Author Archive for Junoir Blaber

Born in Osu, Accra, Ghana, West Africa, Junoir Blaber is a rare commodity; while most Ghanians eat, sleep and dream Soccer (football), Junoir is all about Rugby. A self-proclaimed Rugbyologist, he has been involved in Rugby as a ref, coach, administrator and player since Columbus discovered Ohio. His useful/trivial rugby knowledge qualify Blaber as RWU's Senior Correspondent & known in rugby circles as The Rugby Rain Man. He can also be found moonlighting for our American partners at MeetTheMatts.com.

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Men’s #Hamilton7s Recap: Flying Fijians Champions, USA @Eagles7s Win Challenge Trophy

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HAMILTON, NZ – The dust has cleared and the fourth leg of the 2017/2018 Mens Sevens World Series is officially in the books. The @Eagles7s showed a lot of heart and grit to walk away with some hardware from the leg by finishing ninth and winning the Challenge Trophy. For the rest of the world, Fiji bounced […]

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#Hamilton7s: USA @Eagles7s and Tournament Preview in Sleepy Town

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HAMILTON, NZ – Welcome to the Tron!! Aka Hamilton, New Zealand. There used to be an old joke of there being no fun things to do in Hamilton. Well that can be put to bed for one weekend, at least, as the HSBC 7s World Series has come to town. The tournament was in Wellington for […]

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2017 EOTY Rankings v 2018 International Competitions

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NEW YORK, NY – The Rugby Rain Man Society is fascinated with stats. This early in the year, with 2018’s first international competitions on the immediate horizon, 2017’s stats lend their predictive powers to help us pundits look at the matches ahead despite the lack of match material to work with. World Rugby’s end of […]

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Men’s #Sydney7s Recap: Awesome Aussies, USA @Eagles7s Finish 4th

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SYDNEY, AUS – The third leg of the 2017/2018 Mens Sevens World Series was fun to watch but unpredictable in the final results. The @Eagles7s, had some great moments – and some struggles – as they managed to finish fourth. For the rest of the world, Australia gave their fans a great show, as they managed […]

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Scorching #Sydney7s: @USAWomens7s Eagles struggle; Audacious Aussies Win

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SYDNEY, AUS – The second tournament of the 2017/2018 Women’s Sevens World Series was filled with dominant performances and a few upsets. In Dubai, the @USAWomens7s, they sent the message that on their day they can beat anyone, unfortunately in Sydney, the message this round is they can lose to anybody at any time…  For […]

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#Sydney7s: USA @Eagles7s and Tournament Preview

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SYDENY, AUS – Our HSBC 7s World Series coverage continues, as we touch down in The Land of Oz. This is the 3rd leg in the 10-nation tournament. As per usual RWU, we will analyze the @Eagle7s team for this tournament and then make a valiant attempt picking which nation will win the tournament. Consistency has been […]

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