Rugby World Cup 2019 Warmups Round 3 Predictions

There has been outrage over Wales making it to number 1 in the World Rankings. However what's much more important are how the teams are shaping up for the Rugby World Cup. The Blood and Mud podcast made a good point that teams are looking for different things from these games. Wales and New Zealand... Continue Reading →


Rugby World Cup 2019 Warmups Round 2 Predictions

We got Ireland's expected win over Italy but the other games last weekend all caused plenty of talking points. The building South Africa, England's experimental side beating Wales to stop them going to number 1 and the Wallabies thumping the All Blacks! It was exhausting and the Rugby World Cup is still to come. Talking... Continue Reading →

Romania v Spain and the Rugby World Cup

The hot topic of the weekend unfortunately was around apparent conflicts of interest and not positive happenings on the pitch. In my seventh Patreon exclusive show I talk about the situation around Spain's loss to Belgium and the implications for Romania. You can help support me produce more rugby content for you by becoming a Patreon of DrivingMaul... Continue Reading →

Rugby World Cup 2023 – Reaction

France have been announced as the host of the 2023 Rugby World Cup. This is despite the Rugby World Cup Board recommending South Africa be selected. The third country hoping to host the Rugby World Cup in 2023 was Ireland who received the fewest votes. Here is my reaction to France being selected as hosts,... Continue Reading →

Is the Rugby World Cup 2019 Draw Fair?

The Rugby World Cup 2015 draw was a handicap for Tier 2 nations what ever World Rugby said about it being fairer. You could argue that Japan could have reached the quarter-finals if they had been given a fair crack. So have World Rugby done a better job this time around? The World Rugby Chief Executive... Continue Reading →

#RugbyChat EP13 – The Rugby Championship

On the #RugbyChat in this episode we talk about The Rugby Championship and Mitre10 Cup. Below is the video of our chat on YouTube but first here are the 5 Questions that we discussed: Q1 Should your enforcer also be your captain? Q2 Are ex-players in the media not doing their preparation? Q3 What’s it going to... Continue Reading →

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