The Lineout’s Calls of the Week

Despite all the action going on in the Men’s game last week, there is little doubt that the highlight of the weekend was the Women’s World Cup Final. Quite frankly it was a game for the ages and New Zealand emerged worthy Champions over a brave and resolute English team who remained an exceptionally hardContinue reading “The Lineout’s Calls of the Week”

The Lineout Calls of the Week

Much like last weekend we were spoilt for choice regarding what to spill our pints over this past weekend. It got off to a rip roaring start on Friday with the two Women’s World Cup semi-finals, the quality of which in many cases was superior to many of the men’s offerings. Canada gave everything theyContinue reading “The Lineout Calls of the Week”

The Lineout Calls of the Week

So continuing on from last week’s change in tack with the Lineout’s way forward in terms of how we get our musings out, here is our second go at a weekly whip round of what got us talking. In many ways we were literally spoilt for choice with the start of the Autumn Internationals thisContinue reading “The Lineout Calls of the Week”

The Lineout’s week that was 17 – 23 October

So as mentioned over on the Podcast, we’re changing things up a bit this week and for the foreseeable future. With all the Rugby going on right now, Women’s World Cup, Autumn Internationals to name but a few big ticket items, we have to confess to be struggling to keep up. We barely have enoughContinue reading “The Lineout’s week that was 17 – 23 October”

The Rugby Championship is back and looks to be a much less one-sided event than last year’s edition; and we spare a thought for the ladies at the Women’s World Cup!

It’s Rugby Championship time again and in this second iteration of the tournament since the 2015 World Cup, it is likely to be a much closer competition than what we saw last year. South Africa failed to show up in 2016, and Argentina struggled to translate their World Cup form and first year in SuperContinue reading “The Rugby Championship is back and looks to be a much less one-sided event than last year’s edition; and we spare a thought for the ladies at the Women’s World Cup!”

The Lions brand and what the recent tour to New Zealand meant for its future; and a salute to Women’s Rugby!

With the Lions Tour behind us we have to confess to having been lulled into some summer laziness as the barbecue, beach and deck have taken up more of our time than rugby since the end of the Lions series last month. However, with the Rugby Championship just around the corner it is time toContinue reading “The Lions brand and what the recent tour to New Zealand meant for its future; and a salute to Women’s Rugby!”