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Former Rugby Star Jarryd Hayne Drawing NFL Interest

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RWU HQ – When former NRL star Jarryd Hayne made the switch, jumping from rugby to football and more specifically the NFL, the original plan was for the rugger to be in the league by the 2015 season. Now it seems like Hayne may make his NFL debut even sooner. According to the Detroit News, the […]

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The All Blacks: America’s Team?

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AUCKLAND, NZ – Wow, what an awesome reaction to Jake Frechette’s column about the appropriate dress code for next weekend’s test match between the All Blacks and US Eagles. If nothing else it gave this kiwi a good insight into how to piss an American off: try telling them what to do. So, instead I’m […]

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European Rugby Champions Cup Round 2 Preview and Picks

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LIMERICK, IRELAND – If the second round of European action lives up to the first, rugby fans are in for a treat this weekend. With more marquee matches headed our way, the new European Champions Cup is set to deliver another action-packed round, highlighted by Friday’s clash between Munster and Saracens. If you haven’t done […]

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Weekend Rugby Preview: Cheika Checks in, Champions Cup, Challenge Cup, Currie, ITM & NRC playoffs

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NEW YORK, NY – We all play rugby because we love the game. The only thing better than playing is winning games and titles. Winning is theme of the weekend as most of the action and events have a heavy tilt toward winning titles. With their eyes toward the End of the Year Tour and […]

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American Rugby Fans Have One Rule for USA vs NZ: No Ferns Allowed

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PHILADELPHIA, PA  – In general, it seems like prescriptive codes for how to act are silly and borne out of insecurity. If you know you are a man, after all, you don’t need a Guy Code to affirm that. But at Soldier Field on November 1, 2014 there must be One Rule for USA vs […]

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European Champions Cup Picks: How Our Expert Six Pack Panel Fared

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The Six Pack is comprised of RWU staff members. West Ghana’s Rugby Rain Man Junoir Blaber, England’s Knight of the Realm Jamie Loyd, East Midlands’ Machiavellian Rugger Nick Hall, the infamous Ireland National, Declan Yeats, Englishman with Irish roots yet Castres-residing, James Harrington and contrived Kiwi Co-Host Johnathan Wicklow Barberie. NEW YORK, NY- The inaugural […]

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