England and Ireland resume their age old rivalry while Scotland host France and hope to get their World Cup preparations onto some solid ground!

Ireland travel to Twickenham this weekend in their first of a gruelling round of three back to back World Cup warmup games which sees them up against England and then two encounters against the Welsh. England have one more match after this before Japan, so after coming unstuck against Wales last weekend will clearly wantContinue reading “England and Ireland resume their age old rivalry while Scotland host France and hope to get their World Cup preparations onto some solid ground!”

In the last of this weekend’s World Cup warmups England take an experimental approach while Wales for the most part go with a tried and trusted formula

It may be a World Cup warmup match, but an encounter between Wales and England is always something special and an occasion to be savoured. This weekend is no exception, as these two great rivals meet at Twickenham and with it all the atmosphere that such matches bring. For Wales the goal will be toContinue reading “In the last of this weekend’s World Cup warmups England take an experimental approach while Wales for the most part go with a tried and trusted formula”

Continuing with a look ahead to the weekend, we focus on the Rugby Championship clash in Perth and the first of the European World Cup warmups between Ireland and Italy

We’re continuing with looking at this weekend’s action and with the teamsheets still to be announced for the England/Wales game, we’ll be covering the first of the Rugby Championship matches this weekend between Australia and New Zealand along with the first of the European World Cup warmups between Ireland and Italy. We’ll put out ourContinue reading “Continuing with a look ahead to the weekend, we focus on the Rugby Championship clash in Perth and the first of the European World Cup warmups between Ireland and Italy”