Rugby Union

Why rugby’s best month in years is just around the corner

The Western Force and the Melbourne Rebels will be doing everything they can to ignore the emotional debate occurring in Welsh rugby at present. Oakwell Sports Advisory – the London-based consultants who worked on the deal between CVC and the English Premiership – recently submitted a report to the Welsh Rugby Union that included a […]

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Bath have been spared nervy finale by Premiership ringfencing

Bath have been spared a nerve-jangling end to the season by the Premiership’s ringfencing of no relegation… the ‘basket case’ club have endured a horror campaign after shipping 40 points or more on THIRTEEN occasions – they deserve to go down Bath should be entering one of their most important season finales in 157 years  […]

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SBW: Aussies on the improve, but Kiwis still kings of rugby

Sonny Bill Williams is pleased to see a resurgence of Australian Super Rugby teams, including a happier Waratahs side who “shocked” him two weeks ago, but believes Kiwi sides are still the top dogs before a blockbuster round of trans-Tasman matches. With three rounds of Super Rugby Pacific remaining, three Australian teams – the Brumbies […]