Rugby World Cup 2015: Wallabies ready for giant midfield battle with Wales

Wallabies veteran Matt Giteau expects Wales to fire their giant midfield combination straight through Australia’s belly as they attempt to break a 10-match losing streak. Wales have rejigged their line-up to have George North partner Jamie Roberts in the centres in one of the biggest partnerships in the World Cup.   They weigh a combined …

Rick O’Shea: It’s All Rugby

Rick O’Shea. Born in Wales, raised in England and of Irish ancestry… three countries he wasn’t good enough to play for! However, this very ordinary player tells an extraordinary story. His mother’s nickname for him is LFB. Luck Fat… you can guess the rest! You discover how he earned such a title through a convoluted …

Welsh Legends Cook For Charity

A host of Welsh rugby’s past legends and present stars have teamed up to produce a fascinating new cook book, The Dragons’ Kitchen, which will raise money for the Welsh Rugby Charitable Trust, for injured players. The Dragon’s Kitchen Warren Gatland, Sam Warburton, Jonathan Davies, Derek Quinnell, together with sons Scott, Craig and Gavin, Gareth …

THE CURIOUS CASE OF GEORGE NORTH – GLOBAL RELEASE PERIODS AND PREMIER RUGBY POLICY

Sam Vitty, analyses the recent George North case and considers the legal implications of Northamption Saints Rugby Club allowing North to represent Wales outside of the designated IRB windows INTRODUCTION There are a number of issues currently dominating Northern Hemisphere rugby union including: which European competition English clubs will be playing in Europe next season, …