Rugby Union

Quade shines light on another Sonny side

Beyond, yes, being a great athlete, footballer and boxer, I never really quite got the whole Sonny Bill Williams thing, until … Until last Sunday evening during the Quade Cooper interview after he’d played the match of his life, which included kicking the winning goal from 40 metres out. You really had to see the […]

Rugby Union

All to play for as new-look Gallagher Premiership returns

The Gallagher Premiership will have 13 teams competing this season Rugby’s congested calendar seldom pauses for breath but as summer turns to autumn, England’s top male clubs have at least finally enjoyed some time for reflection. After the pandemic forced two seasons to rather run into one with an abrupt, abridged off-season last autumn, an […]

Rugby Union

English rugby faces some tricky times ahead

English rugby escaped from a financial cliff-edge during the pandemic but there are going to be some tricky times ahead English rugby has been saved by club owners and help from the government  They are still expected to have suffered collective losses in the region of £100m One-and-a-half seasons of coronavirus restrictions have savaged club […]