What we’ve learned from the strangest Six Nations in many a year and Australia now has nothing left to lose!

Last weekend’s climax to one of the most drawn out Six Nations campaigns in living memory provided us with much to talk about. There was the rebirth, genuine this time, of French rugby. England as expected showed that while perhaps not as flash as everyone else there are few teams that have such an effectiveContinue reading “What we’ve learned from the strangest Six Nations in many a year and Australia now has nothing left to lose!”

Six Nations Showdown and a Three Horse Race while it’s last chance saloon for the Wallabies in Sydney for the Bledisloe!

It’s been a long time coming but it’s finally here – the 2020 Six Nations Super Saturday. Despite France going into a second lockdown as a result of COVID-19, the French Minister of Sport has confirmed that elite sport will be exempted. As a result the final and all important match of the day inContinue reading “Six Nations Showdown and a Three Horse Race while it’s last chance saloon for the Wallabies in Sydney for the Bledisloe!”

International Rugby is back as the Six Nations deals with some unfinished business and Scotland, Wales, France and Georgia test the waters!

If you’ve caught your breath after one of the most memorable Heineken Cup Finals we can remember for a while, you’ll be pleased to know that the fun has just begun. The Bledisloe Cup is in full swing soon to be followed by the Rugby Championship, although no action there this weekend. However, for SixContinue reading “International Rugby is back as the Six Nations deals with some unfinished business and Scotland, Wales, France and Georgia test the waters!”

The Six Nations takes a viral twist, Super Rugby starts to hit its straps and the Toronto Arrows are all systems go!

Excuse the silence but some of us have been taking some well earned breaks in the sunshine to get away from the Canadian winter. I had the particular privilege of watching France’s outstanding victory over Wales, in a particularly lively bar surrounded by French rugby fans on the island of St. Martin. The Six NationsContinue reading “The Six Nations takes a viral twist, Super Rugby starts to hit its straps and the Toronto Arrows are all systems go!”

Six Nations, Super Rugby and our own Arrows – it all just keeps getting better and better for Rugby fans this weekend!

If you thought last weekend was pretty epic then this one coming up looks to be even better, with the added bonus of the Toronto Arrows getting their MLR campaign underway. The Six Nations got off to a thrilling start and, despite the weather forecast for this Saturday, provides us two contests of titanic proportionsContinue reading “Six Nations, Super Rugby and our own Arrows – it all just keeps getting better and better for Rugby fans this weekend!”

The Six Nations and Super Rugby kicks off this weekend – could rugby fans ask for anything more?

It’s here and for all intents and purposes it’s Christmas time for rugby fans around the world, as the world’s oldest annual rugby competition the Six Nations gets underway this weekend and for those with leanings towards the Southern Hemisphere, Super Rugby has its opening festivities. With plenty of new faces and sea changes inContinue reading “The Six Nations and Super Rugby kicks off this weekend – could rugby fans ask for anything more?”

Not too many surprises in the Heineken Cup and completed squads for the Six Nations

This week saw the Heineken Cup playoffs finalized with the weekend providing some epic contests, but ultimately not too many surprises in the final draw for those eight spots in the knockout stages. Meanwhile England completed the Six Nations jigsaw puzzle by naming their squad, and lastly the Toronto Arrows had a rousing preseason openerContinue reading “Not too many surprises in the Heineken Cup and completed squads for the Six Nations”

The Pool Stages of the Heineken run the numbers for two of the best runners up and squads start to take shape for the Six Nations

A busy week in the Heineken Cup sees a number of teams book their quarter final spots, and a fascinating five horse race for the last two runner up spots is on the agenda for this weekend. Meanwhile this week saw plenty of developments ahead of the Six Nations as all but England have nowContinue reading “The Pool Stages of the Heineken run the numbers for two of the best runners up and squads start to take shape for the Six Nations”