The rugby scrum cap is the most noticeable piece of equipment a rugby player can opt to wear.  And let’s make no bones about it, they evoke some strong feelings with some players feeling only ‘nancy-boys’ wear them while others, mainly the players in the tight-...
Rugby is one of the most physically taxing sports in the world.  The 80-minute match features non-stop running and tackling by players in every position.  It is grueling on both sides of the ball.  Players are looking for every little advantage they can find an...
November is the start of the winter holiday season as rugby fans start making their holiday wish list and looking for the perfect gift for all the rugby friends on their holiday list.  This makes November a great indicator of what jerseys and gear will be hot i...
The rugby mouthguard or mouthpiece is an optional piece of equipment according to the Rugby Union Laws of the Game although most players are increasingly viewing the mouth guard as an essential before stepping on the pitch. This should come as no surprise with ...
The International Rugby Board (IRB) has completed their re-branding as World Rugby with the unveiling of the new name and logo at the close of the annual meeting held in London.  The new look re-positions the games governing body for future growth while staying...
Asics is continuing to grow their presence in rugby announcing that they were the new kit sponsor for Stade Francais starting in 2015.  The Japanese brand will replace longtime sponsor Adidas on the French Top 14 side’s jersey. This is not the first time the br...
France revealed their 2015 home rugby jersey on Thursday prior to the start of their autumn international campaign this weekend.  The new jersey will make its on-field debut in Marseille against Fiji on Saturday. adidas have given Les Bleus a new look with this...
The New Zealand All Blacks unveiled their 2015 home jersey today in London.  The jersey is the ‘blackest jersey ever’ with the traditional white details of previous jerseys being replaced by grey details.  The all black look is a move to make facing the All Bla...
The New Zealand All Blacks returned to the United States for the first time since 1980 and put in a dominant performance with their 74-6 win over the Eagles at Soldier Field on Saturday.  The record setting crowd to watch a rugby match in the U.S. was there to ...
By Ray Barron – I started playing rugby in college in 1968 at Colorado State College (now known as University of Northern Colorado) today. I played tight head prop on what was the first championship for the Rocky Mountain union here in Colorado. After gra...