to the top division in English rugby.
The chairman of Saracens, Nigel Wray reflected in his recent programme that rugby still faced the same challenges now as it did ever since he first became associated with professional rugby, way back 1995. Continue reading
The Irish fans had a reason to celebrate in the St Patrick’s Day when the Grand Slam game was held between Ireland and England. This game was much anticipated between both teams; last year England had been the reigning champions while Ireland came to the field this year with a clear advantage of being the winners of the Six Nations tournament.
The game was scheduled at Twickenham stadium in London and before the game there were interviews given by experts and legendary players like Munster and Tomas O’ Leary who himself is a vintage Grand Slam winner from 2009. Continue reading
Jeremy Guscott has raised intrigue among rugby fans, especially in Ireland, by his comment that the team needs world class players, though last year they were victorious in the Six Nations tournament as well as the Grand Slam.
Being a former England player who is now known as a rugby player cum pundit, he argued that though England haven’t managed to play well as a team, and that the squad does not have world class players. So far this year, Ireland have dominated the Six Nations competition whose stars had been England last year, with England struggling against Scotland. Continue reading
The Grand Slam winners in the Women’s Six Nations tournament include several players from the winning team France who stood out for their admirable performance. The team comprised of Grand Slam winners of France as well as international players and emerging talents as well. Jessy Tremouliere is one name that stands out who has several credentials under her belt such as being a Rugby World Cup winner.
Being a full back player, she broke several hearts of English fans when her last try resulted in France gets 18-17 score victory over England. The result of this game has put Les Bleues on the list to have secured fifth Grand Slam in the history of the region. Continue reading