Let’s Talk Rucks & Offside

I was asked for my views on the England v Italy game on Twitter and so I knew I had to talk about rucks and offside. As I'll explain it's not a new tactic but it is one that we don't see very often. Here are my thoughts on rucks and offside from my Live... Continue Reading →

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Let’s Talk Concussion & Culture in Rugby

Last week I talked about Concussion and the language used by commentators and players around it. George Penn replied on Twitter about the culture of players in the game and the change that's needed there. Here are my thoughts on the culture around concussion in rugby from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. https://youtu.be/Wt-2ECE4bgc Support DrivingMaul As Patron @EsseHunter... Continue Reading →

6 Nations 2017 Round 3 Predictions

The 2017 6 Nations has been a great tournament so far with the exception of Italy. I can't see that changing this weekend so we are in for a feat of rugby. Here are my Round 3 predictions that I first put out there on Periscope. https://youtu.be/ggcca2cKAEw In summary my Round 3 predictions are: Scotland v Wales... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Pro12 Expansion

News has emerged about the rumoured expansion of the Pro12 into North America. Here are my thoughts on the proposed Pro12 expansion into North America from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. https://youtu.be/RI4OmzuIrCM Here's a link to the article in The Scotsman that I refer to in the video. Support DrivingMaul As Patron @EsseHunter said on Twitter “Can’t expect quality... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Governance Of The Game

News has come out that the decision over the future structure of Super Rugby could drag on for months after the deadline had already been pushed back from last year to March. Here are my thoughts on the lack of leadership we are seeing from our rugby administrators from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. https://youtu.be/E3VqCCa15nk Here... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Concussion & “Doing The Right Thing”

At the weekend during the France v Scotland 6 Nations game we heard the commentators saying that the medics were "Doing The Right Thing" taking a player off for an HIA. This tone suggests that there might be an option not to & I think that language needs to change. Here are my thoughts on... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Major League Rugby

News has come out about a new national 15s rugby tournament for the USA. I talk about the differences to ProRugby both geographically and administratively and also about when it's due to kickoff. Here are my thoughts on Major League Rugby from my Live Stream on Periscope earlier. https://youtu.be/mVAzelfHjts This is the map I mention in the video... Continue Reading →

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