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Aviva Premiership Round 19 Review

Aviva Premiership Round 19 Review

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LONDON, ENGLAND – Steve Borthwick entered the history books on Saturday when he ran out for the 263rd time for Saracens. The following day, George Chuter gracefully exited the stage, retiring on Sunday after Borthwick broke his appearances record. As professional rugby prepares to enter its third decade, the rich history of the game becomes increasingly […]

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Top 14 Recap: Habana Scores as Bordeaux and Stade Francais Slip

Top 14 Recap: Habana Scores as Bordeaux and Stade Francais Slip

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CASTRES, FRANCE – Montpellier can relax and enjoy their last two games in the regular Top 14 season: they have qualified for the play-offs. Seven sides are still very much in the running for the remaining five places – which include the added incentive of a place in Europe’s top-tier competition next season. Toulon and […]

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Weekend Rugby Recap: Junior World Trophy, RWC Qualifying, ENC, USA Rugby News and more

Weekend Rugby Recap: Junior World Trophy, RWC Qualifying, ENC, USA Rugby News and more

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NEW YORK, NY- This was yet another great weekend of rugby action. There were big global classes as with Tier 3 teams in the European Nations Cup with one even counting as a Rugby World Cup qualifying match. In addition, the second round of pool play occurred in the Junior World Rugby Trophy… The Southern hemisphere […]

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How Rugby and Life Mirror Each Other…  Plus, Youth Rugby Report: Xavier vs Gonzaga

How Rugby and Life Mirror Each Other… Plus, Youth Rugby Report: Xavier vs Gonzaga

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The RWU Rugby Mom, Karen Ritter, is back. She writes for RWU and her mumscrum blog helps rugby novice parents overcome the learning curve. INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA – It’s not a big secret that I love sports – almost any kind.  I don’t actually participate in that many, but I do enjoy watching.  Anything from golf to auto racing to […]

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Round 9 Super Rugby Review: Predictions Come True?

Round 9 Super Rugby Review: Predictions Come True?

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AUCKLAND, NZ: Things went to form this weekend in Super Rugby, how else can I explain how I managed to predict every result and even a few of the players I told you to watch came good? Now that I’ve given a plug for my psychic abilities, let’s go to our Round 9 Super Rugby […]

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Rugby Q&A: USA Rugby Star Phil Thiel

Rugby Q&A: USA Rugby Star Phil Thiel

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RWU HQ – This past week I had the chance to catch up with USA Rugby Eagle’s 15s front rower, Phil Thiel, and pick his brain. Here’s what he had to say… Q: Thinking back to your high school days, you didn’t decide to play rugby until your senior year. Why did it take so long before you […]

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