The Junior Rugby World Championship for 2015 is kicking off on Tuesday and here are my predictions for the first round of games. First here is a link to my tournament preview. So are you an expert on U20s rugby? No not really, I do keep an eye out for the results and last year... Continue Reading →
This year's Junior Rugby World Championship (JRWC) is nearly upon us. I'll take a look at the structure of the competition, the pools and teams. Structure This year the competition is being held in Italy. The 12 teams are split into 3 pools of 4 teams who all play each other. The results of these... Continue Reading →
Only three rounds to go until the playoffs. There are still 10 teams that can make it but the top 6 are looking fairly settled. Here are my predictions for this weekend. First here's a link to my review of last weekend's rugby. How did your predictions go last week? 6 from 7, a return to... Continue Reading →
Here we are at the final weekend of rugby with a clash between the irresistible force and the immovable object. A battle of Titans! Yup it's a cliché central and here are my predictions for this weekend. First here is a link to my review of the rugby from last weekend. How did your predictions go... Continue Reading →
A couple of contrasting semi-finals and a good round of Super Rugby action. Here's my review of the weekend's action. Aviva Premiership Northampton Saints 24 v 29 Saracens Bath 47 v 10 Leicester Tigers 1 from 2, if I'd gone with my gut I would have got them both right. If you look at the stats... Continue Reading →
Sharing Sunday: An interesting post looking at the impact of the NRC on the Australian Super Rugby franchises. Also looking at the number of debutants for the Reds maybe it’s not all down to bad coaching…..
The Buildcorp National Rugby Championship teams.
Photo from: http://www.bmcsport.com.au
With the 2015 regular Super Rugby (SR) season half completed, the contribution of the National Rugby Championship (NRC) is becoming progressively evident for each of the five Australian franchises.
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We are down to the last 4 teams and we have a new one this year. It's good to have a fresh face but can they make it further? Here are my predictions. First here is a link to my review of the final round of games. How did your predictions go last round? 3... Continue Reading →
Only 4 rounds to go until the playoffs but surprisingly there are few interesting match ups from the log point of view. Here are my predictions. First here is a link to my review of the last round. How did you predictions go last round? 3 from 6, is poor on the surface but could... Continue Reading →
We had a fitting climax to the Premiership league games and another exciting round of Super Rugby games. Here is my review of the weekend's action. Aviva Premiership Bath 50 - 30 Gloucester Rugby Exeter Chiefs 44 - 16 Sale Sharks Leicester Tigers 22 - 14 Northampton Saints London Irish 40 - 40 Wasps London Welsh 17 - 68 Saracens... Continue Reading →