Gallagher Premiership 2018-2019 Round 14 Predictions

The Gallagher Premiership is in full swing despite the 6 Nations. This is a key part of the season as squad depth is tested. Not only are their players missing for the internationals but we also have injuries to contend with. Also as the table is so tight, well outside the top 2, every point... Continue Reading →


Gallagher Premiership 2018-2019 Round 13 Predictions

It's amazing to think that the Premiership sides have not played at top flight competitive game since the beginning of January. Sure the Premiership Cup as been going on but that's not top flight rugby. So how will teams have coped with having a midseason break? It's going to be new to all the coaching... Continue Reading →

Gallagher Premiership 2018-2019 Round 11 Predictions

These festive fixtures are great as there are always big crowds with everyone going home for Christmas. I've not headed home but am in Thailand but that doesn't stop me from letting you have my predictions. Here is my video with my Gallagher Premiership Round 11 Predictions: Northampton Saints v Exeter Chiefs - Exeter Chiefs by 10... Continue Reading →

Is Eddie Jones in the same place as Stuart Lancaster?

We are just over a year out from the Rugby World Cup in Japan. So I asked Debbie Knight to come on the show and discuss is Eddie Jones in the same place as Stuart Lancaster? Support Independent rugby punditry by becoming a DrivingMaul Patreon Debbie and I look back at Stuart Lancaster's record as... Continue Reading →

Is the new English season all it’s cracked up to be?

The RFU, Premiership Rugby and the Rugby Players Association have announced a new structure to the English season. It will start from the 2019-2020 season for 3 years and they talk about player welfare and reducing the amount of club and international overlap. But there are only so many weeks in a year, so can... Continue Reading →

Joe Marler, anxiety and retiring from England Rugby

Joe Marler has retired from playing international rugby for England. This surprised everyone and he followed up with an interview for RugbyPass about why. In there he makes an admission that if you look back at his behaviour he had this tendency to get banned just before international windows. He talks about anxiety leading to... Continue Reading →

Gallagher Premiership 2018-2019 Round 5 Predictions

Last week I said that the table was taking shape, this week I think it's all over the place. Harlequins in 5th and Tigers in 6th have only won 1 game each but there 5 bonus points keeps then ahead of Bears with 2 wins! I blame climate change...... Here is my video with┬ámy Gallagher... Continue Reading →

Aviva Premiership 2017-2018 Round 21 Predictions

There are only 2 rounds to go before the Aviva Premiership playoffs. There are still many things to sort out at the top of the table and it's not mathematically finished at the bottom either! There are a few teams in the middle that might as well be on holiday already though. Here is my... Continue Reading →

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