England has always shown well even in defeat, well almost always.  On this day in rugby history in 1998, England lost 76-0 to Australia at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane.  The loss was their largest defeat ever in a Test match and Australia’s biggest Test matc...
Old boys will no doubt remember lugging car tires out to work on their foot speed, coordination, agility, and balance but times have changed.  Not as much in the drills but the equipment used to achieve the goals and the training ladder is today’s version of an...
Australia was a confident side heading into the inaugural Rugby World Cup and after easily coasting through Pool 1 undefeated the Wallabies continued their winning ways with a 33-15 win over Ireland in the quarterfinals at the Concord Oval on this day in rugby ...
Dartmouth defeated Army 32-10 at PPL Park in Philadelphia to win the USA 7s Collegiate Rugby Championship on this day in rugby history in 2011.  The team finished with a perfect 6-0 mark. “Dartmouth has a great legacy in rugby,” Coach Alexander Magleby ’00 told...
England had a long history of welcoming overseas tours to the UK but they finally decided to spread their wings and make their own tour of Australasia and it was on this day in rugby history in 1963 that the unsuccessful tour finally came to an end. The tour wa...
A symbol of a bygone era before the advent of professional rugby, Colin ‘Pinetree’ Meads was born on this day in rugby history in 1936.  The sheep farmer represented the All Blacks between 1957 and 1971 appearing in 133 matches with 55 of those in test matches....
The inaugural Rugby World Cup was known for its lopsided results and it was on this day in rugby history that France’s Didier Camberabero set an individual high water mark with his 30 points against Zimbabwe in Auckland. The flyhalf scored 3 tries and added 9 c...
The New Zealand All Blacks are known for their all-black rugby jersey. The look is so closely tied to the team that some fans don’t realize that they don’t always wear the jersey especially during training sessions. The 2015/16 All Blacks Training Jersey makes ...
Scotland’s Andy Irvine put in a hard days work against a combined King Country and Wanganui side at Taumarunui on the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand on this day in rugby history in 1977.  The fullback pushed in a Lions record 5 tries in the 60-9 wi...
National Reconciliation Week is a time to celebrate the indigenous history and culture in Australia and rugby plays its part in uniting a nation as one team.  The weeklong event is held each year between May 27 and June 3; dates which mark the anniversaries of ...