By Baron Christopher Hanson – We’re only two years out from the 2016 summer Olympics, and 7s campaigners worldwide are beginning to polish their rugby boots and get down to business. Behind the scenes, the data-generation and media coverage of Olympic rugby wil...
Having been at the Varsity Cup final between Cal and BYU last Saturday I can tell you that there is no doubt from either side that BYU won this year’s National Championship. However, if you step outside of those two schools and United World Sports, the company ...
Professional rugby in the U.S. has always been pointed to as the next step to really help the game grow domestically and it was announced earlier this week that Super Rugby could have an expansion team on the west coast for the 2016 campaign. Super Rugby is the...
With Toby L’Estrange and Adam Siddall both out with injuries (broken leg and concussion respectively) Eagles head coach Mike Tolkin and his staff are going to have to find a new starter at fly-half for their summer test series. The last time one of those two pl...
1. Saracens (Last Week: 1): No reason to drop Saracens from the top spot in our rankings after they demolished Clermont in the Heineken Cup semi-finals. They got a little help from Nigel Owens but there is no question that Saracens were the better side. They ar...
England always makes a statement with their rugby 7s jersey and this year is no different.  Canterbury unveiled the jersey on April 23 and they will make their on-field debut on May 3 at the Glasgow 7s tournament. The new jersey is available in a white home col...
1. Saracens (Last Week: 1): Another week, another win for Saracens. With only two matches left they now hold a nine point lead over Northampton in the table and can concentrate on Clermont. 2. Toulon (2): Toulon are nipping on the heels of Saracens in our ranki...
In seven seasons with Biarritz Taku Ngwenya has amassed quite an impressive career. He has a total of 196 appearances for the club with 151 of those coming in the Top 14, 10 in the Amlin Challenge Cup, and 35 in the Heineken Cup. In total he has scored 70 tries...
  New Zealand Conference Blues (C): The Blues are on the bottom of the New Zealand Conference but they aren’t out of contention. In fact, they only sit three points out of a playoff spot at the moment. Plus, Piri Weepu is coming back. Chiefs (A): The Chief...
1. Saracens (Last Week: 1): A 28-24 win over rivals Northampton all but assures Saracens the top spot in the Aviva Premiership playoffs. That should allow them time to play for the Heineken Cup semi-finals. 2. Toulon (4): In the end they probably should have be...