The rugby people of Ireland have had to take in a lot after that disastrous encounter with Argentina in the Rugby World Cup quarter finals last weekend as hundreds of thousands were left in dismay. We learned that Joe Schmidt isn’t the answer to all questions asked of the men in green and that the … More IRELAND RUGBY: Where to go from here?
SOUTH AFRICA VS WALES I predict this to be a tight fixture between the two sides who have been very unlucky with injuries in previous rounds of the competition. These two heavyweights of World Rugby are both coming out of surprising groups where Japan beat the South Africans and Wales beat hosts England who are … More Saturday Quarter Finals Preview
I write this with adrenaline and excitement coursing through my veins. I’ve just witnessed a spectacle full of courage, drama and composure from the Irish twenty three man squad. This has to be one of the most dramatic and action packed games of rugby the Irish team has been involved in and to come out … More Admin Max Column: Ireland V France in Review
01) Campese Ma’afu (Fij) Ma’afu was the leader in a hugely impressive Fijian scrum throughout the pool stages in which he proved too hot to handle for the likes of Dan Cole, Samson Lee and Sekope Kepu. The former Nottingham prop was powerful in the drive and a menace at the ruck. 02) Agustin Creevy (Arg) … More Rugby World Cup Team of the Pool Stages
ENGLAND HAVE BECOME the first ever host nation to be knocked out of the Rugby World Cup in the group stages and the rugby world has exploded with reactions, opinions and basically a whole load of slagging to the 2003 champions shortcomings. In this piece we will analyse where exactly it all went wrong and why … More Where did it all go wrong for England?
One week down in the Rugby World Cup and the competition has definitely lived up to everybody’s high expectations with an action packed few days being presented to our screens. We’ve all been delighted to watch Fiji’s fights with England and the Wallabies, along with both Argentina’s & Namibia’s attempts to restrain the All Blacks … More ANALYSIS: Why Pool A Has Just Become Even Better
The World Cup is off with a bang and there has certainly been a wide range of fantastic performances over the last three days. This is our team of the weekend: 01) Campese Ma’afu (Fiji) The Nottingham loosehead won no less than three scrums against the head when he packed down against Dan Cole on … More World Cup Team of the Opening Weekend
The 2015 Rugby World Cup begins on Friday with hosts England facing underdogs and fan favourites Fiji. Many people are expecting a classic and hopefully this match will be able to set the tone for the rest of the tournament. Build up England come into to this match having drawn 1-1 in a series with … More World Cup Match Preview: England Vs Fiji
After a month of keeping an extremely close eye on the Summer Series warm-ups, our team have made some big calls as they were challenged with the task of picking what they believe would be Ireland’s strongest 23 man squad for the World Cup. This was some seriously stressful stuff at times but we’ve now … More Munster Haka Team Pick Ireland’s World Cup Side!
The World Champions go into the Rugby World Cup as the current holders and as the number one seeded team on on the planet. This success comes deep within the Kiwi culture of their love for rugby and numerous spectacular talents have come true to their national set up as a result. Due to the … More OPINION: New Zealand’s Strongest Possible Rugby World Cup Side!