• Israel Folau and His Homophobic Bigotry Have No Place in Rugby

    The rugby world has erupted in recent days over the controversy regarding former Australia and Waratahs winger, Israel Folau. In a tirade of what can only be described as hateful and antagonistic posts on Twitter and Instagram, the rugby star announced to “homosexuals” that “hell awaits you” unless they...
  • Geotagging: The New Insta Craze?

    You cannot deny that the world is filled with absolutely stunning places. Even if we cannot afford to visit these far-flung destinations in person, each and every one of us are blessed to be able to see it online instead, and to remain informed about our beautiful planet. It...
  • Who’s in the best shape for the Rugby World Cup 2019?

    Rugby Union’s autumn internationals have come to a close, and the results have set up an interesting World Cup in less than a year’s time. The Southern Hemisphere giants have dominated the tournament since its inception in 1987 (only the England side of 2003 could break their monopoly), but...
  • Failure to maximise opportunities costs England against the All Blacks

    If it wasn’t for the TMO ruling that Courtney Lawes was offside in charging down TJ Perenara’s box kick, then England may still have pulled off an impressive victory over the best side in world rugby. If they had also not knocked the ball on in New Zealand territory...
  • Sam Warburton Retires: Reflections on a Great Career

    On Wednesday morning, news broke that stunned the rugby world. The former Wales and Lions captain, Sam Warburton, announced his retirement at the age of just 29, citing the neck and shoulder injuries that had kept him out of action since the final test of the Lions tour to...
  • England go marching on to semis in ICC Champions Trophy with wins over New Zealand and Australia

    It was a surprisingly clear day in Cardiff as fans packed into the SWALEC stadium ahead of England’s second Champions Trophy fixture against New Zealand. With the competition having already been racked with rain affected games and a horrific weather forecast for the rest of the country, the crowd...
  • Australia dominate Four Nations Final

    The Four Nations, and the rugby league season as a whole, came to a close yesterday afternoon with a thrilling tie between the two giants of the game: Australia and New Zealand.  Having won every game they played in the competition so far, Australia were most definitely the favourites...